"This is something you dream about your whole life," is how Philadelphia Eagles head coach, Nick Sirianni opened his post-NFC Championship game press conference. That dream began playing in Sirianni's head many years ago in a small town in Upstate New York.
New York Giants fans are enjoying their team's incredible turnaround. With a 6-2 record coming out of the bye week, Big Blue fans realize that a playoff birth is more than within reach. That is if the Giants can continue to play above expectations and win the games they "should" win, like against the Texans and then the Lions. If head coach Brian Daboll and company continue to hold serve, Thanksgiving Day at 4:30pm could be an epic holiday battle in Dallas. Who would have thought that at the start of the season??
Problems for most of us are relative. So, when a former New York Jets quarterback suggests that Tom Brady has a problem, I immediately rule out that it is an issue on the playing field. In the span of TB12's playing career he has played in 9 Super Bowls. In that same span of time, actually in the last 53 years, the Jets have not played in a single Super Bowl. So, logic leads us to the difficulty being off the playing field.
This just in: Carson Wentz is done for the season. Torn ACL. I never root for the hated Philadelphia Eagles team, but I also never root for bad things to happen to their players. I want them to lose, but I want them to lose properly. It's hard, but even as a Cowboys fan I'm taking the high road; I feel your pain.
Being an Eagle fan in Upstate New York can have it's drawbacks, the biggest of which is being constantly surrounded by Giant fans if you go to a local watering hole to enjoy a game. I'm not sure there is many other fans that can be quite so loud and boisterous as a N.Y. Giant fan when they are winning. The upside is that when we beat them watching them walk away sad can be very satisfying. This d