The NFL is looking to make its global following much bigger than it already is, but they’ve got to have some things straightened out before people will accept it. That includes having some incredibly strange happenings going on around the different teams.
The Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions have hosted games on Thanksgiving Day for decades. Football has been played on this holiday for so many years, it is inextricably intertwined with all things Thanksgiving.
The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
The NFL is full of ups and downs, and it is sometimes quite amazing how quickly a player can go from one to the other. It’s a league where tomorrow is never promised and you’re not in the driver’s seat just because you played professional football.
Fans in New York never want to abandon thoughts of the postseason this early into any season. As frustrated as they may be, the hope of a postseason run remains in the minds of the fans of both New York NFL teams.
Things are starting to get a little hotter in the NFL as the midway point of the season arrives. Drew Brees and the Saints are marching along as one of the best teams in the NFC. Calvin Johnson absolutely dominated the Dallas Cowboys while Dez Bryant blew up at his own teammates.
The vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn’t one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.
The Cleveland Browns may finally realize that it is time to cut ties as Brandon Weeden is not the answer. Brandon Meriweather appealed to the masses and semi-won. The Dallas Cowboys may end up traveling to London to take on the hapless Jacksonville Jaguars. You never really know what will happen in the NFL day to day.
Terrell Owens has finally found a sport where he doesn’t have to worry about getting the ball. T.O. wants to be a professional bowler.
Injuries can really hurt a team, and the later they come in the season, the worse they are. The Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints both got some big scares on Sunday, but one team is looking to fare better than the other. In Denver, a leader is returning but he has to win back the respect of his teammates.