The First Week Of NFL Can Mean The Last Week Of Everything Else

September 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Week 1 of the NFL season has become one of the greatest weeks in sports. If you aske me, it's almost as great as the first weekend of March Madness. But while March Madness gives birth to last second heroes and David-beats-Goliath subplots, Week 1 of the NFL Season symbolizes death. Death of baseball, death of relationships, and ultimately, the death of getting anything accomplished.
Baseball Is Going, Going, Gone
As a Mets fan, I'm usually done worrying about the day-to-day  standings in the National League East by September, but I still watch the games. Once the first NFL week springs upon me, I basically forget that baseball even exists.
Unlike baseball, the NFL seems fresh every week, and even if the team I root for stinks, winning a game against any other team gives bragging rights. In baseball, they play 162 games, so when a first-place-team loses to a bad team, it quickly becomes old news. In the NFL, a bad loss ...

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