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by Bobby Smith
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DECEMBER 6, 2016 -- You could not miss the roar of the Lambeau Field crowd with 1:51 left in Sunday’s game. It was celebration for money to be made after an extra point missed by the Houston kicker after the Texans had been poised to create a push, at best, vs. the spread prior to their onsides kick. The game had opened at 5.5 but drifted up to 7 on game-day, probably because people saw that it was snowing in Green Bay and came to the ol’, “Packers! Snow! Cannot lose!” conclusion. So, instead of 21-14, the Houston deficit stayed 21-13, a margin of 8. Somebody loved those bettin’ Packers fans for an early Christmas gift (and the Sports Reporter Premier Players for a 2-Star win)! Meanwhile, on Saturday, I watched this country hit a low point at halftime of the Florida-Alabama SEC Championship Game. Dr. Pepper sponsored a contest where two alleged young adult finalists had to throw footballs through a hole from 10 yards away. The winner would get $100,000 towards college tuition. Both of them threw the footballs with two hands, as if they were making basketball passes! What the bloody hell!? Seriously! Why should this kind of awful delivery, bastardizing the exercise, be allowed in a football throwing contest!? Dr. Pepper is the worst! These two alleged kids are the worst! I was booing in front of my TV set. MORE
 
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