Top 10 Things Guys Will Do Once the NFL Lockout Begins

Chris SurovickContributor IJanuary 11, 2011

NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 08:  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell  plays on the field during the NFL�s Play 60 campaign to fight childhood obesity at Brock Elementary School September 8, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Obama joined NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and former NFL coach Tony Dungy to promote the Play 60 campaign and the NFL's newest efforts to support Let's Move! (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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With the NFL season winding down, I cannot help but notice the 500lb elephant in the room…What the HELL are GUYS going to do if the NFL lockout actually happens!?

The real question here is not what the owners hope to accomplish in the long term by ditching the 2011 season, or even what will the players do and how will this affect them … no no, my friend, the real question is what are WE going to do with all this extra time on our hands?

We all know that men are inherently more creative when we are bored…that is why I am slightly excited, and scared at the same time. Here is what I see happening, and this is based off of scientific research and logic…or something close to it.

Football player tackles soccer player

No. 10. Soccer will take the brunt of the situation.


No. 9. Manscaping will become an Olympic sport.


men and their cocktails

No. 8. New cocktails will be developed using ingredients like tequila and hot sauce.


dance baby dance

No. 7. Dance recitals will open their parking lots to allow for tailgating before and after the show.


wife beaters

No. 6. Sales in “wife-beaters” will sky rocket, and turn into Sunday’s best.


grumpy old men

No. 5. Bed Bath and Beyond will have to add couches to their lobbies



No. 4. Streaking will commence during the week, before and after work.


it's wrestling

No. 3. Bookies will start taking bets on WWE wrestling


tried to join a gym

No. 2. Join multiple gyms to um...get in shape...


carboard tube fighting

No. 1. Sports will be invented like “Cardboard Tube Fighting”