2009 NFL Season: Week 17

January 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This week, instead of going through all the games I watched, I am just going to make observations and mention the games along the way.
This really has been one of the strangest seasons. I think mostly because there were are so many mediocre teams vying for playoff spots at the end of the season, and the teams I thought were elite, like the Vikings and Saints, clearly faltered.
But before I go into that, let’s move to the most important topic to me.

The New England Patriots

Week 17 could not have been much more disastrous for the Patriots. Wes Welker went down with a torn ACL and MCL in the first quarter. If you had to name the Most Valuable Player on the team this year, you would not say Tom Brady, you would not say Randy Moss, and would you not say Vince Wilfork, or Jerrod Mayo. You would say Welker.
Any true football fan has to respect and admire what Welker brings to the team in the slot position, and what he brings off the field. He’s a sma...

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