With no football in their future, football players have shifted their focus to fashion. SI.com found some of the most popular trends developing this offseason. ---- The nerdy look is back! Whether it was at the combine (Da'Quan Bowers), the draft (Nick Fairley) or an introductory press conference (Von Miller), NFL rookies showed there's never a wrong time to break out the black-framed spectacles.
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Giants backfield teammates Danny Ware (left) and Ahmad Bradshaw tapped into their Scottish roots at the 2011 Dressed To Kilt charity fashion show in New York.
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Scarf & Short Sleeves
Equal parts Buffalo and Barbados, T.O. pulls out the cross-seasonal scarf and t-shirt combo at the VH-1 upfronts in New York.
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Federal Fedoras? DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the disbanded NFLPA, showed up at mediation sessions in D.C. and court hearings in Minneapolis with an array of headware.
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Jerseys & Jeans
Seems as though the White Sox have the market cornered on NFL players throwing out the first pitch. Matt Forte (left), Rashard Mendenhall (center) and Gabe Carimi all sport similar looks while taking the mound at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.
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Alabama's Julio Jones (left) and Auburn's Nick Fairley showed their Yellowhammer State unity by sporting similar neckware at the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in NYC.
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Gridiron Golf Shirts
With no minicamps to worry about, NFL types are hitting the links in droves. (Clockwise from left) John Elway, Tim Tebow and David Garrard show that on the golf course, polos are the only way to go.
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Slick & Stubble
Perfectly matted-down hair? Check. Carefully groomed 5 o'clock shadow? Check. Supermodel wife? Check. Tom Brady shows how it's done at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit in New York.
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Sleeves are obviously optional for Cardinals teammates Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (left) and Stephen Williams. Wonder if these two twinkies planned to show up at team headquarters like this?
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