I have for a long time marveled at how professional football parallels politics. This is not necessarily a good thing for either sport.
I wrote a few weeks ago that I thought Rex Ryan was a great fit as coach of the Buffalo Bills. I know it is only six weeks into the season and they are still in the playoff hunt (along with about five other American Football Conference teams), but this win-one-lose-one-win-one-lose-one scenario does not feel good. And some things about the team, I believe, may demonstrate the downside of politics in football. Continue reading