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Phil Simms Spends Entire Super Bowl Blackout Looking for a Light Switch

Phil Simms Spends Entire Super Bowl Blackout Looking for a Light Switch
NEW ORLEANS – CBS colour commentator Phil Simms has been under pressure to improvise many times in his career.  The former New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XXI MVP found himself in a similar situation this Sunday. In the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII, the Superdome experienced a power outage.  The flustered Simms... Read more »

Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl: RedEye 5 on 5

Chicago Tough's 12 Days of Super Bowl: RedEye 5 on 5
Did you miss yesterday’s 5 on 5? Check out my responses by clicking HERE! Plus, have a prediction for Sunday’s game?  Post it on our Facebook page.  Also, follow us on Twitter by searching ‘Chicago Tough’.  Check out the sidebar on this site for easy following instructions.  This will give you insight into my world... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Cleveland Browns Forced to Create Actual Offensive Playbook After NFL Rule Change

Cleveland Browns Forced to Create Actual Offensive Playbook After NFL Rule Change
CLEVELAND – A new rule that is going into effect for the start of the 2011 NFL season has already created consternation amongst the league’s most dedicated fan base. The NFL announced earlier in the week that kickoffs will be moved from the 30 yard line to the 35 yard line to decrease injuries and... Read more »

Advantages to Wisconsinites Winning the Super Bowl

Advantages to Wisconsinites Winning the Super Bowl
You wouldn’t think that a website like this would find advantages to the Packers winning the Super Bowl…but after much pondering; I’ve come across 10 solid reasons. 10. Larger women from Wisconsin should gain even more weight after weeks of celebration; thus, making Illinois women look even more attractive. 9.  Influx of Clay Matthews look-alikes... Read more »
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Captain Meatball's Top Super Bowl Moments

Captain Meatball's Top Super Bowl Moments
Super Bowl I:  The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in a decisive victory for the supreme National Football League.  In the post-game, Vince Lombardi states that he is ‘humbled by the unselfish play of his team’.  Lombardi then proceeds to state that he demands the trophy be named after himself. Super... Read more »

RASHARD MENDENHALL HOPING TO BECOME NEXT SUPER BOWL WEEKEND CASUALTY

RASHARD MENDENHALL HOPING TO BECOME NEXT SUPER BOWL WEEKEND CASUALTY
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall has big dreams for this year’s Super Bowl. For many kids, the dream is scoring the winning touchdown, intercepting the big pass, or taking down the quarterback on the final play. For Mendenhall, the thought of becoming a Super Bowl weekend casualty by virtue of murder, prostitution, or an... Read more »

Jets lose to Ravens; Rex Ryan still great, so much fun

It’s moments like these that can make being a professional coach in New York City an absolutely miserable experience.  Moments after the New York Jets’ disappointing loss to the Baltimore Ravens, media members piled on Rex Ryan for the team’s poor offensive play and boneheaded penalties. “It’s just that he’s so honest.  It’s so refreshing to... Read more »
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