For smaller storms, we've got the Bouchard. But for a storm like this, we shift to the Woodhead, as in: I hope the snow doesn't get any deeper than Danny Woodhead-high.
Sunday's Patriots game disturbed Matt Goisman, not so much because of the sub-par play (the Packers, with a substitute quarterback, really?) as because of the fans:
I've never seen a crowd as overwhelmingly nasty as I did at Gillette Sunday night. It wasn't just the booing. It wasn't just the profanity. It was the raw anger of it all that I had never experienced... Read more
Bill Swerski probably isn't too happy tonight.
Dan Shaughnessy Watch dissects the effort by the "fifth-degree black belt in the dark arts of character assassination and innuendo" to tie Belichick to the Broncos videogate thing without offering up a lick of evidence.
The Boston Police Department has issued an official statement on a collision this morning at Comm. Ave and Gloucester Street between a red Mercury Villager mini-van and a black Audi S8:
The operator of the Audi had no visible injuries and was being evaluated by EMS. He stated that he was operating the Audi on Gloucester Street toward Commonwealth Ave and the traffic signal... Read more
Tom Brady was in a two-car accident this morning at Comm. Ave. and Gloucester Street. Channel 7 has some video which seems to show that the front of Brady's Audi hit the right side of a mini-van. The Globe reports fire crews had to use the Jaws of Life to extricate a man from the rear of the mini-van. Dennis and Callahan ... Read more
The fan - would it surprise you to learn he's a lawyer? - sued Bill Belichick and the Patriots under federal racketeering and New Jersey consumer-protection laws, alleging the team's taping of opponents deprived him of the full value of his season tickets to Jets games.
But the judges of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia said he'd get no... Read more
At least Truck Day is Feb. 12.
Hub Money notes which Pats players will soon be free agents.
Angela wonders if she should blame herself:
... Incapable of understanding how the Patriots could play so poorly through the first quarter, I looked up... Read more
I know the coin of the Web realm is the hyperlink, but no, I refuse to link to Dan Shaughnessy's slap upside the head of Patriots fans today. It's just too annoying. For some reason, Globe editors felt it important to use valuable space on the front page to let Shanko tell us to stop acting like spoiled brats and get over our hope the... Read more
No word how close he was to scoring before he was intercepted; cops refused to give him a pass.
Did anybody manage to finish today's Shaughnessy column, in which Danny Boy just can't keep from marveling that few people in London have ever heard of Tom Brady?
Dan Shaughnessy Watch valiantly tries, also noting Shank's continuing disdain for Stateside Patriots fans.
Ed. note: Yes, I admit it: I've been waiting for the right moment to use that line from that eTrade baby... Read more
Angela has a lot to be happy about this morning, including:
...Laurence Maroney ran like he should. For the first time in a while, he wasn't auditioning for "Dancing With the Stars". ...