The NFL has just announced that next Monday Night’s Football game will be shifted from Mexico City to Los Angeles. Screw the locals who bought tickets. Trash all the planning and travel plans undoubtedly made by some fans. Just flip a giant middle finger to Mexico.
What’s the reason? Riots? Political unrest? Safety? Volcanoes? An earthquake?
None of the above.
Try this on for size: A soft playing field.
What would the pointspread be on a hypothetical game between the Alabama Crimson Tide versus the Oakland Raiders? Or, the New York Jets? Or, the Cleveland Browns?
Note: Those who visit my site regularly know the name — Matt Lessinger. He shares his picks on boxing, MMA, and other special events on occasion, and I’m glad to pass them on to readers when he’s in a generous mood:
Note: This is Part 2. Read Part 1 HERE.
The NFL regular season began last tonight.
The NFL regular season starts tonight.