Getting into the swing of things with Monday Night Football, then two nights off, and then starting all over with Thursday Night Football is touch, especially with the double-header on Monday. Anywho, both the Carolina Panthers and the Tampa Bay Bucs game into TNF without a win, and the first one to get it was the
From what I've gathered:
highlights and lowlights:
This was everything I wanted and more. I feel like I'm signing that Kelly Clarkson song "A Moment Like This." Go listen to it.
Monday night preview
We waited so long for this and this is what we got. In a nutshell, Thursday night's NFL Kickoff was boring as hell, starting with the Meghan Trainor pump-up session to Cris Collinsworth harping about how Aaron Rodgers didn't play in the preseason every three seconds. And I seem to have forgotten how there are 700 commercials per minute.
Green Bay ended up beating the Bears 10-3. No seriously, that was the score.
What I've gathered from one game:
The minuscule highlights/lowlights (cause we can't be too picky):
Star running back Melvin Gordon and the San Diego Los Angeles Chargers have been at war for months. And now it doesn't look like it's getting any better. General Manager Tom Telosco let reporters know on Sunday that all contract negotiations between themselves and Gordon would be set aside until the end of this season.
No one here really believes that's happening right?
Gordon could play out his final year, but the more likely scenario is that he either finds a trade partner by Week 8, or sits the entire season, like Le'Veon Bell. The problem with this is that running backs unfortunately have so little leverage in these situations because they can be so easily replaceable. It's sad that the Chargers are going this route, as they're a better team with Gordon on it.
Any time anyone privately or publicly trashes Ben Roethlisberger, it makes me smile. That person yesterday was former teammate Antonio Brown, who tweeted and deleted this tweet in response to Roethlisberger saying their little tiff ruined their "friendship." Chuckle along, you know you want to.
Throwing your quarterback under the bus is terrible, unless it's Big Ben, and then please throw as hard as you can. Thanks.
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