What a wild weekend in the NFL! There were upsets, shoot-outs, close calls, questionable calls, and OTs. It was definitely something for everyone (unless your team happens to be one of the teams that lost).
We watched the early games at The Green Turtle in Arlington, VA. We are moving to the area in 2 weeks so we wanted to explore sports bars in our neighborhood (there are MANY). The atmosphere was awesome, but there is one major flaw for this place. They did not have Wi-Fi. I’m not a picky person, but as a NFL fan and Fantasy Football owner, I expect a sports bar to have Wi-Fi in 2012. There were fans of many teams so it was cool to hear people yelling about different games.
There was a Lions fan directly in front of us and he could barely breathe. This guy was full of emotions-rightfully so. I wanted to feel bad for him when the Lions actually lost in OT, but I was distracted by the Skins loss myself. Sitting to the right of us was a Jets fan. He was another one yelling on every other play, taking his hat off and putting it back on, standing up and sitting down. The nerves of fans. It’s a sight to see. Continue reading