But first, do I sniff a reality-based movie coming out of this bit of news concerning the role of long snapper and the Pittsburgh Steelers?
The Tennessee Titans. The Green Bay Packers. Nashville, TN. Can Aaron Rodgers and his cheese-mates change that undefeated Titan season? Televised by Fox, the first quarter began with a Tennessee field goal. Titans 3 and Packers 0. The second quarter also started with a Titans field goal. 6 to 0. The Packers made a field goal on their next possession. Tennessee 6 and Green Bay 3. Green flipped the cot and took the lead with a touchdown, thanks to wide receiver Donald Driver. 10 to 6. The Titans snatched the lead right back with a TD by running back Chris Johnson. Tennessee 13 and Green Bay 10.
The third quarter began with what could’ve been a touchdown for Green Bay, but Titans safety Chris Hope intercepted Rodgers’s pass in the end zone. Titans increased their lead with a field goal. 16 to 10. Green Bay narrowed the score gap with a field goal. 16 to 13. The fourth quarter progressed more than halfway and Mascon Crosby tied the game with a field goal for Green Bay. 16 points each. A forty-seven yards Packers field goal attempt in the very bottom of the fourth quarter is no good, so the game went into overtime. The Titans keep their undefeated season by winning with a field goal. 19 to 16.
Observations & Miscellania:
1. Kerry Collins was quarterback for the Titans.
2. Shouldn’t it be a rule that sportscasters are not allowed to wear striped button-down shirts to the job if they are to be on camera? Daryl Johnston and Tony Albert were commentators. Johnston wore a striped button-down shirt and a brownish-gold tie. The stripes were not eye-friendly once mediated through a TV camera lens. Albert wore a white button-down shirt and a very unsightly dark red and yellow-spotted tie. Not polka dots, it was something like this tie–without the stripes, red not blue, and more dots.
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