Written by Jeff Risdon on March 10, 2016
The Twinkie is one of the most glorious and delectable of all foods. From the soft, spongy cake to the creamy, succulent filling expertly injected in just the right dosage to blend into a dreamy taste explosion. The folks at Hostess created a timeless treat that has withstood generations of change. Urban legend says the Twinkie is one of the few things on earth that can survive an apocalypse. Whether nuclear war or a comet or the impending rise of our robot overlords, the Twinkie remains an unbreakable form of fluffy sustenance.
In the NFL, the running back position has seen a sort of apocalypse in terms of importance. Gone is the era where every team coveted the bell-cow rusher, a skilled player who could handily tote the rock 250-plus times a season. 1,000-yard rushers are going the way of the coelacanth, increasingly rare relics of a football time (read more…)