The NFL seems to be heading for a prizefight with no prize. Despite a great year, it allowed labor acrimony to cloud the majesty of two of its oldest franchises playing for a title.
In a nonstop culture consistently unwilling to allow time for perspective, legacy is easily the most overused, misappropriated word in sports.
Let's get some perspective, people. We've heard this story so often before in sports that Brett Favre's comeback is more the norm than the aberration.