Some of the most memorable NFL games I have seen have taken place during the playoffs over the past few weeks, and I am admittedly giddy about Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens.
I generally dislike rooting for teams that are perennial Super Bowl contenders, so I was disappointed to see the New York Giants and the New England Patriots face off in the big game last year. On top of being two of my least favorite teams, they had literally just played against each other four years earlier in Super Bowl XLII.
Despite these unfortunate circumstances, I was still able to enjoy the game with friends and family. After all, one of them would inevitably lose, and I could at least celebrate that, right? ...