Apologies for not including the poll yesterday, I was ... how you say ... not clear of mind. That being said, we've reached the final matchup for the opening round of this Tournament of Badness. So far, I'm very pleased with how things are going. After this, we'll get to some great matchups in the second round and get one step closer to the absolute worst thing in the NFL. Yesterday's matchup is close, and now I'm wondering if my seeding will actually hold up for once as "Score, Commercial, Kickoff, Commercial" is taking on "Wins Being A Quarterback Stat."
So make the jump to read the descriptions of the participants for today, read full results from the left side of the bracket and of course, view the entire bracket. But first: remember, we are voting on what we believe to be the absolute worst thing of the two. If you're voting in a worst food contest, and you like pizza more than hamburgers, you would then vote for hamburgers in that matchup. Get it? Got it? Good. Make the jump.
(2) Score, Commercial, Kickoff, Commercial
For one, there are far too many commercials during football broadcasts. Rather, there's far too much advertising, which is leading to less cheerleaders and things of that nature, but as to something actually important, the whole score, commercial, kickoff, commercial thing is so annoying. It actually really takes me out of the game. Sometime the game will fade to commercial immediately after a touchdown before there's time for a replay, and then it'll come back finally and we'll get a kickoff. Then another commercial. It's infuriating, and takes me personally out of the experience. I'm sure it does for some of you as well.
(15) Wins Being A Quarterback Stat
Did you know that Tom Brady has like thirty Super Bowl rings? I'm not sure how many the New England Patriots have, but they won only because of him and him alone. When they lose, Bill Bellichick made a mistake or somebody on defense obviously screwed up. Peyton Manning's offensive line let him down and Drew Brees is literally playing with emaciated children for wide receivers, the way you hear about the things he's forced to work with. Quarterbacks get wins. Teams get losses.
Day 1: "America's Team" def. "New York FOOTBALL Giants" - 428-40
Day 2: Rookie Holdouts def. Week 16, 17 Byes - 266-65
Day 3: Seahawks Alternates def. Buccaneers Loser Uniforms - 328-118
Day 4: New Referee Rule Limiting No Huddle def. Icing The Kicker - 180-116
Day 5: Twitter Beefs def Madden Curse - 125-108
Day 6: Prevent Defense def. Wildcat Formation - 296-65
Day 7: Chris Berman's Mannerisms def. The Many Faces of Philip Rivers - 188-185
Day 8: Player 'X' Is A Football Player def. Player 'X' Is A Future Hall Of Famer - 194-96
Day 9: Brett Favre's Media Whoring def. New AFC and NFC Championship Trophies - 293-39
Day 10: Fans That Take It Too Far def Franchise Tag - 231-42
Day 11: Daniel Snyder def. Rex Ryan's Foot Fetish - 126-76
Day 12: Garth DeFelice def. Donovan McNabb And Overtime Rules - 207-48
Day 13: TV Blackouts def Player 'X' Always Being Wide Open - 253-43
Day 14: Players Celebrating When Down Big def. Being A "Poor Man's" Something - 244-35
Day 15: NFL's Exclusive License With EA def. Super Bowl Halftime Shows - 161-139
Day 16: Cortland Finnegan def. Frank Gore's Love For Moran Norris - 191-145
Day 17: Player 'X' Being A Bust After One Season def. Player 'X Is A Beast - 209-39
Day 18: Players Doing Stupid Things def. Rashard Mendenhall's Twitter Account - 129-55
Day 19: Tanking The Season To Draft Andrew Luck def. Need To Look At The Film - 152-119
Day 20: Less Cheerleaders def. Joe Theismann - 182-139
Day 21: Al Davis Drafting Like He's Being Advised By Ricky Bobby def. Matt Millen - 186-128
Day 22: New Kickoff Rule def. The Dancing Robot on FOX - 240-152
Day 23: The Tuck Rule def. God Cares Way Too Much About Football - 157-136
Day 24: Pro Bowl Being A Total Joke def. New Cowboys Stadium - 251-108
Day 25: The Brady Rule def. Expensive Beer - 196-105
Day 26: Undeserving Pro Bowlers def. Peter King - 182-66
Day 27: Racial Profiling a Player's Skillset def. Name Value MVPs - 122-102
Day 28: Joe Buck def. New England Cheatriots - 187-165
Day 29: The Brady Six def. The New Schedule of the NFL Draft - 159-96
Day 30: Divas def. Kinda/Sorta Sudden Death Overtime - 155-100
Day 31: Under .500 Teams Making The Playoffs/Hosting versus Super Bowl Circus Week -
Which is worse?
(2) Score, Commercial, Kickoff, Commercial (151 votes)
(15) Wins Being A Quarterback Stat (52 votes)
203 total votes