The long wait is over
Now the real games begin
The NFL opens up tonight in Denver with the Bronco’s, this years and last years sexy pick taking on the not so sexy defending SB Champions Baltimore Ravens.
Flacco vs Peyton…got to go with the crusty old veteran and his corp of very talented receivers.
The Broncos picked up some extra incentive with SB Joe’s picture being displayed around the Mile High City.
My first prediction of the new season: Broncos 27 Ravens 24
a few stats of note:
Manning 2 TD’s and 285 yards passing
Flacco 1 TD, 1 pick 240 yards passing
Rice 1TD one fumble
NFL predictions with ole Shorty
using the vast resources allotted him by his underworld connections
he now reveals the rest of the NFL opening weekend
Bengals 28 Bears 20
Patriots 31 Bills 17
Falcons 37 Saints 34 OT
Steelers 21 Titans 10
Lions 31 Vikings 21
Colts 24 Raiders 9
Browns 23 Dolphins 17
Panthers 23 Seahawks 21
Chiefs 21 Jaguars 7
Bucs 17 Jets 9
49 ers 31 Packers 27
Rams 38 Cardinals 21
Cowboys 30 Giants 21
Redskins 27 Eagles 17
Texans 21 Chargers 6
Now the other real games…
The Yougab fantasy league starts tonight as well and in my first match up I’m taking on Qwazier and her Steel City Rollers…or is that the Dawgs…sorry Qwa
I’m not trash talking, I need to be careful I’m the newbie here in the league.
I’ll save my trash talking for the harrymensleague that includes my sons, some friends and my daughter in law
just watch out for my Ramblers
One last footnote on the Tebow Era in New England:
The cut down last weekend to 53 players showed the end of QB Tim Tebow as #5 in your Patriots program, shirts are not redeemable at the pro shop.
Another guy we love is leaving town as well…
Mayor mumbles isn't too popular in Detroit these days, The Mayor and people of Detroit took exception to Mumbles "I'd blow it up and start over"
comment last week. Menino said after he's sorry if he offended anyone with his comment, what he ment was that they should find out what the problems are and start from the bottom up to fix them'
the actual transcript looked like this:
Menino speaking " I ahhh I wanna poligise tah the mahair ah Deroui fah sain I woulda blowed up the cee and started ovah. It's a fine cee and a good spahts town what with the Lions the Tigahas and the Beahs and the Redbirds they ahh rite behind us in Bashan with winnin. Ya gotta love Deroui"
Mumbles Menino hardly had a chance to butcher Timmy’s name, what a shame.
but wait...Mumbles does have new
TE Jack Rumsfeld and
Denver WR Wes Wekler’s replacement, Donny Magdolia to work with,
not to mention Brady’s strong protection on the left side,
old stand bys Logan Airport and Nate Sailor.
And I’m sure the Mayor will take a shot at the Defense
With big DT Vic Woolworth, LB Rodney Mayo and CB Alex Talib leading the way to another victory prade in the famous Duckboats on the Chals rivah and on the streets in the cec of Bahsan.
The Truth is, we are gonna miss the Mayor, he's been mayor of Boston for 3 Patriot Super Bowls wins, 2 Red Sox World Championships, a Celtics NBA Championship and a Bruins Stanley Cup. Thanks Mayor.
MLB, brief update,
Boston leads Tampa by 5.5 and 8 over the Yankees and Baltimore
Detroit leads Cleveland by 8
Texas and Oakland tied.
Wildcard leaders are Texas or Oakland and Tampa
Atlanta by 15 over Wash
Pittsburgh by 2 over St louis and 3.5 over Cincinnati
LA by 12 over Arizona
Wildcard leaders are St Louis and Cincy
My closing words today are from the late Martin Luther King Jr.
( from his last sermon (Atlanta, February 1968),
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, "If I can help somebody as I pass along. If I can cheer somebody with a well sung song, if I can show somebody he's traveling wrong, then my living will not be in vain. If I can do my duty as a Christian ought. If I can bring salvation to a world once wrought. If I can spread the message as the master taught, then my living will not be in vain."
His living was surely not in vain.
have a great day and enjoy the Football weekend
don’t forget to check out Lanz right next door…I think his vacation is over…