Shooting the breeze with your colleagues by the water cooler can be a stimulating and entertaining experience, except during this time of year when we hear the same tired arguments:
"What will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' record be?"
"Will the Buccaneers make the playoffs?"
"Why won't the Buccaneers start Earnest Graham?"
Boring, redundant, and not as stimulating as it may seem.
Here are five intriguing story lines to help invite deeper conversation...