My favorite player died four years ago today. It feels like it’s been much longer. I don’t have much to say beyond that. I never knew Sean Taylor, and it was rare that I even heard him speak. That said, I still get sad every year thinking about the loss. Seeing as how this is an open thread at a humor site, I’m not going to bum you out by dredging up old memories. However, if you are in the mood to read about Sean Taylor, I’d recommend checking out Matt Terl’s piece at WaPo.

The good news is that the late games look like they’ll be a bit better than the early ones. You know, except for the one involving the Redskins. Here they are, on our new and improved scale of stars ‘n’ crosses. Why crosses? Because assigning stars to game played by God-fearing mortals is sin, probably.

Chicago at Oakland ★★
Washington at Seattle ★
Winter Sox at Dream Team ★★★
Tebow at Marmalard †††