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

Ok, folks, I know that this is a huge football weekend in terms of who will and who will not be heading to the Super Bowl. However, my entire football being has been focused on the Bucs. And a large portion of my non-football being, too. That’s a good 3/4 to 7/8 of my being […]

FifG Games of the Week: The Playoffs, Wild Card Edition

Welcome to the playoffs! Since there are now only four games per week, it seems a little silly to choose one game of the week. So I’ll go ahead and try to give you a few talking points for each game. Game 1: Atlanta Falcons vs. Arizona Cardinals [Saturday 4:30 p.m., NBC] This one is […]

Weekly Wrap-Up

This is the time of year when you either have a really good football week or a really bad one. Personally, I had a really bad one. The Bucs officially lost their final four games (I was a realist! Not a pessimist!), and managed to become the first team in 15 years to start 9-3 […]

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, […]