Posted by Darth Venomous @ 6:00
Figures I’d go out on a clunker of a clusterfuck like that.
But then again, sportz fanz…that’s what Executive Fiat is for.
Cincinnati 10, at Indianapolis 26
Pittsburgh 17, at Baltimore 30
Detroit 20, at Dallas 24
at Arizona 16, Carolina 27
#19 Auburn 31, #18 Wisconsin 34 (OT) (Outback Bowl)
#14 UCLA 40, #11 Kansas State 35 (Alamo Bowl)
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 11:55
As we start the 2nd half of the back-to-back Perfect Football Weekend, we once again enlist the services of the He Ain’t All That & A Bag O’ Chips Department, which brings us yet more lamenting about the Washington REDSKINS, YOU FUCKING LIBERALS!!! slide into oblivion:
For the sixth time in the past seven seasons, the Washington Redskins will finish last in the NFC East division. With four wins against 11 losses, the team has little at stake in Sunday’s season finale against the playoff-bound Dallas Cowboys.
But unlike last season, when a poisoned relationship between then-Coach Mike Shanahan and quarterback Robert Griffin III undermined the Redskins, no single relationship or failing explained Washington’s futility on the field in 2014. Instead, a series of shortcomings proved insurmountable: injuries, instability at quarterback, poor discipline among players, ill-advised play calls and friction in the locker room, to name a few.
Such hurdles are routinely overcome by better NFL teams, but they proved too much in Washington, where losing has become ingrained in the environment of a once proud franchise.
You are encouraged, as our old frenemy Straight Up With Sherri used to say, to go read the rest.
For my part – how many times have I told anyone who would listen that The Second Coming Of The World’s Greatest Ever Quarterback Ever In The History Of Ever, Ever!!!!!, aka ARRRRRRRRRRR GEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE THREEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!, that he wasn’t the greatest thing since sliced bread? That the only reason he is where he is right now is because of one game against an inexperienced TCU secondary playing its first game together? And that one of those touchdowns was an illegal double forward pass? And how, had Ross Evans been able to kick his way out of a paper sack, that Griffin would not have won the Heisman?
Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?
I’d give this a WITY – but I’ve already given it one, so what’s the point?
Let’s get on with it. With the end of TCU’s season, there’s one Core Team left – the Cincinnati Bengals – and their run will end Sunday in Indianapolis as they begin/end the playoffs against the Colts.
For the wildcard games, we’ll take the Arizona Cardinals to win in Carolina, Pittsburgh to end Baltimore’s year at Heinz Field, and Detroit (specifically, Megatron) to be too much for Dallas’ secondary.
For colleges, I like #19 Auburn over #18 Bucky in the Outback Bowl (I imagine the Tigers watched that Ohio State film) and #14 UCLA to edge #11 K-State in the Alamo Bowl (the Wildcats have problems with quality quarterbacks).
We’ll have the final recap & benediction Monday or so, as this is (in all probability) the last ever episode of the Perfect Football Weekend. Be here!
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 10:37
Memo to the College Playoff Committee:
Did you see what we did to the team that beat your precious Crimson Tide yesterday?
What do you think we would have done to Saban’s boys…hmmmmm?
#6 TCU 42, #9 Ole Miss 3 (Peach Bowl)
Cincinnati 17, at Pittsburgh 27
West Virginia 37, Texas A&M 45 (Liberty Bowl)
#17 Clemson 40, Oklahoma 6 (Russell Athletic Bowl)
#13 Georgia 37, #21 Louisvile 14 (Belk Bowl)
#7 Mississippi State 34, #12 Georgia Tech 49 (Orange Bowl)
#24 Southern Cal 45, Nebraska 42 (Holiday Bowl)
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 10:39
Okay, Denizens, so I’m a little late with this week’s Perfect Football Weekend, mkay?
Bite Sue me. It’s not like I really had a lot of games to work with, y’know? (Although I prob’ly would have picked #22 USC to go over the Pelini-less Nebraska Cornhuskers, so we’ll go ahead and count that.)
