Post rackability has soared to off-season heights in recent days, led by Cerebus (yet again) descending from the Rant with the stone tablets bearing the Gospel of St. Paul. No, not the one in the Bible. The one who got fired by the Betrayer. No, not the one in the Bible.... the other one. Yeah, Modell. My namesake. It's getting hard tracking all the metaphors, but Cerebus lays them out in his usual epic fashion.
I'm getting a ton of emails saying that we should archive this one and bring it out every year so that newcomers can learn from it. That the Rantatorium would be the place for these revelations doesn't seem intuitive, but, I guess if you want to win converts you have to go where the heathens reside. And the Rant definately qualifies.
For eye-opening NFL economics analysis, one needs to turn to Daddywags in the Watercooler as he examines the hidden financial bombs in the expansion lists. Daddywags looks at a number of high-profile names and explains why All that Glitters is not Gold.
Some of you may notice that the latter post was actually posted on 1/23. That may be true, but I didn't get a rack for it until yesterday, and I'm the webmaster and the Official Racker and I can do what I want. So there. Nyaah. If you loathe me for bending the rules I made up while after a couple of beers, feel free to send your hate mail to -----> (AB)