Weekly Monday Morning Thoughts

Posted on January 9, 2012


A piece I look forward to adding to my blog is a weekly post that just hits quickly on different sports topics on my mind. It could range from football to baseball, from top stories to just flat out random. Hope you guys see it as a good filler for the blog. Let’s get started:

  • Exciting weekend in the NFL for wildcard weekend. What I took away from most was in three of the four games defense really dictated the outcomes. The Texans were catapulted by theirs led by J.J Watt’s huge interception for a touchdown. The Giants’ defense was very impressive led by their dynamic trio of pass rushers. The Broncos may have given up 23 points, but they came up with big plays that led them to victory.
  • Count me among those wishing for a Patriots-Giants Super Bowl XLII rematch in Indianapolis. The way the Giants are playing right now and for the Patriots to be able to get some revenge, it would have the makings of an epic tilt.

Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady and company would surely love to get another crack at the New York Giants should a Super Bowl rematch be in the forecast.

  • Still boiling a bit over the Bruins-Canucks game on Saturday. I just flat out hate Vancouver and the way they play. No respect whatsoever. At least Milan Lucic’s game misconduct was rescinded by the NHL offices, does a lot for the Bruins now huh? Nah, but in reality it was important to hear as Lucic avoids a 10-game suspension as a result.
  • Shocked is all I have to say for Denver’s overtime triumph against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the injuries just proved too much to overcome for the Steelers – who looked like a much different team than the one that handed the Patriots a loss earlier in the regular season.
  • Still not sure what to think of Saturday’s game in Foxboro. The Patriots won by 18 not even a month ago, but Denver shot themselves in the foot with turnovers all game long last time. If the Broncos can clean things up this time around, it could get interesting down at Gillette Stadium.
  • photo courtesy of patriots.com