For many men, this period of follicle self-exploration usually ends once your significant other sees what you've got going on. In my own past, women come down hard on the 21st-century male mustache. Its immediate banishment is a bummer, but life is dotted with such minor disappointments.
The Brimley is the type of mustache that makes you look like you're perpetually perturbed about something. (One unsubstantiated theory: The weight of the Brimley doesn't allow the facial muscles to curl into a smile.) Perhaps the look represents the story behind the 'stache for Rodgers.
Football is less than two weeks away. Time to put your game face on.