October 23, 2007

Mustard Signed; Professor Plum Still Without a Contract

If you're a Falcons fan who has four really bad fantasy football teams (combined record of all teams, Falcons included: 8-27), there hasn't been much to cheer for this fall. In fact, if the devil himself (represented by diabolical guitarist Steve Vai in the movie Crossroads) approached you with a deal through which you could erase all of your fantasy teams (and the Falcons), but doing so would cost you the past two months of your life, you would at least have to ponder it (yes, having bad fantasy teams really does suck that badly).

However, in the midst of these staggeringly moribund autumn Sundays which seem to string together in an endless cycle -- hope, loss, frustration, repeat -- one small glorious thing did take place:

The Broncos signed a dude named Chad Mustard.

When your world looks most bleak, it can be strangely comforting to take solace in the little things.

Sorry Mr. Vai -- no deal.


Anonymous Bret said...

The article you linked to his name said the Broncos are 2-0 with him on the team. The date was 10-18-2007, so they are now 3-0 with him on the team after slipping past the Steelers. Maybe they should get a guy named Joey Ketchup and they'll probably win the super bowl.

10:44 AM, October 23, 2007  

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