Three Things We Learned From Wild Card Weekend

January 10, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a diehard football fan, I always have mixed feelings at the start of the playoffs. Nothing beats the thrill of elimination games and the epic performances that tend to accompany playoff games, but the fact that there's only about one month left of NFL action is a bit of a downer...a feeling that's made worse by the uncertain labor situation looming in the offseason.
Fortunately, this weekend's slate of games provided plenty of excitement to provide football fans with an exhilarating start to the end of the season. Three out of the four games came down to the final minutes, and the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks managed to pull off a monumental upset against the heavily favored defending champion New Orleans Saints.
In light of this past weekend's games, here are three lessons that football fans can remember for the future.
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