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What's your favorite NFL team and why?

  1. nanderson500 profile image85
    nanderson500posted 5 years ago

    What's your favorite NFL team and why?

  2. hawaiianodysseus profile image83
    hawaiianodysseusposted 5 years ago

    My favorite NFL team is the Seattle Seahawks.

    I'm a sucker for the low man on the totem pole. Seattle has only once made it to the Super Bowl, only to find that the bias of the East Coast sportswriters towards regional teams other than from the Pacific Northwest affects even the vision and moral backbone of the men in stripes.

    Ever watch SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION? How about PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS? It's all about that proverbial catch in the throat that one vicariously experiences while watching that one key moment in either movie--usually at the point where the protagonist finally encounters a magnificent and earth-shattering accomplishment.

    I, too, am going to feel a whole bunch of joyful exuberance...and I'll let out a shriek that will surely have every nosy neighbor sticking his or her head out of their front door...yep, that's what I'll do the day that the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl!

  3. benisan85745 profile image60
    benisan85745posted 5 years ago

    Ugh! The ever dissapointing Dallas Cowboys has and will always be my tormented love. I have been a fan since the days of Roger (Staubach), and more when Dannyboy White, took it over in 1980. With 5 Super Bowls...10 Conference Championships...21 Division Championships...30 Playoff Appearances, it seems I have more to cry about these days than celebrate.
    Even worse, when I have to read the first comment being from Uncle and Seattle just whoop us Sunday 7-27...or something to that nature, I was in my bed in the fetal position sucking my thumb and crying. Besides, "America's Team" had Nanakuli boy Mark Tuinei protecting Aikman, until his death....Waaah! He was the Gentle Giant.

  4. Georgie Lowery profile image94
    Georgie Loweryposted 5 years ago

    My team is and has always been the Chicago Bears. When I was a kid, I wanted to pick a team different from my daddy's. I grew up in Redskin country, and I knew I'd probably get kicked out of the house for picking the Cowboys (sorry benisan!), even though I was probably all of eleven at the time. I picked them because they were "safe" for me to like. This was about 1983 or so, I guess, a couple of years before the Superbowl Shuffle.

    1. benisan85745 profile image60
      benisan85745posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      1985 girl, and that was the worse song EVAH to be sung or heard for that matter, The Super Bowl Shuffle. However, I will say, I happen to catch a game at Soldier field in '99 against the N.Y. Giants. Really, -10 degree weather.

    2. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'm sorry, no amount of long johns would get me out of the house in -10 degrees. It will hit that here in January. I'll be in font of the heat vent singing "I just came here to do the SUPERBOWL SHUFFLE!" wink

    3. benisan85745 profile image60
      benisan85745posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      *rimshot*, I did not know any better about the East coast "chill", I still clearly remember in my hotel room as I was shaving, hearing the weatherman on tv say, "its going to be sunny with a high of 5...huh.?

    4. Georgie Lowery profile image94
      Georgie Loweryposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ha! When I first moved to B-lo, it was January and my roommates got all excited because the temperature was going to be in the double digits. It was that day, too. It was 13.

  5. moonfairy profile image79
    moonfairyposted 5 years ago

    Ugh....the New England Patriots....They used to be such a great time and there was no stopping them. I also like the way they handle themselves on the field. This year (so far anyways) I don't think they're going to do so hot, but I'm a loyal fan (sigh). I do think that the giants are the team to watch (again.....)
    what's that old song by three dog night???? ELI's COMING...........????
    yup, Eli has arrived and is wreaking havoc already.

  6. slappywalker profile image99
    slappywalkerposted 5 years ago

    I've been a fan of the Washington Redskins since I first started watching football. I'm not even sure how I started liking them, but no other team even appeals to me.

    I remember watching Art Monk pull in receptions all over the field, John Riggins running over defenses, Darrell Green owning the secondary, Doug Williams and The Posse winning the Super Bowl against Denver, and of course The Hogs.

    My family used to think I was crazy because I would literally make posters before every Redskins-Cowboys match-up and hold them up while watching the broadcast on tv. And I still sing Hail to the Redskins after every touchdown.

    1. benisan85745 profile image60
      benisan85745posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Aah...the old Cowboys N' Indians rival. Since I live in Az. now, I have made friends with Native Americans and the racist things that happen in my man cave during these matches, would make any activist sh*t. Trust me, its all in good fun.

    2. slappywalker profile image99
      slappywalkerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ha ha benisan. As much as I hate the Cowboys, I absolutely love the rivalry. You guys are passionate about your team and I can respect that. Hope this year brings us a couple of good games to add to the history book.

    3. benisan85745 profile image60
      benisan85745posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Touche` my good man, we need to redeem ourselves with the Bucs today, from last weeks embarrassment. Also coach Jason needs to call plays to put points up on the board. We'll talk thursday November 22 - TURKEY BOWL 2012!

  7. dohn121 profile image83
    dohn121posted 5 years ago

    My team, always and forever will be the New York Football Giants...

    I was with them when Otis Anderson did his wind-up stiff arm to advance another two yards for the first down, was with them when Mark Ingram scrambled for an impossible first-down to move the chains and when Scott Norwood of the Buffalo Bills went wide-right...

