Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by BradyManny, Feb 4, 2008.
There's no sugar coating it, this one stings.
I felt like crap for 20 minutes. Maybe a little less. Then I realized that this is just a football game. I looked forward to the parade and opening day next year. I also looked forward to having bragging rights. However, I am more happy to be alive and healthy and appreciate what I do have. There was nothing I could do to help the Pats win. Even if they did, I had nothing to do with it. It is time to separate sports and real life. I have enough worries that directly impact my life. Also, pitchers and catchers report in a couple of weeks.
I felt physically sick for the following few hours. Didn't get a wink of sleep and have felt a sinking feeling in my stomach all day when thinking about that last drive from the Giants. I honestly don't know how any Pats nut who has lived through the previous 18 games could blow this heart breaker off in 20 minutes
I do love the Pats. However, I almost lost my life to cancer last year. So, I will not let the Pats loss get me depressed. I am happy that I was around to even watch the game. I was also able to attend a playoff game which would have been impossible to six months ago.
Guess what. The Pats are still the team to beat next year. They will still get more attention and high expectations. This will forever be a "what could have happened" stinging sensation, but it has a silver lining: no other fan base will ever know what this feels like because they won't ever get there. We're all very depressed right now, but it's an elite depression.
I dont really know. I get too emotionally involved in sports and with teams, something I'll have to learn to come away from I think as it really does me in. I didn't even go to sleep after the game because I was replaying it in my head and it was 3 am here when it finished.
Probrably it'll be nagging me till we win another SB.
As soon as the Red Sox are at least one game up on the yankees.
I can definitely agree wit u.I was almost on the verge of committing suicide last night.I prayed & asked God to help me cope with this painful loss.''What don't kill you can only make you stronger''.
the duration of the time till opening day, ultimately, this season can only be fixed with another run of greater success.
There is only one thing that could help ease the pain before the Pats win another SuperBowl. That is if Louisville gets the NCAA Basketball Championship. I'm not holding my breath. I follow no other sports.
I doubt I'll ever get over this especially since it'll be brought up anytime a team is going undefeated. I won't get over it unless we go 19-0.
my friends will probably stop giving me **** around 2 weeks from now; deep in the offseason i'll bury it in my mind and move on to lacrosse and playing high school football, then next year i'll be watching NFLN and ill remember the giants. the ******* giants. we're going to win it all next year, tom brady is going to come back with vengeance in his mind and eli and the gmen are probably one-and-done.
although i'm a fan of the celts and sox, nothing gives me such a thrill as football season. I'm always extremely bummed when it comes to an end. The fact that it had to end like this makes it 100x worse. I probably won't get over it until they get to another superbowl. I'm anxious to see who's gonna leave and who we're gonna pick up. We bought a cake that said pats superbowl champs on it before the game. After the game, we through it straight into a wall. I went to school today (high school senior) and just couldn't do anything productive. I'm actually happy for the giants. I like michael Strahan....he's a good guy. I'm just bummed that all of the patriots haters around the nation got their fairytale ending while we try to wrap our minds around being one defensive stop from being hailed the greatest football team in NFL history.
I don't even know why i read the colts forum today. The hatred there is so overwhelming. You wouldn't even know it was a colts forum after the superbowl ended if it wasn't for the big blue horseshoe. There was a "congrats pats" thread that had good intentions, but every post after the OP was just "nope no congrats here 18-1* HAHA go what they deserved belicheat". Gahhhh I don't know what to do with myself. Next season is just too far away.
I like that term: "elite depression". You know what they say, with great success comes greater expectations.
If any fan gives you ****, give it right back bc u know what, their team never came close to what we've accomplished this season. Yes, this loss stings badly and I won't be able to get over it COMPLETELY until we win our next Superbowl, but I realize that eventually we'll all get over it. I remember how last year I thought i'd never get over that loss and I can talk bout it now without feeling any sting so im sure ill get to that point about this too even if this one hurts worse.
I wonâ€™t be able to get over this completely unless we are somehow able to complete a 19-0 season.
I say this in lieu of just another Super Bowl run because that's not what was up for grabs this year, it was more then that, it was the perfection. To have it waved in front of your face then snatched away at the final second...it's going to sting with me for a while.
Of course we all are looking for #4 this upcoming year and that remains the ultimate goal, but the only way that Iâ€™ll be able to get the taste out of the season completely out of my mouth, would be with another run at perfection. I'd be willing to mentally go through it all again, just to get another shot at 19.
As Tom Petty said - "Even the Losers (Get Lucky Sometimes)"
It was the Giants night - not ours. I can nitpick and 2nd guess quite a bit - but I'm convinced that the right team won.
It would hurt a lot more if I felt like the Patriots deserved to win. They did not.
This must be very confusing for the Trolls visiting this board, but true football fans can accept when their team does and doesn't deserve to win, hold their head high, and look forward to next year.
Meanwhile, congratulations to the Giants, and may their fans act with honor and dignity and enjoy the win. I'd like to think that the classless trolls visiting this board do not truly speak for the majority of fans.
A long, long time. The circumstances surrounding the game add to this feeling a bit, but what stings the most is not that we lost a Super Bowl (damn it!) or that we lost a Super Bowl with a chance for 19-0 and a legacy that would endure forever (arggh!!!); no, what hurts most is that we lost a chance at those things playing like that.
It was like a completely different team on the field. Even in the 20 point Jets game there was no mistaking that these were the Patriots we came to know over the course of the season. Compare that to last night when I wouldn't be surprised to find out that there were random fans underneath all those helmets.
It hurts big time but in the grand scheme of thnigs, losing the Super Bowl is not that big of a deal.
Ahhh who am I kidding. Last night was the worst night of my life.
Until they get another chance at the perfect season title and when Mercury Morris DIESS PLEASE GOD LET HIM DIE.
I don't care how much of a jerk you may all believe me to be, but I laughed my ass off at this.
When will I be over it? Honestly? Not anytime in the near future. I'll tell you when the healing will commence though...when the Spygate drama goes away and BB is unscathed. Only then will I start to feel optimistic about the next season.
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