Re: Thoughts from last night's game
- Let the Coors Light guys watch Arena League games. You know, 63-48.
Sorta like a college basketball score.
These are guys who go to work the day after the SB and talk about what
commercials they liked!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Joseph Theban <jtheban@y...> wrote:
> Hey Rob Bosch - you don't have to get off of the soapbox. But,
given that you made room, I'll climb up onto it: I'm sick of the NFL
being dumbed down to appeal to the stupid, shallow fan (yes, you see
him - right there in that Coors Light commercial - you know the one: I
love football on TV, blah blah blah - and twins.). Are my fellow
American males really that mindless? Don't get me wrong - I love
beautiful women, but I'm no Beevis/Butthead.
> What's great about a defensive struggle is that every point - even
every 1st down - is important. I hope Tagliabue doesn't turn the NFL
into a football version of a "softball kegger".
> frankdanabrewster <frank.dana@c...> wrote:
> I agree with your soap box rant. I love a good 10-6 game, as long as
> it's due to good defense, and not 4 fumbles and 5 INTs.
> --- In email@example.com, <rob.bosch@r...> wrote:
> > In regards to the call on Klecko for unneccesary roughness,
> > I didn't really have a problem with that. Klecko has to know
> > better. What I did have a problem with though, is later when
> > Delhomme scrambled for a first down...and then kind of went
> > down on his own...and then got back up and gained more
> > yardage. The refs gave him the additional yardage. I thought
> > that this was ridiculous (and so did BB judging by his
> > reaction on the sideline). Yes, Delhomme didn't do the
> > classic slide that QB's usually do stop the play. But, he
> > did basically go down on his own...it was kind of a tumble
> > but he did go down. The play should have been dead there. I
> > am all for protecting QB's, but enough is enough. You can't
> > protect them, but at the same time allow them to go down and
> > then get back up and pick up more yardage. I can't blame the
> > Pat's defense for thinking he was down on that one.
> > In the end, the NFL is doing everything it can do to help
> > the offense. Do they understand that people that love
> > football also enjoy great defense? Do they have to cater to
> > the people with ADD or ADHD or whatever...that can only
> > enjoy a game when points are being scored at a dizzying
> > pace? Isn't that what the WWF is for?
> > -Rob (OK I'll get off my soapbox now)
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