Top 10 Quotes from History’s Greatest NFL Players

The National Football League(NFL) is a major professional football league that was founded in 1920. It consists of 32 teams divided into two conferences and six teams from each conference play in the playoffs for the SuperBowl. 

Here are the top ten greatest quotes:


I’m not interested in trying to work on people’s perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don’t take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem.
-Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns


Today I will do what other’s won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
-Jerry Rice, 49ers, Raiders, Seahawks


When the game is over I just want to look at myself in the mirror, win or lose, and know I gave it everything I had.
-Joe Montana, 49ers, Chiefs


You try to stay within the rules for the sake of the game, but you can always turn up the intensity.
-Lawrence Taylor, Giants


When you’re good at something, you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at something, they’ll tell you.
-Walter Payton, Bears


There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
-Johnny Unitas, Chargers, Colts


God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry its weight.
-Reggie White, Eagles, Packers, Panthers


If you work hard and play well, all those critics quiet themselves pretty quickly.
-Peyton Manning, Colts


I worked hard at becoming a professional football player, just like society says you should. It said you had to be fierce. I was fierce. Tough. I was tough.
-Dick Butkus, Bears

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I’ve experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. I think to really appreciate anything you have to be at both ends of the spectrum.
-John Elway, Broncos

Thank you to history’s greatest NFL players!

Interesting Facts:

  • Over 100,000 viewed the Super Bowl last year.
  • Super Bowl Sunday is the second day after Thanksgiving where Americans consume the most food.
  • Tiffany and Co designed the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
  • It wasn’t until 1943 that players had to wear helmets.
  • A 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl can cost $5 million.

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