"Come on, we're not gonna have a lockout! I mean.. what would we do with all of these balls?!"
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a letter to fans of the NFL on Monday, stating that the league and players union “can and will reach an agreement.” This is the full text of the letter, which can also be found on NFL.com.
With one of the most exciting regular seasons now completed and the playoffs about to begin, let me first thank you and all NFL fans for your incredible support. Many fans have been asking me where we stand on signing a new collective bargaining agreement with the player’s union. Let me update you and be clear at the outset:
I know we can and will reach an agreement. View full article »
"Please...stop... hitting me."
The Eagles play the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, the team that many say no one wanted to play.
Fair enough. The Packers are 5th in overall passing, 5th in passing defense, and 5th in overall defense. That’s a lot of “5ths”. Let’s stick with the number five (No Donovan McNabb mentions here, I promise) and have a quick chat about what the Eagles cannot let happen when they host the Pack at the Linc late Sunday afternoon. View full article »
"Not five wins! Not six wins! Seven, baby! We're in! WOO-HOO!"
Yes, conceptually it is a shame that not one, but two 10-win teams were kept out of the playoffs in the NFC. That doesn’t happen very often. It’s even worse when a 7-9 team does enter the postseason because they were tied for the best record in their division.
They didn’t have the best record outright, they were tied…
Icing on the cake? Sure! The Seattle Seahawks were outscored by 97 points in the regular season and were 2-7 in their last nine games going into last night’s regular season finale.
Yeah, I know… but here’s why you can’t complain. View full article »