This guy was so elated with Seattle's win that he ran onto the field, pulled his pants down, and chugged a bottle of unknown liquid while CenturyLink Field drank in his legs. Go Seahawks.
Welcome to the last open thread before the Super Bowl. I hope you've enjoyed yourselves and continue to do so down below.
The Chicago Tribune does its best to intimidate Packer receivers. (Click image for largeness) (H/T Joe Z.)[Chicago Tribune]
An anonymous reader sent us this very interesting photo of Adrian Peterson eating what appears to be a very slippery lunch of seafood and chips....just hours before he dropped the football three times in Sunday's NFC Championship game.
Supposedly there are more fellows playing in this game, going by the names of Bush, Peterson, Brees and others. That's not what I hear. All I hear is Favre Favre Favre.
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Can't say that this isn't a massive disappointment for both Donovan McNabb and my skin, but the scrappy Arizona Cardinals did what the scrappy Arizona Cardinals do, I guess. So did the Eagles, unfortunately.
Will it be the desert dwellers or the East coast fellers? Which nine-win team reigns supreme? This and much more Iron Chef-style prose to follow in the live blog, aprez le jump.
The Sports Fella, who's established himself as playoff Eddie Mush after going 0-4 last week with his predictions, takes the Cardinals and the points over the Eagles this weekend. Good omen. [Sports Fella]
Yes, I know 95% of the football-watching population is disappointed that two 9-win teams are meeting in the NFC Championship game. Two of us are happy.
Remember that short story from high school English about the hanging soldier who miraculously escapes death? And just as he's seemingly finally escaped back to the waiting arms of his wife, he's cruelly thrust back into the grim reality of the tightening noose? The narrow escape was only a dream. I still feel like I…
Elisha has been solid, but he hasn't done quite enough to put his team in a good position. Favre is doing Favre-like things and Mike McCarthy still refuses to run the ball. One correction from the first half, it appears that Brady Poppinga has three tackles (not the six I estimated). I guess I'm just used to hearing…
Sorry for the delayed start, but we're underway in Green Bay, Wisconsin, which I'm told is positively lovely this time of year. The Packers are starting with the ball and Favre comes out in a succession of naked bootlegs. Perhaps this morning's episode of the Mayne Event was actually trying to tell us something.…