I returned from vacation last night, having learned a few football-related things from my time away.
1. You can learn a lot from Bob McGinn’s Ultimate Super Bowl Book.
2. I’m late to the party, but Friday Night Lights has wedged itself in my top five shows of all-time, probably top-three. What’s better than a football show your wife loves more than you?
Another contender for top-five status would be Hard Knocks, the annual HBO series filed during an NFL training camp.
This year has potential to be even better than last season’s strong effort, with Rex Ryan and his band of all stars ready to make some magic. We can’t imagine another coach reading a voice-over that ends: “Let’s go out and kick some ass. It’s time to win a Super Bowl.”
(And yes, this entire post is an excuse to show a cool little promo on a July afternoon when absolutely nothing is happening in the NFL.)