Thursday, August 20, 2009

Know How I Know Your Franchise Is A Joke?

It's not the fact that your primary color is purple.

It's not the fact that you've never won the Super Bowl.

It's not the fact that you play that goddamned horn after a two-yard run.

It's not even the fact that you're owned by a guy who shares a first name with this dude.

Nope -- it's this paragraph in this story:

The team has sold sold more than 3,200 season tickets since news broke, and about 11,000 single-game tickets during that time. Seats for the Oct. 5 game against Green Bay are available only through a season ticket. There are roughly 6,000 season tickets remaining.

You mean to tell me that a team that's billing itself as a Super Bowl contender had 10,000 season tickets available only weeks before the start of the season -- and still has 6,000 season tickets available even after the whole Favre fiasco? Are you fucking kidding me? Arena League teams get better support than this, and that league just canceled its fucking season. I mean, I realize the Dome is a shitdump and all, but it's a decent enough place to watch a football game, and, besides that, it only seats 64,000 people. You're not exactly trying to sell out the Rose Bowl there, mudducks.


You are a Baffoon said...

Fran Tarkenton put it best "It's a flippin CIRCUS," and even when the circus is in town no one wants to watch the crap.

Master Reid said...

Where is Kirby to defend his brethren? This is pretty damn hilarious. Tampa Bay Rays fans are pointing and chuckling.

Rubie Q said...

Kirby's day of reckoning is coming, don't you worry. SBTG will be by with the details soon.

Softball's Tony Gwynn said...

the video part of the ESPN link is really awesome...Fran Tarkenton is my new hero. Maybe they should start printing green and gold #10 jerseys.

Devil's Threesome said...

Tarkenton was a stud. He was my favorite NFL Films star of the 70s.