Monday, January 16, 2017

The Daily Numbers for Monday, Jan. 16

The Daily Numbers: 150 people who took part in a protest outside Rep. Pat Meehan’s office Sunday to vent about his vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

100 people who took part in similar protest outside Temple University Hospital in Philly.

6-pack of beer, which you’ll be able to buy at your local beer distributor this week.

87, age of former Philly mob boss Nicodemo Scarfo, who died in prison

70, age of Philly singer Richie Ingui, a founding member of the Soul Survivors.

2.63 a gallon average price for gas at the pumps last week. No change from week before.

2.5 cent per gallon decline nationally.

2.34, average national price.

52 cents per gallon higher here than this time last year.

21.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago.

34-31 win for Packers over Cowboys in a classic NFL playoff game.

18-16 win for the Steelers over Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs.

51-yard field goal by Mason Crosby to win it for Packers.

2 times, he had to kick it, since the Cowboys tried to ice him by calling time out just before the snap on the 1st attempt.

36-yard pass to Jared Cook from Rodgers to set up the game-winning kick.

356 yards passing for Rodgers, along with 2 TDs.

302 yards passing for Dak Prescott.

6 field goals for Steelers kicker Chris Boswell, who scored all Pittsburgh’s points.

12 straight wins by home teams in playoffs snapped by the Packers’ win.

2 point conversion that would have tied the game for the Chiefs that was called back by holding penalty.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

Eagles fans should not gloat too much with the Cowboys’ loss. They are light years ahead of the Birds.

I Don’t Get It: Andy Reid didn’t have any timeouts left at the end of the game? Yeah, we’ve seen that before.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Aaron Rodgers. What a pass!

Quote Box: “You fight all year, you fight all game, for it to end like that with the ref literally taking it out of our hands, that hurts. You try to play the game with integrity, to the end of the whistle, and when the refs want to take over the game and make it their own platform, there’s nothing you can do about it. That wasn’t a hold on my guy.”

- Chiefs Travis Kelce, complaining about crucial holding call that negated 2-point conversion that would have tied game.

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