Mark Craig's postcard from London
- September 25, 2013 - 8:36 PM
We came back to the hotel late last night and struck up a conversation with a London resident from Wisconsin. His assessment of the Brits’ interest in the NFL games played over here: No one gives a hoot, he said. Only he didn’t say “hoot.” Only the “expats” give a hoot, he said.
“Expats” aren’t just Randy Moss. They’re what the locals call Americans. Of course, the woman who almost ran over columnist Jim Souhan with her bike as he prematurely stepped off the curb probably has a few other names for Americans wandering the streets over here.
Picked up the Times of London and no mention of “Ponder, Ponder, Ponder.” Or the Vikings. Or the NFL. But the coach of Manchester United is ticked and heads are going to roll. He sure sounds like he’s ready to start his version of Matt Cassel.
We’ll try to get Leslie Frazier’s take on Man U’s woes. Something tells me he’s got bigger fish ’n’ chips to fry.
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