Is NFL Training Camp the Worst Thing in Sports?

August 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

"You watch the Eagles game?"
"Nope, not one second and I'm proud to say that too."
That was a recent conversation that I had with one of my friends as I got into his car. He, as I'm sure some of you may be, was shocked that I not only missed the great Mike Kafka but was proud of it. The car ride was a bit quiet and I went into my reasoning on why I not only missed this game, but wasn't going to watch one game of preseason football for the 2010 season, and hopefully every season after it.
In recent years I've grown to despise preseason football. Don't get me wrong here, I love football and I love watching the draft, but I find the preseason about as interesting as the WNBA. Unless you're the Detroit Lions, you usually don't have any good position battles. Sure that nickel corner position battle is a doozie, but for the most part 80 percent of the teams know who their starters are.

A prime example of this can be seen in the hit HBO show "Hard Knocks," where fo...

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