It’s a shame that recent NFL politics will determine hits like the one Ahmad Brooks laid on Drew Brees this past Sunday to be illegal. Brooks clearly laid his forearm across Brees’ collarbone and the resulting whiplash caused refs to throw yellow penalty flags, thus costing San Francisco the game.
It’s about that time folks, the 2008 season is halfway over and NFL.com is now accepting ballots for this year’s Pro Bowl squad. Click Here to head over and cast your ballot. I know nobody actually watches the game, so I have more fun picking players than anything else associated with this game.
Here’s who I support to make the squad.
Brett Favre - For this guy to come in 4 weeks before the start of the season and perform the way he has with a new team… It’s pretty amazing.
Jay Cutler - Their defense may be absolute crap, but Cutler and Marshall have been downright scary this year.
Chad Pennington – This is my dark horse pick to make the squad, Chad’s been completing around 70% of his passes thusfar and has completely revitalized his career. Parcells sure knows how to work old quarterbacks doesn’t he?
Drew Brees - This is a no brainer, Read the rest of this entry »