|When Page 2 decided to send Bill Simmons to the Big Easy during Super Bowl week and Mardi Gras, we feared for his safety. Our worst fears were confirmed this morning when Simmons wrote back to tell us that he's surrounded by strange food, stranger people and a party that's always threatening to get out of control.
SIMMONS: DAY 2 IN N'AWLINS
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Conjuring images of big beasts, Richard Nixon and Nazis, the Good Doctor's getting psyched for a big win on the Big Game.
Page 2's Bob Halloran has argued all along that Drew Bledsoe should be starting. He feels even stronger about it now that the Pats have reached the Super Bowl.
THE SPORTS GUY
In first postcard from New Orleans, Page 2's Bill Simmons is dancing in the streets over the surprising Pats.
THE WATER COOLER
Brian Murphy can't believe New England is in the Super Bowl, but he's relieved the world has been spared the debauchery of Pats fans and Eagles fans in New Orleans.
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|One guy is an Oscar-winning director. The other hopes to direct one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history. It's Oliver Stone, left, and Patriots coach Bill Belichick. Page 2 has received four requests for this match. Browse our archives of past pairs or click here to submit a future duo for Page 2.|
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