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** [[spoiler: Highlighted by Danny, a SWAT team captain and decorated war veteran, throwing primadonna QB Martell around like a rag doll.]]

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** [[spoiler: Highlighted by Danny, a SWAT team captain and decorated war veteran, throwing primadonna QB Martell Eddie Martel around like a rag doll.]]



* [[{{Expy}} Expy]]: With his fedora and the way he holds his rolled up play sheet on the field, [=McGinty=] bears more than a striking resemblance to Tom Landry.

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* [[{{Expy}} Expy]]: {{Expy}}: With his fedora and the way he holds his rolled up play sheet on the field, [=McGinty=] bears more than a striking resemblance to Tom Landry.



-->'''Nigel''': [''beckons a really big guy''] C'mon! C'mon! C'mon, STOP! [''kicks the guy in the crotch''] [[PreAssKickingOneLiner Let's play football, bitch.]] [''kicks the guy in the forehead'']

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-->'''Nigel''': [''beckons a really big guy''] C'mon! C'mon! C'mon, STOP! [''kicks the guy in the crotch''] [[PreAssKickingOneLiner Let's play football, bitch.]] bitch!]] [''kicks the guy in the forehead'']



* JerkJock: Most of the pro ballers are portrayed like this, especially Martel.
** ''ESPECIALLY'' Martel, who rags on the deaf guy... Because he's deaf.

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* JerkJock: Most of the pro ballers are portrayed like this, especially Martel.
** ''ESPECIALLY''
this way, but ''especially'' Martel, who rags on the deaf guy... Because he's deaf.



* LaserGuidedKarma: Martel proves this exists, as Danny shows up ''right after'' Martel was ragging on the deaf player for being deaf. And it is ''awesome''.

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* LaserGuidedKarma: Right after Martel proves this exists, as Danny shows up ''right after'' Martel was finishes ragging on the deaf player for being deaf. And it is ''awesome''.deaf, Danny walks in and, with a go-ahead from Shane, puts Martel in the ER.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Dawn's sign language reply to Brian's signing that she looks pretty. Even without knowing sign language it's pretty obvious that she's saying she wants to suck his dick.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Dawn's sign language reply GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to Brian's signing that she looks pretty. Even without knowing sign language it's pretty obvious that she's saying she wants overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the future, please check the trope page to suck his dick. make sure your example fits the current definition.


* EasterEgg / BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In jail, during the song and dance number, Shane yells "Adrian!"


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Dawn's sign language reply to Brian's signing that she looks pretty.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Dawn's sign language reply to Brian's signing that she looks pretty. Even without knowing sign language it's pretty obvious that she's saying she wants to suck his dick.


* HarsherInHindsight: The fact that Shane sustained 3 concussions during his college football career is a throwaway line. Later, he gets knocked down by his own team member and is disoriented for a few seconds, which is played for laughs. Within a decade after the movie's release, however, research on CTE among NFL players demonstrated that multiple concussions were doing permanent brain damage. These findings led the league to introduce [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concussions_in_American_football new concussion protocols]] which would prevent Shane from returning to play if he were disoriented, and would permanently disqualify him if he had 4 diagnosed concussions.


* NeverLiveItDown: InUniverse. Falco choked and cost Ohio State the Sugar Bowl. Every person he meets brings it up within five seconds of meeting him.
-->'''Falco:''' Didnít ''anybody'' have anything better to do that day?


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* OnceDoneNeverForgotten: Falco choked and cost Ohio State the Sugar Bowl. Every person he meets brings it up within five seconds of meeting him.
-->'''Falco:''' Didnít ''anybody'' have anything better to do that day?

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* HarsherInHindsight: The fact that Shane sustained 3 concussions during his college football career is a throwaway line. Later, he gets knocked down by his own team member and is disoriented for a few seconds, which is played for laughs. Within a decade after the movie's release, however, research on CTE among NFL players demonstrated that multiple concussions were doing permanent brain damage. These findings led the league to introduce [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concussions_in_American_football new concussion protocols]] which would prevent Shane from returning to play if he were disoriented, and would permanently disqualify him if he had 4 diagnosed concussions.

