September 18, 2008

AND YOU THOUGHT NFL PLAYERS WEREN'T COMPLETELY REPLACEABLE?:

Football fantasy?: Already Patriots Nation is wondering whether Matt Cassel has Tom Brady's potential off the field (Meredith Goldstein, September 18, 2008, Boston Globe)

Crystal James has learned two things about Matt Cassel over the past couple of weeks. One, the guy can carry his weight on the field. Two, the recently promoted quarterback is - to put it bluntly - adorable.

"He is cute," the 23-year-old Patriots fan from South Boston admitted the other night. "You never noticed him before."


When Gene Upshaw died recently there was surprisingly little mention of how disastrous his strike had been, demonstrating that the NFL owners could put just about anyone in their helmets and jerseys and fans would consume the product.

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 18, 2008 7:13 AM
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