Ever since the black cat ran across the football field during Monday Night football between the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Giants, football teams named after cats have collectively lost the past twelve games.

The Detroit Lions are 0-4, the Carolina Panthers and the Cincinnati Bengals are 0-3, and the Jacksonville Jaguars are 0-2. Is the black cat to blame or are these football teams named after cats just too lazy to win a game?

Since no one has found the black cat responsible for running across the football field, we can only guess, but chances are good the black cat is not to blame. Some football teams just stink all the time and this year they just happen tom e named after cats. So if your favorite football team stinks this year, just spend time with your cat instead. You’ll be much happier and so will your cat.

To learn more about the potential curse of the black cat on football teams named after cats, click here.