Friday, November 30, 2007

Lots to watch this weekend …

  • The Backyard Brawl – In Morgantown, they’re lining up all the couches to burn, as the #2 Mountaineers prepare to bury Pitt en route to the national championship game.
Prediction:WVU 56 - Pitt 13 (Sunday post-game edit: Oops! Nix that prediction! Congrats, Pitt)
  • #9 Oklahoma vs. #1 Missouri – #1 Mizzou hopes to overcome the Sports Illsutrated cover jinx and advance to the national title game vs. West Virginia. Otherwise, it’ll probably be Ohio State taking on the Mountaineers. Oklahoma already beat Missouri, 41-31, at Norman, giving the Tigers their only loss so far and holding them to their lowest point total of the season. Mizzou has scored more than 40 points eight times this year. This game, for the Big 12 Conference title, will be played at San Antonio.
  • Jets (2-9) vs. Dolphins (0-11) – The winless Fish are favored in this matchup, which this article calls “A Voyage of the Awful”. Yeah, and the Steelers lost to the Jets and very nearly lost to the Dolphish. Yikes.
  • Cinci-Pittsburgh – If the Steelers lose this game, we’re looking uphill at the very distinct possibility of a three game losing streak, with New England and Jacksonville to follow the Bengals.
  • New England vs. Baltimore – Looking forward to Ray Lewis going berserk as New England runs up the score.