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* CurbStompBattle: The replacement players hand this put to the pros in spades in the bar fight.
** [[spoiler: Highlighted by Danny, a SWAT team captain and decorated war veteran, throwing primadonna QB Martell around like a rag doll.]]

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* WorkingClassHero: The replacement players eventually win over the fans because they're regular guys like them, not "superstars who want eight million a year instead of seven."

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** A deleted scene shows that they shoved Martel into a storage room and locked him in there, with only a tiny television so he could watch the second half of the game.


* DudeNotFunny: In-universe example. In the bar, Martel starts making fun of the replacement players' deaf team member. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome They do not take it well.]]

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* DudeNotFunny: In-universe example. In the bar, Martel starts making fun of the replacement players' deaf team member. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome They do not take it well.]]



* InsultBackfire: Overlapping with CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming:

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* InsultBackfire: Overlapping with CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming:InsultBackfire:


--> '''[=McGinty=]''': Listen up! This time tomorrow... The strike will be officially over. Now Dallas has made a big mistake out there tonight-- They haven't been afraid of you. And they ''should be'', because you have a powerful weapon working for you. There is no ''tomorrow'' for you. And that makes you all '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis Very.]]''' '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis Dangerous.]]''' '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis People!]]'''

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--> '''[=McGinty=]''': Listen up! This time tomorrow... The strike will be officially over. Now Dallas has made a big mistake out there tonight-- They haven't been afraid of you. And they ''should be'', because you have a powerful weapon working for you. There is no ''tomorrow'' for you. And that makes you all '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis Very.]]''' '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis '''[[LetsGetDangerous Dangerous.]]''' '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis People!]]'''


-->"The great thing about being deaf is that itís easy to ignore assholes like you."

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-->"The --> '''Murphy ''': The great thing about being deaf is that itís easy to ignore assholes like you."


A [[RagTagBunchOfMisfits rag-tag group of semi-pro and amateur football players]] are collected by an esoteric former coach for one last shot at the big time. Thanks to a football strike by dozens of pro players, and in some cases (Washington, notably, the team of focus in the movie) entire teams, replacements are hired to keep the team's standings intact 'till the end of the season... they turn out to be even more awesome than the actual team they're replacing.

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A [[RagTagBunchOfMisfits rag-tag group of semi-pro and amateur football players]] are collected by an esoteric former coach for one last shot at the big time. Thanks to a football strike by dozens of pro players, and in some cases (Washington, notably, (notably Washington, the team of focus in the movie) entire teams, replacements are hired to keep the team's standings intact 'till the end of the season... they turn out to be even more awesome than the actual team they're replacing.



* AsTheGoodBookSays: Preacher quotes part of Ezekial 21:31 whilst in the middle of a bar fight.

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* AsTheGoodBookSays: Preacher quotes part of Ezekial Ezekiel 21:31 whilst in the middle of a bar fight.



* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving: After the BarBrawl, the coach tells the team that if anything like it happens again, there will be no place on the team for any of them...but for the record, he wishes he was there to see Martel get his ass kicked.

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* ArsonMurderAndLifesaving: After the BarBrawl, the coach tells the team that if anything like it happens again, there will be no place on the team for any of them... but for the record, he wishes he was he'd been there to see Martel get his ass kicked.



-->'''Andre Jackson:''' "We ain't losin' this game."

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-->'''Andre Jackson:''' "We We ain't losin' this game."



-->'''Jumbo:''' "Nan desu ka?!!!!"

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-->'''Jumbo:''' "Nan ''Nan desu ka?!!!!"ka''?!!!!



* BigGame: The Sentinels' playoff hopes are pinned on a critical game with Dallas at the end of the season. And all of Dallas's pro players have crossed the picket line.

