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Drew Bledsoe

American,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 21
Love Game Fulfilled

I feel so fortunate, so honored, to have played this game that I love for so long, with so many great players, and in front of so many wonderful fans. I fulfilled a childhood dream the first time I stepped on an NFL field, and the league did not let me down one time.

- Drew Bledsoe

Career Exception Had

I had a great career and I enjoyed all of it, with the exception of losing.

- Drew Bledsoe

Bed Pretty Which

I feel pretty good when I get out of bed in the morning. I don't feel all beat up, which is nice.

- Drew Bledsoe

Art Process Career

Fairly early in my career, I had a passion for wine just as a consumer, and I started to learn about the whole process, starting with a piece of raw ground, and ending up with a work of art in a bottle.

- Drew Bledsoe

Game Play Been

Coming back in that AFC Championship Game against the Steelers, that was a poignant moment for me for a lot of reasons - the magnitude of the game and having not been able to play for quite a while and to be able to get on the field for that game. That one stands out.

- Drew Bledsoe

Play Been Very

Getting hurt and watching Tom Brady take over and beginning what's been just a spectacular run of his, and to come back and play in the AFC Championship Game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh, and help us win that game, is a memory that stands out very clearly.

- Drew Bledsoe

My Life Chapter Next

I retire with a smile on my face, in good health, and ready to spend autumns at my kids' games instead of my own. I'm excited to start the next chapter of my life.

- Drew Bledsoe

Work Top Amount

The amount of work and the amount of both physical and emotional investment it takes to get to the top.

- Drew Bledsoe

Play Reason Here

That's the only reason I'm here. I don't need to play the game for any other reason than to win a championship.

- Drew Bledsoe

Play Still Retiring

The positives of retiring outweighed the positives of returning and my desire to still play.

- Drew Bledsoe

Play Every Day Away

When you look at facing retirement in your mid-30s, and all of a sudden the outlet for that passion and work ethic goes away, you can't just sit back in a rocking chair and be retired at 35. I'm not a good enough golfer to play golf every day.

- Drew Bledsoe

Complex Phenomenally

We're phenomenally blessed in the Walla Walla Valley. We have great, complex soil that's nutrient-rich but fairly porous.

- Drew Bledsoe

Exploding World-Class Our

We started seven years ago and finally released our first vintage in March. It's an '07 vintage from Walla Walla, which is my old hometown. It also happens to be a world-class wine region that's just exploding on the scene right now.

- Drew Bledsoe

Couple Been Distribution

It's a really interesting and diverse business. You're a farmer first, then a winemaker, then you're onto marketing and distribution. So it's multi-faceted and really engaging. I've learned more in the last couple years than in the ten prior to that, so it's been pretty interesting.

- Drew Bledsoe

Fruit Complexity Nicely

You want hot days to get your fruit ripe but then you want it to cool off nicely at night so that the grapes stay on the vine longer and develop complexity.

- Drew Bledsoe

Best Making Very

Our very long-term prospective hinges on making the best possible wine we can.

- Drew Bledsoe

Game Other Other Kids

I kind of picked up the game at an early age. The way that other kids would learn what a fork or a spoon is.

- Drew Bledsoe

Deal Throwing Opposed

You know, it's a different deal - throwing a football as opposed to throwing a baseball.

- Drew Bledsoe

Game Couple Plays

It is the best feeling in the world to have a close game come down to just a couple of plays and you are able to do it.

- Drew Bledsoe

Play Boston Passionate

Playing in New England and the Boston area, the fans are so passionate about their sports if you don't play well, they'll let you know so I know it's not something that they take lightly.

- Drew Bledsoe