ESPN combed its message boards this morning to find its wittiest, boldest, most enlightening comment, and chose this one above all others ...

• "I think the Pats still only have a 50 percent chance of winning it all." — Casey Ballard

Previous ESPN Featured Comment of the Day, plus a Deadspin Featured Response or two ...

• "Jacksonville is playing great ball, and the Packers looked like the Dolphins, almost." — mymaro

• Germany is fighting hard, and the Austrians are resembling the Ottoman's, almost. — Lord Kitchener. — Smedindy