Most eccentric players in the NFL


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The NFL has always had more than its fair share of eccentric characters. From Chad Ochocinco to Terrell Owens to Michael Irvin — notice a positional theme here? — there have always been players in the league that are either a little over the top, or bordering on being actually insane.

While the names mentioned above have had their time and faded away from the league, a new crop of players have taken on their mantle. The rise of social media and the hyper-connectivity between players and fans has made the current crop of NFL stars the most visible — and most accessible — in the history of the league.

Whether that is a good or a bad thing is a matter of serious debate. Here are 12 players that are among the most eccentric playing in the NFL right now.