Posted 15 February 2013 - 04:48
The original Brian's Song:
Brian Piccolo, Gale Sayers, and their wives are in a Chicago pizza parlor, and Brian's talking about the game:
"So, Concannon calls this trap play...you know what a trap play is??" (Linda, Gale's wife, just shrugs). "A trap play is when all the linemen go one way, and hopefully, the defense goes the same way. And if they do, it's a big hole. If they don't...well...it's bad news. So, Concannon calls this trap play, and it's just beautiful...43 yards...wasn't it 43?? So...Halas sees he's tired, and sends me in...so I go in, he (Gale) comes out. Concannon then figures he's gonna get really foxy...you know how Concannon is... So he says, 'Same play. Very same play. Now, a trap play is also called a sucker play. 'Cause, it makes the defense look real bad when it works. Now, defenses do not like to look real bad...see, it makes 'em kinda surly..." (Everybody around the table laughs)...
"So, anyway, all the linemen go this way...and it's like I am lookin' at a team portrait of the Los Angeles Rams!! Hey, Deacon! Merlin!! How's the family, Rosey?? I was afraid to get up, I figured not everything was gonna come with me!"
Joy (Brian's wife) says, "You have never seen anyone so black & blue in your life!!"
Gale says, "It's like...I'm rooming with a colored player again!!" (Drops his slice of pizza as he starts to laugh, and Linda says, "Gale told a joke!!"
Brian throws his hands up in shock, saying, "The stone face from Kansas speaks! All right!! Hey, Chicago! Chicago!! Sayers speaks! He SPEAKS!!"