Tag Archives: teams

football, teams

What it means to love a team

Most of you know that I’m a huge Packers fan. You might also know that the Packers lost in the wildcard round yesterday, putting an end to their all-too-brief playoff run. So as part of fulfilling the five stages of playoff loss grief, I’m posting something I wrote last season after the Packers lost to […]

football, basics

The 12 Posts of Playoffs : 12 Playoff Teams

I know that we are a few days removed from the start of the 12 Days of Christmas, but how about the 12 Posts of Playoffs? Because who doesn’t want more to celebrate?! The 12 Posts of Playoffs will be a series that runs for the next four weeks (conveniently also the duration of the […]

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Halfway Point : NFC

Today we’re moving on to the NFC, and unfortunately we have to start this party with the worst division in the history of ever: the NFC East. NFC East 1. Dallas Cowboys (4-4) There really are no words for this. One would assume that the Cowboys can’t stay in first place to win this division […]

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Halfway Point : AFC

We have arrived at the halfway point of the season, which means it’s a good time to reflect on how the first half has gone thus far. It’s also a good time to keep in mind that I’ll be increasingly more despondent with each week that passes, lamenting the fact that the NFL season is […]

football, games, super bowl

At the Water Cooler : Week 2

Yesterday would have been the perfect time to be surrounded by a dozen TV screens, each with a different game. There were so many good, close games! Here’s what you need to know about those barn burners and every other game from Week 2 in the NFL. NY Jets at New England Patriots (Patriots won, […]

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At the Water Cooler : Week 1

Welcome to a new feature here at Football for Normal Girls: At the Water Cooler, a one-sentence(ish) highlight from each NFL game over the weekend (plus a preview of Monday night’s game). Just enough information to help you through any water cooler/grocery store/dinner table football conversation! Here’s what you need to know about Week 1: […]