I’ve always rooted for Cam Newton, except when he played against the Falcons. I have never ever rooted against Peyton Manning, going back to his days at Tennessee. However, Super Bowl 50 has taken on a feel that has nothing to do with football. It speaks more to what a crappy place we are as a country.
I’ve been saying how consistently wrong Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff has been for years. This week came yet another example of why most of us have abandoned hope of the team getting better anytime soon.
Blair Walsh won’t be the last to miss a huge kick. These things happen. So because they do to everybody who plays sports, try this: Give them a break.
The Founding Fathers would have long since flipped their powdered wigs were they still around and watching this band of armed, clearly overcompensating, bird sanctuary squatters play army up in Middle of Nowhere, Oregon.
What else have I forgotten to teach him? That’s all I could think about as my middle son stood next to me tying his necktie without assistance for the first time. … That’s when it really hit me: I have to be more purposeful before grief and regret show up.
You know all all about it by now when Odell Beckham Jr. lost his mind against Josh Norman. With the Giants hanging on to the slightest of playoff berth chances, OBJ’s sitting out a game will hurt for sure — and he should learn from it.