I remember my dad asking me one time, and it's something that has always stuck with me: 'Why not you, Russ?' You know, why not me? Why not me in the Super Bowl? So in speaking to our football team earlier in the year, I said, 'Why not us? Why can't we be there?'— Russell Wilson
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Calm is a super power.
We want to win. The Raider fans deserve it. The Raider players deserve it, even my organization deserves it. You have to win and you have to win with a vision for the Super Bowl. That's our passion here.
I believe that a bad Super Bowl halftime show is still better than a soccer game.
Anyone can run away, it's super easy. Facing problems and working through them, that's what makes you strong.
Our goal was to win, to win a Super Bowl, but also to win in the right way, to be role models to our community, to represent Indianapolis, the state of Indiana and the National Football League.
As I and the rest of my Pittsburgh Steelers teammates prepared that week in late December 1974, we knew one thing: The road to the Super Bowl in the AFC went through Oakland. To achieve your dreams as a team, you had to slay the Oakland Raiders. They were the barometer of what it took to be a championship team.
As long as anti-gay legislation exists in any state, I strongly believe big events such as the Final Four and Super Bowl should not be held in those states' cities.
Don't shrink your dreams. Super-size your courage and abilities.
I have never asked to be the highest-paid coach in football.
I have never asked to be paid like a Super Bowl-winning coach. I have never asked for more power.
Men, I want you just thinking of one word all season. One word and one word only: Super Bowl.
If it's the ultimate game, how come they're playing it again next year?
People are often enamored with my Super Bowl ring.
But it's my wedding ring that I'm most proud of. And having a good marriage takes even more work than winning a Super Bowl.
I think he supersedes Peyton Manning but let's not throw Tom Brady in the category with Joe Montana, who was 4-for-4. He's royalty.
I don't want records. I want a Super Bowl ring.
I find it almost comforting to count calories, because it makes me conscious of what I'm eating. But on Super Bowl Sunday, I thought, 'Surrender to it. It's nacho time.' Then I ate nothing but Doritos all day.
This is not a must-win; World War II was a must-win (Referring to the Super Bowl)
The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun.
The way corporate media likes to portray America is as a homogenous whole that high-five's each other at the Super Bowl. But what we have is a grotesque disparity between the rich and poor that is only getting wider.
What the Super Bowl did for us was give us a sense of urgency.
The Super Bowl is a game. Life is for real. What I went through helped me get to where I am today. I won't forget. I can't forget. Because a man who forgets his past sometimes loses his soul and forgets where to go in the future.
The Super Bowl isn't for kids, I had a great time though and it was worth every nickel of it because by doing this lame piece about the game I can put it on my expense account.
What is the biggest public forum in the United States? We were told it's the Super Bowl. The ad shows kids working at blue-collar jobs, and the final statement is just written text: Who's going to pay for the trillion dollar deficit?
I don't think anybody in the game over the last several years has made more plays than Richard Sherman.
When you're feeling overwhelmed in business, one smart idea can beat the biggest Super Bowl ad.
It's funny, but when there are dominant teams, there are a number of people who rail about the fact that they're always seeing the Dallas Cowboys or the San Francisco 49ers or the Green Bay either in the playoffs or in the Super Bowl.
I also played in the 1967 Super Bowl against the Green Bay Packers.
I'm just here so I won't get fined.
Regarding 'Ferris Bueller,' I was in the Czech Republic once, in Prague, making a movie at the same time as Jeffrey Jones, who played the principal, who was making a different movie. The Super Bowl was going to be playing at this bar at midnight, so we decided we would go watch the Super Bowl at this bar at midnight in Prague together.
The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game.
There are a lot of people who might not get another chance to win a Super Bowl, not just me.
And for me to have my name mentioned among some of the Super Bowl MVPs that played in the Super Bowl, words can't describe it. It's totally a dream come true.
I'm pretty darn happy. I really wanted to go to San Diego and play for those offensive masterminds. I'm looking forward to a 15-year career, a couple of trips to the Super Bowl and a parade through downtown San Diego.
The further you go in life, the more you realize what you're going to leave this earth. It's not going be, "It was a great platform. It was great to win the Super Bowl." But, really and truly what you're going to leave this earth is the influence on others.
never trust a man who wears a pinkie ring.
. . the only jewelry a guy should wear is a wedding band or a super bowl ring
...even after you've just won the Super Bowl -- especially after you've just won the Super Bowl -- there's always next year. If Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing, then the only thing is nothing -- emptiness, the nightmare of life without ultimate meaning.
I would sacrifice 1,000 yards rushing to win a Super Bowl.
But I want to be the first back to have back-to-back 2,000-yard seasons.
Winning the Super Bowl was obviously a great one, but the joy I felt of going to the Super Bowl, it was what I felt about the Pittsburgh Steelers and where we came from, the history of us to that point.