We all know the stories. According to the ancient Mayan calendars, the world as we know it will be ending in approximately eight days. December 21st, 2012, is the date designated for total earthly destruction.
In a time of such mass hysteria and tragedy, left unanswered will be such pressing questions as "Can Colin Kaepernick lead the 49ers to the Super Bowl,'' and "Will Brett Favre un-retire again?'' We won't be able to ask Sean Payton if he thought the spoils of the bounty system were worth a year-long suspension.
We also only have a few days to ponder whether this apocalypse is any different than any given season as a Raider fan.
Because this coming week's slate of NFL games may be our last on Earth, people everywhere (I assume, no factual basis here) are making sure they complete the last item on their bucket lists.
I'm going to extend that same courtesy to the NFL organizations here, with fake power that I can only imagine is more logical than that wielded by Roger Goodell.
We don't know if there will be a magnetic reversal, causing the planet to engulf itself in a massive sinkhole, or if aliens will attack, or if a string of natural disasters will do us in. Whatever the end result may be, we will all be watching football this weekend (don't we always?), and these 32 NFL teams will be glad they heeded my advice as their last act on Earth.
Here's one thing each professional football team must do before the world ends.