About

Why Football is Cool is a blog about the trending stories and pop culture of professional football. If it rivals Namath's fur-coated swagger, we're all over it. That's right. Like Ronnie Lott on receivers, or John Madden on peanut butter.

When it's all said and done, and the final whistle has blown, hopefully we'll be closer to understanding why we enjoy this game so much. If not, we'll defer to our favorite wordsmith, Bill Belichick.

Who runs the blog?

WFIC is written by J.P. Pelosi. I'm a journalist from Sydney and a sports fanatic. I've been watching the NFL for about 30 years, ever since game replays were beamed to our suburban TV in the mid-eighties. Since then I've spent time living in the US and Canada, where I've watched and covered the game up close, and still consider the Bears' Super Bowl Shuffle to be the sport's high point.