In a hurry so quick, recycled descriptions for today's matchup in the Tournament of Badness. It looks like both Pro Bowl options are going to be eliminated, as "The Brady Rule" is handling business much like I expected (good to see my number one seeds hold up). Today, we've got Joe Buck making his "triumphant" return after I severely underrated him in the opening round. He's up against "Racial Profiling A Player's Skillset," nothing to take lightly. Should be a good match.
So make the jump to read the descriptions of the participants for today, read full results from the opening round of the bracket, 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.
(12) Racial Profiling A Player's Skillset
This was a vote-in that I assessed to be about a 12-seed. This is not "racism" itself, which is clearly one of the worst things in the history of ... anything, in or out of the NFL. This is incorrectly identifying a player's skillset simply because of his race. It's a minor form of racism that just about everybody is prone to do. Sometimes, the comparisons are apt, but sometimes ... they're really not. Like calling Peyton Hillis the next John Riggins, or Michael Vick the next Warren Moon. It's not harmful so much as it is silly. Silly and stupid and just ... silly. Yes. That's what I'm going with.
(13) Joe Buck
So, I typed in Joe Buck's name into Google just to get some examples of how awful he is, and this was one of the first images that showed on the first page. Anyway .. moving on from that. Joe Buck is a terrible commentator, to start. He has no skills during a game, in talking about players or what's actually happening on the field. Outside of that, the guy hates everything and everybody. He's got this air of jealousy about him that you can feel at all times, save for when he's calling a game, in which case he's usually half -asleep and unable to actually function on a jealous level. Look, I don't need to explain this anymore. The guy is turrible.
Day 45: The Brady Rule versus Undeserving Pro Bowlers -
Day 44: Tuck Rule def. Pro Bowl Being A Total Joke - 226-160
Day 43: New Kickoff Rule def. Al Davis Drafting Like Ricky Bobby Is Advising - 140-79
Day 42: Tanking The Season To Draft Andrew Luck def. Less Cheerleaders - 190-113
Day 41: Player 'X' Being A Bust After One Season def. Players Doing Stupid Things - 126 - 122
Day 40: Finnegan Not Getting Beaten Up More Often def. NFL's Exclusive License With EA - 185-161
Day 39: Blackouts versus Players Celebrating When Down Big - 229-185
Day 38: Garth DeFelice def. Daniel Snyder - 181-67
Day 37: Brett Favre's Media Whoring def. Fans That Take It Too Far - 201-90
Day 36: Player 'X' Is A Football Player def. Chris Berman's Mannerisms- 128-60
Day 35: Prevent Defense def. Twitter Beefs - 198-76
Day 34: New Referee Rule Limiting No Huddle def. Seahawks Alternates - 187-161
Day 33: Cowyboys Being Referred To As "America's Team" def. Rookie Holdouts - 340-112
Which is worse?
(12) Racial Profiling A Player's Skillset (112 votes)
(13) Joe Buck (180 votes)
292 total votes