With Rex Ryan making his acting debut in Adam Sandler’s newest movie and Eli Manning recently joining hosting SNL, these two join a long list of famous football names who have hit the screen.
There have been times when football stars have looked like fools on the big screen but there are other where one little cameo can make a whole audience burst into tears.
A few NFL star who needs to hit the screen is Jared Allen, who might not be the most high profile player in the league certainly is one of the leagues funniest.
Here is a look at some of the greatest cameos by football players.
1) Dan Marino – Ace Ventura + Little Nicky
Marino stared in both Ace Ventura and Little Nicky.
Ray Finkle still goes on twitter everyday to tweet at Dan Marino.
kicking field goals... LACES OUT!!!— Ray Finkle (@Ray_Finkle) April 3, 2009
2) Brett Favre – Something about Mary
The sketchy text message QB legend was famous for not being able to close the deal with Cameron Diaz.
3) Jim Brown – Any Given Sunday / Dirty Dozen
4) Lawrence Taylor – Any Given Sunday
5) OJ Simpson – Naked Gun
6) The Rock
While the Rock was never an NFL player, the former Hurricane has certainly left his mark in the movies since leaving from the WWE.
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