The Dream Team.
The A -Team.
There is one original, and the rest are imitators. The expression "dream team" wrongfully attached itself to the Philadelphia Eagles last preseason.
Michael Vick stayed on the field for 13 regular season games, yet the Eagles failed to make the playoffs.
The requisite qualification for being considered a dream team is perfection. Total dominance.
In today's NFL, total perfection is unachievable. The New England Patriots pulverized opponents in the 2007 regular season, and made their way to the Super Bowl. But they lost the big game.
There's no reason to label any NFL football team a dream team.
The 1972 Miami Dolphins are the only reasonable comparison to 1992 U.S. Mens Basketball Team. Which is the equivalent of comparing pineapples to meatballs. Both great, yet completely different.
The Philadelphia Eagles raced off to a terrible start in the 2011 season. The team picked to win the NFC East in 2011 put up an embarrassing 1-4 record...