In Which The NFL Gets A Little Captain In Them

Sure this Cowboys-Eagles game is entertaining, but why do I suddenly have the urge to loot the Spanish West Indies? That’s Eagles tight end Brent Celek there striking a pose, with the help of teammate Jason Avant following Celek’s TD reception on Sunday night. Guzzlers of fine rum recognized it immediately as the Captain Morgan pose. But why did Celek do it? And why didn’t Avant get on his hands and knees and act as the barrel?

Brent Celek, Captain Morgan

Turns out it was stealth advertising snuck in by the booze company, in cahoots with Celek, with proceeds going to charity. The NFL of course was not amused, and has vowed to hunt down all such advertising pirates and hang their heads from the yardarm. Read more…