Play the Football Countdown game

So, as you can probably tell by the flurry of action here at JoeBlogs, we’ve got a few things brewing. The Baseball 100 is coming out on Sept. 28, and as I wrote before if you would like an autographed book inscribed with ANYTHING you want me to write*, you can get this special deal from the good folks at Rainy Day Books.** I’ll have more to say about The Baseball 100 in the weeks ahead.

*Within reason. Inscriptions must be limited so as not to cause writer’s cramp. No kind words about Derek Jeter. Any rebroadcast, retransmission or account of this game without the express written consent of Major League Baseball is strictly prohibited.

**Rainy Day Books did want me to say that because of website limitations, they can only offer this to people in the United States. However, if you happen to be in Canada or somewhere else in the world and would like to take advantage of the deal, you can call the store at (913) 384-3126 and order over the phone. They do warn that shipping costs could be quite high, though.

And this week, Mike Schur and I brought back the PosCast. Still working out some details there but we have some plans going forward that I hope to share over the weeks ahead as well.

And then there is this new online NFL game that I worked on with Tom Tango. It’s pretty self explanatory, but basically I’d love for you to go here and vote for the football player you think is better. You click on the “Football Countdown” link and you’ll get a page that looks something like this:

All you have to do is decide whether Merlin Olsen or Mean Joe was the better player and click submit. Then you’ll get two more players … and two more players … and two more … for as long as you enjoy playing.

And if you don’t really have an opinion on Merlin Olsen and Joe Greene, you can just click “I’d rather pass” and move on to the next question.

I think it’s pretty fun to play. Also, as you no doubt deduced, there’s a larger purpose for the game which I will be telling you all about very soon. You probably already have guessed where this is going, but I’ll wait to give you all the details until everything is squared away. What I can say now is that the more you play, the better the results will be.

Once again the link is here.

OK, that’s it, thanks everybody. More to come soon.