Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/20/11
When faced with a difficult situation. Or a painful realization. Or an inevitable conclusion that is less than inviting, there really is only one thing to do: rely on, those very few, good men. For this writer, there’s only one who deserves full-fledged reliance: Jack. Always faithful. Fantastically strong. And fully capable of numbing any pain. Like the pain felt by any possibility of the Seattle Seahawks moving to Oklahoma to sun tan with their NBA partners, the Sonics. A possibility that had more than one angry Emerald City resident, in desperate need of a few rounds themselves. To pen the least. Or, and much more pressing, the possibility of the Seattle Seahawks missing out on the playoffs this year – thanks to their inferior inabilities and the San Francisco 49ers advantageous (apparent) abilities. And while this writer would normally suggest Pete Carroll and the struggling Hawks fly into a local bar and indulge in her main man – there’s a gentleman of a different vintage, capable of contributing much more than memory loss and heavy hangovers, worthy of their perusal instead. Here’s three reasons why Seattle should considering taking a shot with Lofa Tatupu. If only to numb the [...]
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