THE NEW YORK POST – Five seasons after a fan first tossed a sex toy into the Bills’ end zone, the tradition was revived Saturday in the third quarter of Buffalo’s 47-17 rout of the rival Patriots in the AFC wild-card round.
After Patriots wideout Kendrick Bourne caught a third-quarter touchdown from Mac Jones, a fan launched and fired.
The object flew right by Bourne and landed in the corner of the end zone, where the incredulous receiver pointed to it and was caught by CBS cameras.
The stadium PA issued a reminder not to throw objects onto the field.
A Bills fan first went viral for throwing a dildo onto the field in 2016 against the Patriots … read more.
It’s a miracle: As playoffs start, NFL players suddenly stop getting COVID-19
By Christopher Tremoglie | January 19, 2022
WASHINGTON EXAMINER – The National Football League’s postseason started last weekend. The winner-take-all tournament features 14 teams vying for the Super Bowl title.
But after a month in which a record number of players had been added to the lists of the COVID-positive, that number has suddenly come to approach zero. It’s almost as if the playoffs were the antidote to COVID-19 in the NFL.
Between Dec. 1-27, 521 players on the league’s 32 teams were added to the league’s reserve/COVID-19 list, CBS Sports reported.
The NFL even had to postpone three games because rosters of several teams were depleted. During the penultimate week of the regular season, a record number were on the list. The week before the playoffs started, there were 80 players listed.
With just over half the league eliminated, you would expect the numbers to be fewer now. But entering that first weekend of the playoffs, the 12 teams playing (two other teams had the week off) had a combined seven players on the infected list. Seven of the teams did not have any players on the list.
It’s a New Year’s miracle! And this happened as cases were surging in the world, the country, and the league.
The NFL recently revised its policies, shortening quarantine periods by half to match recent recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And regular COVID-19 testing for vaccinated players and team staffers has been discontinued … READ MORE.