Your “I’m So Eveready For This Game!” Sunday Night Football Open Thread

He didn’t look any different than any of the other broken fellas that jumped into the back of my pickup in the Home Depot parking lot that sunny but chilly Tuesday morning. He had steel-toed boots and what looked like a strong back and that was good enough for me. We were pouring concrete that day for a buddy of mine that happened to end up doing a lot better than I did in the contracting game. Thing is, I saved his ass a few times when his ‘aggressive’ approach to managing folks resulted in his workforce disappearing. So, he paid me regular-unlike more than a few of the other guys. Maybe he saw something in my eye…

That first day the sweat was pouring off us like we were in a shower. One by one the other hired help dropped away and wandered over to the shade. This guy was made of stronger material. I told him, “if you’re there tomorrow, you’ve got yourself another day’s work”. He just nodded. Of course he was there. I imagine he had a few mouths to feed and the prospect of more pocket cash made him eager. Not that he ever showed it though…

So there we were-it was a few months down the road and we’d got to know each other about as best as two taciturn fellas ever would. By this time I’d hired a foreman that would take the rest of ‘the dailies’ back to the parking lot and would sit down with-he said his name was ‘J’. Just ‘J’. We’d sip beers and talk about what needed to be done the next day, week, whatever. It got to be a habit.

This time around we’d started a bit of a fire to warm our hands by and I threw out the idea that ‘J’ might be in line for a foreman job at another site he knew that I’d been overseeing. I could tell he was interested. I got up to grab us another round when I saw the sledge hammer leaning against the pile of concrete blocks. I grabbed it, felt the weight of it in my hands. It felt good.

He never had a chance. The squishing, cracking sound that was made as I crushed the top of his skull almost made me sick. Almost. I drove off to the dumping ground thinking, ‘here’s another that I first seen climb into the bed of my pickup and this is where I’ll see him for the last time’. Taking a man’s life away from him is one thing, but doing it in a symmetrical manner makes it seem like art to me.

TO THE GAME!

Cowpokes/Schmeagles:

Second-most I’m rooting for a tie here so that when the Giants go on an 8 game win streak they’ll win the division. What? I want what Odell pretends to want. First-most it would be great if Philly caught their stride and humiliated Dallas on a national stage.

Don’t bother with the bleach, just burn the clothes afterwards.

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Brick Meathook

ROCKY:
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APOLLO:
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ROCKY & APOLLO:
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Wakezilla

I’m catching up on Supergirl. I finished Season 2 last week and in all honesty, S2 of Supergirl is easily in my top 3 for best live action season of any DC or Marvel tv/stream show I have ever seen. It was consistently in the sweet spot of the perfect balance between grit and camp that is usually only executed by the Justice League cartoon series. On top of all that, it subtly snuck in contemporary politics without being preachy. It was really well done.

Anyway, I’m now watching season 3 and it’s pretty good. Supergirl is currently losing a love triangle because Saturn Girl is around. Anyway, Supergirl shouldn’t feel too bad because the woman they casted to play Saturn Girl, Amy Jackson, is absolutely stunning. At least on the show, she reminds me of a young Miranda Kerr

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Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

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Almost time to get in the back to work on Monday mindset.

ballsofsteelandfury

Just came back from IKEA and some Swedish meatballs. It is really fun to watch young couples fighting and/or the poor dude just giving up and saying anything to his girl just to get out of his personal hellhole he has fallen into.

Senor Weaselo

Evening, lizard people. The game on the radio seemed like it got mildly bananacakes. Bananacupcakes, maybe.

Moose -The End Is Well Nigh
Moose -The End Is Well Nigh

No bacon, sadly.

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Brick Meathook
Brick Meathook

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Senor Weaselo

Who’s ready for Creed II?

Wakezilla

I honestly don’t see why they went with Drago in this one. I’m not sold until I hear more of the storyline

Spur
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Zombie Cowboys lurch on

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Wakezilla

I don’t think there;s enough money in the world to pay me to have the discipline to not eat the food I like in order to get that dude’s body.

