Football makes such a big difference. It really does. Summer Sundays? Eh, not that great. You count down the minutes until the sun sets, then start wishing you could replay the weekend all over again. But fall Sundays? We can thank football (and NFL RedZone for the fantasy players out there) for bringing some fun back into the world… along with wings and nachos. Yeah sure, your Instagram page may not be as lively once the weather cools, but that’s a small thing in comparison to everything else.
The start of the 2014 NFL season gave us hours of entertainment. Seattle shutting down the best player in the game. A couple of overtime matchups. Johnny Manziel‘s not-so-much debut. New player exclusive sneakers. Tony Romo doing Tony Romo things. The glorious introduction of the Shmoney Dance to mainstream America. There was the kick (not what you’d expect, either) heard ’round the world. And my Bills won in Chicago, courtesy of Fred Jackson‘s get off me Chicago! overtime run.
Everyone’s gearing up for a big finish to the calendar year. It’s early in the season, which means fans of everyone outside of perhaps the Cowboys can gloat about how their team is thisclose to the playoffs (fingers crossed, Buffalo) or thisclose to a title. Fantasy players out there can still gloat over this rookie and that rookie, stressing for everyone else to be patient. Then there’s Kendrick Lamar, who loosened his lyrical muscles after a summer spent on the sidelines, giving us all a taste of what’s to come in the rest of 2014.
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