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In fact, rather than theory, NFL season isn't playing out as expected
In fact, rather than theory, NFL season isn't playing out as expected

Remember back when we were young and naive about the NFL? Like, four weeks ago? The New Orleans Saints were Super Bowl-bound. Green Bay's Eddie Lacy was primed to win the rushing title. And Michael Sam was the biggest issue on the league's plate. The Saints are 1-3. Lacy has averaged 40.3 yards rushing in his first four games. And while Sam is a footnote — the league's first openly gay player is now on the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad — domestic-violence issues have taken center stage. Through the first quarter of the regular season, a lot of theories floated this summer have unraveled like a cheap knockoff jersey. Ten of the surprising truths at...

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