Sunday, September 24, 2006

Ravens 15, Browns 14

Well, that was certainly emotional.

Ravens are 3-0 for the first time ever. But it wasn't easy. They squeaked out a win in the last two minutes with a Chris McAlister interception in their own end zone, a heroic series of catches by Derrick Mason and Mark Clayton, then a 52-yard field goal by "Mr. Automatic," Matt Stover.

Stover is the only member from the original Ravens team and, sadly, the only consistent offensive player in their eleven-year history.

I felt bad for the Cleveland fans today. The Browns played well in the first half and really should have pulled out the win. But turnovers will kill you every time. (Just ask the Buffalo Bills, who gained nearly 500 yards and still lost to the Jets after 3 TO's.)

Clevelanders hate the Ravens and Baltimore to begin with, because we stole their team. But at least the Browns were only "deactivated" for three years, and they were able to retain the name and the uniforms. When the Colts ditched Baltimore for Indianapolis, it took the city twelve years to get another team.

So I'll be damned if I'll feel bad for that.


Lousy Ravens fan. So, are you and chi rho going to Windy?

Have you been following Blackwell's race here in Ohio?

Jim Young

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 9/29/2006 9:54 PM

Jim, long time no hear from!

No, unfortunately, we can't make it to Windycon again this year. We're going to World Fantasy Con in Austin the weekend before. These trips cost moolah. I really want to get back to Windy, though. Maybe next year, since WFC is on the east coast and I can save plane fare then.

What's going on with Blackwell? Obviously that's one I haven't been following.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 9/29/2006 11:02 PM

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