With Today’s HOF Game Football is Back, Sort Of

Tonight’s Hall of Fame Game, a matchup of guys wearing Indianapolis Colts jerseys against other guys wearing Washington Redskins jerseys, marks the debut of the 2008-09 NFL season - if you count football games played by people you’ve never heard of in high school stadiums that have no bearing on the win/loss record of either team as an actual NFL game.

Darrell Green and Art Monk Inducted into Hall of Fame

NBC’s coverage of tonight’s game is sure to draw in an audience, the majority of that audience might consist of the key demographic of degenerate gamblers excited about the opportunity to throw money down on football for the first time since the Arena Bowl but an audience nonetheless.

Aside from the degenerate gamblers, Redskins fans will also have an interest in watching at least a portion of tonight’s game; partially to see their new head coach Jim Zorn work the sidelines but mostly to enjoy the celebration of two of the franchise’s greats Art Monk and Darrell Green who were inducted into the Hall yesterday.

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Blog-O-Rama: Stacy Keibler & The Ickey Shuffle

• DC SPORTS BOG gets the opportunity of a lifetime - by teaching former WWE diva Stacy Kiebler the Ickey Shuffle.

Ickey Woods Stacy Keibler

• TRUE HOOP gives their condolences to these NBA All-Star snubs.

• AOL FANHOUSE reveals that Washington Redskins great Darrell Green is not necessarily a lock for the Hall of Fame.

• FAN IQ’s 100% INJURY RATE steps into the video vault, and comes back with the ’80s Lakers rapping against drugs.

'80s Lakers rapping against drugs

• Last week, Osi Umenyiora called Matt Light a dirty player. Now NEWSDAY’S INSIDE THE GIANTS finds the New York lineman wanting to make amends with the Patriot.

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