It was a trip back in time, and something we’ve seen many times. Tony Romo drove the Dallas Cowboys tantalizingly close to the playoffs, only to go into self-destruction mode and swerve off the road.
It has been said countless times and for the next 10 days will be repeated like a handicapping Pledge of Allegiance: With a month to prepare, Alabama coach Nick Saban is tough to beat.
Black smoke hovered over the New York Giants after a crash-and-burn debacle. The daredevil act occasionally blew up in Evel Knievel’s face, and it finally caught up to Eli Manning.
Five nights before Christmas, Brigham Young won a bowl and coach Bronco Mendenhall celebrated like the end of the world was near. He was one of the few who cared – about the bowl game.