Tailgating report from Week 1 – We executed that plan flawlessly, and managed to get both vehicles to the right place, at the same time! Unfortunately, our normal party parking lot was already full. Not to mention that the price for parking was $20. W. T. F. We’re all trying to remember, but we’re pretty sure that parking, while expensive, wasn’t $20 at any point last year. Again; W. T. F.
The 2009 season kicks off the Doug Marrone Era at Syracuse. I think everyone is really looking forward to this season and hoping for a good showing. There’s a lot of hope, and expectations, riding on Marrone already.
There will be many that say the additional punishments by the NFL are just piling on, “He’s paid his dues,” “He’s done his time for his crime”, etc., however, I think it is fairly consistent. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has said on numerous occasions that playing in the NFL is a privilege, not a right. He frequently takes a very tough stance on any behavior that draws unwanted attention for the league.