How Sports Games Can Be A Hold Of Yourself Essay

1142 Words Dec 15th, 2016 5 Pages
The first thing you should do before reading the rest of this is get a hold of yourself. We are men of science. “Rooting” for something or someone means nothing. Football games are won with the massing of draft picks by savvy front office personal. Successful seasons are built by fiscally responsible free agency periods and prudent drafting. Division championships are acquired by balanced play calling and ball security. Talent, preparation & health. Give me that 1000 times out of 1000 over what team you’re pulling for while jamming cheetos dusted chicken fries into your mouth on Sunday afternoon. Great. Now I’m starving.

After that has been said, the devil is in the details. It’s what you can sleep with. It’s what your fandom means to you. It has very much you choose to support your team, whomever they maybe. I’m guessing I’m not like you. I don’t support my team based on how flashy their Color Rush Uniforms are or how many Lombardi trophies they have hosted in the past 15 years.

I will not root for my team’s, the Washington Redskins’ life long nemesis. Not now. Not ever.

The reasons are twofold, one being obvious: the Redskins controlled their own destiny. They had a wild card spot. All this team had to do coming off of 10 days rest was beat a sub-.500 Cardinals team that was desperate for it’s season to end. That’s how dad did it. That’s how America does it and it’s worked out pretty well so far. That’s what a PLAYOFF team would do. Instead, the Redskins…

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