Late game open thread: are you read for some largely meaningless footbaaaaaaall???

01.02.11 7 years ago 209 Comments

Don’t laugh, he only scored one less touchdown than DeAngelo Williams did this season.

The Packers need a win today over the Bears or losses by the Giants and Bucs in order to make the playoffs. [ National Post ]

Jacksonville needs a win over the Texans and a loss by the Colts against the Titans to make the playoffs–otherwise Indy is in. Don’t get your hopes up. [ Jacksonville Observer ]

Speaking of the Texans, Gary Kubiak is going to keep his job and will be adding Wade Phillips to his staff. Apparently, Houston is the football Bizarro Planet. [ Adam Schefter ]

The Denver Broncos have added John Elway to its front office. Job #1 is recruiting Jim Harbaugh away from Stanford. Job #2 is ducking Shannon Sharpe’s unintelligible telephone calls. [ NFL Network ]

Gritty running back becomes favorite of monochromatic fan base. As KSK reader Tim from Milwaukee observes, “Note that a guy with a back-up plan of getting a PhD is considered ‘blue collar’.” [ Not Woodhead ]

The rest of today’s schedule:

ARI @ SF *
CHI @ GB ****
TEN @ IND **
SD @ DEN **
DAL @ PHI **
NYG @ WAS **

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