I can only imagine how pissed off Aaron Rodgers must be today. “A tie? A tie?! I get injured and you shit sippers fall apart and TIE?! The packers do not tie.” Except when they do. Also, did you all know that it’s cold in Massachusetts in November? I don’t think Michaels and Collinsworth mentioned it quite enough.
Too many field goals!!
SI.com: For you the Starks are heroes, and you told us a couple of months ago that they would be the NFL equivalent of the Giants since the Giants are your team. If we extrapolate this, who is Eli Manning in your universe?
(George R R)Martin: Eli Manning would probably be someone like Loras Tyrell, the Knight of Flowers, who has a bigger brother, Lord Garlan Tyrell, who is an even better swordsman than he is (laughs). So you have that brotherhood relationship there.
Appx 9am and I am fully anticipating a Giants loss tonight (because it’s the Eagles, and even if the Giants are looking good and the Eagles less so, the birds manage to pull it out (except for the Vince Young game last season but I’m not counting that)). And yet, I am hopeful and nervous about this game. It’s just a game, dummy! And yet…