Just Football…

As sports fans we’ve all heard, “That’s why they play the game” several times. This past weekend the NFL made that expression true once again – the Chiefs beat the undefeated Packers and the winless Colts won a game.

If you are stopping by for the first time, “Just Football” is the Tuesday column where I take a look at some of the games ranging from the NFL all the way down to High School – and offer some commentary – and I also look ahead at upcoming games!

This week I take a look at an impressive team win, a note to some fans, games to watch, a monkey and a dog, bowl games, a holy cow stat in Division III football, and much more! Continue reading

Just Football…

Terrible!  I ended up 9-7 in my football contest last weekend – now I know I can’t make a living at picking the games – if I tried my table would be bare and the wine closet would be empty.

For the non-football fans out there you need to be advised that we are getting ready to enter the big month of football – playoff games, championships, bowl games and in about a month the NFL playoffs start!

So just be advised that we – the football fans of the world – will disappear and show up sometime in mid-January.  OK, we will hang out with the family on Christmas…

Today I take a look at the NFL, the BCS, bowling, the FCS, the NAIA and a man called Joe.  So read on…

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Just Football…

Going just 9-7 in last week’s NFL Pick the winners contest will not feed the family.  My wife reminded me that she was kind of counting on me winning a pizza party this season, so the pressure is on!  Now my mission is to study more – which means watching more football…

This week’s “Just Football” column deals with honors in the NFL, impressive and unimpressive performances, injuries, the BCS, games to watch, Penn State, the Griz at the Cats and my analysis, NAIA playoffs, high school football championships, and a note about the scheduling!

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