Do you know what it's like to look in the mirror and see Matt Schaub looking back at you?
I do. It's painful.
I showed some flashes early in my career, making a few picks with buddies in college. Then I started picking the big games each week and was bringing home winners more often than not.
Basically, I was an above-average starter who wouldn't lose you the game. I was a game manager but could single-handedly win a few games, too (Schaub circa 2009).
Now, I'm struggling to maintain my composure. While Tom Brady was crushing my over-.500 early-game record (5-4), Carson Palmer was throwing my last shred of sanity.
So it's come to this. I'm pining for mediocrity and making my NFL Week 7 picks against the spread while "tubthumping" blares in the background.
Last Week's Record: 6-9
Season Record: 36-53-3
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