Thursday, June 15, 2006

Football Season...Already?!

So, I’m going to take a stab at fantasy football this year.  I watch enough football to finally understand most of the rules (and the point) of the game…it’s only taken me several years (thank you, Jon & Jason for trying to help me in college!).  

There are maybe 2 months of the year that football is not the constant topic of conversation in our house, okay, maybe 3-4 months.  Andrew was introduced to fantasy football a few years ago and has played ever since…the draft date for this year was a big concern – so much so, that in late April/early May he wanted to set a date.  I find myself amused by the importance of football in general and specifically to the male species.  That said, I do enjoy the game…at least the 1st and 4th quarter, I believe the 2nd and 3rd quarters are for napping with perhaps a brief interruption for the half-time.  This will perhaps change as I watch to see how “my” players are performing this year!  

I’m determined to keep up with and hopefully outscore Andrew.  We aren’t in the same league but we will definitely be competing…that’s half the fun.  My challenge right now is coming up with a team name – the colors will be red and white (of course!).  My plan is to beat the franchise with the black and orange (Catherine, I’m hoping you break out the orange nail polish for the season! :).  

The draft should be interesting…I think I’ll pass on Rothlesberger but hope he feels better soon.  I fully expect him to start an ad campaign on motorcycle safety – helmets in particular.  

If you have any suggestions on a team name, I will certainly consider all entries*.  I am looking for something creative, fierce, and competitive with a touch of femininity. :)  

*With the exception of entries from the chics in the league! :)


Catherine said...

Well, it's sad that the PugnaciousDoomChiknz will have to nail the coffin on your sorry red and white team. But we'll still be friends, right? :)

Can you stand it, I actually read ESPN magazine for the first time in my life because of this football stuff. Although it was mostly about golf and soccer, with one article on some Bengals players. It wasn't bad actually.

Jen said...

You go girl! Kick Andrew's butt!