The NFL kicks off Thursday night on NBC. The game features the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans.
This fall will feel different to football widows, who lose their men to Saturday college games and the NFL on Sunday. The stadiums will limit capacity. Kansas City said just 20 percent of the seats will be allowed tickets. One-quarter of the Georgia Bulldogs college stadium will be filled on game days.
Football widows ought to prepare for the tailgate party to be in their drive or backyard. Fewer fans attending the games means more guys at home. The guy with the biggest screen is expected to invite all his buddies.
Football widows out to prepare for wild mood swings. Almost half the colleges ditched the football season entirely. With fewer games means each one takes on greater importance in the mind of a football fan.