John Madden was in Carolina to announce a football game one weekend when he noticed a special telephone near the Bears bench.

He asked a nearby player what it was used for and was told it was a Hot line to God.  John asked if he could use it.

The player told him it will cost you $100.  John scratched his head, then thought, what the  heck.  I could use some help picking games.

He pulled out his wallet and paid the $100.  John's picks were perfect for that week.

The next week, John was in Texas when he noticed the same type of phone on the Cowboys bench.

He asked what the telephone was used for and was told, It's a Hotline to God, if you want to use it, it will cost you $500.

Recalling last weekend, John pulled out his wallet and made the call.  John's picks were perfect again for that weekend.

The next weekend John was in New England at Gillette Stadium when he noticed the same kind of phone by the Patriots bench.

He asked Tom Brady, "Is that the Hotline to God?"  Tom said "Yes, but it will cost you 50 cents."

John look incredulously at Tom and said  "Wait a second, I just paid $100 in Carolina and $500 in Texas to use the same Hot line phone to God!"

"Why does New England only charge .50 cents?"

Tom looked at John and replied, "In New England, it's a local call."

Go Patriots!