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A Very Unpredictable NFL Season
Posted November 04, 2010 at 06:37 pm 1 COMMENTS Bookmark and Share

So here we are, with the season half way over for half of the teams in the NFL, and this just may be the most unpredictable season in the NFL I’ve ever seen. Teams that many thought would be somewhere near the top of their division are at the bottom, and teams that many thought would be at the bottom are at the top, or are at least in the hunt for a playoff birth.

What a rollercoaster this season has been!  There’s a recurring train wreck in Minnesota with Brett Favre to Randy Moss and on to Coach Brad Childress. You have to wonder what the hell is going on over there. Whatever it is, it has been a very disappointing season so far for the Vikings, to say the least.  They are no doubt at the point where they’ll pretty much have to win out to even think of making the playoffs.

Next, you have the Dallas Cowboys, who at this point would be lucky to get a win over the TCU Horned Frogs who are only 18 miles down the road and currently ranked 3rd in the BCS standings.  The Boys just can’t get anything going for them.  And, to make matters worse, their “star“ QB Tony Romo will most likely be out the rest of this season. But please don’t make the mistake, in several weeks when the Cowboys lose to New Orleans on Thanksgiving Day and move to 2-9, that they would have been better if Romo had never gotten knocked out. In fact, please don’t ever say another good thing about Romo until he actually does something impressive. If you’re a Cowboys fan, you just need to be concerned with the head coaching situation, and whether or not you’re D-bag owner, Jerry Jones is ever going to get someone in there who will build a team the way they want instead of the way Jerry wants it. Obviously things are not working out with Jones trying to run everything…but hey, at least his cheerleaders are hot.

On to the Cincinnati Bengals and all the high hopes that fans had when Terrell Owens joined forces with Chad Johnson. Many thought the Bengals could make a Superbowl run, but right now they’re in the same place as the Vikings, and are going to have to pretty much win out for a shot at making the playoffs. However, I will say this, Owens and Johnson are not the circus I thought they would be, and both are putting up pretty good numbers on their way to a 1000 yard season.
 
So enough about the letdowns and disappointments of the NFL...what about the unsuspected teams like the Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Houston Texans, and the Kansas City Chiefs?  I absolutely did not see any of those teams coming in and doing a thing, since all the focus was on all those other teams that were supposed to be “on another planet”.  However, the Falcons, Bucs, Texans and Chiefs have been impressive thus far and all are in playoff contention if they can keep playing well.

Of course, one could argue that the Falcons have not really played anyone of great talent, and you could definitely say that about the Bucs, but not so much the Texans. Winning their first two games over the Indianapolis Colts and the Washington Redskins is nothing to overlook. They also had a big win over the Chiefs in week 7.

As I’ve written so many time this season already…it’s been a very interesting season that should make for enjoyable playoffs.  The playoff teams are still to be determined, but hopefully, we’ll still have some unpredictable and exciting football left the second half of this season.


Stephen Bethea aka “Dr. Smack” – Rivalry Rage, Inc.

1 Comments
 
Kurt Arn Says:
November 08th, 2010 at 08:22 pm
Right on the money about "D-bag owner, Jerry Jones"! I'm a lifetime Cowboys fan and he has been a thorn in my side since he's been around. The new stadium, beautiful cheerleaders distract from the rotten core....the owner.