NFL Divisional Round Recap: Ick!

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I would like to extend my sincere apologies to fans of this weekend's losing NFL playoff teams for the inevitable jinx that took place when I gave your teams my support. (That excludes of course fans of the Dallas Cowboys. LOL at your misery!) You see, as a fan of the New Orleans Saints, a team that had a chance to win its division at 7-9 only to completely choke, it's obvious that the football gods pretty much loathe me and everything I support this season. And so, by supporting your teams in the playoffs, with the intent to smite their opponents, I pretty much destroyed your lives. My bad. Wanna know what hurts so much about that Patriots victory over the Ravens? It's that it played … [Read more...]

2015 NFL Playoff Hate-Off

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When you're the fan of a team that doesn't make it to the playoffs, the NFL postseason can be a dark, cold and dismal place. You might find yourself tempted to send hate tweets to that running back who fumbled the ball on the goal line...or the quarterback who threw a pick 6 with victory within reach....or the kicker who freakin' shanked a chip shot that your grandmother could have hit. I mean, it was just 25 yards for the love of God. AAAAAHHH!!!!!! *Deep breaths* But there are other ways to channel all that negative energy that won't end in a restraining order. In order to survive a postseason without hope, why not focus your passions on hating all the teams that would make you just … [Read more...]

Eagles/Broncos Verdict? Mercy Killing

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Eagles 20, Broncos 52, Sunday, September 29, 2013 Why the title of this post? That was my thought when John Fox took Peyton Manning out of the game early in the fourth quarter. I mean, come on, we all knew this was going to be ugly. But this was UGLY. U-G-L-Y you ain't got no alibi UGLY. Stud of the week: seriously, dude, I don't even know. Everything was a mess. The offense couldn't score in the red zone. Alex Henery missed another field goal. The defense was like: "Did you see Peyton Manning? He's so DREAMY..." when they weren't celebrating the fact that, I don't know, they actually managed to make a tackle for once. Jeff Maehl? And I can't even find a picture of his TD, so I … [Read more...]

2013 Season Week 4 Picks

The Eagles are traveling to Denver to face the Broncos this week. They have, quite literally, NO chance. To quote Jimmy Kempski: The Eagles got shredded Week 2 by a QB (Philip Rivers) who got his team up to the line quickly, identified the defense, then checked to a more favorable call. Peyton Manning is the master at that. To which I say: Yes. Yes, he is. My prediction? This is gonna go down like one of those college games when a football powerhouse school takes on some poor little A&M school and whups the hell out of them. It's possible Peyton hangs 100 points on the Eagles, assuming he doesn't get too tired to keep throwing the football. In the rest of the matchups: 49ers … [Read more...]

A Super Bowl Ticket Costs How Much???

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As a reward to all you fans who faithfully support your team and spend your hard-earned money on season tickets and paraphernalia, the NFL has finally found a way to repay you for your loyalty, should your squad make it to the big game this season. They're hiking up the price of already ridiculously expensive Super Bowl tickets. Oh you reaaally shouldn't have! According to an article in the Wall St. Journal, the league is fed up with scalpers and third-party ticket websites making enormous profits off of Super Bowl ticket resales. So, instead of finding a way to stick it to the resellers, the league will instead stick it to the little guy. Here's the latest from the WSJ: According … [Read more...]