by Justin Henry
Cold Hard Football Facts' Meme Machine (@jrhwriting)

What's worse: the panic-button-pounding fans of struggling franchises, or the media making ham-fisted projections based on three games?

If it cheers you up out there, consider this: in Week 2 last season, the pathetically lousy Philadelphia Eagles defense held their opposing quarterback to completing 52 percent of his passes and interception, before halting his chance at a fourth quarter comeback.

That quarterback was Joe Flacco, who later went on to become Super Bowl MVP.

So no need for the white flag just yet; there are still plenty of opportunities for your favorite team to piss away momentum, and make your forthcoming holiday meals taste a little bitter.

That's where true optimism lies: not giving up hope until after Daylight Savings.