Let the madness begin

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It is the Monday before the Superbowl and already there is an feeling of anticipation in the air.

So, let the madness begin.

As the week progresses it is just going to get crazier and crazier, especially with two historic franchises in the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Green Bay Packers squaring off who both have rabbit fan bases. If you don’t believe me check out this article from the USA Today.

Many people know how crazy media day is, so this year’s media day should be just the same or crazier thanks to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s shenanigans this past summer. You can bet people in the media will be asking Roethlisberger about what happened that night he allegedly raped a college girl. The question is will Roethlisberger go with it and just answer the questions or will he blow up and storm out.

Also, there will be the countless questions for Steelers strong safety Troy Polamalu’s hair. However, the big story that will come out on media day will be courtesy Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The reason being Rodgers has a big mouth and is not afraid to express his opinion, so you can bet that something will slip out.

In the end, this may be the first Superbowl that is remembered for the week leading up to the game rather than the game itself.

Hangartner’s absence would be huge loss

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The Buffalo Bills hit the practice field Wednesday to start installing their game plan for this Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers. With practice comes the injury report, along with who’s practiced¬† fully, who was limited, and who didn’t practice at all.

One of the players not practicing was center Geoff Hangartner and his absence would be a huge loss for the team this Sunday.

Hangartner was a new addition this week as he suffered a ankle injury this past Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.¬† If he were to miss this Sunday’s game guard Eric Wood would slide over to replace Hangartner and guard Cordaro Howard would replace Wood would then.

Hangartner’s absence would be big as the Packers play a 3-4 defense and has never started at center since college.

Also, missing from practice were linebacker Paul Posluszny and safety Cary Harris who both were already ruled out for Sunday.  The only other two names on the injured list were linebackers Reggie Torbor and Antonio Coleman who both returned to practice fully.

In the end, hopefully Hangartner will be able to play.