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Poll: We'd rather watch regular-season NFL than playoff baseball

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Songbird, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    I agree with Wilson's quote: It is pretty sad. I'll take any playoff baseball game over the very best NFL regular-season game every single time, and I love the NFL.

    The story is longer, but this is the gist.

  2. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    The NFL is more popular than baseball? Really?

    I had no idea.
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I'd rather watch preseason NFL than playoff baseball unless one of the 3-4 teams I root for are playing.
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    This is jarring news, but as long as wins are still the best way to measure a starting pitcher, I'll be fine. :D
  5. John

    John Well-Known Member

    I haven't watched a baseball game all season, except for my trip to Wrigley, but I'll watch the playoffs.

    I probably won't watch an NFL regular-season game, but I'll probably watch the playoffs.
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I went to two games this season and those were the only full games I watched. I probably watched a combined nine innings on TV the rest of the year.

    I watch the 1 p.m. and the 4 p.m. NFL games every week. I only watch the Sunday Night or Monday night games if it's a great matchup or one of the 3-4 teams I would say I'm a fan of.
  7. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    They didn't ask me. 8)
  8. joe king

    joe king Active Member

    You might have to go back 35 or 40 years to get a different answer.

    And I'm with Mizzou. I'd rather watch almost any football than almost any baseball.
  9. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    Motherfucker :D
  10. deskslave

    deskslave Active Member

    Yeah, I'd definitely rather watch a 16-13 NFL game than a playoff baseball game.

    I can't see why anyone wouldn't want to watch the NFL, what with its basic predictability and copycat playcalling. Ooh, but they have the Wildcat now. That is tempting ...

    (Of course, when I say 'playoff baseball game,' I mean the concept, rather than the reality, which is a 4-2 game turned into a 3-hour, 47-minute slog of commercials, pitching changes and Tim McCarver shouting.)
  11. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    And that's pretty much it for me.

    At-bats that last 5 minutes, in which which Fox shows 10 different camera shots of fans bundled up in their hoodies in between each pitch as the anticipation finally reaches a climax and we get another . . . foul ball.

    And the cycle starts anew.

    "Who won?"

    "I don't know. Went to bed at 11:30. They were in the seventh-inning stretch."
  12. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Agrees with me:


    *poking Cowbell with a stick* :D :D :D
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