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* BigGame: The Sentinels' playoff hopes are pinned on a critical the game with Dallas at the end of the season. And all of Dallas's pro players have crossed the picket line.



* BullSeeingRed: In football practice, the quarterback wears a red jersey as an indicator that the practicing defensive players aren't to tackle him. Bateman forgets this and savagely tackles Falco several times in practice, saying he's like a bull seeing red. Falco tells him "Red means stop!".

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* BullSeeingRed: In football practice, the quarterback wears a red jersey as an indicator that the practicing defensive players aren't to tackle him. Bateman forgets this and savagely tackles Falco several times in practice, saying he's like a bull seeing red. Falco tells him "Red means stop!". stop!"



* EasterEgg / BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In jail, during the song and dance number, Shane yells 'Adrian!'.

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* EasterEgg / BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In jail, during the song and dance number, Shane yells 'Adrian!'."Adrian!"



* FanDisservice: ''Do not'' bring a TV camera into the locker room with these players. You will regret it. "Ole, ole, ole, ole!"
* ForeShadowing: Coach [=McGinty=] tells Falco, after the latter changes a play to a hand-off when he expects a blitz coming, thus losing the game, that 'winners always want the ball when the game is on the line'. In the final minute of the last game of the movie, we get this exchange;
-->'''[=McGinty=]''': "What's it gonna be Shane?"\\
'''Falco''': "I want the ball."\\
'''[=McGinty=]''': "Winners always do."

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* FanDisservice: ''Do not'' bring a TV camera into the locker room with these players. You will regret it. "Ole, ole, ole, ole!"
"Olé, olé, olé, olé!"
* ForeShadowing: Coach [=McGinty=] tells Falco, after the latter changes a play to a hand-off when he expects a blitz coming, thus losing the game, that 'winners "winners always want the ball when the game is on the line'. line." In the final minute of the last game of the movie, we get this exchange;
exchange:
-->'''[=McGinty=]''': "What's What's it gonna be Shane?"\\
be, Shane?\\
'''Falco''': "I I want the ball."\\
\\
'''[=McGinty=]''': "Winners Winners always do."



-->'''Nigel''': ''(beckons a really big guy)'' C'mon! C'mon! C'mon, STOP! ''(kicks the guy in the crotch)'' [[PreAssKickingOneLiner Let's play football, bitch.]] ''(kicks the guy in the forehead)''

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-->'''Nigel''': ''(beckons [''beckons a really big guy)'' guy''] C'mon! C'mon! C'mon, STOP! ''(kicks [''kicks the guy in the crotch)'' crotch''] [[PreAssKickingOneLiner Let's play football, bitch.]] ''(kicks [''kicks the guy in the forehead)''forehead'']



** Like Shane's reaction to the same player tackling him over and over; Let the guy through the defending line, then drill him in the face with the football. It works.

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** Like Shane's reaction to the same player tackling him over and over; over: Let the guy through the defending line, then drill him in the face with the football. It works.



* InsultBackfire: Overlapping with CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming;
-->'''Martel''': "Nobody can beat Dallas with these losers."\\
'''Falco''': "I can."
** Martel seems to live to set himself up for these;
-->'''Martel''': "This doesn't change anything, Falco! I'm an all-pro quarterback, I've got ''two'' Super Bowl rings! And you'll never be anything more than a replacement player."
-->'''Shane''': "Yeah. Yeah, I can live with that."
** "Deaf" does not mean "oblivious."

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* InsultBackfire: Overlapping with CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming;
CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming:
-->'''Martel''': "Nobody Nobody can beat Dallas with these losers."\\
\\
'''Falco''': "I can."
I can.
** Martel seems to live to set himself up for these;
these:
-->'''Martel''': "This This doesn't change anything, Falco! I'm an all-pro quarterback, I've got ''two'' Super Bowl rings! And you'll never be anything more than a replacement player."
player.
-->'''Shane''': "Yeah. Yeah. Yeah, I can live with that."
that.
** "Deaf" does not mean "oblivious.""oblivious".



