Mourn the loss, Chargers fans: Eric Weddle’s scruffy, signature beard is gone.
The pro bowl safety for the Bolts live tweeted his transformation after shaving the facial hair on Monday night.
He first surreptitiously tweeted: “I’m thinking of doing something crazy!!!!”
That tweet was followed up by a photo of Weddle with the long beard fans have become accustomed to:
Then, the transformation began. His next photo showed Weddle’s beard skinnier:
Then, he rocked the 'stache:
And finally, he showed the clean-cut finished product:
In cutting off his facial mane, Weddle alluded to changes in his life. "The beard will never dieeeeeeee," Weddle tweeted. "Haha. Love you guys. New beginnings baby. Edub is running the show from now on."
Weddle played for the Bolts for a decade, but said earlier this month that he expects to move on from the NFL team, as his contract expired at the end of the season.