With the NFL Playoffs drawing nigh, I wanted to take a real quick look at the Bears-Eagles playoff matchup to see how it shapes up. With the Bears coming off a 5-11 record the previous season, being a home favorite for this game is a great reward for a huge
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As our own Mr. Weasel pointed out last night, Jon Gruden cut* Raiders punter Marquette King for either a desire to avoid personal foul penalties (a category the Raiders tend to finish high in no matter who their punter is), to send a message that showboating (or
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Thank you all for coming on such short notice. With the conference championships upon us this weekend, this meeting had to happen at once. I think we all know that this has been an extraordinarily exciting post-season. Comebacks and rallies and heartbreak and a quarterback throwing a touchdown
Scene: Exterior, late morning on a crisp, unseasonably warm December day in DC. An exciting weekend of football has been completed, as long as you can find "excitement" in missed field goals/extra points, a snowy Bears-49ers game that saw two NFL teams fail to complete a pass in the first quarter
It poured in our nation's capital yesterday, washing out many a bbq and celebration. Despite the weather, the massive "Capitol Fourth" concert PBS broadcasts from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol went on as planned, unless you were watching at home and noticed the sky alternating between gray and
The ladyfriend and I spent a long Memorial Day weekend in Seattle and the broader Olympic Peninsula area. Yes, we had a lovely time, thank you for asking.
The featured image is a view of the city (and Mt. Rainier) from Kerry Park, and I'm open to compliments on my photography.
INT. DAYTIME - ROGER GOODELL'S OFFICE
ROGER GOODELL - the NFL commissioner - sits behind a desk shrouded with a dark sheet. ALDON SMITH enters the office.
ROGER: Hi Aldon. Thanks for coming in. As you know, the commissioner's office has been looking over your appeal to your suspension.
ALDON: I appreciate you
I won't take up too much of your time today, folks. I know we've all got football to watch.
I've loved spicy food for a long time. I don't believe that this is something that makes me special or unique, but it is true. I don't really even know a lot about
The Oakland Raiders have decided to add embattled outside linebacker Aldon Smith to their roster, reportedly signing him to a one-year deal. Please make jokes accordingly.