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NFL Team Destruct/Construct, Day 5: Say Farewell To The Cowboys, Seahawks Almost Gone

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Now the the NFL lockout in full force, it appears that the Arizona Cardinals fans have some hate to share. After eliminating both the San Francisco 49ers and Pittsburgh Steelers on consecutive days, these fans have now wiped out another team and put a second on the brink. The Dallas Cowboys are the third team that fans here on RotB have destroyed, and the Seahawks are likely only a day away from elimination.

Eulogy: The Dallas Cowboys have been a popular team. The proclaimed "America's Team" is not the most hated team among the Cardinals faithful, but it is right up there. Sure you have your championships from the 90's, but the Cardinals have four times the playoff victories than the 'Boys in the last 15 years. Adios!

For his striking blow, Drullin'OverDaCards gets a third action for today.

Each day, the teams will earn or lose points based on your actions, so the more people we get in on the game, the more pointless enjoyment we can have.

Each day, you have two actions. You can destroy or build. In the comments, simply write your actions:

  • Destroy (team name of your choice), Build (team name of your choice)
  • Double destroy (team name of your choice)
  • Double build (team name of your choice)

Each "destroy" subtracts a point from the team. Each "build" adds a point to the team's total. Once a team reaches zero points, it is eliminated from the game and the next day with the game update, it will receive a brief eulogy.

The player whose "destroy" is the eliminating move will get a congratulations and a mention in the update and an additional action for the next day, giving him/her three actions for a day.

The teams currently stand as such (in parentheses are the actions from the previous day):

Atlanta Falcons 32
Baltimore Ravens 36 (-1, +2)
Buffalo Bills 38 (+1)
Carolina Panthers 32
Chicago Bears 34
Cincinnati Bengals 32
Cleveland Browns 33 (-1)
Dallas Cowboys ELIMINATED #3 (-3)
Denver Broncos 35 (+1)
Detroit Lions 32
Green Bay Packers 33
Houston Texans 32
Indianapolis Colts 32
Jacksonville Jaguars 33 (+1)
Kansas City Chiefs 32
Miami Dolphins 32
Minnesota Vikings 28 (-1)
New England Patriots 30 (+2)
New Orleans Saints 30 (-2)
New York Giants 32
New York Jets 27 (-3, +1)
Oakland Raiders 28 (-3)
Philadelphia Eagles 32
Pittsburgh Steelers ELIMINATED #2
San Diego Chargers 34
San Francisco 49ers ELIMINATED #1
Seattle Seahawks 1 (-17)
St. Louis Rams 28 (-2)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31 (-1)
Tennessee Titans 32
Washington Redskins 32