We open up this week to find…that the consensus in Cleveland seems to be that the Browns are still looking for their franchise quarterback:
With coach Mike Pettine admitting this week that the Browns will have doubts about Johnny Manziel even if he hits “it out of the park” in the final two games and “a ton of doubts” if he doesn’t play well, the Browns will explore all of their options at quarterback, including trading up into the top five to draft Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota.
Browns general manager Ray Farmer has repeatedly said that he’ll always explore every option at all positions — and Mariota is one glaring and tempting possibility for the Browns this offseason. The Browns have scouted him this season and will continue to do so.
This from the gang that drafted Johnny Football.
And then we wonder why some franchises never seem to get it.
Okay, let’s go. Cincinnati gets the wild card tonight, as they’re in Pittsburgh to play the Steelers for the AFC Central title…anyone who honestly thinks they’re gonna beat the Steelers in Pittsburgh…?
Yeah, thought so.
Wednesday, it’s Gary Patterson and his
top-ranked sixth-ranked TCU Horned Frogs in the Georgia Dome to play the Peach Bowl versus Ole Miss. The Rebels should be respected – for one, they haven’t bowed (much) to political correctness, and still call themselves the Rebels. Secondly, they’re the only team this year to have beaten Alabama. That in itself raises an eyebrow or two.
Vegas right now has the Frogs as a 3½-point favorite. Means I won’t have any fingernails left by game’s end. Pisses me off, ’cause I have to work that day.
For the wildcards, we’ll take West Virginia in the Liberty Bowl over the Jekyll-and-Hyde Texas A&M Aggies (both teams will play backup quarterbacks; I’m betting WV’s are better than A&M’s), Dabo Sweeney’s 17th-ranked Clemson Tigers over the Oklahoma Sooners in the Russell Athletic Bowl (Bob Stoops’ season comes to a merciful end), 13th-ranked Georgia to feast on Louisville Cardinal in the Belk Bowl, and a tip o’ the hat to the Vicar, as #7 Mississippi State runs over Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl.
We’ll come back New Year’s Day with a recap, assuming the hangover isn’t too bad, and start another PFW right after that. GO FROGS!!!!
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 23:59
Nice going, Mr. Dalton.
at Cincinnati 38, Denver 27
Nevada 3, Lousiana-Lafayette 16 (New Orleans Bowl)
Utah State 21, UT El Paso 6 (New Mexico Bowl)
Utah 45, Colorado State 10 (Las Vegas Bowl)
Air Force 38, Western Michigan 24 (Famous Idaho Potato Bowl)
BYU 48, Memphis 55
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 8:56
Well, Denizens, it’s bowl season, and that means that as a lead-in for this week’s Perfect Football Weekend™ – I got nothin’.
About the only thing really going on in football right now is that…well, here’s the backstory. Back in May, there was a lawsuit filed in federal court against the NFL that claimed that…
the league illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers that numbed their injuries for games and led to medical complications down the road.
The lawsuit alleges that the league obtained and administered the drugs without prescriptions and without warning players of their potential side effects, to speed the return of injured players to the field and maximize profits. Players claim that they were never told about broken legs and ankles and instead were fed pills to mask the pain. One says that instead of surgery, he was given anti-inflammatories and skipped practices so he could play in money-making games. And others say that after years of free pills from the NFL, they retired from the league addicted to the painkillers.
Well, I can’t find the link on it, but I was listening to the Ben Ferguson Show on WBAP yesterday on the way to work, and according to Fergie, a judge dismissed the suit.
Okay, let’s get to it. Bowl season starts…
VENOMOUS: Yes, Wizard?
MERLIN: The Core Teams…?
Well, there’s only one – Cincinnati hosts Denver Monday night, and Peyton’s gonna torch the Bengal secondary, and Andy’s probably not gonna look too good against John Fox’s defense; thus, so much for the PFW.
