Tuesday, January 17, 2017

After The Game Is Over...

The Dallas Cowboys are out of the NFL Playoffs! There, I said it. Like so many other fans of so many other teams, I've looked forward to these Sunday afternoon games. But now that the Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers on what one columnist called a "Half Mary" (not quite a Hail Mary) pass by Aaron Rogers, a fantastic catch by the receiver, and a field goal that just sneaked past the left upright...I feel a bit of relief. I'll watch the final round of playoff games next Sunday with interest, but whichever team wins, I'll nod wisely and go on with my life. As we say in Texas, "I don't have a dog in that fight."

Let me also say that, so far as I know, no one hacked into the communication system between the Dallas coach and quarterback. I have no first-hand knowledge that there will be demonstrations or organized efforts to stop the Packers from playing their scheduled game next weekend. And I don't believe it's been necessary to declare a "safe place" to which Dallas fans can retreat after this loss. Maybe that's because it was just a game.  Of course, try to tell that to diehard Cowboys fans.

Now that's out of the way, I can get back to a regular blogging schedule. See you all Friday, when I talk about the writing life.


Paula Shreckhise said...

You poor man, says a Packer backer. I hope you can at least enjoy the other games. I like your political innuendo!

Richard Mabry said...

Paula, I'll enjoy them all, because as I've said, I no longer have a dog in that fight.
Thanks for dropping by.