Posts tagged "Football"

Balls: Overly Deflated or Under Inflated? What's Your Take on DeflateGate?

An intense major drama has exploded in the NFL: It’s DeflateGate, and yesterday afternoon I inadvertently got sucked into it. The New England Patriots are under fire and there’s some ‘splainin’ to do. So crazy ridiculous. I had heard some news blips about the New England Patriots and their football deflating shenanigans – but really... Read more »

Farewell Julius Peppers and Why I Think I Like You - No Football Involved

The Chicago Bears just gave the veteran defensive end Julius Peppers the ax. However, it was the friendly ax…thank you for all you’ve done for the Bears …however you’re getting too old (34)…there’s the money issue…and you haven’t been that “good in the sack” department (football reference only). Sigh. So it goes in the revolving... Read more »

Fantasy Football Victory for the Grasshopper and Kim Kardashian Doesn't Even Care

Update on my fantasy football team: Mad Men. The team has completed their 2013 regular season and ta daaa…they won the League championship – alone in 1st place with a 13-1 stellar record. (Lost the first game – damn.) Note to Chicago Bears Coach Trestman: Call me anytime for pointers. Headed into the “playoffs” this... Read more »
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Week 11: Diary of a Mad Fantasy Football Player - My Team "Mad Men" Takes the Lead

Yes, I am MAD…mad, crazy, insane and obsessed with Mad Men – my fantasy football team. Mad Men stands alone in the Number One slot of my NFL fantasy football league. Hallelujah, Hallelujah. First of all, let me throw this out…I know that no one cares one measly scrap about this in a world where... Read more »

Cheese Grater Hats, Wine Bras, and Plastic Totebags for Soldier Field: Must Have Football Accessories

The Cheese Grater Hat has arrived. In response to the always fashionable Cheesehead Chapeaux (a large wedge of foam cheese proudly worn on the heads of scores of Green Bay Packer fans), rival Bears fans have been spotted as Cheese GraterHeads. This visual is self explanatory and hysterical one-upmanship. Last night we were watching the... Read more »

Jay Cutler and Kristin Cavallari Guest Star In TV Show "The League" - Is There A Future Career Change For The Jayster?

I recently tricked My Sports Guy into watching a TV show, “The League” by telling him that it was a show about Jay Cutler. Jay Cutler and wife, Kristin Cavallari were guests stars, but it was actually a sitcom about a group of friends that play fantasy football. (My Guy is not a sitcom fan.)... Read more »
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NFL Today TV Show on CBS Inspires Me To Give Football Quiz to Partygoers With Amusingly Predictable Results

Happened to watch a snippet of the NFL Today show on CBS before the Bears game last Sunday. The Talking Heads were (or so I thought) quizzing each other on football trivia. Questions: “What city will the AFC Championship game be held in this year? And “What team will get the first pick of the... Read more »