    I was with them in the aftermath of Parcells, of Bellichick, and of Nolan 

    I was with them during those lean years whence there were only Michael Strahan and Rodney Hampton to lean upon (and everyone else stunk up the joint)

    And when Ray Handley mishandled the reigning Super Bowl XXV Champions and reduced them to 6-10

    I was with them when Phil Simms threw that pass to Lawrence Taylor during the ceremony in which their jersey numbers, 11 and 56 respectively were retired

    I remember losing that game

    I was with them when Jim Fassell made "The Guarantee."  They went from being a 7-4 team to a 12-4 team with a first-round bye

    I was with them when they blew  the doors off of the Minnesota Vikings in the 2001 NFC Championship game 41-0 and consequently ended Randy Moss' career as a Viking

    I was with them when the got reality-checked to the tune of 34-7 by the eventual Super Bowl XXXV Champs, the Baltimore Ravens

    I was with them at Candlestick Park in 2003 when they blew a huge lead against the 49ers in the NFC Wild Card Game and lost, 39-38.  It was just as bad as the meltdown against the Minnesota Vikings 5 years prior in which they lost 23-22 in that NFC Wild Card Game.  I was on Suicide Watch on both occasions.

    I was with them when Wellington T. Mara passed away

    I was with them when Preston Robert Tisch passed away

    RIP you two

    I was with them when Plaxico shot himself and the Team's hopes of Back-To-Back Super Bowl victories

    My ears are still ringing from that shot

    I was with them at the New York Giants practice bubble when they gave up five draft picks for that "Other Manning."  I laughed when he announced that he would win us a Super Bowl.  I didn't believe him back then but now, I'm naming my first son Eli...

    I was with them in the Canyon of Heroes twice and have the confetti to prove it.  The first two times I wasn't.

    I was with them at Metlife Stadium in the After-Parade Party in 2012

    And I am still with them

    As my buddy Shari says, "You can't spell believe without E-L-I can you?"

    I bleed Blue.  Always have and always will.

    1. benisan85745 profile image60
      benisan85745posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      A group of us was there, when your man L.Taylor read the "flea-flicker" play and eventually ended the career of J. Theisman. Taylor's screams for a medic was mistaken for ridicule. An image for ever burned in my brain...

    2. slappywalker profile image99
      slappywalkerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Oh man, the Theisman play. I had to go to bed because I had school the next day. When I woke up my Mom told me not to watch the replays of the game. Probably the most gruesome play the NFL has ever seen.

    3. Drew Breezzy profile image70
      Drew Breezzyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Eli Manning is a beast. Forget what the critics say. 2 Rings!

    4. Jeff Porter profile image73
      Jeff Porterposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Rodney Hampton!   Go Dawgs!

  8. wingedcentaur profile image83
    wingedcentaurposted 5 years ago

    I'm pulling for the Jets-Jets-Jets! I feel bad for Marc Sanchez, with the Tebow situation. I'd like him to get free of that cloud and get that monkey off his back. I"m hoping he and his Jets do well this Sunday.

    1. Drew Breezzy profile image70
      Drew Breezzyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Terrible move by management. Media attention does not produce wins.

  9. Drew Breezzy profile image70
    Drew Breezzyposted 5 years ago

    Jacksonville Jaguars because it is where I am from and I have been going to games since the start of the franchise. Have to support your city no bandwagoner here!

  10. BLACKANDGOLDJACK profile image84
    BLACKANDGOLDJACKposted 5 years ago

    I'm not saying what my favorite team is, and nobody can possible guess. But I sure hope the Redskins lose today.

  11. Jeff Porter profile image73
    Jeff Porterposted 4 years ago

    Currently, it's the Bengals.    Which is odd for a guy who has lived his whole life in Georgia.

       But, for many years now, I care way more about college football than I do the pro version.    When I was younger, my favorite teams were the Falcons (Bartkowski, Billy White Shoes Johnson, William Andrews, Lynn Cain, Scott Case), the Dolphins (Bob Greise, Larry Czonka) and the Chargers (Dan Foutz).
       But, since I've grown apart from a close connection to any pro team, now I mostly watch to keep up with how the former Georgia Bulldogs are doing on the pros.
       And with seven former Dawgs in Cincy, they are my current favorite team.

      If you twisted my arm about what team I liked just as a pro team, I'd say the Steelers.

  12. Henry95 profile image61
    Henry95posted 6 months ago

    My Favorite NFL team is the Kansas City chiefs, I'm from Uganda and when I first arrived in the U.S late 2004 we landed in Houston for a couple of months then Moved to Missouri. At that time I was 9 nears didn't even know what Football was only sport I was used to was soccer then down the road in my middle school years I started getting into football a lil sometimes we play it on game cube and stuff. But to cut it short I'm 22 now and I'd say I been chiefs fan for almost 7 years now and I always keep up with there regular season games and if they make it to play off I like the chiefs because I live in Missouri and I also support the Royals but I don't keep up with them I like I do with the chiefs because I love football more than baseball, if I do ever end up moving out of Missouri to a different state I might switch teams I don't know we'll see