‘Cause this thriller, thriller night
And no one’s gonna save you from the beast about to strike
– Michael Jackson
If you throw that egg, I won’t give you my week 8 NFL predictions. I am here at home dressed as an NFL prognosticator while I try to decipher, from the look on your face, why you are carrying toilet paper.
You want candy? I’ll give you candy when you show up dressed up as a Cleveland Browns victory. That would be unexpected, and quite a treat in this neighborhood.
On the other hand, putting on a Brett Favre mask and wearing a different jersey every year does not qualify as a costume. Plus I am having a hard time figuring out the difference between the Al Davis costume and Frankenstein.
I’ve noticed that every year you knuckleheads show up here looking for treats and threatening me with tricks. But I’ve told you the only thing I have to offer are haunted NFL predictions from hell, I mean Cleveland. Yeah, that’s right. I dare say, boo to your tricks with one of my own.
You scoundrels may think you’ve bamboozled me into giving away my predictions – such as last week’s prescient Cedric Benson gains momentum with each of Jay Cutler’s three interceptions prediction. How did I know that would happen?
And so you show up at my door ready to soap my windows and you expect me to provide insight and candy? Okay, don’t throw that toilet paper in my trees because you’re going to need it after I tell you whatzgonnahappen.
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