Quarterback, Dallas Cowboys
Takes lot of heat for a good quarterback who has never harmed anyone or been in trouble off the field. That’s life with the high-profile Cowboys - when you don’t get to the Super Bowl, people find a way to blame the QB.
Guard, Los Angeles Lakers
Always polarizing, and still feeling residual heat from a 10-year-old rape allegation that was never prosecuted.
NASCAR Driver Appeal: 27% Hot tempered and arrogant, Busch has feuded with teammates and reporters alike.
Quarterback, Philadelphia Eagles
See Metta World Peace - reputations take a while to come back. At least Vick is moving steadily down the list from the top spot he used to occupy.
Third Baseman, New York Yankees
Where to even start with A-Rod, the human drama that’s entering the 10th year of a Broadway run? That’s longer than 'Jersey Boys.' Depending on the outcome of his latest PED fiasco, Rodriguez could easily shoot higher.
Forward, Los Angeles Lakers
NBA bad boy has been on good behavior for a while now, but old images die hard.
Quarterback, Chicago Bears
Seen as standoffish with teammates and the public. Fair or not, the sight of Cutler riding a stationary bike on the Bears’ sideline after pulling himself from a 2011 playoff game still lingers as a symbol of softness.
His image hasn't improved that much since his highly publicized infidelity problems of a few years ago, in part because he hasn’t won much.
Linebacker, University of Notre Dame
Apparently the online girlfriend hoax wasn’t his idea, but most people figure he embellished the extent of the relationship for personal attention. Te'o's appeal rating went from 88% to 15% almost overnight.
The doping confession to Oprah didn’t yield much sympathy. In a virtual tie with Manti Te'o at the top, but Armstrong's broader name recognition gives him the nod.