Last night the Giants beat the Redskins 16-7 in one of the worst football games I've ever watched. The first day of NFL season is one of the best days of the year. Barring one of my rooting interests winning the championship in their given sport my rankings go like this every year:
1.) First day of March Madness
3.) First day of College Football
4.) First day of NFL
5.) CU vs. Nebraska
7.) Any night I stay in a hotel and get free Skinimax
So needless to say I watched the entire game last night even though I could care less about either team. It sucked. Even with the help of beer it sucked. Even with the distraction of gchat it still sucked.
Things we learned:
- The Redskins could be one of the worst teams in the NFL this year. The offense is just lost.
- The mandatory 15 yard face mask penalty is a freaking joke. The Redskins only score came on a drive featuring a play where the Giants lineman, I think Fred Robbins, tripped and fell past Clinton Portis, didn't affect the play, grazed his face mask and was flagged for 15 yards. This isn't right. I guarantee this rule is changed back at the end of the year.
- I'm not sure what to think of the Giants. Sure they held the Skins to 7 points, but that's not saying much. For the amount of time they had the ball 16 points is pretty disappointing. I realize that the Redskins defense is supposed to be strong, but 16 points isn't good enough.
- Ed Hochuli is still effing jacked.