Now I can die in peace

To say Page 2's Bill Simmons is on cloud nine would be an understatement. He just watched his team win the Super Bowl.

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:10 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2 columnist

NEW ORLEANS (Monday, 5 a.m. CT) -- Now it all makes sense.

You bleed for your team, you follow them through thick and thin, you monitor every free-agent signing, you immerse yourself in Draft Day, you purchase the jerseys and caps, you plan your Sundays around the games ... and there's a little rainbow waiting at the end. You can't see it, but you know it's there. It's there. It has to be there. So you believe.

Of course, there's one catch: You might never get there. Every fan's ...

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