Who is your favorite NFL player??? Via Forbes.com
Whether it's talent, personality, professionalsim - there are some NFL players that fans just really like. According to the latest surveys from E-Poll/Nielsen, these ten score highest in public appeal rating these days. All players scoring at least 10% public awareness were eligible.See if they made the list!!
Ndamukong Suh Detroit Lions Appeal: 71% A defensive lineman No. 1? Apparently a unique name and an ability to manhandle offensive lines, all for a team gaining national traction for its turnaround, go a long way.
Aaron Rodgers Green Bay Packers Appeal: 67% Fans like the way Rodgers smoothly stepped in and excelled after taking over for the polarizing Brett Favre in 2008.
Troy Polamalu Pittsburgh Steelers Appeal: 64% High energy player on a popular team, and of course everyone loves the hair.
Drew Brees New Orleans Saints Appeal: 63% Leading New Orleans to a post-Katrina Super Bowl title two years ago was a great story. Fans also see Brees as professional and modest.
Charles Woodson Green Bay Packers Appeal: 62% Longtime star defensive back sees his fortunes rise along with the Pack’s.
Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings Appeal: 62% The man they call “All Day” for his tireless rushing and receiving workload every Sunday just re-upped with Minnesota for seven years and a possible $100 million. With over 6,000 yards in four-plus seasons, some think Peterson has the goods to challenge Emmitt Smith’s all time rushing mark of 18,355.
Sam Bradford St. Louis Rams Appeal: 62% The former Oklahoma Sooners QB, drafted first overall in 2010 (one spot ahead of Suh), helped improve the Rams to 7-9 from 1-15 the previous year. He and the club are off to a tougher start this year, though.
Brian Urlacher Chicago Bears Appeal: 57% Who doesn't love a tough linebacker playing for the Chicago Bears? Urlacher is practically the definition of football.
LaDanian Tomlinson New York Jets Appeal: 56% A longtime star in San Diego, Tomlinson has gained popularity in New York as a steadying part-time veteran on a generally younger, brash team.