The Replacements

The Replacements quotes

35 total quotes (ID: 490)

Clifford Franklin
Coach Jimmy McGinty
Nigel 'The Leg' Gruff
Other Characters
Shane Falco


That's the great thing about plankton. It pretty much keeps to itself.


The football's like a one-man cold to Clifford Franklin. Clifford Franklin's the only man catchin' it, Clifford Franklin's the only man comin' down wid it.

When the replacement players for the Washington Sentinels left the stadium that day, there was no ticker tape parade, no endorsement deals for sneakers or soda pop, or breakfast cereal. Just a locker to be cleaned out, and a ride home to catch. But what they didn't know, was that their lives had been changed forever because they had been part of something great. And greatness, no matter how brief, stays with a man. Every athlete dreams of a second chance, these men lived it.

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 over your head. Like quicksand.

[to an opposing player] Clifford Franklin is looking for a new ho!