By Ryan McGowan I almost died on February 5, 2012. Well, maybe not physically, though a heart attack or stomach explosion seemed quite imminent, especially after Tom Brady got called for a safety in the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVI.
It’s Super Bowl XLVI which means Super Bowl 105051 in real numbers. It’s hard to believe we’ve played that many Super Bowls since the 60s. The only person left with skin in the game is Ryan so he actually dissects the game. The rest of us spend most of the podcast talking about what [...]
By Ryan McGowan Bob Rafter was there at the beginning, and it wasn’t pretty. “I was at the first preseason game with Elvis,” Rafter, 28, of Phoenix, but a Franklin (Mass.) native, said, referring to the current Patriots logo, which debuted in 1993 to replace the original “Pat Patriot”, the beloved icon that adorned the [...]
By Ryan McGowan On December 31, I wrote “Five reasons the Patriots can win Super Bowl XLIV.” Nice prediction. That’s right up there with the geniuses who predicted the Betamax would clobber the VHS, or that New Coke would be a sales bonanza for Coca-Cola, Inc. Predictions like that basically show why I don’t make [...]
Vin and Ryan have more topics than they have time so this week’s show runs a little long. You can download this week’s podcast directly (running time 95 mins) or subscribe to the feed. If you use iTunes, just click here and then click subscribe and iTunes will take care of the rest. This week’s [...]
By Ryan McGowan There will be a head coach from some NFL team who will raise the Vince Lombardi Trophy at Raymond James Stadium on February 1, 2009. It very well might be Tony Dungy and the Colts for a second time. Perhaps it will be Mike Tomlin of the Steelers, or Tom Coughlin of [...]
This season continues to live up to the hype of each previous week with each week that follows it. Even when we’re slated to watch a bunch of mid-level games, they turn out to be nail-biting, last second thrillers. Seriously, who would have thought match-ups between the Lions and Vikings, the Bears and Falcons, and [...]