11 Fictional Football Players Who Totally Could Have Played in the Super Bowl

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Richard Sherman, who? Peyton Manning, what?

With Super Bowl XLVIII now behind us, we can turn our attention from actual football players to those who passed and ran for touchdowns on the small screen.

Indeed, the television world is littered with talent quarterbacks - some who suffered career-ending injuries and others better known for their voice than their arm - and running backs, all of whom have entertained us in various ways over the years.

Which of these fictional stars win your personal Lombardi Trophy? With apologies to Matt Saracen (we couldn't select only Friday Lights characters), click through the choices below and then decide on your MVP...

Jason Street
He suffered a catastrophic spine injury in high school. But the numbers he put up prior to that injury cannot be ignored.

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[to Kurt] You know, these Mounds bars are delicious, but you have to eat them. If you just hold them in your hand hoping that you might get to eat them one day, they're going to melt and you'll look like somebody just pooped in your hand. Don't let waiting for things to maybe work out with Blaine turn you into the guy who looks like somebody just pooped in their hand.

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