Say What?!? - July 27

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"You guys inspired me every day. Every day I went to the gym, I thought of you guys. Every game day, I wanted to play so well because I knew you guys would be watching. I wanted to work so hard ... so you guys would be proud of me."

- Kris Draper, speaking to his wife Julie, his son Kienan and his daughters Kennedi and Kamryn, at his retirement press conference.

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