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If there is one thing this past NBA season proved it's that every sports league thrives when there is a common villain to root for.
Major League Baseball has know this for decades, which is the sole reason why the New York Yankees exist.
Usually the Dallas Cowboys (America's Team), the Pittsburgh Steelers or the Patriots don't mind filling this role for the league.
However a new challenger has thrown his hat in the ring for "most-hated team in the NFL" and that was thrown by Vince Young (pictured above with a stupid vacant stare) when he declared the Eagles to be a dream team.
Now granted, I'm a Redskins fan so I need little excuse to hate the Eagles. In fact one of the first thoughts to pop into my head when I awake during football season is how much I hate the Eagles (note that Eagles can be interchanged with Cowboys).
However that hate has spread outside of opposing NFC East fanbases, no, the rest of the league now despises the Eagles.
This new hatred could be seen on message boards across the net on just about any story about the Eagles or one of their players.
In fact I'm convinced there could be a news story about how Michael Vick ran into a burning Animal Shelter and saved every last puppy and kitten and the majority of the comments would be about how he was a dog killer.
However, Internet trolls aside, the hatred for the Eagles was never more evident than this past Thursday when Vick threw three picks in a meaningless game against the Steelers.
Twitter erupted with tweets coming from all four corners of the U.S. with people belittling and disparaging the Eagles.
There seemed to me more relishing in the Eagles' poor performance in an exhibition game than there was for the Heat in the entire NBA Finals.
As much as I hate to say it, I'm glad I have the NFL package, so I can watch as many away games for the Eagles this season just to hear how loud the boos are.
In football having a team of stars doesn't guarantee you anything, it's a game where "A big three" will only get you a big target, so it will be interesting to see how the Eagles react to their new-found hatred.