Six Days…

The last two weekends have given us plenty of NFL Football. Eight games over two weekends. Now, we are winding down and there are only two games next weekend.

Sunday. It seems to so far away. That’s when the next football games will be played. It’s the Packers at the Bears and the Jets at the Steelers.

But that is six days away. There will be a lot of “talk” before Sunday. My bet is most of it will come from the Jets. They just beat Peyton Manning and Tom Brady is successive weeks so the Jets have that right.

The Jets beat the Steelers 22-17 on December 19 in Pittsburgh. The Bears and the Packers split their NFC North meetings both winning at home. They played each other on January 2 in Green Bay, with the Packers winning 10-3. That Packer victory clinched a playoff spot for them.

There are still a couple of questions from Sunday’s games: Continue reading

Caught My Eye…

January is moving very slowly. I hate this month. It must be the cold weather and frozen tundra I see out my back door.

Rest assured faithful readers, it has not prevented me from completing another edition of the (almost) award-winning “Caught My Eye.”

For the new readers out there, this weekly column is where I take a quick look at some of the stories that I did not have time to write about during the week. Sometimes I add a little sarcasm in my comments.

So grab a cup of coffee and relax – this week’s edition of Caught My Eye is right below the jump. Continue reading

Football: It’s Almost Over

The major college football season ended last night with Auburn beating Oregon for the mythical Bowl Championship Series (BCS) National Championship.

It was an entertaining game to watch. The 30+ days the teams had off showed as both teams were a little shaky in the scoreless first quarter.

I watched most of the 35 bowl games. Many were competitive and many had a lot of empty seats. About 32 of them were televised on the ESPN/ABC networks.

Ridiculous: Continue reading