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The Most Hated Players In The NFL Right Now

List RulesVote up the football players you can't help but hate.

Football is a tough game of big, ego-driven men clashing on the field and off, so it makes sense that a number of players would find themselves among fans and peers most hated people in the NFL. When you're trying to win games, it doesn't necessarily help to be liked, and many of these players have found success despite being the dirtiest and meanest players in the NFL.

While some players receive hate from fans for their poor play on the field, like Blake Bortles or Kirk Cousins, others have serious off-the-field issues that have made them the kind of players fans love to hate, like Antonio Brown and Tyreek Hill. Then, there are the dirty players like Richie Incognito and Ndamukong Suh, guys you just don't want to play against.

So check out this list of the most hated players in the NFL, and vote up the players you can't stand, whether on the field or off it. Then head over and check out some of football's nice guys among the NFL's most likable players.

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  • Photo: Tampa Bay Buccaneers / Instagram
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    Antonio Brown

    Antonio Brown has all the talent in the world but has burned so many bridges with his teams that he may have played his last down. His antics off the field such as frostbitten feet, helmet issues, sexual abuse allegations, and social media meltdowns have spurned even his most ardent supporters. 

    • Position: Wide receiver
    • Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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    Ndamukong Suh earned the reputation of being a cheap-shot artist early on in his NFL career. Suh has been fined numerous times for his on-field indiscretions, which include stepping on opponents and kicking them. His dirty plays have subsided to a degree over the years, but his dirty play still pops up every once in a while. 

    • Position: Defensive tackle
    • Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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  • Photo: Jeffrey Beall / Wikimedia Commons
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    Ben Roethlisberger

    Ben Roethlisberger has never been a warm and fuzzy figure for fans to rally around. He has served a suspension for sexual assault allegations and has appeared to have very cold relationships with some of his teammates on the Pittsburgh Steelers offense throughout the years. 

    • Position: Quarterback
    • Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers
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  • Photo: Keith Allison / Wikimedia Commons

    Ezekiel Elliot may have every box checked for what it takes to be a hated NFL player. He's extremely talented, he was suspended for violating the personal conduct policy, held out during training camp for a new contract, and maybe to some the most egregious violation of all ... he plays for the Dallas Cowboys.

    • Position: Running back
    • Teams: Dallas Cowboys
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