Actually, what Dan Dierdorf said was, "That Shawne Merriman is a pass-rushin' son of a gun," after Merriman pressured Peyton Manning into throwing an incomplete pass on a 4th down with just 2 minutes to play. That Dan Dierdorf is a one hell of a football analyst. And what a wordsmith! With LaDainaian Tomlinson and Antonio Gates on the sidelines for much of the game, and back-up quarterback Billy Volek leading San Diego on their winning touchdown drive because of a second-half injury to Philip Rivers, one wonders how they'll compete against the mighty Patriots:
"We're prepared for everybody," [Bill Belichick] said. "As we saw today, any number of players could be in the game."
He seems like he would be a lot of fun at parties, doesn't he? The Chief will unleash his acerbic wit on this weekend's divisional playoff games tomorrow morning in the Monday Suck-Off, but before I wrap up the weekend shift, did you notice the common theme of the winners? They all had two-word location names. Just as Nostradamus predicted. What will be the common theme for next week's winners? I bet it's that I hate them with the fire of a thousand suns. -KD