Steroids are for guys who want to cheat opponents.
You try to stay within the rules for the sake of the game, but you can always turn up the intensity.
I had everything working my way, strong as a bull. And still I ignored the rules of the game of life.
There were probably about five games in my career where everything was moving in slow motion and you could be out there all day, totally in the zone, and you don't even know where you are on the field, everything is just totally blocked out.
If they play dirty, then you play dirty.
The NFL, and I've played a lot of years for them, and they have a lot of restrictions on their players, they have restrictions on their licensees, they have restrictions on everything.
And I tell ya, when I sit in that sound booth and started reading the script and starting to get into the character, man, it's an easy jump for me, because I understand what it's all about.
And once you cross over into that world, no matter how strong you are, you have to pay the price.
As players, we always have a way to get back at you.
But every day I tell my story, and be comfortable with my story and be comfortable with what I've done, and what I did, and how I am today, it lessens the likelihood it will ever happen.
First of all, a player has to know what is banned and what is not banned.
Football is not part of that lifestyle anymore.
Hopefully the new breed of kids won't have to go through that hard lesson - my kids, my grandkids, my fans' kids, hopefully they won't have to go through it.
I don't live that life anymore, it's as simple as that.
I guess another message I'd like to say with this book is no matter how many times you fail... I failed a lot of times trying to get clean, and never thought I'd get to this point.
I have a whole different type of lifestyle.
I like companies that try and break away from the norm.
I played one game, and one game played me.
If I'm going to break them, I'm going to break them both.
In football, you can always maim a person if you wanted to.
LT was just a wilder person. I don't go that route no more.
Most of the games don't let you focus too much on the cheerleaders, but I've been watching these girls.
People get hurt all the time in the game of football, it's part of what we do.
Taking them out of the picture, so to speak, what football really is, the savagery, the core root of football, it doesn't change. It really puts the real in football.