Factual error: During the final game against the Knights, whenever the score is shown on "TV", the Knights' score (home team) is shown on top and the Sharks' score (visiting team) is shown on the bottom. In sports, the visiting team's score is always on top and the home team's score is always on the bottom.
Factual error: In the final game of the movie, when LT gets hurt making the big stop, the referee's measure for the first down before anybody attends to LT. LT is nowhere to be seen when the measurement is made yet he was supposedly knocked out at the point of contact - where the ball should be. No way would they measure until the injured player is taken off the field and the pile up cleared.
Continuity mistake: In the final game against Texas, the Sharks open the game with the kickoff. The other team's returner 29 (eye shield and long-sleeve underwear) catches the ball, but 20 (no eye shield and short-sleeve underwear) jumps a pile of players. Then 29 makes the Sharks kicker miss a tackle, and you see 20 run the ball again. Finally it's 29 who scores on the return.
Continuity mistake: In the late fourth quarter of the last game at the end of the movie, the score is 35-31. Through Oliver Stone's quick shot to shot movie style, Willie Beamin is shown throwing up in a trashcan and the score in the upper-left corner of the screen reads 17-14.
Continuity mistake: In the final game (at Texas Stadium in Irving) there are several low angle shots that show the hole in the stadium roof. Throughout the course of the game, the shots show a night sky, then a day sky and back to a night sky, all within the same game.
Factual error: At multiple times in the "game" scenes, you can see the play clock against the back wall of the endzone reading a one digit number, say 7, and when the shot goes back to Wille, the opposite one will read that the clock is just starting, at about 23. The play clock should not increase in the middle of the huddle and snap count.
Revealing mistake: There is a flipped shot of the Sharks' sidelines, showing all of the jersey numbers inverted.
Continuity mistake: A man on the field has brown eyes, he loses one eye and the eye that is showing on the ground after he lost it it's blue.
Continuity mistake: On the last drive of the game and the penalty is called on No.69, the camera goes from a tight shot to an overhead shot. On the tight shots No.69 does not have his helmet on, on the distant shots, his helmet is back on. This happens numerous times.
Continuity mistake: Before the last play of the game (in the huddle) Jaimie Foxx's right shoulder pad keeps going from in his shirt to out of his shirt.
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