Here we are less than 48 hours away from the kickoff to Super Bowl XLVII, the waning moments of preparation have arrived. The Ravens and the 49ers are checking their equipment, going over their playbooks one final time. Grills are being checked, and crock pots are being gathered as fans check their equipment as well. Party goers have purchased all the wings, nachos, and necessary items to make theirs the best Super Bowl party in town.
For Ravens and 49ers fans the nerves of the game might reduce their appetites to that of a toddler. For those fans loyal to one of the other thirty teams in the NFL the day will be one to relish. The best of the best going head to head. The last football game for another seven lonely months.
Most of the decisions the unbiased fans are faced with regarding Super Bowl Sunday will be fairly easy for them to make. BBQ wings or spicy buffalo wings? Add another There is one decision however that some may not be so sure of, and that is who you will be rooting for.
For the unbiased fan a common answer can be “Oh I just want a close game.” Some may root for the Ravens because they went to Rutgers and so did Ray Rice. Others may want the 49ers to win because their uncle lives in San Francisco. Whatever the reason may be it gives them a team to root for.
For those fans who want so badly a team to root for, but are torn about which team to pick here are a few things to consider: Read more »
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Armed Forces Entertainment hosts more than 1,200 shows around the world each year, reaching more than 500,000 personnel at 270 military locations.
As part of the official Department of Defense, the agency’s mission is to provide “entertainment to U.S. military personnel overseas.”
Furthermore, “Armed Forces Entertainment and its performers have the honor of supporting soldiers, airmen, marines and sailors by bringing them the very best in American entertainment.”
Celebrities, musicians, comedians, cheerleaders and athletes are recruited to perform for the troops. The agency says, “It’s their way of saying “thank you” for the sacrifices U.S. military personnel make during their tour of duty.”
Three Redskins players are currently on tours entertaining troops worldwide. Tight End Niles Paul and Fullback Darrel Young are representing the Redskins on the Japan Super Bowl Tour (January 28 – February 5) and FB Eric Kettani, who attended Navy before pursuing a career in football, is on the Alaska Super Bowl Tour (January – February 4).
We’ve combed their Twitter accounts, we’ve stalked their Instagram accounts, and now it’s time to show you how the players are faring on their respective tours. (Warning: Do not attempt some of these stunts at home)
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This week marks the 30 year anniversary of the Washington Redskins claiming their first Lombardy Trophy, a prize that had eluded the team for years.
The game pitted the Redskins against annual powerhouse, the Miami Dolphins.
The 1982 season was memorable for the Redskins, as the team finished the strike-shortened season with an 8-1 record. The team would steamroll through the NFC portion of the playoff bracket as they overpowered the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings by a combined scored of 52-14 in the first two rounds, advancing to the NFC Championship Game.
In the NFC Title Game, the Redskins squared off against division rival, the Dallas Cowboys. In their only matchup of the strike-shortened campaign, the Cowboys handed the Redskins their lone loss, a 24-10 defeat at RFK Stadium.
The Redskins would extract revenge on their rivals from Texas, knocking them off 27-17 to advance to Super Bowl XVII against Miami.
Relive the history-making day here: Read more »
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