Because, y’know, we’re living in an era of ill-chosen metaphors. And it’s the sports blogosphere. And I’m 7. From last week’s ink-on-paper Sports Illustrated:

“When we’re getting double-teamed, we gotta anchor that down,” said Frogs nosetackle Cory Grant two days before the game. “If we get pushed back, there’ll be seams opening up all over the place.”