Jeff has yet to fill out a bio.
I, too, felt you got very personal. I am defensive, and have very low tolerance for that. Someone who reads my things and someone whose reads I rely on should be able to speak as friends, but sometimes friendship is work.
This one's for you: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1115415-san-jose-sharks-struggles-top-6-reasons-for-optimism
If you can get past me explaining (justifying) my pessimism for most of the intro slide, you will see that I can look at the other side of the coin.
I'm actually a die hard 49er fan. I just like the Patriots because of the way they run their organization and their professionalism. Go Niners!
Uh, I fanned you and THEN saw you were a Patriots fan! I guess I will leave you on since you list the Niners before them and list my boy Aaron Rodgers among your favourite players! ;D