from Peter King’s Monday Morning QB article at CNNSI.com: I think I understand why Brett Favre laid down for Michael Strahan’s record-breaking sack late in the Pack’s 34-25 win. Strahan is universally respected as a man who plays hard and with tremendous regard for the game. But that doesn’t mean I like it. Strahan started… Read more »
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Man. The Bucs are just horrible. How the hell did they even make the playoffs? They are pathetic.
Another terrific excerpt from the Tuesday Morning Quarterback: In the NFL there are high-scoring 45-42 games and low-scoring 13-9 games; games that feature the pass and games that feature the run; there are games where teams try wild things and games when teams go conservative; there are games decided by a few sudden big breaks… Read more »
From CNNSI.com: It didn’t mean all that much at the time. Early last March free-agent quarterback Elvis Grbac took a spur-of-the-moment trip to the Maryland home of Ravens coach Brian Billick. It was assumed that Baltimore would sign free agent Brad Johnson, who had played for Minnesota for seven years while Billick was an assistant… Read more »
Observations like this are why I love to read Tuesday Morning Quarterback: This season, style demands that NFL players on the sidelines don baseball caps, often worn backward. Look closely next time you see a shot of a backward cap on an NFL star. TMQ has been doing this lately, and has noticed-the adjustable bands… Read more »
In other NFL news, NBC has announced that during halftime of the Super Bowl, it will air a 20-minute special of the drek “reality” show Fear Factor – reality shows” being the least real things on television – in which the contestants are six former Playboy Playmates of the Year. Swimsuits will surely be required… Read more »
Danny Wuerffel is the latest athlete to cut a CD, but unlike other jocks, he’s not flowing about the grittiness of the mean streets. On the 14-song Heaven and Nature Sings – Christmas with Danny Wuerffel, Family, and Friends, the Bears’ quarterback lends his vocal stylings to such chestnuts as Silent Night and Joy to… Read more »
I absolutely adore that they call the show “Monday Night Football” even when it’s airing on a Saturday night.
A couple of Bucs fans in Largo, FL are seriously annoying their neighbors with the replica pirate ship and cannons they have in the front yard. The pirate ship, it seems, is just an eyesore. The neighbors are really mad about the cannon blasts after each touchdown though!
The typical detritus from a college student’s couch cushions–change, bottle caps, petrified french fries, Super Bowl rings … Walter Payton’s ring from Super Bowl XX, missing for nearly six years, has turned up in as unlikely a setting as imaginable–the couch of Purdue University student Phil Hong in West Lafayette, Ind. [link via Romanesko's]