?Dave Green, Cincinnati Bengals' punter, quoting his mother: "Your average would be better if you didn't have to kick to the cemetery corner."
? Bernie Geoffrion, Atlanta coach, after the Flames' fifth straight loss: "I'm going home and watch Tarzan on the late show. I wish I could sign him, Jane and the monkey. Then I'd have a line."
?Hunter Enis, New York Giants' assistant coach from Fort Worth, asked how he liked life in the big city: "I live on the Connecticut line, our offices are in White Plains and we play at Yale. The only way I get to New York is by taking the wrong turn on the parkway."
? Red Kelly, Toronto Maple Leafs' coach and former NHL All-Star defenseman, asked if he would come out of retirement to help his club: "Not for a million dollars. No, I have to take that back."