Originally written on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 4/7/13
"Unitas We Stand," the upcoming film about Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas, hasn't even begun filming. Yet it's already receiving two thumbs down. In an interview with USA Today, John Unitas Jr., son of the legendary Colts quarterback by his second marriage, ripped into his half-brother Joe Unitas, calling him a "turd" for co-writing the film. "It is awful. The guy's a turd," John Jr. said of Joe Unitas. "He never talked to me. He never talked to any of the first five children. He's a guy that's just making money off of my father." Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, who's agreed to portrait Unitas in the film's final scenes, wasn't spared, either. John Jr. dubbed the reigning Super Bowl MVP a "goofball" and "embarrassing choice" to play his father. "If you want a quarterback, go with Peyton Manning," he added. "My father was just like that. This is a joke." Moreover, the 57-year-old John Jr. is peeved over what he perceives as exploitation of his father's legacy for monetary pu...
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