In our ‘fallow period’ you missed a bunch of great Tierney. Go here to catch up.
High Noon At The Superdome.
Or Battle Of The Gunslingers.
Or any other ESPN-like sobriquet. I feel like Colin Cowherd right now (and kudos to him for having a media career with a name like that. The only people cool enough to get away with a name like Colin are drunken Irishmen and Barbasian cricketers).
There are two games this weekend, but while both have points to recommend them, its the NFC Championship game between the Vikings and the Saints that has story lines that transcend the NFL.
40 year old Brett Favre vs reborn gunslinger 30 year old Drew Brees.
Running backs Adrian Peterson and Reggie Bush both trying to live up to frustratingly unrealised potential.
A team that mortgaged its soul for a shot at the SuperBowl(see BrettFavre/Vikings above) vs a team that have NEVER been there. Continue reading