Kurt Warner, the guy who famously went from stocking grocery story shelves to the Arena Football League to Super Bowl champion, is supposedly in talks to have a reality show based on his life. It’s that or a movie, if you believe the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
But who would play the very religious — once voted one of the Top 12 Evangelical Christians in Sports — and goateed QB?
Here are our picks:
John Krasinski: You know him as Jim from “The Office.” He’s athletic (did you see the basketball episode?) and was in a football movie with George Clooney (Leatherheads).
Josh Brolin: Seems rugged enough. Facial hair wouldn’t be a problem. The two kind of, sort of, look alike (if you give Brolin a Warner-like buzz). The only question is if he’s too old, at age 42, to play an NFL QB.
Matt Damon/Ben Affleck: Aren’t they automatically in the mix for any sports-related role? As A-listers, they probably wouldn’t have interest, but both are sports fans who are athletic enough to pull it off.
Mel Gibson: His career appears to be in the toilet after those insane phone conversations made their way around the Web. Plus he’s got the religious angle down.
– Jason Raj McIntyre covers athletes off the field and runs the blog, www.TheBigLead.com.
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