The NFL and 9/11 – forever linked for me

The Denver Broncos’ wide receiver Ed McCaffrey had a season ending broken leg in the first game of the season against New York Giants. I remember it like it was yesterday…because it happened on September 10, 2001. I watched the game and was worried about what that injury meant for one of the greatest wideouts…

Oh My Eye! Oops?

“I didn’t mean to do it.” Really Aqib? Really? When you stuck two fingers into Dwayne Allen’s face mask, what exactly did you “mean” to do if you didn’t “mean” to poke him in the eye? Three year old move. Regardless, whether or not the intent was to poke him in the eye, Talib put…

What’s wrong with…?

It’s been amazing to me how many times I’ve heard the phrase “What’s wrong with” in the last few weeks followed by a diatribe about the perceived downfall of an athlete or a team. The University of Texas was one of the first. They were not winning games, not playing well, and had some dissent…