We all know the NFL is a gruesome battle of man vs. man.
It is the world's modern-day gladiator, and one of the largest forms of entertainment in American history.
But, when do we have to take a step back and realize that sometimes this entertainment has become a punishment?
The NFL is the most amazing spectacle in sports but there are a few current players who are so hideous that they are unbearable to look at.
Let's take a look at 10 NFL players whose looks alone are intimidation factors for opposing teams.
The Baltimore Ravens stud linebacker/defensive end is one of the scariest players on and off the football field.
Terrell Suggs puts fear into opposing quarterbacks and all little children who have ever viewed a Ravens game.
Thank goodness for helmets, otherwise fans across the nation would flee stadiums after viewing Suggs' ugly mug.
Where do you think Marshawn Lynch would be if he could not run a football?
I don't even want to know.
The former first-round pick may have never lived up to expectations but he sure is a star when it comes to the NFL's ugliest players.
Cut the dreads and wipe that stupid look off your face, Marshawn.
Oh wait, that stupid look is permanent?
Well this is awkward...
I don't know what's worse: the lack of clean facial hair or those cornrows.
Terdell Sands is a defensive tackle who is currently a free agent and last played for the Oakland Raiders.
He was too ugly to play for Oakland...that is all.
Don't look at me with those eyes, A.J. Hawk.
No, really stop looking at me—your ugly face is starting to give me the creeps.
The outside linebacker for the Green Bay Packers has always been known for his hard hits, flowing locks and disgusting face.
The Pro Bowl linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings is a stud in the middle of the defense but a dud when it comes to looks.
Yes, his face is hard to look at because he is one ugly man.
Is that a lazy eye I see as well? Gross.
Jimmy Clausen used to have one thing going for him, and that was football.
Now, he is a backup who has had zero success in the NFL and on top of that, he looks like an emu.
That's right, an emu—one of those gross big birds that not one person in their right mind likes to look at.
Sorry Jimmy, but you're just an ugly has-been.
Getting benched to Tim Tebow and then making an appearance on the NFL's ugliest player list?
Things are just not going your way, Kyle Orton.
He looks like a school boy who got pushed around on the playground because his mom did his combover until he was in high school.
If you've never seen him before then consider yourself lucky.
The ugliest man in the NFL and maybe ever.
Things just got so much better.
No, this is not Pat McQuistan the disgusting beast we just showed you in the previous slide; this is his twin brother Paul.
Now you see, Pat went with the flowing locks but brother Paul wanted to one-up his twin brother and went with the straight mullet.
Greatest mullet I've ever seen? No question.
Ugliest? Without a doubt.
Straight business in the front, party in the back.
Congratulations Paul McQuistan, you are the NFL's ugliest man.