Friday, September 08, 2006

Enjoy week one, everybody. Except for Packer and Bear fans. Oh, well, if you're playing each other, I guess somebody has to enjoy it.

Sunday from noon until midnight I don't expect to leave my living room for any reason other than to go to the bathroom or kitchen during a commercial. I hope you all have fun. I'll return Monday to make sense of the chaos of Sunday and to twitch and shiver in anticipation for the Viking game.

A few lingering problems.

--I will be watching the Bears and Packers play, and I don't know who to root against.

--I'm still a bucket full of angst over teaching Monday night--I will miss the first half of the Vikings' game, I'll be trusting a VCR, be rushing home, worrying about everything. I thought this was supposed to be fun.

--Thanks to Clinton Portis and Steve Smith: my fantasy running backs for the weekend are now Thomas Jones and Tatum Bell.

--The most enjoyable game to watch should be the Colts-Giants. Lots of good offensive players on each team.

4 comments:

  1. Southeast Jerome is VERY distraught about missing the Monday Nighter...

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  2. How could you cheer for the Bears, if you are a Viking fans? The Packers aren't going to amount to anything.

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  3. Um, our argument about the Bears seems to be tilting in my direction. Granted, the Pack offense wasn't a great test. But I think it is safe to say their defense looked good. And Grossman also seems to be getting a little better. That 60 (or so) yard TD pass sure looked good to me.

    Again, not saying they are a great team. But they are significantly better than the division, with possible exception of crazy luck and improvement in Detroit.

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  4. We saw one of two things on Sunday, maybe both. The Packers are working on a mythically bad pass defense (BEAR WRs were open by 5 yards!), or the Bears suddenly have a downfield game. One of those possibilities titilates me with glee, the other fills me with fear and trembling.

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