Video Games Change Definition of ‘Playing Some Football’


October 19, 2011

There's nothing like going out to the backyard on a crisp autumn day to throw the pigskin around with good old dad.

That's right, kids. People actually used to do that, you know.

Now, "playing football" means popping a disc with a cursed player into the Xbox, settling into your butt groove on the sofa and wiggling joysticks for a few hours. Cartoonist Will O'Toole takes a look at how things have changed in the cartoon of the day.

Video Games Change Definition of 'Playing Some Football'
Since graduating from Seton Hall University, Will O'Toole has been doing cartoons for over 30 years for a number of papers (USA Today), magazines (College and Pro Football Weekly) and websites ( He is believed to be the only national cartoonist to have voted for the Heisman Trophy and the Wooden and Naismith Awards.

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