This week: A variety fun pack of picks! The remaining 12 entries picked 8 different teams.
Only one dozen of the 105 entries remain, and this week they chose 3 different teams to lose.
Week 1 wasn’t too bad. Of the 105 entries, only the 16 that chose St. Louis to lose to division rival Seattle, San Fran to lose to Minnesota and the stray picks for Tennessee and Arizona were out. But Week 2 was a whole other story…
(Wipes the figurative dust off this blog)
Hi! It’s me. I’ve been watching sports and not sharing my thoughts on it. For the past three NFL seasons, I’ve run suicide pools. These are great for people who want to care about games they otherwise wouldn’t/be more involved in football viewing, but not as involved as a fantasy team requires.
This season, I’m running the pool with a twist… instead of picking a team to win each week, you pick a team to lose each week.
I’m an NFL fan. Ever since I was little, I went to multiple Giants games every season. The excitement of football, the strategy (or lack thereof), the drama (or lack thereof), the sight of athletic talent (or lack thereof) hooked me.
I don’t go anymore because the team priced out its fans by building the most expensive stadium ever made. I still love football and follow it closely. I even bet on it sometimes. And I ran my office’s first ever suicide pool last year and had a perfect season, something I have to brag about because it was awesome.
But I don’t play fantasy football.
Manti Te’o and Lance Armstrong are all over the news for their scandals. Though different (one talks to Katie Couric, the other to Oprah), each of these extraordinary athletes stooped to low levels in order to make their story a heroic tale of overcoming adversity.