Sunday, December 26, 2010

Football or Dance of the Grass Fairies?

It's hard to believe that the Eagles-Vikings' game has been postponed until Tuesday, supposedly out of public safety concerns. If the NFL were really concerned about that, they'd ban the booze.

Is this Football or the Dance of the Grass Fairies?

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Bernie,
Don't think they postponed the game because of the players safety, rather the fans.

Bernie O'Hare said...

That's what they say, but I don't buy it. If they were interested in fan safety, they would have stopped serving booze long ago.

Anonymous said...

Think of the thoughtlessness of the original change from 1 PM to 8:30. Many out of towners attend these games and the schedule changes had to screw up travel plans, hotel stays, etc. with the short notices. As Jerry Glanvil said, the NFL will soon stand for Not For Long.

Anonymous said...

Great call to move the game. After all there is a snow emergency in Philly right now. A snow emergency means only essential personnel should be driving.

If they were to have it, that puts tens of thousands more cars on the slick roads.

As far as the booze people will drink no matter what. If they don't sell it in the stadium they will drink more in the parking lots.

Anonymous said...

What a crock. They've played through worse in Buffalo, Green Bay, New England, Pittsburgh. Anyone remember the Ice Bowl? Or the White Out in Chicago a few years back?

Roger Goodell is a Grass Fairy. Between all the restrictions, fines and suspensions for big hits and cancelling due to weather, he's turning it into the Neo Femme League.

Anonymous said...

It was a good call. No need to play in a blizzard just for nostalgia.

Anonymous said...

It has nothing to do with "playing in it" it has to do with the people driving to and from the game.

PennDot was very thankful of the rescheduling.

Again a snow emergency is exactly what it sounds like, it is an emergency!! Only necessary people on the roads. Not avid football fans.

I agree they have played in worse, and will play in worse in the future, but had the game remained at 1pm it would have been played in the start of the storm.

Anonymous said...

There are reports that both teams will wear dresses and matching hand muffs on Tuesday. The NFL is officially more effeminate than figure skating. Oh my.

Anonymous said...

When it comes to the subject of 'fairies", we defer to your personal expertise Boonie!