After providing what is arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL, third-string quarterback Rick Dockery becomes a national laughingstock. Cut by the Cleveland Browns, and shunned by every other team, Rick insists that his agent find a team that does need him. Against enormous odds, Rick lands a jobas the starting quarterback for the Mighty Panthers . . . of Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately want a former NFL playerany former NFL playerat their helm. And now theyve got Rick, who knows nothing about Parma (not even where it is) and doesnt speak a word of Italian. To say that Italythe land of fine wines, extremely small cars, and football americanoholds a few surprises for Rick Dockery would be something of an understatement.