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Drew Bledsoe - Quotes

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When you look at facing retirement in your mid-30s, and all of a sudden the outlet for that passion and work ethic goes away, you can't just sit back in a rocking chair and be retired at 35. I'm not a good enough golfer to play golf every day. ---->>>

That's the only reason I'm here. I don't need to play the game for any other reason than to win a championship. ---->>>

The game against the Vikings back in my second year stands out. It was kind of a turnaround for us. It allowed us to make a run at the playoffs for the first time in quite a while. The memories are so many it's hard to pin one down. ---->>>

I feel so fortunate, so honored, to have played this game that I love for so long, with so many great players, and in front of so many wonderful fans. I fulfilled a childhood dream the first time I stepped on an NFL field, and the league did not let me down one time. ---->>>

You want hot days to get your fruit ripe but then you want it to cool off nicely at night so that the grapes stay on the vine longer and develop complexity. ---->>>

I retire with a smile on my face, in good health, and ready to spend autumns at my kids' games instead of my own. I'm excited to start the next chapter of my life. ---->>>

I kind of picked up the game at an early age. The way that other kids would learn what a fork or a spoon is. ---->>>

Our very long-term prospective hinges on making the best possible wine we can. ---->>>

The amount of work and the amount of both physical and emotional investment it takes to get to the top. ---->>>

You know, it's a different deal - throwing a football as opposed to throwing a baseball. ---->>>

Fairly early in my career, I had a passion for wine just as a consumer, and I started to learn about the whole process, starting with a piece of raw ground, and ending up with a work of art in a bottle. ---->>>

It's a really interesting and diverse business. You're a farmer first, then a winemaker, then you're onto marketing and distribution. So it's multi-faceted and really engaging. I've learned more in the last couple years than in the ten prior to that, so it's been pretty interesting. ---->>>

Playing in New England and the Boston area, the fans are so passionate about their sports if you don't play well, they'll let you know so I know it's not something that they take lightly. ---->>>

We started seven years ago and finally released our first vintage in March. It's an '07 vintage from Walla Walla, which is my old hometown. It also happens to be a world-class wine region that's just exploding on the scene right now. ---->>>

I had a great career and I enjoyed all of it, with the exception of losing. ---->>>

It is the best feeling in the world to have a close game come down to just a couple of plays and you are able to do it. ---->>>

The positives of retiring outweighed the positives of returning and my desire to still play. ---->>>

I feel pretty good when I get out of bed in the morning. I don't feel all beat up, which is nice. ---->>>

We're phenomenally blessed in the Walla Walla Valley. We have great, complex soil that's nutrient-rich but fairly porous. ---->>>

Getting hurt and watching Tom Brady take over and beginning what's been just a spectacular run of his, and to come back and play in the AFC Championship Game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh, and help us win that game, is a memory that stands out very clearly. ---->>>

Coming back in that AFC Championship Game against the Steelers, that was a poignant moment for me for a lot of reasons - the magnitude of the game and having not been able to play for quite a while and to be able to get on the field for that game. That one stands out. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 02-14, 1972
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Occupation: Athlete
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Drew McQueen Bledsoe (born February 14, 1972) is a former American football quarterback who played fourteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL). Bledsoe is best known as the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots from 1993 to 2001. He also played for the Buffalo Bills and the Dallas Cowboys (wikipedia)