As I mentioned in yesterday's Cardinals/Packers thread, I was at a funeral in Shiner yesterday for a cousin. When singing the hymnals, a LIVE POLKA BAND played along. It was amazing, and the "outro" music as we filed out was "Hills of Shiner," aka "The Shiner Song." For somebody who grew up listening to Lee Roy Matocha, Leo Majek, The Vrazels, and Joe Patek across the American Legion, VFW, and SPJST halls of south Texas, it brought back a lot of fond memories. When my beautiful corpse is finally laid to rest (not anytime soon, I hope!), I want polka music, too, and perhaps a little Run the Jewels.
In that spirit, here's a touch of polka to warm your hearts this beautiful but chilly Sunday morning:
One of Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, and Carson Palmer, will likely be the 2015 NFL Offensive MVP (SWIDT?). Join us today as two of those battle for the honor to play the Arizona Cardinals for the Conference Championship.
I've got the Seahawks taking this one 23-16 in an expected defensive battle. Drop your predictions below and chatter about the game below. Prost!