"And it was over," recalls Buddy's sister Mickey.
"Over," confirms Buddy.
Oh no no no no no. It was only beginning.
ELTON JOHN: Buddy Ryan.... The pig on two legs.
BUDDY'S WIFE JOANIE: Such an easy man to live with. Always so considerate of me. He's my best friend.
CARDINAL FAN DAN GRIMES: We've got another Hitler.
EX-BEAR MIKE SINGLETARY: We were like little kids, and Buddy was our father.
EX-BEAR PERSONNEL DIRECTOR BILL TOBIN: The most self-centered man I've ever met in the NFL.
LATE EAGLE JEROME BROWN: I'd sell my body for Buddy.
SPORTSWRITER MIKE RABUN: Had he control over long-range missiles, the earth would have long been vaporized.