"O'Brien, here, has written us a new play."
"It's a game of power, speed, agility, and grace, but, most of all, Tom, it's a game of points."
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"I'm sorry- I was wrong."
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A angel wearing a helmet poised to throw a football down from heaven.
"I can't live without you in my life, but I can live without you in my way.''
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A football team lines up under a guillotine.
On the cover of Sports Illustrated - Envy
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"And here goes the gun signalling the start of the season."
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"It was a complete blowout – I lost my seat, my house, my car, my wife, and my season ticket to the Redskins."
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Atlas holds up a football.
"My mom makes me wear it."
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"I can't decide whether to turn pro first or go directly into rehab."
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"When I ﬁrst heard about the move from CBS to Fox, I was sad, because I ﬁgured that was it—it would never be the same. But then I had a revelation—an epiphany, if you will—and I realized that, hey, it will be the same. It will always be the same."
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"Hey, kids! Grandpa's on TV."
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"Oh, sure, high school. I remember now."
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"Now can we turn in?"
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"It looks fine to me, too."
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"But what if the guy in the bleachers is right? What if I do suck?"
"Have you given any thought to what you're going to do with your life after the Super Bowl?"
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"Ars longa, Super Bowl brevis."
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"Same thing every September. He begins to doubt the existence of man, then football season begins, and he snaps out of it."
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"Jenkins and Caldwell, take a lap – and that goes for anyone else I catch swing dancing."
"This has been quite a season for Zobrowsky—a hundred an twenty-nine receptions, sixteen touchdowns, a B-plus in English, a B in philosophy, an A in political science, and a B-minus in French!"
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"And coach says to hurry it up because we're delaying '60 Minutes.'"