On the field, Brian Robison is considered a southern bad ass as a defensive end with the Minnesota Vikings.

Now he's showing off his bad ass costume skills with his sweet Joker costumer from the hit "The Dark Knight".

This has to be right up there with one of the best costume creations of the year by any NFL athlete.

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