There’s no doubt about it, it’s a true Brit-fest here at XLIV.
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Instead of the multi-colored splendor of Media Day, we have reverted back to formal press conference mode, with the stiffer, more regimented style of a proper working environment.
Having retreated from the fray of Media Day at the stadium, my over-riding impression of another memorable day’s fun and frolics will have to be the smile on the face of Saints backup offensive lineman Tim Duckworth.
You know this is a tough assignment when you bump into a uniformed war reporter at Media Day. Staff Sergeant Josh Hauser is a bona fide Combat Correspondent for the U.S. Army, fresh from a tour in Iraq, and now running the gauntlet of trying to interview players during this increasingly rambunctious event.
Give peace a chance. You might think that’s a strange message to be sending out just before the Colts and Saints do fierce battle for football’s highest honor. But that didn’t stop Vic “The Brick” Jacobs presenting the most unusual angle I found at Media Day.
Of course, while many make the mistake of thinking the players are the story at Media Day, I know better. For all the brilliance Manning and Co. bring on the field of play, the chances of them doing or saying anything remarkable in front of the massed phalanxes of microphones, Dictaphones and TV cameras are barely between “slim” and “none.”
I think it must now be official. It’s the Brit Bowl.
Okay, you’re hearing from all the experts this week, now let me offer an alternative opinion on all the hype and hoopla that is Super Bowl week and tell you what it’s really all about.