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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
You may have noticed my absence most of this weekend. I stopped watching after the Falcons blew a golden opportunity to beat the Eagles at their own place.
This would be the theme of the weekend.
In the DFO Insiders, I had picked Atlanta, New England, Pittsburgh, and New Orleans. If it
We have DJ Taj and his New Orleans Saints going up against Yeah Right and his Minnesota Vikings for the right to go to the NFC Championship Game.
Let's go to The Tale Of The Tape!
Cooking skills: Advantage Yeah Right
Writing while on unknown substances: Advantage DJ Taj
QB: Advantage DJ Taj
At the risk of having y'all say, "Fuck, Balls again?!?" and having it NOT be related to what you did a few hours ago,
This time, I'm filling in for Don T as he was originally scheduled to regale you with tales of La Liga legends
And other stuff
But his doctor/curandero
Ah Seattle, I love this city, sure there is a bunch of hipsters with mismatching clothing so even since Alaska Air lost my bags I can wear the same clothes for days and fit in. That Oakland interview was really strange but I have no fear that I will get
Someone finally paid for the Seahawks missing the playoffs, and it's.........Darrell Bevell, offensive coordinator since 2011.
Or, as Deadspin put it,
Well, it's also now looking like Tom Cable (fired!) and Kris Richard ("pursuing other opportunities"!) are done with the Hawks as well.
To reference a tweet WCS
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Yesterday, the Chicago Bears announced the hiring of erstwhile Kansas City Chiefs Offensive Coordinator Matt Nagy as the 16th head coach in franchise history. GM Ryan Pace, recent recipient of a largely undeserved 2 year contract extension, worked harder than Ernie Accorsi in picking a winner
Here we are, back again, to take a look at football in LA this year. The regular season is over for all teams, so we have a good basis for comparison. Here is our final chart:
As you can see, the college teams collectively outdrew the NFL teams on average attendance.
Either Shady is lying or he's Wolverine: He says his ankle isn't as bad as first thought.
He does admit it's difficult to cut.
There is a former Bills RB familiar with cutting difficulty he could ask for advice.
Proving the wheels on the bus do go round
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Scene: A large industrial footprint that, come on, you can read the banner image, right? Clearly we're at a recycling facility. Let's say it's north of New York for proximity to the NFL offices and because where exactly doesn't matter. It's fiction, just suspend
Happy New Year to everyone! This is your friendly neighborhood Balls here. Our usual author, Blaxxy, had himself quite a New Year and is under the weather.
Anywhoo, you get me this week. As I mentioned in the New Year Open Thread, one of my New Year resolutions is to look