"I hope it doesn't change the game where when you are going out to watch a football game and a flag football game breaks out," he said.
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"I think Eric can do that," Buoniconti said. "He can be a positive force for change. He can do that whether he is walking or if he is in a wheelchair. I think he can have a productive and successful life, let's just hope that he can get better."