Your “What’s Old Is New Again” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Noise: Break out the juice boxes, because Eli Manning is coming back to active duty! Current & future disappointment Daniel Jones is in a walking boot with a moderate high ankle sprain, making dragging Eli out of mothballs a necessity. If he does play on Monday night, Eli would meet the

Boots On The Ground – Tundra Hunting At Lambeau Field

(This has been ready for a while, but I saved it for a slow #content day, because why step on others' good writing.) It’s no secret I enjoy attending sporting events. After all - I sell beer at baseball games. At least five times per year I drive down to Seattle

Your “What If You Neither Walk Away Nor Run?” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: The big news of the day is that Riverboat Ron got run out of town. Carolina fired him after a 5-7 start, behind a team that has thrown 15 TDs versus 11 interceptions, been sacked 45 times & given up an average of 23 points per game. He's

Your “Every Day Brings A Different Milestone” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: JERRAH doubled down on Wednesday, during an interview on NFL Network, ostensibly to promote the annual Red Kettle Campaign.  The money quote, which will be everywhere, was, "How about let's win some ballgames". Further adding, "I think all of us, including the fans, want to win a damn

Your “One Step Away From An Open Casting Call” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

NFL Nuggets: When you see quotes about "bucks stopping with him", you know without looking someone asked Jerry Jones about his coaches.  "Disappointed is not the word. There’s no question that we were given an opportunity, there were things we could have taken advantage of," Jones said. It doesn't help

Your “Get Off My Back!” Saturday Evening Open Thread

Some might say I'm an hour late. I might say I got invited to an all-day college football drinking party, so kiss my arse. Really - it's 50/50 as to who is at fault for why this post is on time versus an hour early like I regularly schedule it.

The Teacher’s Pet Interior, Patriots training facility, Gillette Stadium - a luxury suite Bill Belichick: grumble grumble Okay, it's 15 minutes to 10:00. Time to start the meeting. grumble grumble Tom Brady: You know it, coach! I can't wait to learn something new today! Cody Kessler: Mr. Brady? Do you think me & Stidham could attend this

Your “What Are The Odds?!” Wednesday Evening Open Thread

NFL News: Mason Rudolph finally took some responsibility for his involvement in last Thursday's excitement against Cleveland. In doing so, the league rewarded him with an undisclosed fine. I'm sure Myles Garrett, who is at league HQ today appealing his season-ending suspension, really appreciates the quid pro quo from the

Boots On The Ground: What I Did On My Summer Vacation

(I realize this is terribly late, but I promised myself I would post this before I wrote about my recent trip.) As one of DFO's regular vagabonds, I write about some of my personal adventures. I like to think that it helps people think about planning their own vacations around what

Your “Oh God – It Won’t Stop!” Tuesday Evening Open Thread

I had to call in sick for school today. It's not that I can't keep anything down, it's that I can't keep anything in. Bear with me while I type this in a Tylenol haze. Plain rice for me! NFL Nuggets: Now ex-Dolphins RB Mark Walton was cut today after he

The “You Say Today Is. . .Saturday?” Evening Open Thread

I missed the video party last night, but I'll take "Modern covers I'm unsure about" for $500, Alex. It's fine. It's not "drags me back to my childhood" good, but it'll do, donkey. As for the original - I'll cut anyone who disrespects it. A reminder - the original was written by Paul Williams, who