The S&K lexicon grows by adding a new term: “area of contested meaning.” What the hell is that? Of course it’s a place where aesthetics and sport intersect, and discussion follows in praise of baseball and in denigration of football. That’s why we’re here! The headline guessing game continues as Steve takes a turn “inventing” (i.e. cynically predicting) the storylines to follow this week’s NFL stories. America’s favorite jingle presages an all-out assault on the absurdity of the third-and-long situation in football, why it seems to be the linchpin of the NFL offense, and why football naturally pushes gameplay to zany outcomes–and suckiness!!!