Archive for January, 2012

Why I’m a Football Libertarian

Posted: January 21, 2012 by hermutations in NFL
Hands off Brady!

Hands off Mrs. Brady!

With the rise (or re-rise) of Ron Paul’s popularity over the last two national election cycles the ideas of Libertarianism have become much more main stream among political thinkers and ignoramuses (ignorami?) alike. Ron Paul may take credit for bringing Libertarian dialogue to the forefront but then perhaps it’s the timing of his message-a time when governmental oversight and control is reaching an apex in America.

Americans are hungry for this message.  They can’t help but watch as the economy goes down the drain along with myriads of jobs even while government spends billions and trillions into bailing out big corporations and paying for political pet projects and social programs. We certainly don’t intend for this to be a political blog, but the parallels between the national political scene and the National Football League are uncanny. (more…)

The HOF Semi-finalists 2012

Posted: January 7, 2012 by hofworthy in Uncategorized

Here are the finalists for 2012 –

15 Modern-era Finalists:

  1. Chris Carter (WR)
  2. Tim Brown (WR)
  3. Andre Reed (WR)
  4. Jerome Bettis (RB)
  5. Curtis Martin (RB)
  6. Will Shields (OT)
  7. Bill Parcells (Coach)
  8. Cortez Kennedy (DT)
  9. Aeneas Williams (DB)
  10. Chris Doleman (DE)
  11. Kevin Greene (DE)
  12. Charles Haley (DE)
  13. Dermontti Dawson (C)
  14. Willie Roaf (OT)
  15. Eddie DeBartalo Jr (Owner)

2 Senior Nominees:

  1. Jack Butler
  2. Dick Stanfel

The Hall’s selection committee meets in Indianapolis next month. A finalist must receive 80 percent of the vote to be selected.  Between four and seven enshrinees (the maximum is 5 modern era and 2 senior nominees) will be announced the day before the Super Bowl on Feb. 5, and inducted in August in the Hall’s 50th class.

Here are our Top 5 modern-era finalists:

  1. Chris Carter
  2. Andre Reed
  3. Curtis Martin
  4. Bill Parcells
  5. Cortez Kennedy

Who Would You Vote For?