Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Eight

Welcome back! Last night, we got the still-undefeated San Francisco 49ers going against the Arizona Cardinals in Phoenix. This meant that the "home" crowd had a healthy mix of away fans and people in town with nothing to do. It was a good game for a bit and then

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Eight

Welcome back! Last night, we got a weird oddball matchup of the Washington American Football team versus the Vikings. I don't think I can remember any memorable matchups between these two teams in the past. We had to watch football because baseball is taking a break after the Washington

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Seven

Welcome back! Last night, we got a classic AFC West battle between the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs. On Fox. I still find it weird when the conference TV alliances are ignored and we get these AFC games on the NFC network and the NFC games on the

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Six

Welcome back! Last night, the NFL decided we had had enough close quality games and decided to force feed the nation the not-at-all anticipated matchup of the Patriots vs the Giants. True, the Giants have beaten the Patriots in two Super Bowls, but this wasn't a Super

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Five

Welcome back! Last night we had the NFL's second attempt at scheduling a decent game on Thursday Night: the Los Angeles Rams against the Seattle Seahawks. Did you know they throw fish at a market in Seattle? What a world! I wonder what the LA equivalent

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Four

Welcome back! Last night we had the NFL's attempt at scheduling a decent game on Thursday Night: the Green Bay Packers against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was actually successful! For those of you that stayed up with us and participated in the Live Blog, you witnessed the Packers battling the

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Three

Welcome back! Last night we had the Prototypical Thursday Night Football game. The one. The only. It could only be the Jacksonville Jaguars vs the Tennessee Titans. The game no one wants to watch on Thursday Night. For those of you that stayed up with us

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week Two

Welcome back! Like the swallows to San Juan Capistrano, we return each year in the hope that Thursday Night Football will be better. Last night we got the Carolina Panthers against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a NFC South showdown that was delayed by lightning, degenerated into a political

Balls on ASSignment: Thursday Night Football Review Week One

So, that was a game last night, wasn't it? Contrary to popular opinion, that was a real football game that counted in the standings and not just another pre-season game that season-ticket holders were forced to pay full price for. For those of you that stayed up with us and

Time Enough at Last

Jameis Winston, professioanal quarterback and player for the National Football League's Tampa Bay Buccaneers, studies the defense presented before him as he approached his presenting center. He sees the mike backer, jerysey number 66, cheating up then taking one step out wide, a sign to Winston that this defender will

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