Though it may not steal much attention from the Super Bowl, the NFL's Celebrity Flag Football Challenge 2008 next should draw a crowd to see some current and former players (and a pair of non-pro athletes) play a friendly -- though you can be sure it will be competitive -- game of flag football.
(Those in the photo aren't athletes -- I don't think so, at least)
Below is the unofficial list of players, according to AZ Central:
Doug Flutie, NFL quarterback.
Greg Townsend, Raider (Los Angeles and Oakland).
Otis Wilson, All-Pro, Chicago Bears.
Alan Branch, defensive tackle, Arizona Cardinals; Lance Briggs, linebacker, Bears; Rock Cartwright, running back, Washington Redskins; Chris Cooper, defensive end, Cardinals; Darnell Dockett, defensive tackle, Cardinals; Eddie Drummond, wide receiver, Kansas City Chiefs; Travis Fisher, defensive back, Detroit Lions; Drayton Florence, defensive back, San Diego Chargers; Eric Green, cornerback, Cardinals; Quinn Gray, quarterback, Jacksonville Jaguars; Derek Hagan, wide receiver, Miami Dolphins; Andrew Hall, running back, Denver Broncos; Glenn Holt, wide receiver, Cincinnati Bengals; Chad Johnson, wide receiver, Bengals; Kenoy Kennedy, safety, Lions; Marshawn Lynch, running back, Buffalo Bills; Willis McGahee, running back, Baltimore Ravens; Kassim Osgood, wide receiver, Chargers, and Neil Rackers, kicker, Cardinals.
Bill Blanks, inventor of Tae Bo.
DMC, rapper from Run-DMC, performing in a halftime show with the Flutie Brothers Band.
The city expects 10 thousand fans to turn out, shelling out 25 bucks a piece. The event promises to be fun, so if you're one of the lucky fans in the area going, have a great time!