Originally written on The Awesome Boston  |  Last updated 10/19/12
A.B. Growing up as a sports fan in America, I find it impossible not to gamble on games. And while I wouldn’t bet an NHL or MLB game to save my life, something about betting on the NFL just soothes the soul. Watching Thursday night football without money on the line doesn’t interest me, unless the Patriots are playing. But put $50 on the over of a game between the Browns & Jaguars and I’m jumping around the living room & screaming at the TV like a mad man. When done responsibly, it’s good old fashioned fun (regardless of my fiance and dog looking at me like I’m possessed). So with all of that being said, I feel like this year the NFL is killing me! Peyton Manning comes back to erase a 24 point deficit on the road against the Chargers?!? How is anyone supposed to make money on that? Not only did I lose my overall bet on the Chargers to win the game, I lost double when I added to the bet for the Chargers to continue their dominance at the half. Stupid me? I say, stupid NFL! So...
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