I think we’re all suckers for the pitchman; I know I can be, and last night was a fine example of what I’m referencing. Instead of looking at what the boys in Vegas were saying (Dallas -3), I had to use a long-tom on the out come, because we were talking about Dallas. Dallas, the team that has the new stadium, where the Super Bowl will be played. Dallas, the team that has all that talent. Dallas, the team that has those powder blue uniforms and the helmet with the star.
Yep, I bought into they’re a top 3 or 4 team in the NFL. They may become that, but right now, as a lot of races go, everybody is bunched in the pack. And, it should be pointed out Washington is right there with them, along with the Giants, and even the Eagles.
Dallas has problems with their offensive line right now; can they patch it before they fall flat? Washington has problems with their offense period; where are the playmakers? The Giants have problems with consistency; will it be another year like last year for them? And, lastly the Eagles have numerous problems, the most salient being; what are they going to do about their quarterback.
So I’m going to do as Ulysses did in the Illiad, in dealing with the Sirens. l’m either going to seal my ears with wax, or have my crew lash me to the mast, so that my ship of predictions won’t be driven into the the rocks. By the way, who makes the preferred wax and bindings? Hmm, I’m looking over this advertisement and it says............