Without a doubt the longest stretch in the NFL season for a fan is the bye week.
The six days leading up to it crawl by as you read stories of players resting and taking a few days off.
The headlines on ESPN hype up the big matchups of the week and break down the upcoming games with no mention of your team.
Hearing of vacation destinations for bye week players makes me more nervous then interested in the off week (maybe because I'm a Bengals fan...but still).
Once Sunday arrives, your whole routine is thrown off. Who wants to watch the pregame shows when the team you root for will not even be mentioned? The Lions and Rams will get more coverage for this one week.
Once the games start, an odd feeling of indifference strikes. Most Sundays are filled wi ...
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Article written by Eric Ball