The NFL season is long. No one is going to feel bad for those of us with a dream job to cover the league professionally but around this time every year, the weekly content churn turns into a slog. A handful of teams turn unwatchable, some just hellaciously dull. Some storylines become tedious to the point of madness. We can’t cast those pests out to sea for another month-plus. They continue to impose their presence upon us.
However, what keeps us engaged and hungry for each morsel of a game the NFL world has to offer is the pure joy the game brings. You can’t do this job well if you don’t love football. I know I am hopelessly smitten with this weird game. As we round toward the final chapters of the 2019 NFL regular season, these are the top-10 themes that keep me watching with joy.
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