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Running Week 17 NFL thread: Patriots chase 16-0

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Oz, Dec 29, 2007.

  1. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    It's almost time. And as much as I would love to see the Patriots lose tomorrow, it's just not going to happen. Not with the Patriots wanting 16-0 so much, not with Brady and Moss wanting two touchdowns apiece to set NFL records, not with the Giants so banged up that it only makes sense to rest starters and get healthy for the Bucs, a winnable game, next week when the playoffs begin.

    Yeah, the Giants probably won't make the Super Bowl, so they ought pull out all the stops and try to prevent the Pats from making history. But they won't, so until then, I'll look forward to Vinatieri's game-winning field goal in the snow in the AFC championship gamein Foxboro.
     
  2. Bad Guy Zero

    Bad Guy Zero Active Member

    Titans/Colts and Redskins/Cowboys should be interesting as you have teams trying to claw their way into the last wild card spot in their conferences playing teams that really aren't affected at all should they lose. As much as I hate the Colts I hope they beat the Titans 'cause I'm a Browns fanboy! My shoes prove it!
     
  3. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    You had me until Titans/.

    Neither the Colts nor the Cowboys will play a full-on starting lineup. As soon as Romo completes his seventh pass Sunday to break the franchise completion record, he is outta there.

    If the Cowboys' scrubs hang in there, only to see Todd Collins throw the game-winning pass on the final play ... the entire board will be sent to its room.

    "NOOOOO! NOOOOO! The Redskins have knocked the Vikings out of the playoffs!"
     
  4. You're awfully mean this early in the day, Bat.
     
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    That's so I can enjoy the morning and half the afternoon till the Queen of the Northwoods banishes me to Chez Chambre a Coucher.
     
  6. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    Pats will chase 16-0 without the right side of their starting offensive line

    http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3171718
     
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Giants either win by two or lose by 30. there's no middle ground.

    On one hand, I could see them summoning up a gem. On the other, they're the soft-as-charmin Giants.
     
  8. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Eli Manning throws for 300 yards and six touchdowns?
     
  9. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    The question is if the Giants do "summon up a gem," does Coach Hoodie keep his starters in the whole way to win it. I especially wonder about keeping Brady in with two starters out on the offensive line.

    If the game is close at the end and the Patriots' starters are in there, New England will find a way to win....or the Giants will find a way to blow it. Or some combination of the two.
     
  10. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    That's about as likely as you getting laid tonight, Dolores. :D :D
     
  11. mike311gd

    mike311gd Active Member

    Wow. By that logic, Eli's got no fucking shot. Because unless there's a woman waiting for me back at my apartment when I get home from work, that's a fucking pipe dream.

    Touche, sir. Touche.
     
  12. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Or maybe Topanga is there, drunk and naked.
     
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