Thursday, February 3, 2011

I've been remiss... updating this blog.

But, as is well known, the Superbowl will be played on Sunday February 6th, and will pit the Green Bay Packers against the Pittsburgh Steelers. This is only noteworthy on a Chicago sports blog because the Packeers had to defeat the Bears to get there.

So: some one liners -

Cutler injured, took painkilling injection at halftime, tried to go in the second half, couldn't do it.

Todd Collins - useless.

Caleb Hanie - showed footwork, some speed, some poise. According to Chicago sports talkers Boers and Bernsie, none of this matters. He's a guy with a "pop-gun arm" (their characterization) who will never be backup in Chicago because Martz wants a veteran at backup. Come on... Todd Collins? Veteran? Let's try for quality not just years of service.

Defense - not great in first quarter, pretty good after that.

Receivers - adequate. Running Back - pretty good. O Line - stinks.

Two costly interceptions by a guy who hasn't played all year - without them it may have been a different outcome.

Rooting for: Steelers just because I can't bring myself to root for the Pack. But I don't care all that much about the outcome anyway at this point. It's not like the Bears are in it...


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