PG-13 | | Comedy, Sport
During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.
Clifford Franklin (Orlando Jones) is repeatedly seen tightly clutching a football in multiple off-the-field scenes, including in the cafeteria and during the chalk talk (quicksand) scene. This is because of a deleted scene, in which Coach McGinty (Gene Hackman) tells Franklin to never let go of the football, in the hopes it will help him reduce dropped passes on the field, a mistake Franklin makes alarmingly often.
You're playing and you think everything is going fine. Then one thing goes wrong. And then another. And another. You try to fight back, but the harder you fight, the deeper you sink. Until you can't move... you can't breathe... because you're in ...
During the Sentinels' first game, the first two Sentinels kickoff receptions, both from the initial kickoff and after the first quick Detroit touchdown, appear to use the same video, but from different angles. In each instance, #48 catches the ball just inside the end zone and bobbles it in the same fashion.
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