So for the wildcard games, we’re doing Nevada over Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl (always take the Mountain West team against any Sun Belt team), Utah State over UTEP in the New Mexico Bowl (ditto for the MWC over Conference USA), 22nd-ranked Utah over Colorado State in the
Lost Wages Las Vegas Bowl (the Utes always used to dominate the Rams in the MWC; no reason they shouldn’t continue to), Air Force to run roughshod over Western MIchigan in the Potato Bowl (Western Michigan? Really?) and BigamY U. to cream Memphis Monday night in the Miami Beach Bowl. (The Miami Beach Bowl??? Really???)
We’re back Tuesday or so with the recap. In the meantime…Vicar, have you ever thought about using football tie-ins in your sermons?
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 22:02
Lovely. Now they decide they can beat Phuckadelphia.
Cincinnati 30, at Cleveland 0
Navy 17, Army 10
at N. Dakota State 39, Coastal Carolina 32
at Phuckadelphia 27, Dallas 38
at NY Football Douchebags 24, Washington REDSKINS, YOU FUCKING LIBTARDS 13
at Seattle 17, San Transsexual 7
Denver 22, at San Diego 10
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 12:38
Denizens, as we begin this somewhat-lighter-schedule Perfect Football Weekend, I reflect on the problem associated with waiting too long to comment on an issue of the day: Everyone else has already beaten me to the punch and said everything I was going to say.
Here’s the deal: As you already know, TCU was shafted out of its rightful place in the first College Football National Championship Playoff by a half-assed, ball-less, dickless set of wonders known as the College Football Playoff Committee. (Notable on this august body (*cough*) is the presence of one Condeleeza Rice. (Yeah, that Condi Rice – W’s old Secretary of State. One pretty damn good reason not to trust it.))
This motley crew decided, in its infinite wisdom (*coughbullshitcough*), not only to drop TCU out of its playoff grouping in favor of Ohio State, but also to drop the Frogs to sixth, behind Baylor.
Now, from the committee’s point of view, I sorta-kinda see why they’d favor an Ohio State, especially after their 59-0 shellacking they gave Bucky. (Which rather goes to show that: 1) Bucky wasn’t that good to begin with – if you have Joel Stave as your starting QB, you can’t be very good, and 2) if your conference’s second-best team can’t score in a championship game, how strong is your conference, really?)
What pisses me off, however, is that after all the props I give them for ignoring the shitty officiating that cost TCU against Baylor, they drop TCU based on (their claim) “head-to-head” – then they say that they couldn’t make a determination on that until after the Cubtwats played K-State – trying to claim “body of work”, as it were.
Okay, so let me see if I have this straight: TCU is three spots ahead of Baylor prior to the Cubshits playing K-State. Baylor beat K-State by 11.
TCU beat K-State by 21.
And that earns the Frogs a ranking below the Cubturds? The same bunch of pussies that went the very next week and lost to the same West Virginia team that TCU beat? On the very same field where the Frogs beat them?
Dale Hansen, as much as I dislike the heterophobe, said it best here:
Five of the top six teams have a loss, and TCU has the only loss that matters in this final poll. That’s quite a system.
It is, for all intents & purposes, the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) all over again – just with two extra teams. And it left out – again – the one team that could have beaten the fuck out of all of them, including Florida State.
Fuck you, BCS II.
On with the football. Cincy’s the only Core Team playing this week, and they’ll be the first victim of the Johnny Football Era, as Manziel makes his first start at home against the Ben-gals. And the way Andy’s playing nowadays, Manziel will likely be the better quarterback on the field tomorrow.
The wildcards: North Dakota State hosting Coastal Carolina in the NCAA FCS Championship semifinals (the Bison are up 24-20 as I write this, and I like their 21-game home streak to continue); Army vs. Navy (the Black Knights may beat the Middies some day…but, as Gowron once said, “not today”. Besides, had it not been for my round gut & my flat feet, I’d have been a swabbie twenty years ago. GO NAVY!!!)…and in the NFL tomorrow, the Cowgirlz will once again get their asses kicked by the Phuckadelphia Beagles (Allas – no D – still has no secondary), the NY Football Douchebags hosting the WASHINGTON REDSKINS, DAMMIT!!!!!! (look for ARRRRR GEEEEEEE THREEEEEEE!!!!!! to start if Weenie-Boy McCoy can’t – not that it’ll matter), the San Transsexual FairyWhiners on the road against the Seattle Seahags (Russell Wilson’s bunch beginning to put it all back together), Denver on the road against the San Diego…Super-Char-gers (Manning torches the SD secondary again), and the General’s Houston Texans on the road againt the Indian-hapless Horseshoes (doesn’t matter who the Texans start – Luck’s better).
