Throwback to Football Sundays
I enjoy Sundays. During football season they can be anxious but fun days, filled with cheering or cursing our Chicago Bears. During the summer, Sundays are fun for brunches, thrifting, watching movies & cooking something special for dinner. Today, I enjoyed making pulled pork sandwiches, watching the BBC’s version of Pride & Prejudice, & rooting for a hometown friend in a great NFL Europe game. Growing up in a small town (Wheatland, WY) with my Father (Coach Bill Pentland) as the highschool football coach was a formative experience for me. To this day, there is no sport that touches my soul like football. It is especially enjoyable when you can cheer on someone you know.
Casey Bramlet graduated highschool, and played football with my youngest brother Jon, was my brother Bob’s backup quarterback & was coached by my Dad. When he was 6 or 7, I babysat for him & his two brothers (including Amsterdam Admiral quaterback, Corey Bramlet) on several occasions. In 2004, we watched in Chicago as Casey was picked in the 7th round by the Cincinnati Bengals. This year he was allocated to NFLE by the Washington Redskins. I would think they have to be impressed with his performance in Hamburg. He is the leading quarterback in the league right now, was named NFLE’s Offensive Player of the Week during week 4, & had another great performance in a 21-7 win against Cologne yesterday. With only two games left, I am sure his stats will only get better. On May 14th, both Bramlet brothers faced off against each other for the first time as the Sea Devils beat the Admirals 24-17. Exciting stuff for our small town!
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