The NFL Network will showcase the 2011 regular season schedule release Tuesday night at 7 p.m. ET, which stands as the most thrilling piece of news this week barring heroics from a judge in Minnesota.
It's arguably the most enjoyable day of the NFL calendar that features no actual football, along with the opening day of free agency (ouch) and draft weekend. Friends gather around the newspaper, laptop and printouts to spend a special night deciding the outcome of every individual game their teams play in autumn.
Cleveland Browns fans will talk themselves into eight wins, San Francisco 49ers fans into 10 and New England Patriots fans into 16. A great annual tradition.
The eternal pessimist would say, "There will be no season, why bother? The lockout will ruin all."
Meanwhile, everyone else gets excited, holding out hope that asteroid will get destroyed before it hits earth. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson, be my Bruce Willis.
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