We’re back Monday or so for a short recap. In the meantime…a question for the Vicar: How many points do you want from TCU?
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 8:22
Basically just results & a couple of comments tonight, Denizens. I’ll tell you why at the end of the recap.
at #3 TCU 55, Iowa State 3
at Cincinnati 21, Pittsburgh 42
at #20 Oklahoma 35, Oklahoma State 38 (OT)
#13 Wisconsin 0, #5 Ohio State 52 (B1G championship game at Indianapolis, IN)
#1 Alabama 42, Missouri 13 (SEC championship game at Atlanta, GA)
at Connecticut 20, SMU
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 22:44
Denizens, this Cham-Peen-Ship Eee-Dish-Shun of the Perfect Football Weekend begins with the old adage, “If you have to tell someone how good you actually are…you actually aren’t”.
Exhibit #6…as in the sixth-ranked Baylor Cubbies…and their public-relations firm.
Baylor has hired Kevin Sullivan Communications, but the company’s founder and namesake says his company wasn’t hired to influence opinion.
“We were hired just to be an extra resource on the media relations front to help out (Baylor executive associate athletic director) Nick (Joos),” Kevin Sullivan told Fox Sports Southwest on Monday night. “He’s got a small staff and has a huge amount of activity going on right now.”
The university hired the firm last week.
Sullivan said Baylor had used the firm in the past and he’d had a long relationship with Joos. He also said any insinuation that the firm had been hired to influence the 12-person committee charged with selecting the four participants in the College Football Playoff was “inaccurate.”
“We’re just trying to set up some national interviews for (athletic director) Ian (McCaw),” Sullivan said. “It’s media relations, that’s all.”
So, essentially, the Dumb Fucks Down In Waco didn’t hire Sully’s group to influence public opinion, NoSirreeBob. No, they’re just going to help with media relations.
To help them influence public opinion.
The simple fact is this: The Playoff Selection Committee has seen the 61-58 travesty that took place in Waco a few weeks back – and the more they’ve thought about it, the more they have realized that there’s no fucking way in Hell that Baylor’s a better team than TCU – a position pretty strongly reinforced by that selfsame Cubbie squad getting torched by unranked West Virginia the next week.
Memo to Widdle Artie Bwiles and the rest of the Baylor pussies: Save the PR money next time – and just beat West Virginia. (Oh, and playing someone other than the Little Sisters of the Poor in non-conference wouldn’t hurt, either.)
Okay, here we go. It’s finally put-up-or-shut-up time for Gary Patterson and his third-ranked TCU Horned Frogs. They have Iowa State at home – and though the Cyclones aren’t going to be the pushover everyone’s expecting…how bad are they?
They got beat by Rock Chalk.
If TCU wants to be taken seriously this year, they not only have to beat Iowa State at home, but beat them convincingly. None of this “we only need to score one more point than them” bullshit this week, Coach P. We have to have a beating of Texas Tech proportions tomorrow (sorry, General). Pull what Baylor did last week against Tech, and both Baylor and Ohio State will jump you.
One of your team mottos is “Leave No Doubt”. Well, now’s the time.
Sunday, Andy Dalton & the Cincinnati Bengals will play host to Ben Roethelisberger (did I spell that right?) and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Pittsburgh…isn’t quite as good this year as in years past. They’re still 7-5, but they’ve looked postively horrible in those five losses. Still, it’s a technical toss-up (Bengals favored at home by three); it’ll depend on how well Cincy’s line protects Andy.
