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Poll: Best Offensive American Football Movie Character

Which American football player*, who plays for the offense, has the best 'game' as a fictional film football character? *includes purely offensive players and excludes two-way and special teams players

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    Cuba Gooding Jr. in Jerry Maguire (1996)

    Player: Rod Tidwell

    Position: Wide Receiver

    Actor: Cuba Gooding Jr. in Jerry Maguire (1996)

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    Keanu Reeves in The Replacements (2000)

    Player: Shane Falco

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Keanu Reeves in The Replacements (2000)

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    Adam Sandler in The Longest Yard (2005)

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    Burt Reynolds in Semi-Tough (1977)

    Player: Billy Clyde Puckett

    Position: Running Back

    Actor: Burt Reynolds in Semi-Tough (1977)

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    Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

    Player: Buddy

    Position: Wide Receiver

    Actor: Various Golden Retrievers in Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

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    Nick Nolte in North Dallas Forty (1979)

    Player: Phillip Elliott

    Position: Wide Receiver

    Actor: Nick Nolte in North Dallas Forty (1979)

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    Robin Williams in The Best of Times (1986)

    Player: Jack Dundee

    Position: Wide Receiver

    Actor: Robin Williams in The Best of Times (1986)

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    Terry Crews in The Longest Yard (2005)

    Player: Cheeseburger Eddy

    Position: Tight End

    Actor: Terry Crews in The Longest Yard (2005)

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    Willie Beaman, #13

    Player: Willie Beamen

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Jamie Foxx in Any Given Sunday (1999)

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    Ron Lester in Varsity Blues (1999)

    Player: Billy Bob

    Position: Offensive Guard

    Actor: Ron Lester in Varsity Blues (1999)

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    Dwayne Johnson and Madison Pettis in The Game Plan (2007)

    Player: Joe Kingman

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Dwayne Johnson in The Game Plan (2007)

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    David Denman in The Replacements (2000)

    Player: Brian Murphy

    Position: Tight End

    Actor: David Denman in The Replacements (2000)

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    Warren Beatty, Will Hare, and Dolph Sweet in Heaven Can Wait (1978)

    Player: Joe Pendleton

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Warren Beatty in Heaven Can Wait (1978)

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    John Goodman in Everybody's All-American (1988)

    Player: Ed Lawrence

    Position: Offensive Guard

    Actor: John Goodman in Everybody's All-American (1988)

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    James Van Der Beek in Varsity Blues (1999)

    Player: Jonathan Moxon aka Mox

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: James Van Der Beek in Varsity Blues (1999)

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    Anthony Michael Hall in Johnny Be Good (1988)

    Player: Johnny Walker

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Anthony Michael Hall in Johnny Be Good (1988)

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    Omar Epps in The Program (1993)

    Player: Darnell Jefferson

    Position: Tailback

    Actor: Omar Epps in The Program (1993)

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    Brendan Fraser in School Ties (1992)

    Player: David Greene

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Brendan Fraser in School Ties (1992)

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    Cap on the field

    Player: Jack 'Cap' Rooney

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Dennis Quaid in Any Given Sunday (1999)

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    Scott Caan in Varsity Blues (1999)

    Player: Charlie Tweeder aka Tweeter

    Position: Wide Receiver

    Actor: Scott Caan in Varsity Blues (1999)

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    Chris Evans in Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

    Player: Jake Wyler

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Chris Evans in Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

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    Orlando Jones in The Replacements (2000)

    Player: Clifford Franklin

    Position: Wide Receiver

    Actor: Orlando Jones in The Replacements (2000)

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    Kurt Russell in The Best of Times (1986)

    Player: Reno Hightower

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Kurt Russell in The Best of Times (1986)

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    Jeff Bridges in Against All Odds (1984)

    Player: Terry Brogan

    Position: Wide Receiver

    Actor: Jeff Bridges in Against All Odds (1984)

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    Charlie Sheen in Lucas (1986)

    Player: Cappie

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Charlie Sheen in Lucas (1986)

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    Jason Bateman in Necessary Roughness (1991)

    Player: Jarvis Edison

    Position: Running Back

    Actor: Jason Bateman in Necessary Roughness (1991)

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    Ryan Gosling in The Slaughter Rule (2002)

    Player: Roy Chutney

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Ryan Gosling in The Slaughter Rule (2002)

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    Burt Reynolds and Michael Conrad in The Longest Yard (1974)

    Player: Nate Scarboro

    Position: Tight End and Tailback

    Actor: Michael Conrad in The Longest Yard (1974)

    Actor: Burt Reynolds in The Longest Yard (2005)

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    LL Cool J in Any Given Sunday (1999)

    Player: Julian Washington

    Position: Running Back

    Actor: LL Cool J in Any Given Sunday (1999)

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    Goldie Hawn and Mykelti Williamson in Wildcats (1986)

    Player: Levander 'Bird' Williams

    Position: Quarterback

    Actor: Mykelti Williamson in Wildcats (1986)

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    Tom Skerritt, Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Fred Williamson, and John Schuck in MASH (1970)


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