Tom Brady took some flak for his shaggier hairstyle. He's long since shaved it off, but he's hardly the only NFL player to "go long."
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith scores a touchdown against the Denver Broncos during the first quarter in their AFC Divisional playoff football game in Denver on Jan. 12, 2013.
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald sacks New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, losing his helmet in the process, during the second half of the Dec. 16, 2012, game in Foxborough, Mass. December 16, 2012.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (right) shakes hands with Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson (left) after a Dec. 16, 2012, between their teams in Cleveland.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice pulls down a first half pass against Washington Redskins strong safety Cedric Griffin during their NFC wildcard playoff football game in Landover, Md., on Jan. 6, 2013.
Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis runs for a gain against the Philadelphia Eagles during the fourth quarter in Philadelphia on Dec. 13, 2012.
Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (right) intercepts a pass intended for Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon in the first half during their NFC wildcard playoff football game in Landover, Md., on Jan. 6, 2013.
St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson finishes a run during a home game against the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 16, 2012.
Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers safety
Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans running back, is on the left; on the right is Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles
Dexter McCluster, wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs, seen here on the left, spinning away from Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback William Middleton
Charlie Whitehurst, formerly with the Seattle Seahawks, now a quarterback for the San Diego Chargers
DeAngelo Williams, Carolina Panthers running back
Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks running back
Rashean Mathis (back to camera), Jacksonville Jaguars
Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers
Al Harris of the Green Bay Packers (left), hugging former teammate Brett Favre, then of the Minnesota Vikings, in 2009
Rey Maualuga, Cincinnati Bengals, seen in this 2009 photo playing for the USC Trojans
A.J. Hawk, Green Bay Packers
Matt Light, formerly of the New England Patriots, seen here in 2008
Domata Peko, of the Cincinnati Bengals, has his locks flying behind his helmet as he helps tackle Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco
Chris Clemons, Miami Dolphins
Tim Hightower, then a running back with the Arizona Cardinals, is seen here in 2010
Cedric Benson, now with the Green Bay Packers, pushes away defending Colts linebacker Philip Wheeler while playing for the Bengals in 2010.