When you’re in the third day of the post-Thanksgiving juice cleanse, it’s difficult to think of anything else but food. Players like Julius Peppers, Simeon Rice, Jerod Mayo and even old schoolers like Demetrin Veal begin to dance though your head. You try to get excited about the week’s games but in reality all you want is one lousy carb. So forgive me if this week’s blog is not up to snuff; it will take a few days and a carne asada burrito to get me right.
One thing I am thinking about is how many of my favorite players I wish I was best friends with. A few years ago I used to run into Raiders QB Jeff Hostetler occasionally in San Francisco. He was always with a bunch of pals (“Hoss and Company” as I dubbed them), doing things like eating steaks, having drinks or just walking down the street looking like they didn’t have a care in the world. I remember thinking “how do I get me into that gang?” and realizing how much fun it would be to become BFFs with some of the NFLs coolest guys. Here are a few that come to mind –
JJ Watt – Is there a more fun-loving, kind-hearted and all-around beast in the NFL right now? And his guest appearances on The League make him all the more loveable! #wattforMVP