Photo essay: NFL's look-alikes

  • By Adam Rank
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Has anybody ever told you that you look like … yeah, everybody loves to play the doppelganger game. My wife, for instance, is still convinced that Hugh Jackman shops at the same Ralphs that she does. She might have a point, but it’s probably just somebody who looks like Jackman. With that in mind, we take a look at some NFL personalities and their look-alikes. And without further ado …

Tim Tebow and Brendan Fraser

There's no truth to the rumor that one of Brendan Fraser's wishes in "Bedazzled" was to impress the girl by becoming an NFL quarterback.

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Kanye West and Delanie Walker

It's doubtful Walker can rap like Kanye, but he can rock a faux hawk like Yeezy, can't he?

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Carson Palmer and Jeff George

Carson Palmer and Jeff George have a lot in common, other than their looks. Both played quarterback. Both were No. 1 overall draft picks. And, so far, both have had unsuccessful stints with the Oakland Raiders.

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Adam Terry and Zach Galifianakis

Former Chargers offensive lineman Adam Terry was once a one-man wolfpack. But seeing that he looks stunningly similar to "The Hangover II" star Zach Galifianakis, he is now part of a two-man wolfpack.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ed Hochuli

"The Terminator" Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ed Hochuli have similarly sculpted guns.

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Barry Gibb and Charlie Whitehurst

Well, you can tell by the way I use my arm, I'm a backup man, no time to play. And you might look the other way when you see Charlie Whitehurst, because you might think it is actually Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb.

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Brett Keisel and Santa Claus

Steelers DE Brett Keisel looked an awful lot like Santa Claus before he shaved his beard. But Keisel avoids the Island of Misfit Toys by shaving his beard for charity.

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B.J. Novak and Aaron Rodgers

B.J. Novak's character in "The Office," Ryan Howard, lets success go to his head, his career goes spinning out of control, and he's left renting shoes at a bowling alley. Packers fans are hoping for better from his doppelganger Aaron Rodgers.

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Cortland Finnegan and Paulie D

Cortland Finnegan and Paulie D of "Jersey Shore" not only have looks in common: Neither of them can take or throw a punch as well as Snooki, either.

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Clay Matthews and Fabio

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews looks like Fabio, but he totally knew that it wasn't butter the whole time. Well, most of the time. What we really can't believe is that Matthews was only a walk-on at USC.

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Craig Stadler and Mike Holmgren

Browns executive Mike Holmgren is on the right, and Craig Stadler is on the left. Or is that Holmgren on the left and Stadler on the right? We have no idea, but I think Holmgren is the one in the hat. Or is he?

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Gary Coleman and Byron Leftwich

The next person who asks Steelers backup QB Byron Leftwich to say, "What you talkin' 'bout, Willis?" is going to get punched in the mouth. You know Leftwich has heard the comparison to Gary Coleman a few too many times.

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Justin Bieber and Tom Brady

One of these guys went from obscurity to overnight sensation to being best known for his haircut. The other one is pop star Justin Bieber.

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Mark Brunell and Dennis Quaid

Mark Brunell and Dennis Quaid are both handsome, left-handed and thought "G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra" was a poorly executed film. Both have acted as elderly quarterbacks mentoring a young gun in later years -- with Brunell watching over Mark Sanchez and Quaid grooming Willie Beamen.

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Matt Flynn and Matt Damon

There are worse things than being told you resemble one of the former Sexiest Men Alive. Although Matt Flynn shouldn't let it go to his head until Sarah Silverman sings a graphic song about him on national TV.

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Ron Howard and Terry Bradshaw

Ron Howard has starred in and directed some of the most iconic television shows and films of our generation. Terry Bradshaw was sure awesome in "Hooper"!

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Steve Blake and Alex Smith

Don't feel bad, Steve Blake. Alex Smith wouldn't have helped the Lakers much this season, either. Both of these guys could be looking for a job at the end of their seasons.

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Mark Sanchez and Adrian Grenier

One of these guys has an entourage of insufferable New Yorkers. The other -- oh, wait, they both do. But Sanchez said in a recent interview that if they ever make the movie of his life (hello, Lifetime network?), Grenier would be a shoo-in to play him.

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