'What's truly pathetic is ... ':
Reader No. 1 has a Superbowl nomination for best original story today after weeks of hype:
"What's truly pathetic is that Shaughnessy might be above the fold tomorrow. Has he figured that if he's conventional/dull enough, the bosses at the NYT will come a-callin'? As they say on WEEI, how's that working out for him?
"On the other hand, the same Boston Globe that keeps Dan before us also brought us this helpful article on the Man Who Would Be James
. Going to the source, this is my first candidate for an original article about today's game
"Admittedly it's pretty long and you probably have to show advanced signs of NFL-obsessiveness to make it through (such as subscribing to DirecTV for the NFL Sunday Ticket, and actually watching the 'Heidi Game' replay on NFL Channel -- you can probably tell that I too suffer from this condition.)
"Pick: 22-13 Pats. I can't decide whether it will be 1 touchdown and 5 field goals or, potentially, 2 TDs, 2 FGs and a safety. Teddy Bruschi or Richard Seymour is the MVP... "
-- Gotta admit, that's a pretty interesting article and web site.