Week 15 NFL Picks: 49ers, Bengals Heading In The Right Direction As Season Winds Down

December 12, 2013 12:00 PM
Week 15 NFL Picks: 49ers, Bengals Heading In The Right Direction As Season Winds Down
" BOSTON (CBS) — With snow falling on seemingly every 1 p.m. game last weekend, millions of football fans flocked to Twitter or talk radio to say the same thing: “Imagine if the Super Bowl is played in this weather!”

Some veered off that path and instead went with, “Do you really want the Super Bowl played in this?”

To that, I give a resounding, “Hell yeah.”

This is football, people! It’s not meant to be played in perfect conditions, under sunny skies on fake turf. It’s meant to be played by men, on patches of dirt, in freezing temperatures and underneath driving rain storms. Putting the Super Bowl — the biggest game for the biggest sport — inside a dome is an affront to football and everyone who believes in what is right.

Personally, I hate how football teams walk off their pristine fields after game without so much as a grass stain on their pants or hunk of mud stuck to their helmet. Does the new fancy field turf make the game safer, and does it allow for incredible athletes to make jaw-dropping plays every week? Sure, but I’ll contend until my death that Nov "

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