Philip Rivers Shines Bright in a Terribly Produced Thursday Night Football Interview

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Philip Rivers. What a stud. Can’t hear anything these clowns are asking him on the field in the middle of a halftime show… still managed to give great answers to questions he basically made up in his own head. Amazing. I didn’t see it live because I was putting my kids to bed, but I asked for it once I saw how twitter responded, which was brilliant.

 

 

 

Keep in mind, the last time Rivers did an interview with the Thursday Night Football crew, he showed his bolo time and rattlesnake skin boots to the world…

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The legend of Philip Rivers grows…

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[lead image via @NFLonCBS - thanks to Damon, @nutzgrant for the video]

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No Stopping the Royals…

Even ballsier when you realize he used to play for the O’s and the fans loved him even though the team sucked. Bold, bold move. These Royals are destined for greatness. There will be no bloody sock man for the O’s.  

Kinda bummed he apologized. Embrace it, Jeremy!

#BeatTheGiants or #BeatTheCards – whichever…

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Go American League!

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I’ve always been an NL lover. But this year, I don’t care who wins the NLCS… I strongly dislike both the Giants and the Cardinals. I’m pulling for the American League to win it all. Would love to see either the O’s or Royals there.

 

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Tom Brady Played for the Padres

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Click bait! Click bait! Don’t fall for it! You fell for it.

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[lobbed by Showman via Tom's FB Page]

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Hmmmmmmmmmm……. Satan?

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That’s unfortunate… I’m sure Barry’s not so bad.

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Attention General Quarterback…

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Ended up being a great game last night… saw this photoshop job and felt it worthy of posting. Good stuff. Fitzpatrick’s beard is other worldly…. so is the play of JJ Watt. Dude is insane.

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[photoshop by Ross Villareal, @SportsRV]

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Oh, Barry…

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Bottom’s up?                       zing.

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¡Felipe Rios!

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Yes! Yes! Yes! I love this. I need this puppy blown up into poster size for my garage. And I need about a dozen of these trading cards.

I don’t know the origin of Felipe Rios, but I’m guessing someone on the Chargers sub-reddit first created him. I’ve seen variations of it floating around the internet for over a year. If anybodys know who first created it, hit me up. As for the origin of the photograph, I immediately recognized the image they used from an old ESPN the Magazine cover…

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That magazine was from December 4, 2006. Here’s the best mock-up I’ve seen.

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Question, do people think this is racist? With San Diego so close to Mexico, a huge contingent of the Chargers fan base is Hispanic. “Felipe Rios” is obviously the literal translation of Philip Rivers into Spanish, and he’s wearing a sombrero and they gave him a handlebar mustache and sideburns, so I understand how some people could be sensitive to that. I’m not sure. I certainly don’t think so, I think it’s hilarious and I love it…  but then again, I’m not Mexican.

Oh, and if you’re wondering who the quarterback was for the Chargers for that 1971 Topps card above… wonder no more.

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[lobbed by Scully]

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Time to Head to Target!

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Love it. I know these are probably designed to be winter time pajamas for adults loungin’ around the house, but it’d be pretty great just to walk around on Halloween wearing them with your spouse…. especially if these are your kids.

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Bratwurst and Bun?

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C’mon… that’s just gross. Don’t do that. You’re grandparents!

This, on the other hand, is still my favorite fan modified Packers jersey.

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[ht Dan/Big Cat]

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