The wild-card games this week are as follows: Oklahoma State to play #20 Oklahoma in the annual Bedlam game (never mind where they go post-season – this is OU’s bowl game), 13th-ranked Wisconsin vs. #5 The Ohio State University in the B1G championship game (sorry, but OSU has no chance against Bucky with their third-string quarterback playing), top-ranked Alabama vs. 16th-ranked Mizzou in the SEC championship game (I’d love for Mizzou to win here, ’cause it might actually propel Baylor to the top four and finally get them to shut up – but Bama’s too strong) and SMU
T going up to play Connecticut (the Huskies were the Shitland Ponies’ first post-Death Penalty victim, and Kennycut’s never forgotten that; SMU T completes its winless season).
I’m back at work Monday, so I’ll get to the recap ASAP – hopefully Sunday. In the meantime, Vicar, care to pick the SEC winner…?
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 9:43
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 8:56
Denizes, as we start the Holiday Edition of the Perfect Football Weekend, it is time for yet another WITY. Someone else besides me has finally figured out that The Second Coming Of The World’s Greatest Quarterback Ever In The History Of Ever, Ever! – aka ARRRRRRRRRRRR GEEEEEEEEEEEEE THREEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!1!!!ONE!!~ – isn’t all that ‘n a bag o’ chips.
Only this time…it’s his head coach.
If Jay Gruden’s stinging words this week about quarterback Robert Griffin III have not resonated, team sources tell ESPN that the Washington Redskins coach is prepared to speak louder if the third-year quarterback does not perform more consistently Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.
That means Griffin could be yanked Sunday in favor of Colt McCoy, who is 2-0 as Griffin’s sub, or an evaluation will be made to make a move next week.
Gruden’s criticism has cited a breakdown in fundamentals, Griffin’s inability to overcome adversity and even that he has been “coddled.”
Through four games, Griffin has thrown for 763 yards, with 2 total touchdowns, 3 interceptions and a QBR of 34.2. The Redskins are 0-2 since he returned from a dislocated left ankle.
I have long told anyone who would listen that the only reason Robert Griffin III was in the position he’s in was because of one game – the 2011 season opener against TCU. He had a decent enough game against an untested, inexperienced secondary…and at that, one of those touchdown passes was an illegal double forward pass.
Add to that the fact that Ross Evans couldn’t kick his way out of a paper bag, and what should have been a 51-50 TCU win turned out to be a 50-48 Baylor victory, and the birth of a pseudo-legend.
Well, after an admittedly successful rookie year, the NFL has had a chance to figure out ARRRR GEEEE THREEEEEE!!!! That, plus an injury has resulted in Grifiin, who (believe it or not) actually has a statue out in front of Baylor’s new stadium, turning into another Andre Ware (great college QB, not so much in the pros). They’ve figured out that if you want to make Griffin mediocre, keep him in the pocket.
And, earlier this week, coach Gruden did, in fact, pull that trigger:
The quaterback for the future for the Washington Redskins might not be in the locker-room as they believed.
Robert Griffin III, the Heisman trophy winner and top draft pick for Washington has battled injuries and a constant rotation on coaches and offensive coordinators. His days might be numbered as of this week.
After getting back in the line-up after battling injuries, Griffin will be finding himself back on the bench again.
When the Skins play the Indianapolis Colts this Sunday, journeyman Colt McCoy will be the starting quarterback. McCoy has played well when asked to play this season in Griffins absence.
Well? What’d I Tell Ya?
Let’s get to the football. It’s Thanksgiving, so while we’re not chronicling the Dallas Cowgirlz this time around (even though they’re at home versus Filthydelphia), we are talking about Gary Patterson’s fifth-ranked TCU Horned Frogs as they’re in Austin against the
Texas Longhorns T-Sip Shortdicks. TU’s defense is improved from a few weeks ago, but Vegas still has the Frogs as a 6½-point road fave. May come down to Jaden Overkrom again, we’ll have to see.
Cincinnati’s pretty much got a gimme this week, as they travel to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay to play the Bucs. Andy, can you bring back one of those pirate wenches when you get back to Fort Worth?
