Sunday, February 5, 2012

Super Bowl Sunday Predictions

New York 31  New England 20
(Eli Manning file photo)

Issues:
1.  I don't see New England being able to effectively cover both Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz.
2.  New England won't be able to deal with New York's pass rush for 4 quarters of football.
3.  If Rob Gronkowski's ankle isn't 100%, New York can key on Wes Welker.  Then they just need to worry about the next matchup problem: Aaron Hernandez.

X-Factor:
Vince Wilfork: He basically won the Baltimore game for New England.

Other Predictions:
- Madonna's halftime performance will be the best in years.
- Madonna's arms will still freak everyone out.
(Willem Dafoe in drag)

- At least 5 shots of Peyton Manning in the stands.
- The Ferris Bueller commercial will be a let down, reminding us all of Matthew Broderick's career from 1990 onward.
(Although I did just learn he voiced adult Simba in The Lion King)

- Michael Strahan will be shown in a luxury box when the Giants are up.
- Tiki Barber will be shown working the concession stand.  Proving once and for all that if you cheat on and subsequently divorce your 8-month pregnant with twins wife for a 22-year-old blonde (Really? Yea really), the public will turn on you and you'll lose your broadcasting career.
(Deal with it)

- At least 3 ex-Patriots players will be hanging out with Bob Kraft in his owners box, with one of them definitely being Tedy Bruschi.
- At least 35 plugs for NBC's new hit 'Smash' with at least 1 truly-afwul tie-in.  Like maybe Katherine McPhee is going to sing at some point.  And yes, NBC gave the runner-up from American Idol that one year a show (but 'Community' is on hiatus).
(Where is Justin Guarini's show?  For that matter, is Ruben Studdard still alive?)

- Puppy Bowl VIII will draw over 10 million viewers. (This actually isn't a joke.  Did you realize 9.2 million people watched over the 12 hours it aired last year?)
- Go Daddy will continue to lose business with Danica Patrick and Jillian Michaels as spokeswomen.  
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(Seriously, them? Are they funny or something?)

Lock Prediction of the Day:
- I won't be going to work on Monday.  

Really, can't we just make Super Bowl Monday a national holiday already?

14 comments:

  1. LOL yeah his career has been crappy from Godzilla onward, we shall see if you are right. If not the cat will be sure to poke fun..haha

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  2. Sounds like it might turn out to be a great game! :)

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  3. It would be nice if the day after was a holiday.

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  4. I'm looking forward to this! Can't wait!

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  5. LOL its like the 3 days between xmas and new year should be hols.

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  6. I'm going to take your word on all of this and pass it on as if I'd seen the superbowl tomorrow. It'll be good times.

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  7. Go Patriots! They're winning. :P

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    1. Didn't really care for either team but since Wes Welker is a brother of my Fraternity of Phi Delt I kinda ended up rooting for them.

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  8. damn Madonna's arms made me barf in my mouth a little bit! Blaaaaaaaaaah

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  9. I didn't even watch any of it. Too busy studying.

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  10. Hernandez is my man!!!! Gronk is a brick wall, but Hernandez is a beast! lol

    I teared up last night. My poor boys got creamed on technicalities (safety, Welker's drop, not taking advantage of fumbles). I like the Giants too (I'm from NY), but my Pats have always been my team! I was sad to see them lose.

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