It’s Not All Hate: New Orleans Saints

July 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As fans of the NFL, we know what it is to feel a burning ire for another person simply because their team of choice does not match our own.
When a dyed-in-the-wool fan of one team encounters an opposing team's supporters, love for their own overcomes common sense and produces emotions of extreme intensity. It's part of what makes this game so amazing, and keeps us coming back year after year.
I am the kind of fan that would rather die than wave the flag of another team. I love the Dolphins more than a person should love anything—to the point where I must admit my own personal happiness is inescapably fused to, and wholly dependent upon, the team's success.
I do, however, realize that without the teams that threaten to take away my happiness by defeating the Fins on the field of battle, there would be no Miami Dolphins—there would be no love.
That is precisely why I have decided to write this series, "It's Not All Hate." It is to remind everyone that it i...

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