Super Bowl XLV kicks off in just over 24 hours. We’ve covered the X’s and O’s, the atmosphere and anything else we could think of. There really isn’t much else to do. Here’s the situation:
GLS has picked the Steelers to win by a field goal, despite the fact Pittsburgh will officially be without defensive end Aaron Smith and center Maurkice Pouncey.
The 2011 Pro Football Hall of Fame class will be announced tonight at 7:00 ET. Here’s who’s nominated (I’ve bolded who I think should get in):
Cris Carter — I don’t care what the stats say, he might be the smoothest receiver I’ve ever seen.
Richard Dent — I continue to back Dent but I think it’s a losing battle.
Marshall Faulk — Considered a lock in his first year.
Ed Sabol – Apparently he’s falling out of favour because he didn’t play, and that’s a shame.
Deion Sanders — Same as Faulk.
The weather has improved. A week of disastrous conditions in North Texas is over and it’s sunny. The ice is melting. Last night we headed to one of the main entertainment hubs in downtown Dallas, and it was extremely quiet. Hopefully for the sake of the city, tonight will be better.
And here’s a random interview with actor Allen Covert…