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Posted on: January 15, 2011 10:28 pm
 

Tony Gonzales

I am not here to read the last rites. I think Tony has at least two years left in him. His numbers are not what they once where but he is still after 14 years and Hall of Fame numbers one of the best in the game at the Hybrid WR/TE position. It is just unfortunate that the Falcons could not match the Packers intensity tonight.
I love Tony Gonzales, he is a professional through and through and deserves to play in a Superbowl. Not all Hall of Famer's play in Superbowls or win one but this guy is just such a great role model and outstanding football player that you hate to see him go out and join some network studio show without ever having a legitimate shot to hoist the trophy.

I feel for you bro'!!

I have never bought a player's jersey in my life but I think I will be purchasing a Tony Gonzales Chiefs Jersey this year because it just seems right!!!!
Category: NFL
Tags: Chiefs, NFL, Playoffs
 
Posted on: January 8, 2011 6:56 pm
 

Seattle Seahawks

Why I am rooting for the Seahawks.
They used to be in the AFC West and I am 41 years old and from Kansas City and remember the Zorn/Largent years! Go Seahawks with your 7-9 record, soon to be 8-9 after you beat the defending world champs the AINTS! Oh I meant the Saints!
Matt Hasselback is a pro-bowler and is showing it now.
Marshawn Lynch is a big time back in this league and is showing it now.
The crowd and the Seahawks special teams is the best in the league and is showing it now.
Do I need to say more? NO!
Seahawks are moving on!
Category: NFL
Posted on: March 14, 2010 5:03 pm
 

What happens after March Madness?

This may be the best time of year if you are a follower of the two most popular sports in the US. That is, the NFL and NCAA Division I Basketball. I say NFL still now in March because of the best programming in the history of TV; NFL NETWORK. I watch it all, the combine, path to the draft, AFL History (Full Color Football)...all of it. And now we will have the NFL Draft in primetime where it belongs.

And the madness...need I say more? NO! After the selection committee tonight I look forward to studying and making the picks and then the agony of waiting till Thursday for the first flurry of games.
What happens after April 5th? Well hopefully for me my JAYHAWKS will be on their way back to Lawrence, KS with yet another title in two years and I can start looking forward to the next stellar recruits that will keep KU on top for many years.

Then we have the NFL draft. Great class of new players coming out, with QB's in Bradford, McCoy, Tebow, Clausen, Pike, the kid from West Virginia (who I think will be a steal in the later rounds) and then the DT's and absolute best crop of RB's in a long time. There will be much to talk about and debate on these pages.
Then we have what??? Baseball. I can't bear to think about it sometimes. I follow baseball only because ESPN pretty much makes you follow it and then it is all about the NY v BOS rivalry. Baseball is ridiculous and they can blame ESPN for the non-stop Yankees and Red Sox worship. All that supposed journalistic talent and money at ESPN and all they can manage year in and year out is to cover two teams. Oh, well.

I for one will be playing a lot of golf this spring and summer while I wait on Football to come back.

As for the NBA; I may watch some of the NBA, just to see how Kevin Durant is able to do in the playoffs because I think he is by far the most promising young player in the game and will likely win title(s). Kobe is actually on the downside of his career. Am I crazy? Maybe but my man has been playing hard since he was eighteen and the wear and tear will get to him eventually. Durant has so much upside it is crazy to think about and as much as I like LeBron James, for some reason I just don't see him winning multiple rings. I think the rest of the league is really good and there are some good, actually fantastically talented players on teams like the Grizzlies, Nuggets, Hawks and Thunder that are going to make it very difficult for LeBron to just dominate the way Jordan did in the nineties. And don't sleep on the Spurs they just keep chugging along and Manu, Timmy D and Parker still have some years left in the tank.

Summed up April to August is ho-hum with minor flare ups of good stuff to watch. But I am readying myself for 4 month hiatus (so to speak) while we await the next NFL and College Football season.

Have fun with the Brackets ladies and gentlemen!!
 
 
 
 
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