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Inanimate Carbon Rod Marinelli

Oh man that was so close to a wild ending

King Hippo

he’s gonna come right into this hole here

– honest to God, Cris Collinsworth

Doktor Zymm

Good night, bitches.

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Col. Duke LaCross

Every time I kind of find myself in a situation where I have to root for the Eagles, I go back and listen to the audio from when Howard Stern sends Richard and Wolfie to the Wing Bowl and I feel like I need a shower.

Inanimate Carbon Rod Marinelli

I’m kinda sad Hope Hicks doesn’t work in the White House anymore because I really enjoyed people fighting over whether she is actually hot or not.

King Hippo

Hot, but not hot enough to overlook her awfulness.

Inanimate Carbon Rod Marinelli

See, I think she falls into a weird uncanny valley where by being almost really hot she’s not hot at all.

King Hippo

this is a very interesting concept that requires more thought on my part

King Hippo

now, the smart never-Trump GOPer on the MSNBC panel? Deffo HOT

Col. Duke LaCross

Nicole Wallace?

King Hippo

YES

Sharkbait

Her and Megyn Kelly. I’d hate fuck them both

Viva La Tabula Raza
Viva La Tabula Raza

And now Redacteds have a two game lead in the NFC Least. Weird.

King Hippo

it’s pretty much theirs

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Col. Duke LaCross

I do appreciate that Vander Esch is still rocking a neckroll.

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YESSSSSSSSSSSSS

Viva La Tabula Raza
Viva La Tabula Raza

Looks like Eagles get to eat a dick this week.

Mr. Ayo
Mr. Ayo

The Clapper is going to win?

Doktor Zymm

Wow, I really wanted to contribute….but there’s nothing. NOTHING. When you search hot Republican man. Nope. I want to be bipartisan….

Inanimate Carbon Rod Marinelli

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Brick Meathook
Brick Meathook

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Doktor Zymm

HAI

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Rodgers Dream

Doktor Zymm

Pretty sure at least the dude in front likes pussy, I got at least one.

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Col. Duke LaCross

That movie was terrible and ruled at the same time.

Inanimate Carbon Rod Marinelli

Glad to see we’re moving on to the man meat portion of the night.

Brick Meathook
Brick Meathook

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King Hippo

when did Andy lose so much weight?

Mr. Ayo
Mr. Ayo

Probably when he started eating grapes. smgdh

Sharkbait

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Doing my part to increase traffic

King Hippo

#FirstPrinciples

Sharkbait

That’s why my wife is side eyeing my laptop…

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Mr. Ayo
Mr. Ayo

I love a good pillow fight.

Doktor Zymm

Best

Sharkbait

Come on tie!

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Gratliff

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Come on Zeke. Punch it in!

Viva La Tabula Raza
Viva La Tabula Raza

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King Hippo

DAK DAK DAK DAK DAK!!!!!

Gratliff

it’s so bad you guys

Brick Meathook
Brick Meathook

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Doktor Zymm

Nope, not real.

Viva La Tabula Raza
Viva La Tabula Raza

Is that a young Rick Santorum?

BrettFavresColonoscopy

Not frothy enough

Gratliff

trraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaash tackling

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Doktor Zymm

He’s doing that wrong. He won’t be paddling in my kayak.

King Hippo

u just hold the foam cooler and look purty!!

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BrettFavresColonoscopy

Think Odell and Eli can combine for negative 30 points tomorrow?

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Mr. Ayo
Mr. Ayo

No shirt, no service, four eyes!

Doktor Zymm

I don’t believe he’s nearsighted, but I’m okay with that

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Gratliff

Ertz is good y’all

Mr. Ayo
Mr. Ayo

Tie Eagles Tie!

Senor Weaselo

“The Eagles The!” -Horatio explaining his new tattoo. It’s in German!

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Brick Meathook
Brick Meathook

This guy is using an imaginary faucet.

Doktor Zymm

I assume he found it out of screen, we only saw the initial grope

Doktor Zymm

This is quite good, although you do have to be careful with showers if your hot water steams, that’ll burn