2016 was a hell of a year for the Coggin Toboggan and that’s all that matters

cogginDoes 2016 have you down? Bummed out about what happened with Donald Trump or the bevy of celebrity/athlete/politics deaths this year? Well buck up, kiddo, because I’m here today to tell you that 2016 was a HELL of a year for The Coggin Toboggan.

Yes, your favorite Philadelphia sports blog had a very successful second year of existence and that’s really all that should matter to you. Sad that Carrie Fisher will no longer be using the force? Take solace in the fact that our views and visitors are both up 10% over last year’s stats! I know, right?! That’s awesome and totally makes up for everything horrible that happened in 2016.

More than 45,000 of you losers came to our site this past year. I’m sure about 90% of the visitors were bots or stoners who were sidetracked looking for pornography, but hell, 45,000 visitors!

We received 58,000 views this year as well. Sure, I clicked on the site 57,000 times, but that’s not what matters.

How about some stats for 2016?

Most viewed story at 1,601 views:

TEARY EYED NICK KAYAL, SEAN BRACE LEAVE 97.5, VOW TO START OWN RADIO STATION

Oddly enough this one was written in 2015, but people love to read about the trials and travails of two of the biggest losers at 97.5 FM.

Least viewed story at 3 views:

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

What?! You didn’t want to spend Thanksgiving with the Coggin, what the hell is the matter with you people?

Top headlines of stories in 2016 we abandoned or didn’t publish:

DeSean Jackson to research statue of limitations laws before Eagles return 

Clause in Ed Snider’s will calls local blogger to the forefront

Philadelphia media participates in annual Eagles W/L prediction failure

Annual Philadelphia Eagles media flag football event ends with 85% of participants suffering concussions

Bruiser Flint has not stopped screaming since November

So that’s it for us in 2016. Here’s to continued good times as we move into 2017 (if I don’t get bored of the site and abandon it three weeks into the New Year).

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