NFL Open Thread Ta-Nehisi Coates Sep 26 2010, 12:27 PM ET Share on Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Comments Let's go. I got my boys winning today. 0-3 will precipitate a riot in Dallas, and a month-long hiatus for me from all contact with the outside world. When I was in college, a Cowboys loss used to ruin my entire week. It was like my woman had left me. I had to cut back. That was an ulcer in wait.