The circus is back in town. And no, I’m not talking Ringling Brothers.
Over the next few weeks, the media circus will descend upon cities like Anderson, Indiana and Earth City, Missouri in order to get that first NFL training camp story that will make national headlines and captivate America. That is, at least until the preseason begins.
But who can blame them? We are all NFLaholics, ready to gulp down whatever tasty glass of NFL juice is poured for us that morning. We will read and talk about anything, just as long as we have football back in our lives. That’s why the stories that tend to capture the nation’s attention involve a shirtless Tebow running in the rain or how bad Maurice Jones-Drew’s fantasy football team will be without him on it. We will read about it. We will talk about it. And they know it.
Despite what the media wants us to believe, there are actual football stories coming out of training camps across the country. Teams will use these practices to help sort...