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 […]

FifG Game of the Week: Pittsburgh Steelers v. Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (Sunday 6:28 p.m., NBC) Why it’s good football: It’s the Super Bowl! Duh. Top team in the AFC vs. the top team in the NFC. Can’t beat that! Why you might care: It’s the Super Bowl! Duh. Because, come on, if you’re going to watch one football game a year, […]

FifG Game of the Week: Tennessee Titans v. Pittsburgh Steelers

Tennessee Titans [12-2] vs. Pittsburgh Steelers [11-3] (Sunday 1:00 p.m., CBS) Why it’s good football: We’re down to the home stretch. These two teams have already secured first-round byes in the playoffs, so the winner of this game could very well have home-field advantage in the AFC championships. The Titans won their first 10 games […]

Liking Football, Reason 2

All right, let’s review. The #1 reason to like football was Sense of Community. That will appear on the test, so please write it down. Everyone got it? Great, let’s move on. I saw Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist last night. I really liked it. Anyone else seen it? Even beyond my ever-so-slightly inappropriate crush […]

Monday MELF

Still haven’t given up on the possibility that my friend will tackle the NFC North for me, so let’s just move on to the AFC North. Married–Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers He almost died in a motorcycle accident, so you probably wouldn’t have to worry about him deciding to ride one of those during his midlife […]

FifG Game of the Week: MICHAEL PHELPS SPECIAL–Baltimore Ravens v. Pittsburgh Steelers

Baltimore Ravens [2-0] vs. Pittsburgh Steelers [2-1] (Monday 8:30 p.m., ESPN) Why it’s good football: Because Michael Phelps is a Ravens fan! Ok, so on WordPress.com you can tell what search words people are using to find your page. I posted one thing about Michael Phelps on SNL, and it was really about Peyton Manning, […]