Originally Posted by dsmoot
So why are we so quick to hang a mantle on a team that has no sense of accomplishment behind it. No playoff victories in a given season puts you in the same status as 26 other teams. Doesn't sound very elite to me.
We do it because we are fans. Since the vast majority of us have no effect on the team, we like to feel like we are a part of it. There is really no point in the 2-3 hours of pre-game coverage, but people watch it. Also, the talking heads on TV like to make themselves sound smart.