MRS. VENOMOUS (with cast-iron skillet): HEY!!!!!!!
Arlington Heights is out of the playoffs, so we’re going to go with plan R – for Revenge. Wichita Falls Rider, which beat Heights last week, is up in the regional playoffs in Lubbock this week against Canyon Randall HS. GO RANDALL!!!!!
For the wildcards this week, we’re going with top-ranked Alabama hosting #15 Auburn (Bama’s has not forgotten that 109-yard failed-field-goal return from last year, and they’re out for revenge, as well), Nebraska at Iowa (the Huskers’ collapse continues as we observe what’re probably Pelini’s last days) and 18th-ranked Minnesota going to Camp Randall to get steamrolled by #14 Wisconsin (I’d love to see Minnehaha win here, as it helps TCU, but you’re not beating Bucky in Madison. Ain’t happening).
We’re back Monday with the recap. In the meantime…Vicar, how do you handicap the Egg Bowl (#19 Ole Miss vs. #4 Mississippi State)?
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 23:16
Well, it was a good run while it lasted.
Arlington Heights 23, Wichita Falls Rider 41
Cincinnati 22, at Houston 13
at #21 Oklahoma 44, Kansas 7
#25 Minnesota 28, at #23 Nebraska 24
#8 Ole Miss 0, at Arkansas 30
at Coastal Carolina 14, Liberty 15
Well, turnabout’s fair play, I s’pose. Turner Gill’s group lost in OT last year at home to Coastal Carolina, so it’s only fitting that they return the favor.
Gotta admit, Turner – I didn’t think you had it in you
I was pissed last week when LaDanian Tomlinson’s rushing record was broken.
That didn’t last long.
Samaje Perine obliterated Melvin Gordon’s 408-yard record by dashing for 427 yards & five touchdown in destroying Rock Chalk.
Andy threw his requisite pick-six (groan), but was decent enough otherwise – 24 of 35 for 372 and a score.
Well, there was a beatdown, all right. I just expected it to be the other way around, that’s all.
Looks like the Egg Bowl has lost just a touch of its luster.
It is said that Bo Pelini always finds a way to manage to lose four games. And that his seat is increasingly warm because of this.
Well, he’s on his way:
Jerry Kill’s building project at Minnesota has taken another huge step.
Down by double digits in the third quarter, and with star running back David Cobb on the sideline injured, the Gophers (No. 25 CFP) stunned Nebraska (No. 23 CFP, No. 21 AP) 28-24 on Saturday to keep alive their hopes in the Big Ten West.
“I’m not going to tell you that winning in Lincoln, Nebraska, doesn’t rank up there,” Kill said. “That’s not an easy thing to do.”
The Gophers trailed by 14 points at half and by 10 in the middle of the third quarter before Mitch Leidner led two long scoring drives that gave them the lead. Leidner’s 2-yard run put the Gophers ahead, and Briean Boddy-Calhoun made the defensive play of the game when he ripped the ball out of De’Mornay Pierson-El’s hands at the Minnesota 2-yard line with 1:19 left.
Minnesota (8-3, 5-2), assured of its best Big Ten record since 2003, can win the West and go to the conference championship game on Dec. 6 with a victory at Wisconsin next week. The Cornhuskers (8-3, 4-3), humiliated at Wisconsin a week ago, lost back-to-back conference games for the first time since 2009 and were eliminated from the West race.
On CornNation.com, they’re already calling for changes to be made. Pelini could be out by season’s end if this continues.
Rider figured out how to stop Heights: Don’t let them have the ball.
Heights only ran 16 first-half plays. They ran that many in the first quarter against Western Hills.
That sealed their doom. Rider raced to a 21-3 lead, then just played keep-up with Heights the rest of the game.
Should be a good Yellow Jacket team next year. For the first time since the Donnell Dickerson days, I’m highly encouraged.
This week: 2-4. Overall: 60-18-1.
The PFW returns Thursday for the Thanksgiving day edition. Belching will be heartily encouraged.
