Posts tagged "New York Giants"

Chicago Tough Picks of the Week (November 10th/11th)

Chicago Tough Picks of the Week (November 10th/11th)
The second I start thinking I’m God’s greatest gift to gambling, I read stories about how Vegas had their worst weekend in history. Whatever. I’ve been pounding it all year long…living the dream. Last week, I went 5-1…3-0 on the college side and 2-1 in the NFL. I feel like I should be one of... Read more »

Bears Eliminated from 2012 NFL Season After 20-17 Pre-Season Victory Over New York Giants

Bears Eliminated from 2012 NFL Season After 20-17 Pre-Season Victory Over New York Giants
NEW YORK – It was only a matter of time. The Chicago Bears offense struggled under Jay Cutler for most of the first half, while the New York Giants picked apart the Bears’ defense.  The putrid performance prompted Chicago writers to petition the National Football League to end the Bears’ season. Commissioner Goodell complied. “It... Read more »

Worst Calls in Sports History

Worst Calls in Sports History
Doc Emrick and John Wiedeman were stuck in a unfortunate situation. The shot that won the 2010 Stanley Cup was thrown at the oddest of angles.  Only a sliver of sight could offer a view of the tiny puck sliding past Philadelphia goaltender Michael Leighton.  The puck stuck underneath the mesh, and led to one... Read more »
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Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl - What to Bring to the Party?

Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl - What to Bring to the Party?
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Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl: Grading the Announcers

Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl: Grading the Announcers
I’m not one to live and die by an announcer’s performance in a big game. Living in Chicago, we have to deal with Hawk Harrelson…so, we’ve all learned how to tune out some really annoying stuff. However, the Super Bowl has had an interesting collection of announcers calling the biggest games in football history.  Tonight,... Read more »

Chicago Tough Horoscope Super Bowl Edition

Chicago Tough Horoscope Super Bowl Edition
It’s official!  The New York Giants and New England Patriots are going to lock horns for the World’s Championship of Professional Football.  For this Super Bowl we’ll just call it the ‘Two Really Obnoxious and Annoying East Coast Fan Bases Yelling at Each Other for Two Weeks.”  Sound good?  You know what sounds better?  My... Read more »
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Vikings Mascot Ragnar Gunned Down on Streets of Detroit

Vikings Mascot Ragnar Gunned Down on Streets of Detroit
DETROIT- Blowing his gjallarlhorn and moaning in pain, Minnesota Vikings mascot Ragnar pleaded with Detroit gang members to let him go. Unfortunately for Ragnar, and thousands of Vikings fan, the loveable mascot was bludgeoned to death with his bison horned headdress. The beating happened moments after the Vikings 21-3 loss to the New York Giants... Read more »

Chicago Tough Picks (10/16-10/17)

I’m turning 30 on Friday. It’s really tough for me to comprehend considering I have the maturity level of a 23 year old. Jimmy’s smilin’…the picks are getting better. Did the thousands of hours in my room during childhood do wonders for me in the betting wolrd? Heck to the no.  I’m really struggling here…and I’m... Read more »

Jay Cutler Petitioning NFL for '5-1,000' Rush Count for Remainder of Season

NEW YORK- Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has had enough. The concussed field manager of the Chicago Bears sent a petition to Gene Washington of the NFL demanding that defenses be required to adhere to a ’5-1,000′ rush count before blitzing.  This ’5-1,000′ count rule is usually reserved for playground pick-up games…but that isn’t stopping Cutler... Read more »
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Bears at Giants (10/3) Game Review - RetroBears!

We live in a nation of short memories. Many people in our country use sentences like, “This country is so divided; it’s never been this divided before!”  Too bad we forget that our nation actually fought each other in a Civil War. Yes.  People died.  Hundreds of thousands of people died.  I know you hate Rush... Read more »