The NFL Counseling Session (Part I)
Last night a group of Cleveland Browns knelt during the National Anthem at Cleveland Browns Stadium:
Now let's lay on the psychiatrist's couch and play some word association, shall we?
Fred, why did you fall in love with watching Football?
Answers, in no particular order, using a stream of consciousness:
Thought Paul McDonald to Ricky Feacher was going to set the football world on fire.
Loved watching Football Follies on NFL Films.
Thought Earl Campbell was awesome.
Billy "White Shoes" Johnson could dance.
Bernie Kosar was going to take the Browns to the Super Bowl.
The Fun Bunch.
I enjoyed watching football with my Dad.
I watched the Chargers carry Kellen Winslow Sr. away because he left it all on the field of play at the end of a playoff game.
Jim Brown was the greatest player of all time.
Man, did I love rooting against Sam Wyche.
Ahmad Rashad and the Hail Mary.
Anything could happen. Ask Frank Reich and the Buffalo Bills.
Barry Sanders highlights.
Warren Moon, Dan Pastorini, and Ken Stabler.
Marino to Duper/Clayton....
Okay let's stop there.
Fred, what made you angry about football?:
The 1987 Strike.
Art Modell moved the Browns.
I think my love of football officially died in 1995. But I still like watching football.
Fred, what do you think of when you watch football today?
A Greedy Commissioner
Too many commercials
No Fun League
Where's the mud?
Kellen Winslow Jr. would rather ride a motorcycle than play football.
The Browns suck. Not just this year, but since '99. (Minus a season or two.) So instead of reading about players, I get to read about kneeling...
...and the prospects of no more NFL, ever.
Okay Fred, we've made some progress today let's agree for a second session once the season gets started....