2012 NFL Season: 10 Controversies Just Waiting to Happen

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2012 NFL Season: 10 Controversies Just Waiting to Happen
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No NFL season would be complete without some good old-fashioned, he said-he said drama, and even months before it begins, the 2012 version is already poised to continue that tradition this fall.

To recap, last season, we all witnessed the mighty Philadelphia Eagles “Dream Team” wake up to reality, Tim Tebow divide the nation over whether winning really is the absolute only thing that matters at all or not and the Indianapolis Colts forget how to play football.

Oh yeah, and Jets coach Rex Ryan might have opened his mouth and said something at some point. You know the drill.

If you enjoyed 2011, you won’t believe what’s in store for 2012, however, as one of the most transformative offseasons in NFL history has already set the stage for six action-packed months of letdowns, blowups and, inevitably, at least one full-grown adult acting like a six-year-old when he doesn’t get his way. Who knows, we might even see an inanimate object get completely annihilated for no apparent reason at some point. We’ll have to wait and see.   

So get your popcorn ready, football fans, as the NFL’s official “King of Controversy” Terrell Owens once said (probably closer to a thousand times, actually), because next season will be here before you know it, and from what we’ve seen so far, chances are it’s going to be just as entertaining off the field as on it.

Here’s a sneak peek:

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