If TV Characters Could Play In the Super Bowl
* The invention of the cathode ray tube (CRT) in 1897 made television possible.
The 2008 Cathode Rays
Fans love a good quarterback derby, and these guys are fighting amongst themselves.
Jack Shepard (Lost) is a natural leader and has great decision making skills. However, Clark Kent (Smallville) has that rocket arm, and he did play very well for Smallville High. Jamie Foxx is pouting. He feels he should start because his QB alter ego, Willie Beamon (Any Given Sunday), was a quarterback in a movie.
Running back-Daphne (Heroes)
Yes, this speedster is a girl, but she moves so fast, they'll never know.
Receiver-Derwin Davis (The Game) is glad he's first on the depth chart on this team, at least.
Sylar, Nathan and Peter Petrelli (Heroes) have no need for bulk because they can simply zap the defense off the QB. They're the reason Charles (Lincoln Heights) is on for nothing other than a need to fill a roster spot.
Fullback-Smash Williams (Friday Night Lights) What offense is complete without the Smash? It should be noted that the surgically repaired knee might be a factor.
Halfback-Annie Norris (Life on Mars) Nowadays you need law enforcement on the gridiron because of all the goofy legal snafus players get themselves into. Don't worry; the line won't let Annie get hit.
Tight End-Mark (Ugly Betty) He proves that even the most fashion-conscious can make it in football. It's rumored that he has a problem with playing in the rain.
Center- None other than the center of controversy himself, Sanjaya (American Idol). He will also perform at halftime.
Left and Right tackles-Det. Kevin Bernard (Law and Order) Anthony Anderson and P.I. Emerson Cod (Pushing Daisies) Chi McBride are the Rays' equivalent of the Minnesota Vikings' Williams Wall.
Middle-Lex Luthor (Smallville) Often mistaken for the Chicago Bears' Brian Urlacher.
Strong and weak-side linebacker-Hugo (Hurley) Reyes (Lost) is both in one. Just the sight of him coming makes running backs and receivers take themselves down.
Left and right cornerbacks-Gus and Shawn (Psych)
This duo uses their pseudo-psychic powers to pinpoint exactly where the QB will throw the ball. They lead in interceptions!
Dr. Sheldon Hawkes (CSI: NY), Foreman (House), Tim Riggins (Friday Night Lights), and Jay Leno (Tonight Show)
Gil Grissom (CSI) There were also reports of a very unhappy Eric Taylor (Friday Night Lights), who originally was pegged for the position. Taylor said all Grissom knows about are insects and he has no real football knowledge. Grissom countered by saying it's not just X's and O's but the evidence. He looks at the evidence and calls the plays accordingly.
Dr. Gregory House (House) This is the place for him. If he gets out of pocket, one of the players will smash his face.
John "Frank Caliendo" (impersonator) Madden (NBC Sunday Night Football)
Claire (Heroes), Izzy Stevens (Grey's Anatomy), Melinda (Ghost Whisperer), Cassie (Lincoln Heights), and Betty Suarez (Ugly Betty)
Who would you draft for the team?
Story by Donna Terrell
Starpulse contributing writer
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