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    THAT'S A FACT JACK!! GAC's Avatar
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    Super Bowl Critique

    It's still in the 3rd quarter - 16-14 Colts - but the Bears ought to be thankful this is not being played in a dome stadium. They'd be getting murdered.

    One sloppy Super Bowl. The rain has been more of an advantage for the Bears then the Colts. No one expected much from Grossman/Bear's offense; but the rain has slowed the Colt's "O" up to this point.

    But now the Bear's "D" is starting to wear down from being on the field too much. I wouldn't be surprised if the Bears don't score another point in this game.

    But Manning is taking what they give him, and he is starting to kill them with the short passing game.
    "panic" only comes from having real expectations

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    I'd have to say scoring a TD on the opening kickoff in a championship game is not a good thing.

    Ask me a-GINN and I'll tell ya the same thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedFanAlways1966 View Post
    I'd have to say scoring a TD on the opening kickoff in a championship game is not a good thing.

    Ask me a-GINN and I'll tell ya the same thing.
    I thought the very same thing when it occurred.
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    It seemed for a while no one wanted the ball.
    Grossman just got sacked for the second time in a row - it could be beginning to get ugly for the Bears.

    On the other hand: For all his flash and fancy and strangeness, Prince showed he can still play a very mean guitar when he gets to playing good old down and dirty rock and roll.

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    Well the botched PAT keeps Chicago within one score of tying the game. Running into or roughing? I do not like that rule. If you hit the kicker, it should be a personal foul every time. Very dangerous play for the kicker.
    Small market fan... always hoping, but never expecting.

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    This game is a bigger mess than my dating life in college.

    But if the Colts hold the Bears and score two FG's, I'll win $125.
    Will trade this space for a #1 starter.

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    I hope the colts win but I want Grossman to at least pass for another TD. I hate to see anybody blamed for a Super Bowl loss.
    Not this year...maybe a Wild Card

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    Re: Super Bowl Critique

    Last year, Atlanta was in the running to host a couple of Super Bowls at the Georgia Dome a few years from now. The Super Bowl committee dinged the Atlanta proposal because the last time the Super Bowl was here (Rams - Titans), a freak ice storm hit the city and made game day travel slightly treacherous. The powers-that-be gave the future Super Bowls to Tampa & Miami.

    Then they proceeded to play last year's game in Detroit, and followed it up with this year's game in the middle of a hurricane in Miami.

    Karma.

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    It will be back in Miami for many more Super Bowls. Its a 2 week vacation for the NFL bigwigs. There was not a lot of good things to say about Detroit last year, except for Ford Field which is first class.
    Not this year...maybe a Wild Card

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    Congrats to Peyton, he deserves it! Now just take it easy on the commercials will ya?

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    Quote Originally Posted by forfreelin04 View Post
    Now just take it easy on the commercials will ya?
    Man, some of those I wasn't sure if it was commercials, or if my dad had accidentally flipped on porn in the middle of the game.
    My dad got to enjoy 3 Reds World Championships by the time he was my age. So far, I've only gotten to enjoy one. Step it up Redlegs!

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    This was a good old fahsioned butt-whooping. The score was close until the 4the quarter, but the Colts dominated pretty much the entire game. The Bears defense looked very average against the Colts offense.

    Finally, all this Manning can't win the big game is put to rest. Actually, hopefully that entire argument when it comes to QBs can get put to rest. Teams win Super Bowls, not QBs.
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    What a horrible game. the colts offense was good as was the bears D, but for what was supposedly the best 2 teams in the league, I thought it was pretty weak.

    best halftime show in many years though. I thought prince rocked.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pedro View Post
    best halftime show in many years though. I thought prince rocked.
    Yep. Prince just performed professionally. Didn't need gimmicks, didn't need buttons popping, didn't need anything but the music. It was seriously good!

    Rem

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    Quote Originally Posted by remdog View Post
    Yep. Prince just performed professionally. Didn't need gimmicks, didn't need buttons popping, didn't need anything but the music. It was seriously good!

    Rem
    No Gimmicks? Maybe you didn't see the little "shadow play" with Prince's guitar doubling as a giant phallus?

    I'm not a prude (could care less about the JJ nipple show), but after all the backlash from that...this was kind of pushing it (trying to see what they could get away with). Not necessary.

    Otherwise, Prince was pretty good. Better than the Stones last year, IMO.
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