Monday MELF: NFC West

Another week, another Monday MELF. Reminder, the fancy-sounding MELF acronym stands for: Married Enemies Lovers Friends And it’s all based on a game I played when I was 12. And now, the QBs of the NFC West: M: Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks For one, Russell is the hugely talented leader of what just might be […]

Monday MELF: AFC North

Welcome back to FifG, laydeez.* And welcome back to Monday MELF. For those of you who don’t remember what this is, on account of the fact that I have not posted a similar column for three years, let me remind you by way of reposting the origin story, if you will: As a preteen, my […]

Super Bowl Bingo: Baltimore Ravens vs. San Francisco 49ers

It’s about time to get prepping for this year’s Super Bowl! (Ok, so technically that time was probably several days ago. Bear with me here.) Got the snacks, got the jerseys… Now all you need is your annual Super Bowl Bingo game! As always, FifG Super Bowl Bingo is intended to help keep football fans […]

Jesus Leads 7-9 Team to Playoffs

How did the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks win a ticket to the playoffs? Jesus played quarterback! Ok, it’s really Charlie Whitehurst. But is it any coincidence that a previously lousy backup QB had the game of his life in the NFC West showdown against the St. Louis Rams? You be the judge.   Ok, I’d like […]

T.O. as Shannen Doherty: The Analogy Lives On!

Ok, so remember how T.O. was just like Shannen Doherty? And he and Donovan McNabb feuded in Philly just like the gals of 90210? (Ok, so I think technically we said Charmed, but I’m modifying history slightly.) Well, turns out Donovan wants T.O. to come play with him in Washington! Which means that my analogy […]

Cute Football Player of the Week: The Tradees

In discussing the recent Brady Quinn/Peyton Hillis trade, a Denver friend insisted that that the Broncos got the best (read: cutest) player on the field. But, um, Peyton Hillis? Anyone? So, with that in mind, I thought we should delve into a major recent trade that sent Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb to the division-rival […]