There hasn't been a NFL game played in more than six weeks. There won't be another played for real for another five months. The lure of the league is such, though, that it no longer matters.
Give us a big free agent chase, and we forget about baseball. Throw in a Tebow controversy and a bounty scandal, and basketball isn't nearly as interesting.
Tebow Time may have run its course. But it's now NFL Time, all the time.
Tim Dahlberg is a national sports columnist for The Associated Press. Write to him at tdahlberg(at)ap.org
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