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Wed Oct 22 2008

Footballic Ramblings!

This week Footballic Ramblings is sponsored by the Ancient Romans who brought us, oh, so many praise-worthy events, places and, most importantly, words. Words, like:

As in, the orgy of points that the Bears offense scored against the vaunted Vikings defense. NeckBeard and co. made the coaching staff look like a sideline chock-full of geniuses, as Orton's spot on passes and Matt Forte's bruising runs provided plenty of firepower for the Bears defense to work with.

As in Vikings fans will want to head to the nearest vomitorium and purge themselves after witnessing Vike qb/all-NFL journey man, Gus Frerotte's, four interception performance against the mighty Chicago Bears defense.


No, not the planet, silly! The Roman God of War, as in the Bears and Packers games that are coming up in the second half of the season will be an all-out war for the NFC North crown. Merely a suggestion but if the respective Lambeau and Soldier Field PA systems could pipe this in during game time, I and the ghost of Gustav Holst would be much obliged.

And that's all I've got for this week. The Bears have the bye week and so does Footballic Ramblilngs as I'll be outta town the remainder of the week. I strongly recommend watching Pittsburgh battle the New York Giants, it's the only game that doesn't suck on paper.

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