-->'''Falco''': "Gentlemen, it has been an honor to share the field of battle with you."

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-->'''Falco''': "Gentlemen, Gentlemen, it has been an honor to share the field of battle with you."



-->'''Falco:''' "Didnít ''anybody'' have anything better to do that day?"

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-->'''Falco:''' "Didnít Didnít ''anybody'' have anything better to do that day?"day?



* NotThisOneThatOne: "You see the yacht with the satellite dish?...Mine's the houseboat covered in pigeon shit next to it".

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* NotThisOneThatOne: "You see the yacht with the satellite dish?... Mine's the houseboat covered in pigeon shit next to it".it."



* RabidCop: Danny Bateman. Being a football movie, the "rabid" part figures ''much'' more prominently than the "cop" part, but in the one scene where we do see him at his day job - during a SWAT raid - he's just as [[TheBerserker no-holds-barred]] as he is on the football field.

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* RabidCop: Danny Bateman. Being a football movie, the "rabid" part figures ''much'' more prominently than the "cop" part, but in the one scene where we do see him at his day job - -- during a SWAT raid - -- he's just as [[TheBerserker no-holds-barred]] as he is on the football field.



--> '''[=McGinty=]''': "Listen up! This time tomorrow... The strike will be officially over. Now Dallas has made a big mistake out there tonight; They haven't been afraid of you. And they ''should be'', because you have a powerful weapon working for you; There is no ''tomorrow'' for you. And that makes you all [[PunctuatedForEmphasis '''very'''. '''Dangerous'''. '''People'''!"]]

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--> '''[=McGinty=]''': "Listen Listen up! This time tomorrow... The strike will be officially over. Now Dallas has made a big mistake out there tonight; tonight-- They haven't been afraid of you. And they ''should be'', because you have a powerful weapon working for you; you. There is no ''tomorrow'' for you. And that makes you all [[PunctuatedForEmphasis '''very'''. '''Dangerous'''. '''People'''!"]]'''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis Very.]]''' '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis Dangerous.]]''' '''[[PunctuatedForEmphasis People!]]'''



-->'''Coach''': Well, there's no use standing here alone...outside of screaming distance...''(walks very quickly towards the stadium with Wilkinson trailing behind him)''

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-->'''Coach''': Well, there's no use standing here alone... outside of screaming distance...''(walks distance... [''Walks very quickly towards the stadium with Wilkinson trailing behind him)''him.'']



-->'''John Madden''': "He seems to be neckin' with that cheerleader! That's what he's doin'!"\\
'''Pat Summerall''': "You know, players are not supposed to be fraternizing with the cheerleaders."\\
'''John Madden''': "Yeah, but what are they gonna do, Pat? Fire him?"
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: In an interesting variation of this trope, Nigel, the team's kicker, is '[[FunetikAksent wirwy]]'.

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-->'''John Madden''': "He He seems to be neckin' with that cheerleader! That's what he's doin'!"\\
doin'!\\
'''Pat Summerall''': "You You know, players are not supposed to be fraternizing with the cheerleaders."\\
\\
'''John Madden''': "Yeah, Yeah, but what are they gonna do, Pat? Fire him?"
him?
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: In an interesting variation of this trope, Nigel, the team's kicker, is '[[FunetikAksent wirwy]]'.why-ree]]'.


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--> '''[=McGinty=]''' [''to Falco'']: Someday you're going to have to tell me what just happened.

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* TheLastDance: For the replacements, the final game of the season against Dallas is this. With the player's strike coming to an end, this will be their last game in the pros. And they know it.
-> '''Summerall:''' We're looking at a different [Washington] team here in the second half.\\
'''Madden:''' Absolutely. Washington is playing like there's no tomorrow... because there isn't.

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