Chick Fight: Redskins vs Cowboys

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The Thanksgiving holiday reminds us all to reflect on our blessings while enjoying a delightful feast of fatty foods, begrudging the seat at the kiddie table and avoiding that uncle who spits while he talks. It’s enough to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside! But this great American tradition wouldn’t be complete without a little trash talk and tackling. (And we’re not talking about what happens after grandma has one too many pieces of rum cake.) Football is at the heart of the holiday and we’re in for a lineup of games guaranteed to give you more heartburn than that third plate of stuffing you swore you wouldn’t eat. One of the oldest rivalries around will play out in Cowboys … [Read more...]

Post bye week = a bust

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Two weeks ago, I swindled my brother into "writing" my Titans-Bills recap for me. This week, following that 21-9 loss to the Texans, my dad offered up free "inspiration," either because he too wants a shot at the spotlight or because he knew that beneath my unusually calm post-game demeanor lay roiling turmoil. Either way, he posed some good questions and brought up some valid points I feel compelled to share with you. First, he wonders why--with some legit talent--this team still can't consistently perform. "In my humble opinion: it's clear that Billsdom is very disappointed in the team's performance this year and I am in agreement, but the reasons for their  subpar performance are … [Read more...]

Chick Fight! Cowboys vs Ravens

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In the National Football League, teams are supported by two separate yet equally important groups of female fans. The ladies who were born loving their teams and the ones who got sucked in somehow in the prime of their lives…and never looked back. These are their stories. *Boom Boom* This week’s Chick Fight pits two die-hards against each other who haven’t always spent their Sundays watching football and yelling at the TV. But even though they weren’t born addicted to the game, that doesn’t mean you should question their passion. After all, one of these ladies was recently inducted into the Guinness Hall of Fans. (Yep, that actually exists.) Before we breakdown the matchup … [Read more...]

Chick Fight: Clash of the Fans

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Just when you thought the East Coast -West Coast battle ended with Tupac and Biggie, then came this week’s Chick Fight. In one corner, a die-hard female football fan with loads of “California Love” for her San Francisco 49ers. In the other corner, a Buffalo Bills believer who thinks QB Ryan Fitzpatrick “loves it when she calls him Big Poppa!” What never officially got settled in the hip-hop world could finally get settled on the field this Sunday when the Niners and Bills face off in a different kind of clash of the coasts. But before we get down to the gridiron nitty-gritty, get to know these superfans…and the creepy things they’ll do to try and will their teams to victory. Team … [Read more...]

Chick Fights: Clash of the Fans

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Leave the hair pulling and drink throwing to the ladies of Basketball Wives. When it comes to female football fans, hitting a rival where it hurts is all about getting the "W" on the field. That's why the female fan site Chicks in the Huddle has teamed up with HLNtv.com to profile the fiercest, most loyal female football fans around as they prepare for their teams' most anticipated match-ups of the season. This week's “Chick Fight” pits a Giants die-hard against a certified Eagle-holic. It's an NFC East showdown that's got more drama than, well pretty much any show you'll see on Bravo. After all, this team rivalry dates back all the way to 1933. But before we break down the match-up, … [Read more...]