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Just Play the @#^& Game

Posted on: January 31, 2008 3:23 pm
I hate to say it, but it’s Super Bowl week and I’m ready for it to be over with. I can’t take any more of this crap the talking heads call journalism. I was in a great mood this morning and was beginning to feel some excitement about the game Sunday and then I was sucked into listening to a ten-minute discussion about Michael Strahan’s facial hair. I almost threw my coffee at the TV. What has happened to this game?? Does anyone in the media even care if they play the stupid thing?? I guess the people in charge of it are the same ones who think we care what Britney Spears does with her spare time. Anyway, with that off my chest, I will be the port in the storm and actually delve into the football game a little.

Do any of you actually think there is something wrong with Tom Brady’s ankle?? The walking boot is all Bill Belichick!!! Personally, I think it’s funny. The press takes that stuff hook, line, and sinker. And all the while, Belichick and Brady are laughing their butts off.

do think the game sets up to be a good one. The Giants defense has an idea what to expect. Notice I said… “has an idea”. Belichick is capable of installing an entirely new offense with two weeks off. The Patriots defense is the key to the game for me. At some point they have to start playing old don’t they?? Bruschi, Seau, Vrabel, and Seymour are a collective 874 years old. I guess you could argue they have started playing old given the struggles of the second half of the season. I know, it’s hard to talk about struggle when they’re 18-0, but you know what I mean. We know the Pats are going to score. What we don’t know is whether the Giants can keep their momentum going for one more game. Eli seems to have finally grasped that if he doesn’t do stupid things with the football, the Giants have a chance to beat anyone. What the Giants offense has done over this run through the playoffs is not rocket surgery!! They’re running the ball effectively and completing short, possession type passes which opens up the vertical passing game. …DUHHH!!! I believe we discovered this formula at about the same time Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue. The question here is whether they can do it when the game starts on Sunday.

Category: NFL

Since: Oct 19, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2008 4:22 pm

Just Play the @#^& Game

The problem with the two Super Bowl weeks is you have twice as much time and only two teams left to talk about.  During the regular season you have one week and sixteen games!  You also have two very excited markets (NY and New England), and every one else just ho hum about the whole deal.

So what do you do?  You talk about circuit girls in Arizona, Brady's boot, the commercials, and on and on and on and on.......

It's more about the extras than about the game.  Maybe I would feel differently if the Browns made the SuperBowl, but that hasn't happened yet.  Hopefully I'll know before I leave this world. 

I've noticed a dramatic increase in off subject threads lately.  Most of them are a lot of fun that lets you learn more about the community.  I suspect it will continue this way, at least until March madness or the Baseball season.

Since: Sep 9, 2006
Posted on: January 31, 2008 4:10 pm

Just Play the @#^& Game

Yep, I agree, we've rented quite a few movies this week so we're not watching any sports channels...of course I'm defeating the whole purpose, cause I'm hanging out on an NFL board that has the same

Since: Jun 4, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2008 3:48 pm

Just Play the @#^& Game

The worst time of the year is always Super Bowl week thanks to ESPN and other assorted networks i just saw 4 different commercials either for the Super Bowl or After the Super Bowl in a 40 minute span

Since: Sep 9, 2006
Posted on: January 31, 2008 3:43 pm

Just Play the @#^& Game

Breath in, breath out...find your center...use your mantra...

Good news, only about 72 hours to go.  Great rant.

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