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Posted Sunday, October 20, 2013 11:51 PM

Is Colt's owner a genius? Ir-say he is...

So Jim Irsay raised the very doubts we've raised about Peyton Manning in pressure games all week --

http://spaces.covers.com/blog/gfoss59/NFL/01132013-The-greatest-regular-season-QB-ever-Payton.html

Was he lucky, stupid, or incredibly shrewd?

We can rule out lucky because a. it's just too easy to make any more Luck puns, and b. it's not fair.

Not fair, because if Manning's Broncos had won tonight, everyone would have said, Irsay's a dufus. "No excuses." &tc.

Hence we can also rule out idiot, because, well, Andrew Luck is 1-0 now against Peyon, has as many playoff wins in the last few years as Peyton does....  and has 10-15 years to play,

Did Peyton play terribly?  Of course not.

Is he "to blame"?  No, not really.

He just played well enough to lose to young Mr. Luck.

Give Irsay a little credit for raising the stakes this week -- and winning.

/ Gfoss59 /

p.s. -- yah, I'm posting this with Denver still in the game.  No guts, no glory.  Just ask ole man Irsay.




Posted Thursday, December 20, 2012 05:28 PM

Fave avatars / icons at Covers

Here's 3 that we like -- add your own...

http://spaces.covers.com/Candeeman

http://spaces.covers.com/KktdocT

http://spaces.covers.com/BookBeater

(if anyone can tell me how to embed the image on the boards here, i'd be gr8ful.)






Posted Wednesday, December 12, 2012 02:53 AM

The Top 10 Avatars at Covers


10. grasking



somehow, sesame street never gets old. 

 9. buckeye61



classic sports memorabilia is always, well, classic.

 8. pcb525


yah, remember Bill Goldsworthy, Gump Worsely, and the Minnesota North Stars?

 7. centralflaguy



ah, the Tasmanian Devil, animated.

 6. Johnnypicks



John Wayne... he was the king.

 5. rokodesh



Santa Claus is Cutler's home town. 

 4. joe shmoe



reminds us of Lancelot Link, Secret Chimp.

 3. Book Beater



an anarchic energy here...  and those eyes seem so real...

 2. KktocT



Bush, Clinton, Bush, Obama, Bush....  auq#hw&heeh%gh*gh!!!

 1. Candeeman



there's a quiet dignity to this squirrel we strive to emulate...


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