Nate: Thanks for posting that Superbowl video. I haven’t figured out which team I’m going to root for–neither one is the Detroit Lions, which, alas, is my NFL team and a curse I must bear. Both teams have prominent former Michigan players on them and neither comes from the old NFC Central division, which are the sorts of factors I weigh when picking sides. I’m attracted to both the Giants’ Cinderella story and the Patriots’ cusp-of-greatness story.
But I gotta say, I loved this article, in today’s Washington Post, about the Giants’ honorary team captain, a badly wounded Iraq war vet, Lt. Col. Greg Gadson, U.S. Army, 2nd Batallion, 32nd Field Artillery. Wouldn’t it be great if he got to lift the Superbowl trophy on Sunday?