History Quotes / AmericanFootball

9th Aug '15 9:45:18 AM johnnyfog
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->''"This is a sport that has featured rampant drug use, gambling, player hazing, sex scandals, domestic violence issues, wayward accounting, and taxpayer abuse. And that's just the Cowboys."''
-->--'''[[http://deadspin.com/5891034/gregg-easterbrook-has-dubbed-the-bounty-scandal-sinnersgate-because-hes-a-haughty-dipshit Drew Magary]]''', ''Gregg Easterbrook is a Haughty Dipshit''
23rd Jun '15 5:00:25 PM johnnyfog
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->''"One reason I didn't like football was the boredom of putting on and taking off all that gear. Even so, at an early school, I made what I thought was an unusually brilliant touchdown against what proved to be, upon closer inspection, [[FailedASpotCheck my own team.]]"''
-->--'''Creator/GoreVidal''', ''Palimpsest''
17th Apr '15 11:12:38 AM KingLyger
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->''"I know plenty of normal, highly successful, otherwise level headed people that if Jeremy Maclin drops a pass or [=DeMeco Ryans=] misses a tackle, will fly into an apoplectic rage as if someone had just killed their mother while simultaneously strangling 7 puppies right in front of them. It is almost Pavlovian. The second there is a bad call, a missed block, a muffed kick, anything, it's like a switch flips and the the entire city turns into [[{{Film/Goodfellas}} Joe Pesci after Billy Bats tells him to get his shine box]]. It's not pretty. "''

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->''"I know plenty of normal, highly successful, otherwise level headed people that if Jeremy Maclin drops a pass or [=DeMeco Ryans=] misses a tackle, will fly into an apoplectic rage as if someone had just killed their mother while simultaneously strangling 7 puppies right in front of them. It is almost Pavlovian. The second there is a bad call, a missed block, a muffed kick, anything, it's like a switch flips and the then the entire city turns into [[{{Film/Goodfellas}} Joe Pesci after Billy Bats tells him to get his shine box]]. It's not pretty. "''
29th Dec '14 10:14:08 AM SAMAS
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->''"In football, the object is for the Quarterback, otherwise known as the 'Field General', to be on target with his aerial assault, riddling the defense and hitting his receivers with deadly accuracy, in spite of the Blitz, even if he has to use the shotgun. With short bullet passes and long bombs, he marches his troops into enemy territory, balancing his aerial assault with a sustained ground attack which punches holes in the forward wall of the enemy's defensive line."''
10th Nov '14 7:12:19 PM johnnyfog
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->''"Last fall, I was in London on the day of the Niners-Jags game. I got to talking about 'American football' with some Germans who were going to the game, and at one point I mentioned that I was from Dallas and rooted for the Cowboys. Their response: 'Ach - you mean for ze Sad-boys.'\\\
I had no comeback. Even German tourists know that we suck."''
-->--[[http://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2014-dallas-cowboys-1630689925 "Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Dallas Cowboys"]]

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->''"Last fall, I was in London on the day ->''"I know plenty of the Niners-Jags game. I got to talking about 'American football' with some Germans who were going to the game, and at one point I mentioned normal, highly successful, otherwise level headed people that I was from Dallas if Jeremy Maclin drops a pass or [=DeMeco Ryans=] misses a tackle, will fly into an apoplectic rage as if someone had just killed their mother while simultaneously strangling 7 puppies right in front of them. It is almost Pavlovian. The second there is a bad call, a missed block, a muffed kick, anything, it's like a switch flips and rooted for the Cowboys. Their response: 'Ach - you mean for ze Sad-boys.'\\\
I had no comeback. Even German tourists know that we suck.
the entire city turns into [[{{Film/Goodfellas}} Joe Pesci after Billy Bats tells him to get his shine box]]. It's not pretty. "''
-->--[[http://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2014-dallas-cowboys-1630689925 com/why-your-team-sucks-2014-philadelphia-eagles-1630612571 "Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Dallas Cowboys"]]
Philadelphia Eagles"]]
10th Nov '14 5:34:54 PM johnnyfog
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->''"In football, the object is for the Quarterback, otherwise known as the 'Field General', to be on target with his aerial assault, riddling the defense and hitting his receivers with deadly accuracy, in spite of the Blitz, even if he has to use the shotgun. With short bullet passes and long bombs, he marches his troops into enemy territory, balancing his aerial assault with a sustained ground attack which punches holes in the forward wall of the enemy's defensive line."''

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->''"In football, ->''"Last fall, I was in London on the object is day of the Niners-Jags game. I got to talking about 'American football' with some Germans who were going to the game, and at one point I mentioned that I was from Dallas and rooted for the Quarterback, otherwise known as the 'Field General', to be on target with his aerial assault, riddling the defense and hitting his receivers with deadly accuracy, in spite of the Blitz, even if he has to use the shotgun. With short bullet passes and long bombs, he marches his troops into enemy territory, balancing his aerial assault with Cowboys. Their response: 'Ach - you mean for ze Sad-boys.'\\\
I had no comeback. Even German tourists know that we suck."''
-->--[[http://deadspin.com/why-your-team-sucks-2014-dallas-cowboys-1630689925 "Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Dallas Cowboys"]]

->''"Ground acquisition. And that's what football is, football's
a sustained ground attack which punches holes in acquisition game. You knock the forward wall crap out of eleven guys and take their land away from them. Of course, we only do it ten yards at a time. That's the enemy's defensive line."''way we did it with the Indians: we won it little by little. First down in Ohio--Midwest to go!"''
4th Jun '14 5:46:51 PM karstovich2
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->''"Football is...violence punctuated by committee meetings."''

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->''"Football is...->''"Football...is violence punctuated by committee meetings."''
4th Jun '14 5:21:16 PM karstovich2
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-->--'''Creator/GeorgeCarlin'''

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-->--'''Creator/GeorgeCarlin'''-->--'''Creator/GeorgeCarlin'''

->''"Football is...violence punctuated by committee meetings."''
-->--Political writer and baseball devotee '''George F. Will'''
21st Nov '13 6:22:30 PM Terrie
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->''"There are several differences between a football game and a revolution. For one thing, a football game usually lasts longer and the participants wear uniforms. Also, there are usually more casualties in a football game. The object of the game is to move a ball past the other team's goal line. This counts as six points. No points are given for lacerations, contusions, or abrasions, but then no points are deducted, either. Kicking is very important in football. In fact, some of the more enthusiastic players even kick the ball, occasionally."''
-->--'''Creator/AlfredHitchcock'''

->''"In football, the object is for the Quarterback, otherwise known as the 'Field General', to be on target with his aerial assault, riddling the defense and hitting his receivers with deadly accuracy, in spite of the Blitz, even if he has to use the shotgun. With short bullet passes and long bombs, he marches his troops into enemy territory, balancing his aerial assault with a sustained ground attack which punches holes in the forward wall of the enemy's defensive line."''
-->--'''Creator/GeorgeCarlin'''
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