Sunday, February 03, 2008

Thoughts on the Superbowl

The Patriots play the Giants today see who will be the Superbowl Champion. I really have no dog in this race.

On one hand I'd like to see the Giants win because they're the underdogs and I like to pull for the 'dog. On the other hand, the Pats have had an amazing run. If they win it today will finally quiet the Dolphins fans who keep yappin' about their perfect season 36 years ago.

Now don't get me wrong. I have nothing against the Dolphins and I loved the 72 Dolphins that set the mark. But what many Dolphin fanatics don't want to recognize is that the 'fins went 14-0 during their regular season, while the Pats went 16-0. Oh, I can hear the 'Finatics saying, "Well, don't blame us because the season was shorter. We'd have beaten anyone that year." Maybe, maybe not.

We really don't know. What we DO know is that year Miami only beat two teams with winning records during their regular season run [Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets], and both of those teams were just 8-6. This year the Patriots have beaten two teams that were 13-3 [Dallas and Indianapolis], one that was 11-5 San Diego, three that were 10-6 [Cleveland, the Giants and Pittsburgh] and one, Washington, that was 9-7. Talk about strength of schedule! Also remember that while facing these tough teams New England set a new NFL record for scoring 589 points!

So who do I want to win? I guess it's safe to say, let the best team win. If it's the Patriots, it will be a great capper to a great season. If it's the Giants, then more power to 'em.

Most likely the Dolpfanatics will keep yappin' anyway it works out.

5 comments:

BOSOX8583 said...

BARTLE DOO SAYS THE PATS ARE THE SAFE BET SO NOW I GONNA GO GET ME SOME HOT CHOCKY WITH SOME MILKY CANDY ON TOP

Craig Zablo said...

Bartle Doo is the new Man!

John Beatty said...

HA! No 4th Super Bowl, No perfect season...and the Giants 'deserved' the WIN!

If 'Bartle Doo' is the new Man...I think he's not a very "safe bet?"

Pffff!

Craig Zablo said...

BoSox: Bartle Doo was wrong... maybe you misunderstood him??

JB: The Dolphins are looking to next year...

bosox8583 said...

bartle doo will admit defeat but next year tampa bay