Found July 31, 2012 on Football Nation:
PLAYERS: Roger Goodell
I hate summer.   Hear me out. Baseball is fine and the Summer Olympics are keeping my interests, but I really miss fall and winter sports. I watched reruns of games I knew the ending to. I have picked my fantasy lineup. I have been keeping up with offseason news in anticipation for the season to arrive. Unfortunately, I’m a Saints fan. It’s been a rough summer. So to pass the time, I turned on ESPN to watch soccer. I was desperate, but I had to watch something other than baseball and Tim Tebow coverage. European teams have made their way to the States to perform for the Americans at the World Football Challenge. Teams like Real Madrid, AC Millan, Chelsea and Celtic are preparing for their regular season in the United States.  And then it hit me. The NFL preseason has struck a chord with fans as far as charging full price for meaningless games. Season ticket holders scoff at the idea of attending a game to see the third string play. A game where the score does not matter ...
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