Denzel Washington and his wife, Pauletta, were watching their son, J.D., play in a UFL game earlier this year. The eldest of Washington's four children is a running back for the Sacramento Mountain Lions (a team which has Daunte Culpepper(notes) as quarterback), and mom and dad were on the sidelines watching the game.
[Photos: Denzel hits the red carpet with his wife]
As J.D. was sprinting to the end zone after catching a swing pass from Culpepper, his mom started running with him down the sideline. J.D. scored, but his mom wasn't so lucky, as Denzel explained to David Letterman:
Not to worry, though. Denzel reports that his wife got up quicker than the player who ran into her. Apparently, she got game.
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