Super sayings

SETH MEYERS HAD A great line on Weekend Update on "Saturday Night Live."

"The Super Bowl is tomorrow." Meyers said. "The Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers are opening up for Springsteen."

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That got us to thinking about other memorable lines uttered before, during, or after the Big Game. Here, in no particular order, are some of our favorites:

* "I'd run over my own mother to win it." - Redskins guard Russ Grimm, before facing the Raiders in Super Bowl XVIII.

* "I'd run over Grimm's mother, too." - Raiders linebacker Matt Millen.

* "Defensively, I think it's important for us to tackle." - Broncos defensive tackle Karl Mecklenburg, before facing the 49ers in Super Bowl XXIV.

* "Terry Bradshaw couldn't spell 'cat' if you spotted him the 'c' and the 'a.' " - Cowboys linebacker Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson, talking about the Steelers quarterback before Super Bowl XIII.

* "I didn't say he couldn't play, just that he couldn't spell." - Henderson after Bradshaw led the Steelers over the Cowboys, 35-31.

* "I don't like this place. It's for people with arthritis. They come here to play golf and to die." - Steelers defensive tackle Ernie Holmes, talking about Miami, the site of Super Bowl X against the Cowboys.

* "Pump it in there, baby. Just keep matriculating the ball down the field, boys." - Chiefs coach Hank Stram during Super Bowl IV clash against the Vikings.

* "I'll play anywhere for $15,000." - Packers cornerback (and Philly's own) Herb Adderley, speaking on whether he'd rather play Super Bowl II against Oakland in Miami or Los Angeles.

* "If it's the ultimate game, how come they're playing it again next year?" - Cowboys running back Duane Thomas, speaking before a Super Bowl VI meeting against the Dolphins. *

- Tom Mahon

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