Crawdaddy's and long walks on the beach
After spending the day on a bus with the Ruff Riders players, Tommy and I got a taste of the
A half tray of SPICY crawfish, sausage, potatoes and corn was plenty for me, but Dockery and offensive line coach Robert Beebe opted for and conquered the crawfish feast, a full tray of the same great food. In fact Dockery ended up taking on food others couldn't finish. It was a performance Man Vs. Food host Adam Richman would have been proud of.
After dinner, which gave us a good chance to get to know the guys who roam the
We hung out there for about an hour and half, and after the coaches got a chance to walk down the pier and get some pictures of the ocean, Dockery and some of his staff members, who had made quick friends with a couple of kids who were fishing there, grabbed the poles and did some fishing of their own. Only Dockery caught anything, and the one tiny fish he caught brought more ridicule than praise from his assistants. The fish, which Dockery jokingly said would render "a fish nugget" if cooked, was thrown back and spared its life. But Dockery wasn't spared some good-natured ribbing.
It's obvious the Riders' staff is close-knit and the coaches all get along. It's fun watching them interact because they have no problem ripping on each other or laughing at themselves.
As a blogging novice, I don't know all the rules yet. But I think we're supposed to keep these things pretty short, so I'll wrap this up now. The team has meetings at tomorrow and will eat their pregame meal at I'm just focusing on catching the bus when it leaves the hotel tomorrow. I might get into some trouble if I miss the game.