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 11:11
As we launch this pre-holiday edition of the Perfect Football Weekend, Denizens, I find myself having lost all respect for one Adrian Peterson of the Minne-haha ViQueens.
No, not because he drew a tiny dollop of blood when he spanked his son a little too hard with a switch. (As an aside…Steffi Dawn Stewart, I trust you’re not taking it easy on our son when it comes to discipline. I would hate to think he turned out…well, like you.)
No, I’ve lost respect for the man because he caved in to the NFL and promised “never to use a switch as discipline on any of his children again”.
“I won’t ever use a switch again,” Peterson told USA Today Sports in his first extensive public remarks since being indicted for reckless or negligent injury to a child. “There’s different situations where a child needs to be disciplined as far as timeout, taking their toys away, making them take a nap. There’s so many different ways to discipline your kids.”
Commissioner Roger Goodell, in a statement announcing Peterson’s suspension, was critical of the star running back, saying, “You have shown no meaningful remorse for your conduct.”
And what the ever-loving fuck do you know about “discipline”, Roger Goodfella? Hell – you thought it was okay to only suspend Ray Rice two fucking games!!!
As for you, Peterson – thanks for letting us know your kids are now gonna grow up to be just like the doucherifles over there in Ferguson, MO.
See, Denizens, this is what I rail about when I scream bloody murder about the pussification of America. Peterson’s kid probably had a spanking coming, but because a droplet of blood emanated from his butt-ocks (a little Forrest Gump lingo, there), the metrosexual pansy-assed dickless wonders that make up the Low-Information Lunatic Lickspittles of our society clutch their pearls, acquire Teh Vapors and decry what, fifty to sixty years ago, this society would have roundly cheered.
And then we wonder how we could have elected an illegal Kenyan bastard to the White House – twice – and then just sit, whine & kvetch when he goes and blatantly violates the Constitution instead of manning up, getting off our asses and going and doing something about it.
Let’s get on with the football. My Arlington Heights Yellow Jackets have a chance to do what no Fort Worth “hah skrewl” (a little Rush lingo, there) team has done in nearly 15 years: Win an area football playoff game.
They have Wichita Falls Rider tonight at 7:30 in Mineral Wells. Rider & Heights look to be pretty evenly matched – they beat White Settlement Brewer by more than did Heights, but didn’t beat Grapevine by as many as Heights did. They’re capable of putting up points, but they can also give them up, too. Should be a good game.
Sunday, Andy Dalton’s Cincinnati Bengals come to the Southern Command to take on Supreme General Rayegun’s Texans. If they can keep J.J. Watt out of the endzone (either offensively or defensively), they might have a shot. Vegas has the Texans as a two-point home favorite, which translates to a toss-up. I guess it’ll depend on whether Ryan FitzPatrick takes the field.
TCU is off this week, so we’ll have four wildcard games: Rock Chalk to go into Norman and give #21 Oklahoma a scare (and if Kansas does pull off the upset, they’ll be calling for Bob Stoops’ head before the night’s out), #25 UMinnesota to have a letdown game against #23 Nebraska (and believe me, I’d love for Jerry Kill’s bunch to go in and upset Bo Pelini’s kids, but I just don’t see it happening), eighth-ranked Ole Miss to give Ar-kansas a shellacking in Fayetteville (I will never pick the Hogs for anything, ever), and Liberty U. to get their asses whipped at Coastal Carolina. (Sorry, Turner – I was gonna pick you…but then I saw whom you were playing, and you couldn’t beat ‘em at home last year, so…(shrug))
We’re back Monday for the recap. (And it will be Monday, too – tune into this channel tomorrow to learn why. (Hint: This is as close to a countdown as you guys are gonna get this year. One.))
Posted by Darth Venomous @ 21:41
Welp…there go the playoffs.
Arlington Heights 70, Burleson Centennial 28 (Bi-District)
#4 TCU 34, at Kansas 30
Cincinnati 27, New Orleans 10
Oklahoma 42, at Texas Tech 30
at #20 Wisconsin 59, #16 Nebraska 24
at #5 Alabama 25, #1 Mississippi State 20