The Talented Mr. Roto: Week 4 pickups
Yesterday was the day.
The day I am referring to, of course, is Yom Kippur, the Jewish high holiday.
For you notzrim out there (that's a Hebrew word for non-Jewish folks), Yom Kippur is known as the "Day of Atonement." The idea, in its simplest form, is that Jewish folks atone for all their sins to God over the past year. We spend the day in temple, fasting, praying and asking God's forgiveness. The slate is then wiped clean and we all get a fresh start. One full day, we atone and then we're good. It is, spiritually speaking, a helluva deal.
It's also a great idea that should not be limited to Judaism. We need a Fantasy Day of Atonement. Matt Forte needs to apologize to me and all his owners. He needs to beg forgiveness for his past sins (namely, being terrible for three straight weeks) and then, the slate is wiped clean. We are good to go for Week 4 and beyond.
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