If you are reading this, Big Cat Sports has returned in 2020, keeping it safe and Covid free in AZ. The return of football is so much more than sports for some people. Although fans can’t attend, in most circumstances, it gives us plenty of distraction when all we see on the TV is negative. A season which had such uncertainty up until about a month ago. 2020 has been called the worst year since the Great Depression. Not sure how it can get any worse. We’re perhaps staring down the barrel of a different way of life and we need to embrace that possibility. As for football, nothing changes. You line up the same way and get gritty with it. It’s finally time for the players to strap up, tape it up, play bloody and beaten and see who’s man enough to compete in the National Football League.
The defending SB champs took on the Houston Texans on Thursday Night Football. Aside from the game, we got to see the return of the NFL’s best broadcaster, Chris Collinsworth. OK, so I lied about Collinsworth being the best. We did get to see the leagues best in Mahomes and the Kansas City offense that actually got better this offseason. If you saw the game you’d know that offense could knock on the door of the greatest of All-Time. The newbie selected last in the first round is a special dude. The KC rookie RB went North of 130 yards and a Touchdown. Oh yeah, Mahomes isn’t too bad either throwing for 3 Touchdowns of his own.
This offseason was filled with team-spending, trades we couldn’t have predicted, and veteran QBs on the move. Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady remarried in FL, Philip Rivers links up with a familiar face in Indy with Frank Reich, and more trades then normal an NFL offseason. Let’s start with the biggest storyline and that was Tom Brady leaving the Patriots after the most legendary career of All-Time. Rivers and Brady combined for 22 Pro Bowls, 938 TDs, and 6 SBs. We know who has those, I’ll give you a hint its not Rivers with the Rings. Brady reuniting with Gronk and being able to air-it-out to 2 studs and the “QB Whisperer” calling the shots in Bruce Arians? That’s a recipe for a scary team. Especially if newly acquired RB Leonard Fournette can run like Tarzan and not like Jane they’d be SB contenders.
We all know there are more important issues surrounding the US today with Social Injustice and a Pandemic, but, for a brief moment we can enjoy Sundays in a different but very familiar way. Anything can happen on Any Given Sunday, right? It starts now.
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