Archive for November 21st, 2008

21
Nov
08

Remember Children Are Our Future

I know this probably makes me a horrible person, but this video makes me laugh and laugh and laugh.

And just for kicks, after the jump, how about Sarah Palin talking with reporters while a turkey gets slaughtered. Fun! Continue reading ‘Remember Children Are Our Future’

21
Nov
08

Coach Fisher Chutes in to Practice

fisherskydiveThe Tennessee Titans have been flying through this season en route to their current undefeated record so, to spice things up a little, head coach Jeff Fisher decided to make a big entrance to Thursday’s practice. As the players filtered out to the practice field, they noticed 4 parachutists coming down towards them. At first the players were confused, then, as they came in to land, the players realized that coach Fisher was coming down too. Joining up with some members of the 101st Airborne Cavalry, Fisher tandem jumped out of a helicopter about 12,000 feet up onto the practice field.

“We didn’t know what was going on. We saw the parachuters coming down and then we see Coach Fish,” linebacker Stephen Tulloch said. “It is cool to have a coach like that. … Everybody was excited. To see him do that, it made practice that much more fun. We didn’t know it was him, and then we saw his blue jacket and knew it was him.”

While Fisher didn’t comment on the stunt after practice with reporters, the players said that the message the coach was giving them was about overcoming obstacles. One of the parachutists was Sgt. Max Ramsey who had lost a leg in Iraq, which left quite the impression on the players. “He has been able to overcome that adversity and still do what he does,’’ Tulloch said. β€œIt shows us no matter what, we can accomplish what we want. That’s what I took from it. … It is unbelievable.”




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