Why I’m Not Watching the Super Bowl This Year

For more years than I care to think about, I’ve watched the Super Bowl. I like football well enough, but I don’t make a special effort to watch it, and I’m not a fan of any particular team. I only know the rules because I used to watch with my dad and I drove him crazy asking about all the stuff the announcers were talking about. I pretty much only watch to see the commercials.

Over the years, I’ve caught a few great games — some 4th-quarter comebacks. A 99-yard touchdown rush. That was pretty impressive. (What year was that? I was sure it was last year, but I can’t find anything online. Did I dream that? If I’m dreaming about football, we have a problem.) Continue reading