We all have bad days at the office. There's usually a Patient Zero to any off day at work. Maybe you wake up with a giant headache, be it due to too much fun the night before or just becoming older and shuffling that much closer to death with each new "X" scrawled on your … Continue reading Dumbest Play of the Week: New Orleans Edition
Football can be a thinking man's game sometimes. As we have seen in baseball and in basketball, the powers of good data and sound analysis are coming together to revolutionize how we think about the game and how we play the game. Hundreds of columns with thousands of words have been written to guide both … Continue reading Dumbest Play of the Week: Pittsburgh Edition
It is the end of an era. The greatest quarterback in the University of Washington's history has left the building. No, silly, not Colson Yankoff. I'm talking about Jacob Roquefort Browning IV, also known as Jake Browning. Browning finished his Husky career first in program history in passing yardage, first in passer rating, second in … Continue reading Leave Jake *LASTNAME* Alone!
Football is the dumbest sport there is. Because of this, you can have your geriatric kicker fuckin' Charlie-Brown it onto his ass during warm-ups, miss an extra point, then allow a kickoff teeder via business decision. Because of this, your opponent can run essentially the exact same concept against your defense and kick your ass … Continue reading Seahawks Recap: We, like football, are dumb
Expectations, as I have said before, are a bitch. They warp your mind and confuse your soul. They prevent you from truly seeing what is happening right in front of your goddamn face. When you perceive something relative to your expectations, you’re really looking at the distorted shadow of something; like trying to see morning … Continue reading Great Expectations: Previewing the PAC 12 Championship
No holiday warps the boundaries between change and custom quite like Christmastime. This is the most tradition-heavy time of year; traditions are established (much like the run), continued, blended with others or mothballed (for good or ill). Growing up, one tradition we never really had in my family was watching football during family gatherings. Part … Continue reading A Seahawks Tradition
For who would bear the whips and scorns of time, ...the spurns [t]hat patient merit of the unworthy takes… To hate or not to hate, that is the question. Sports, as we all know, is an exercise in emotions; incredibly strong emotions. Usually, it can be boiled down to two such emotions, always diametrically opposed … Continue reading To Hate or Not To Hate