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NFL football begins Thursday, thankfully so.

Nothing is more played out than over-analysis of training camp scrimmages and preseason play. Let's have a real game, say Sunday in a quaint suburb of D.C., before anybody does anything rash.

This is why we are lucky when former players like Hall of Famer Dan Hampton contribute to the conversation. He played, so he can prognosticate and project based on Xs and Os, not emotion and silliness.

"The Cowboys think they are Clint Eastwood; they're more of the Brokeback variety if you know what I am talking about," he said during his appearance on Pro Football Weekly's TV...

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