Saturday morning futbol open thread and musings.

Good morning early risers let's hope today we are rewarded with some good futbol! It is I, one of the three gentlemen filling in for Hippo as he takes his hiatus from teh futbol. We all four watch the game a bit differently and focus on different countries for the

All the Molson in the World

On last night's open thread, BeerLoverPops mentioned: After first wondering, what kind of accommodating America First policy is it for the CFL to honour the NFL's 4-game ban (btw, we all questioning the source of Harrison's longevity now that he's in blue?), then wondering what the details were (nothing released but

Greetings early risers! Your lesser footy preview!

Greetings early risers! Coffee? Check. Morning wake and bake? It is Saturday. Check. JV Footy? Nope. Lesser footy? Check.   We gather here today for lesser footy only as JV footy has ended until bowl season and that schedule is spread out for a month or so. Normally King Hippo is your Saturday morning correspondent

The Wickersham Man on Eli Manning, Man

As our own ChampagneFellerRoy covered last night, Eli Manning has lost his starting job to Geno Smith. The NFL, much like life in American politics, is clearly a meritocracy, so Eli Manning acted like the trainers his brother assaulted in college and took it on the chin. But apparently some

Rams at the Bye – A Tale of Redemption and How Much Jeff Fisher Sucks

A few months ago, some idiot writer previewed the Cleveland Los Angeles St. Louis no wait once again it actually is Los Angeles Rams for the 2017 season. After breaking down the strengths and weaknesses of the team (and introducing #ThePauls to our shared lexicon), the writer predicted that the

We Care Since the NFL Doesn’t

By now, unless you have carefully cultivated your social media feed(s) to only reflect the opinions of people Richard Spencer believes should have the right to vote, you have seen a slew of "Me, too" and/or #metoo posts on facebook, twitter, etc. In the wake of the latest public outing

Take A Knee Zeke! It’s The Dallas Cowboys At The Bye!

Before we get into the travesty that the Cowboys' 2017 season is about the become, a few words about Jerry Jones.  Unless you were living under a rock the last couple of weeks you know that our grandstanding Vice-President, Mike "I'm Terrified Of Any Woman Not My Mother" Pence, attended