Saturday, January 8, 2011

What You Think Doesn't Matter Today

Tonight my wife received an e-mail from a family member in Virginia congratulating us on the big Seahawks 41-36 win over the Saints in the Wild Card game.  But it was not without a caveat.  He didn't believe 7-9 teams should be in the playoffs.  While we regularly forgive him his allegiance to certain New England professional sports teams, I am sure he shares this view with many other Americans, including some Saints players recovering from wounds suffered in Marshawn Lynch's 67-yard touchdown run that iced the game.  You see, in the playoffs it doesn't matter what other folks believe, it just matters that the underdogs believe. 

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