Last Thing: Barry Cofield woke up on a plane and thought he was driving

October 17, 2013

(Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Barry Cofield is a big, tough defensive lineman, but in our Last Thing chat this week, he admitted that being in the presence of cancer survivors on Tuesday made him a little soft. And then we talked about blood, and he got tough again.

Barry Cofield, what was the last…

Movie you saw
“Prisoners.” It was outstanding. One of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time.

Book you read
Full book? Cover to cover? Man, it’s been a long, long time. I can’t remember.

Thing you cooked
Does cereal count? No? Um, oh, barbecue. My offseason home is in Florida and I definitely spent some time on the grill. So it had to be burgers, hotdogs. Things like that.

Song you downloaded
I just downloaded The Game, his mixtape. I just downloaded it yesterday.

Item of clothing you bought
This big pile of stuff right here. I got some tights, some long-sleeve shirts, some practice gear for the cold weather that we got coming up.

Dream you had
It’s weird, man, I had a weird dream. It was a few days before Jarvis Jenkins and Rob Jackson even came back, but I had a dream about them coming back into the locker room, and guys being excited. I woke up and I was confused.

Person who made you laugh
Probably coach Bernie. Our D-line coach is hilarious. He knows D-line play, he loves D-line play. So to hear his opinions contrast with the opinions that come from outside the D-line room is pretty funny.

Person you texted
My wife, asking her about tickets for Sunday’s game. Wednesday is a big day for ticket talk.

Thing you took a picture of
My new shoes, these boys right here. LeBron 11s. They just came out.

Time you cried
Cried, cried? For real? I actually got a little teary-eyed yesterday at the All-Star Survivors cancer event. I was talking to one of the ladies that was in my group and got a little bit teary-eyed. The story had a good ending though. It was good.

Time you bled
Every game. Every game there’s some blood somewhere.

Time you were scared
Probably on the plane to Dallas. I dozed off and I woke up and I felt like I was driving. So I felt like I fell asleep driving and then I realized I was just sitting in my chair. I started freaking out for a minute.

Website you visited
I was on ESPN.com, checking out everything. I’m a real fan. A lot of guys just play, but I’m a real fan so I’m always checking stuff out. But actually I was checking out NBA stuff.

Date night
This past Monday. Went out, watched the Monday night game and had dinner.

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