A semi-fictional account of life as a professional Football (American-style) player. Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early 1970s. Written by
"Wait till you see the weird part." [USA Theatrical]
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Did You Know?
According to writer Peter Gent
, the role of Seth Maxwell (played Mac Davis
) was actually offered to NFL player 'Don Meredith (I)' who the character is apparently based on. See more
During the climactic game with Chicago, the announcers mentioned several times it was a Championship Game and Dallas lost, their season was over. However, at the end of the movie (a day or so after the game) when Elliott was talking to Maxwell and told him he quit the team, Elliott told Maxwell "Good luck on Sunday." See more
[as he receives a numbing injection in his knee
Better football through chemistry.
Spoofed in The Replacements
Performed by The Gibson Brothers
Written by Jean Kluger
& Daniel Vangarde
courtesy of Island Records See more