Feb 5, 2008 0
I wasn’t able to touch on the Super Bowl yesterday because I was finishing up the “Lessons Learned” article, but I’ll chime in here. I usually try to avoid taking about things that have been beaten to death, but this one was big.
First of all, I feel great for the Giants, and especially for Eli Manning. The Manning’s have a lot of haters out there, some in the media in fact, and they have been shut up, probably forever. There’s nothing more special in sports than watching teams and players execute at the most important time. It’s what these players prepare for and practice for decades, yet we rarely see a scenario unfold as dramatic as the one that unfolded at the end of that game. That last drive is still a blur to me because it was so intense. You gotta love sports.
I don’t know if the Patriots really cheated, and if they did, if it truly helped them. More specifically, I don’t know if what they did differed greatly from what other teams have done. I know there’s some damaging evidence, but I’m still not 100% sure. Regardless, they had to be taken down; it for [...]