Archive for the ‘New England Patriots’ Category

Big Brown: Triple Crown, or goin’ down?

Friday, June 6th, 2008

I never thought I'd be able to compare Bill Belichick to a horse's ass, but here goes: will Big Brown make history and win the Triple Crown for the first time in 30 years, or go down in history like the 18-1 New England Patriots -- just another pretender?As was ...

Hey Bill Simmons…

Monday, February 4th, 2008

How do you like the Eli Manning Face?Yes, we know, it's awfully easy to pile on Boston right now. But it's also deserved. For in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, the Patriots and their fans came to represent everything that one normally wouldn't normally associate with New ...

Super Bowel XLII Preview: Who To Root For?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

When Lawrence Tynes finally figured out how to put a ball through the uprights on that freezing Sunday, a strangely bittersweet sensation swept over me. True, the normally disliked rival Packers had just lost. But at what cost?For with that fatal kick, America had nightmarishly bumped into ESPN's Viagra: another ...

This Is Why Everyone Hates The Patriots

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

We all know I'm a Chargers-homer. I grew up in San Diego and can't help it, I love my Bolts. And I'm well aware that this weekend's game against New England will see my beloved team facing probably the top offense ever and arguably the best team in NFL history. ...

The NFL flies over the cuckoo’s nest

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

Remember back when you could predict what would happen in the NFL? The Cowboys and 49ers always duking it out for supremacy. Barry Sanders and Brett Favre putting up MVP-type numbers. Al Del Greco kicking awesome field goals. The AFC being fun to watch, but completely irrelevant come the Super ...