The Replacements

The Replacements quotes

35 total quotes (ID: 490)

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


Jamal Jackson: The Mick's right.
Nigel 'The Leg' Gruff: I'm not a Mick. I'm bloody WELSH!


Here's a list of people I've been keeping my eye on over the years. They've all played football somewhere, not all of them in the pros. But they all have something unique to bring to the game. We're gonna take those people and try to put together a winning team. If nothing else, they should be fun to watch.

All right, Sentinels. Listen up. There are some who will say that your accomplishments today will soon be forgotten, that you're not real players, that this isn't a real team. And I say that's bullshit. Because as of today, you're all professional football players. You're being paid to play, and I want to you to remember that, because the men whose places you've taken forgot that a long time ago. Let's bring it in. Let's play some football.

I look at you and I see two men: the man you are and the man you oughtta be. Someday those two men will meet, and it should make for one hell of a football player.

Listen up! This time tomorrow, the strike will be officially over. Now Dallas has made one grave mistake tonight. They haven't been afraid of you, and they should be, because you've got one powerful weapon working for you tonight: There is no tomorrow for you... and that makes you all VERY DANGEROUS PEOPLE!

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

[to Pilachowski about Brian Murphy's deafness] Look on the bright side: he'll never be called offsides on an audible.

I'm wiry.

[during the discussion of arachnophobia] Oh, thanks, Jumbo. You can just rock me tae sleep tonight!

Now you know this don't look natural Coach. now you know it don't... I look like I just jacked off an elephant.

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

Walter Cochran: Going out in front of 80,000 people ain't bad, huh?
Heather: Is lap dancing a style?
Banes: [to Wilkinson after his arrival] Well, let's go join the others, shall we? No need to stay here... out of screaming distance.
San Diego's Coach: [to a referee after Washington's cheerleaders distracted the San Diego offense] The one girl slapped the other girl in the ass there Jimmy! You're killing me!
San Diego's Coach: [after Washington intercepts the pass on the next play] Stop them from shaking their asses for two minutes!

Coach McGinty: You know what separates the winners from the losers?
Shane Falco: The score.

Shane Falco: I read Blitz!
Coach McGinty: [confronts Falco] Winners always want the ball when the game's on the line.

Nigel Gruff: Hey Shane Falco. I lost a ton of money on that Sugar Bowl disaster of yours. What a bloody shambles that was. You could smell the stink all the way back in bloody Wales.
Shane Falco: Nice meeting you too.