Player Pronunciation: Devin Aromashodu

I am taking a small FifG hiatus, due to lots of writing on Chicks in the Huddle, the holidays, and annoyingly lingering illness. BUT, this one made a small post worthwhile. Devin Aromashodu: deh-vin ah-roh-mah-shah-doo Let’s put it in a sentence (because it’s fun!). Said Bob to his friend Shadoo whence brownies are baking: That […]

FifG Game of the Week: Baltimore Ravens vs. Green Bay Packers

Baltimore Ravens [6-5] vs. Green Bay Packers [7-4] (Monday 8:30 p.m., ESPN) Why it’s good football: Uh, because I didn’t write this sooner! And it’s on Monday night! And, um…  What was the question again?  Why you might care: You are a fan of Edgar Allen Poe. Because that’s totally where the whole “Ravens” thing comes […]

FifG Game of the Week: Green Bay Packers v. Minnesota Vikings

Green Bay Packers [2-1] vs. Minnesota Vikings [3-0] (Monday 8:00 p.m., ESPN) Why it’s good football: It’s an early-season match up of two division rivals, both considered contenders to represent the National Football Conference (aka, the NFC) in the Super Bowl. Also, there’s Brett Fav-reh. Why you might care: Because you are just the hip […]

Weekly Wrap-Up

Ok, this is way delayed. Please excuse the lateness, especially considering it’s almost next week, and really I can barely remember what happened this week. Here’s the latest-ish: FifG Game of the Week winner: The Minnesota Vikings. Sorry Detroit Lions fans, but that’s one more game to the losing streak. On a positive note, many […]

In honor of Coach Singletary

New 49ers coach Mike Singletary played on the Super Bowl winning Chicago Bears team in ’85, which means he was in the Super Bowl Shuffle. My parents were Bears fans, so we bought the VHS tape of the Shuffle, and I loved it–even in the Punky Brewster days. But seriously, what’s not to love? The […]

FifG Game of the Week: Tampa Bay Bucs vs. Chicago Bears

Tampa Bay Buccaneers [1-1] vs. Chicago Bears [1-1] (Sunday 1:00 p.m., local Fox affiliates) Why it’s good football: Eh, who am I kidding. It’s not really good football except for the fact that I’m a huge Bucs fan, and I have a feeling they are going to be really bad this year, so why not […]