Skip to comments.Patriots and Rams Deliver a Super Bowl Deserving of its Halftime Show
Posted on 02/04/2019 4:47:48 AM PST by EyesOfTX
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Can somebody tell me why I still watch these things? The NFL almost pulled off what I had always assumed was the utterly impossible last night, staging a Super Bowl game that was very nearly as boring and tedious as a damn soccer match. Yes, yes, yes, I know it was a great defensive battle, right? Spare me, please.
It was a game in which LA Rams quarterback Jared Goff played worse than any Super Bowl QB since at least Billy Kilmer and really since Joe Kapp in Super Bowl IV. The vaunted Rams offense punted on its first 8 possessions, racking up a princely 3 first downs in the process, before finally breaking through with an actual drive that resulted in an actual score a field goal with a few minutes remaining in the 3rd quarter.
You read that right: Rams fans (Im not one) had already had to sit through that atrocity of a halftime show before their team even scratched the scoreboard. At least Patriots fans (Im not one of those, either) got to see their guy kick a field goal before the NFL rolled Adam Levine, Maroon 5 and a bunch of hip-hop artists who CBS had to keep bleeping out onto the field to deliver what has to have been the most dreadful halftime show since Up With People performed back in the mid-70s.
Somewhere, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is no doubt preparing to have a press conference in which he says something like, look, I have worn full-length mink coats and heavy chain jewelry while in black face many times in my life, but I swear I was not that fat rapper who performed with Maroon 5 last night, and I want to use facial recognition software to prove it.
The shows sole redeeming value was that the media-hyped promise that Levine would give some sort of tribute to all the wealthy NFL slobs who kneel during the national anthem failed to materialize. Guess either the NFL or CBS warned him off.
For their own part, Tom Brady and the Patriots offense played possum through the first 53 minutes of the contest before Brady finally started targeting all-time great tight end Rob Gronkowski on a fantastic drive that ended in a TD run by RB Sony Michel. The Rams got the ball back and, with the Patriots in a soft prevent defense, promptly moved the ball to the New England 27 yard line before Goff very predictably threw an interception that effectively ended the contest. That INT occurred with 2:43 remaining on the game clock, ending the lone 4-minute and 17-second flurry of actual action in this three-hour long contest.
When you think about it, thats actually not as tedious and boring as the average soccer match, which will have about 45 seconds of actual action spread over about two and a half hours.
So, at the end of the night, in spite of everything including Adam Levine taking his shirt off, I guess in a tribute to Janet Jackson American football is still better than soccer. Faint praise, but its all I got.
Instead, Maroon 5 just sang their hit songs. No kneeling. No virtue signaling. No pissing on the flag.
I actually appreciate Maroon 5 more now than I ever did.
I dont watch, but am a bit curious how political it got? havent seen anything about it yet...
News is Fake.
Sports is Fake.
Not much of a leap...
Stop watching Fake News and Fake Sports.
Much more wisdom and happiness will come to you.
Didnt even know who was playing until last night... by accident.
Are we going to boycott the leftist-loving NFL or arent we?
Bump for later reading.
It didn’t get political.
Not even the slightest and that's why leftists are pissed as hell this morning. The way the media was hyping it up, it was supposed to be a big Colin Kaepernick circle jerk. In the end, Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine nixed all the politics and just put on a show.
The cherry on top is all the leftists whining that Levine could bare his chest without getting in trouble unlike Janet Jackson. Yes people, boys and girls are different.
Gladys Knight was good.
I haven’t watched the last three Superbowls and don’t care to. It’s become another just platform for the left’s agenda.
I refuse to watch unless they square it away COMPLETELY and ALL players coaches etc are standing there respectfully during our anthem, pledge, God Bless America, etc.
I have watch EVERY Super Bowl ending with 2016. So I watched the first 50. I remember the 1967 game between the Chiefs and the Packers, Bart Starr and Coach Lombardi. It is hard for me to not watch. I will not watch another until the leftists in the nfl STFU and they fire Goodell and respect our country
I was surprised the game was as close as it was, I expected a huge Patriots blowout. It would have been a real game if the Saints were there, as they should have been. It might even have been a Saints blowout.
The Saints beat the Iggles, the Iggles beat the Rams, and the Iggles beat the Patriots last year.
I called it yesterday when I said it would be a dull game.
But it actually WAS a great defensive battle.
Both the game and the halftime show were non-events. Worst commercials in a long time.
worst SuperBowl evah!!
Oh. BTW. I appreciate great defense but by the looks of it this game was ALL defense. Looked a bit boring (yes I do follow the score periodically during the game via computer).
awesome!! kinda gives ya a the feeling of a tiny flickering flame of hope doesnt it??
tnks for the response...
Cant remember ever liking the Super Bowl halftime show. Adam taking his shirt off to display his tattooed body didnt help one bit. It was as good as any of them except for Bruno Mars which was slightly better because I like a lot of his songs.
As for the game, the playoff games were more action packed but I am pleased with the winner.
WaPo had a commercial about "Democracy Dies in Darkness", propping up whatshisname, Kashoggi, as a "journalist" KIA, insinuating... you know who is at fault...
Budweiser now pays for WIND POWER to brew their beer now, isn't that good with chips and salsa?
Oh, yeah, the NFL their own selves had a couple of spots about wonderful things the NFL is doing, community organizing for various leftist causes.
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