With the Academy Awards only one day away, it seems only appropriate to announce the proposed titles for movies that tell the stories of specific players this past season.
Ultimately, these titles were scrapped, since they had either already been used, but were too close to other titles.
In alphabetical order of the players' last names, here are some of the rejected film titles and the player whose story it attempted to tell.
Escape From New York: The Buffalo Bills and their attempt to change their losing ways by playing home games in Canada
Dog Day Afternoon: The only way to describe the Cleveland Browns season
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The story of the Dallas Cowboys' last game in Philly
The Whole Nine Yards: The whole Detroit Lions team, since that's pretty much the most they could gain
Fallen: Browns QB Derek Anderson
There's Something About Mary-Juana: Former Falcons RB Jamal Anderson
Falling Down: Patriots QB Tom Brady for getting injured by of all teams, the CHIEFS!
Grosse Pointe Blank: Giants WR Plaxico Burress
Prince of Darkness: Raiders owner Al Davis
Definitely, Maybe: Jets QB Brett Favre
The Invisible Man: Bengals WR Chad Johnson, or Ocho Cinco, "Highlight Reel" was definitely not his nickname this season
The Spitfire Grill: Chiefs RB Larry Johnson
Dead Man Walking: Rams coach Scott Linehan, whose severance package was already lined up before the season started
The Tie That Binds: Eagles QB Donovan McNabb
The Man Who Knew Too Little: Lions president or whatever he was Matt Millen
Tears of the Son of a Bi*ch: Cowboys WR Terrell Owens
Payback: Chad Pennington
Choke: Cowboys QB Tony Romo
Blade Runner: O.J. Simpson for his ability to "run" through other people's homes and blade for, well...
Wa(g)ck the Dog: QB Michael Vick, okay, not this season, but I couildn't resist
White Men Can't Jump (into the crowd): Patriots WR Wes Welker, maybe not the best title, but how else can you describe a receiver who gets a fine for a touchdown celebration that's only a snow angel
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