Found December 04, 2012 on Kissing Suzy Kolber:
D.C. fans have a thing for Christmas puns for their young savior athletes. When Stephen Straburg debuted, they had a Strasmas. Now it’s Griffmas. Give some of the other religions a chance to have bad gags on their holidays, guys. Anyway, there are few cities more desperate for something to be excited about with their sports teams, so it is joy and rapture around D.C., for their football team is .500 in December. You can tell it was a huge win for Washington and one that meant a lot to the locals because there were even scattered mentions that FedEx Field, a stadium notorious for terrible atmosphere, terrible fan experience and lots of road fans, briefly at times during the game sounded like Redskins games used to at RFK Stadium. Which is to say, like people actually gave a sh*t. Last night was one of the better Monday night games of the season. Since it was still kind of a plodding affair, it’s obvious that that isn’t saying much. Still, it was competitive until the end and the dec...
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