Monday, September 11, 2006

Tough Season?

My team was a huge disappointment this weekend. I should have know, that after a sparkling preseason, that they would come out throwing ducks. New England fans will surely cry, "See what I told you about Bledsoe?"

But I'm not ready to throw in the towel just yet. It was a heartache to watch Bledsoe throw three interceptions, huge gains and even a touchdown negated by penalties--but this game was lost because we made mistakes. Not because we don't have the talent.

I thought we would ease TO into the offense. No way. He was incredible. What a difference a star receiver makes to an offense. He had the entire Jacksonville defense on red alert in the first quarter, and continued to burn them throughout, snagging a touchdown towards the end to put it within seven. The man is worth the money. Say what you want about what TO did in other cities, but so far, he has been polite and a team player.

But Drew. Apparently his back froze up after the first amazing quarter, when we went up ten zip with frightening quickness. After that he delivered the ball to defenders three times, and when he completed passes it was more a credit to the receiver. I'm not ready to push him in front of a bus. Not even close. But please, don't have any more games like this one. Next time when your back freezes up, tell the coaches and let Romo finish the game. You're the starter, and the better of the two. But yesterday…

How did your team do? Patriots pulled one out of their butts. But that's what they do consistently. The Packers got spanked like step children by Chicago. Tampa Bay got skunked as well. Houston got beat by Dallas' nemesis, the resurging Eagles. It could be a tough season.

11 comments:

Flood said...

Notre Dame won! (We're college ball fans. Run the option, yo.)

Jaye Wells said...

I have no team. Like a lone wolf, I cheer for no one. Can wolves clap? Something to think about. Sorry, not enough coffee and too many football stats for a Monday morning.

Kathleen said...

Bloody hell, I hate football season. Here's a shocker - the Lions lost.

fringes said...

Donovan McNabb beat the Texans. And that Donté Stallworth. Argh. We have a Romo, too, and his name is Sage Rosenfels. I'd like to see him play before we end up with another losing season. Thanks for the venting space.

Jada's Gigi said...

You're not gonna like my teams...Eagles and Jags...so you know how they did...:)

Beth said...

I cannot believe you didn't mention the Manning brother match-up, especially since Manning's the best QB in the league, but hey, that's all right. Thankfully you didn't because hubby was sick so we had to Tivo the game until tonight and I have been vigilant about not seeing the final score.

Beth said...

Peyton Manning that is, but I'm sure Ely will catch up. Oh, if you didn't know, I adore the Colts even though I'm a NY girl.

Ultra Toast Mosha God said...

Man, I love the NFL.

But it is screened at horrific hours in this country.

I was a Kansas City Chiefs fan back in the day, but that day is long passed.

I got into it after playing 'John Madden's Football' on the Megadrive. The depth of play intrigued me no end.

I watched the Superbowl the year before last, but I didn't see last years.

EA Monroe said...

On the college level, the OU Sooners won against Washington(lots of breath holding though). After watching Ohio State trounce Texas, Sooners fans are going "yea!" we might just beat Texas this year!

Panthers lost though. ;-(

Moni said...

Sorry your team didn't do well. Maybe next year. :)

Bailey Stewart said...

Fortunately for us - except for the Eagles - everyone in our division lost. So nice of them to help us. *gg*