I'm not sure if anyone really understood what happened in the end. Both teams left it all on the field but the end result was a tie. The San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams played the NFL's first tie 24-24 game in four years.
The San Francisco 49ers only missed the Super Bowl because Eli Manning is unflappable, the Seattle Seahawks had an offensive upheaval, the St. Louis Rams are struggling with new systems and the Arizona Cardinals need to at least pretend that they believe.
Now that the NFL's regular season has come to an end, some of this year's also-rans are already searching for new identities, new beginnings, and new management.
How many passes can a receiving corps drop in one game? The Rams were closing in on "all of them." The Eagles will not be that lucky again this season.
Almost an entire generation of potential fans in Los Angeles has been lost to soccer, basketball, the beach, going out to dinner and reading. Speaking for most of the populace, we don't miss the NFL one bit.
Donte' Stallworth killed a man; Plaxico Burress committed a brazen act of criminal stupidity. The question is, does the latter truly merit 704 days more of incarceration than the former?
On July 7, one of the richest people in America was given millions in public welfare to build an unnecessary Wal-Mart. This "bailout for Billionaires" was the work of the Bridgeton, Missouri City Council, where economic illiteracy trumps common sense.
Recently, there have been a number of aging NFL players that have signed one-day contracts designed to allow them to retire on the teams where they began their careers.
This year, for the first time, the NFL Draft will commence on a Thursday. I realize the NFL wanted to put the popular first round in prime time tonight, but by doing so, they ruined all the fun.
Now entering one of the most important off-seasons in the history of the NFL, it is time to take a cue from David Letterman and go list the Top 10 Stories to Watch in what could be a turbulent 2010 NFL off-season.
An entrepreneur who married into Sam Walton's extended family, and is listed high up on the Forbes Wealthiest Americans list, is asking Missouri taxpayers to help him build a bigger Wal-Mart.
What impact will H1N1 have on the nation's economy? There are some industries that have benefited and will continue to benefit from H1N1.
The overriding message in reading about Tillman is that with so any opportunities for all of us to go beyond our comfort zones and take a more risky yet rewarding path, too often we settle for the easy choice.
There is more than football to like about Kyle Orton. His environmental conscience.
It was almost jarring to hear Rush whine about "tyranny" on the left, when it was his compadres on the right who just said no, and rejected Limbaugh's bid to buy the St. Louis Rams.
Rush Limbaugh's effort -- aborted by his fellow investors, it seems -- to buy the St. Louis Rams has given me the insight. I think people have a natural instinct to want to declaim, to inveigh, denounce, opine, and show-off.