As some of you might know, we have a sister site called The Landry Hat, which represents
America’s Team America’s least favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys. Dan T., the lead writer over there, sure knows his stuff when it comes to the Cowboys. When it comes to the rest of the league, however, he apparently doesn’t know jack.
First off, he criticized this thread and its comments, where myself, Zach and many readers rank Larry Johnson as a top-five NFL running back. Maybe it’s just me, but when a guy starts off as hot as any back in NFL history and was second in rushing the season before last, yeah, that guy is one of the five best in the league. Hell, three years ago he would have made it to the coveted 2,000-yard mark if he hadn’t been buried behind Priest Holmes for half the year.
Look, we know Marion Barber is a very good player, and also that you hate the Chiefs, but let’s be honest here. In a season where K.C.’s Iron Man only got three starts and was Priest’s towel boy for most of the year, he racked up almost 600 yards and nine rushing touchdowns. In Barber’s career year, last year, he totaled a little shy of 1,000 yards and had 10 rushing TDs. C’mon, Dan, in what was basically a season and a half L.J. racked up over 3,500 rushing yards and 37 rushing TDs. You’re telling me a guy who has yet to record 1,000 yards rushing or more than 14 rushing TDs in a season is better than that? Next to L.J., Marion Barber looks like Maid Marian.
Wake up, baby! Maybe Jerry Jones should hook you up with some of that Pepsi with ginseng in it.
After the jump it even gets worse…
Now TLH is claiming that Jason Witten is better than Tony Gonzalez in his comments, which he promises to follow up with a post. Buddy. last time I checked, Tony G had caught more TDs than any tight end to ever lace up his cleats. That’s a fact. I mean, there is even less of a case here than in the Barber-Johnson debate. Comparing Witten to Gonzalez would be like comparing Terrell Owens to Jerry Rice. Witten is a great player, but we’re talking about the greatest player to ever play the position here. His stats are better than even Shannon Sharpe’s, and he’s still going strong.
Still don’t believe me? Fine. You’ve made me trump you in front of God and football country. Tony Gonzalez has had more catches and yards than Witten in all five of Witten’s seasons. YOU…HAVE…NO…EFFING…CASE!
All of this isn’t surprising, as this is the kind of rampant homerism and delusional thinking we’ve all come to expect from fans of the Cowgirls. I mean, I love the Chiefs, but I’m not going to sit here and say Brandon Flowers is better than Terrence Newman. I’m not going to say calling Tony Romo a top-five quarterback is “plain retarded.” I guess some bloggers can bring objectivity, and some can’t. Especially the two-bit shock jocks that are blogging about the ‘Boys these days.
We got love for you, Dan, but when you talk smack on the Chiefs and Arrowhead Addict you better bring it, because we always will. Good luck and good night.