Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 10/23/13
I sat down on my couch Sunday morning and something felt off.  As I flipped through the measly two channels of football all day, I never saw what I was looking for.  Did the Seattle Seahawks play last week?  Back and forth and to-and-fro my eyes searched and my remote flipped and I stood up a bit overwhelmed.  Damnit! The Seahawks already played? Yep, Thursday Night. In a seemingly boring game last Thursday, they marched right over the less talented and less prepared Arizona Cardinals on the road.  A great division road blowout indeed but when I thought back over the annals of the neo-ritualistic Thursday Night Football events, I noticed that this was nothing new.  Chances are on Thursdays, you aren’t going to see a very good game. Thursday nights just don’t hold the same weight as a Sunday or Monday game.   Let me tell you why. The average score of an NFL game over the past ten years has been right around 23.8 points. SportingCharts.com has also run the numbers an...
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