dumb football


The Falcons Rose Up but the Patriots Put Them Down: Dumb Football, Super Bowl LI Edition

An air of inevitability took hold once the New England Patriots tied Super Bowl LI. The Falcons were spent. When the Pats got the ball to start overtime, it was academic.


Let Us Never Speak of These NFL Playoffs Again: Dumb Football, Conference Championship Edition

After another boring run of playoff games (with one notable exception), we finally have our Super Bowl LI teams: it's the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.


The Cowboys' Run Comes to a Spectacular End, and More Dumb Football on Divisional Weekend

The NFL's divisional round had two pretty good games, and one instant goddamn classic thanks to the Cowboys, the Packers, and Aaron Rodgers.


Boat Parties and Blowouts: ​Dumb Football Wild Card Weekend With Mike Tunison

Predictably, Odell Beckham's trip to Miami has become a focal point following the Giants' loss to the Packers. So dumb.


The Greatest Play of a Very Dumb Season: Week 17 of Dumb Football with Mike Tunison

The Bills play (especially) dumb football, the Niners finally clean house, and the Bears win the 2018 Super Bowl.


Brock Osweiler Sits, Terrible Towel Curse Strikes: Week 15 of Dumb Football with Mike Tunison

The Houston Texans are paying Brock Osweiler millions to play football badly, but it's not entirely his fault! On the opposite end of the talent spectrum, we have Odell Beckham and Ezekiel Elliott.


Marsupial Motivation and Making Loser History: Week 14 of Dumb Football with Mike Tunison

The New York Giants beat the Dallas Cowboys by watching a viral video, Jeff Fisher is on his way to 7-9, and the Browns are on their way to 0-16. It's another week of Dumb Football.


Cam Newton's Dumb Tie, Jeff Fisher's Dumb Job: Week 13 of Dumb Football with Mike Tunison

With Ron Rivera benching his starting quarterback for a dress-code violation and the LA Rams rewarding Jeff Fisher with two more years at the helm, this might really be the dumbest week in Dumb Football.


Bad Blood, Bad Bears, and More: Week 12 of Dumb Football with Mike Tunison

Did Colin Kaepernick's stance on Fidel Castro actually inspire Kiko Alonso's defense on Sunday? If it fits with the narrative, who cares!


Missed Extra Points and Going for Two: Week 11 of Dumb Football With Mike Tunison

The Cowboys are winning, Dak Prescott is anti-littering, and Jared Goff does not the delay the game. The dumb football things from Week 11.


Finally, NFL Sunday Was Fun to Watch: Week 10 of Dumb Football with Mike Tunison

With Patriots-Seahawks, Cowboys-Steelers, and more, Week 10 marked the first Sunday of the season where watching NFL games didn't feel like a chore.


Raiders Revival And Squirrel Uprisings: Week 9 of Dumb Football With Mike Tunison

Oakland's resurgence, very good service dogs, and the NFL's embrace of the Mannequin Challenge highlight our weekly league roundup.