You know you're unpopular when fans want to trade your jersey to get the jersey of a kicker.

According to the Baltimore Sun, thousands of fans were at M&T Bank Stadium early on Friday to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for similar apparel of a different player. And the very first fan in line, said he was going for kicker Justin Tucker.

Considering that the jersey exchange runs for two full days, it's noteworthy that thousands felt they had to show up early Friday morning. The line was so long that one fan, Tim Krempa, joked to the Sun, "I thought they were giving away iPhones."

Many expressed disappointment in Rice, once among the team's most popular players, and made it clear they didn't want to support him in any way.

Others acknowledged the high cost of officially licensed NFL player jerseys, which retail for anywhere from $100 to $300 each.

Fans attending the exchange will have their jerseys examined by an official NFL representative to ensure the jerseys being traded are officially licensed gear. If the jerseys are authentic, fans will be entitled to their choice of a jersey representing a current Ravens player.

Rice, for those living off the grid this past week, was cut by the Ravens and indefinitely suspended by the NFL after video was leaked that shows Rice punching and knocking out his then-fiance in a casino elevator.

After reports of the incident came out, Rice was suspended by the league for two games. But the video prompted the NFL and the Ravens to take their own respective courses of action.

The Ravens aren't the first team to offer an exchange when one of their players gets into legal trouble. The New England Patriots ran a similar exchange after star tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and charged with murder prior to the 2013 season.

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