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Sunday open thread: How are you replacing football today?

How are you filling that football void in your life?

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We’re here: One step closer to Offseason Hell. Today is the first Sunday of many to come with no real football being played. Obviously, I’m purposely overlooking the Pro Bowl, because while it can be entertaining for its own reasons, it is decidedly not real football.

We still have the Super Bowl a week away, but after that, only a barren wasteland of football-free Sundays await.

In a way, it’s a relief. We’ve finally been freed from the burden of an exciting, but ultimately disappointing Sunday appointment with the Detroit Lions. On the other hand, there is a huge void to be filled for the next seven months, and that’s a huge bummer. It all starts today.

So today’s Question of the Day is:

What are you doing on Sunday to replace football?

My answer: Well, if I’m being completely honest here, I’m probably going to fill the football void with “football.” I’ll be regrettably watching the Pro Bowl today, although I’m sure I’ll be checking out by the second half.

Looking beyond this Sunday, I think I’m going to dedicate future weekends to reading—specifically about football (more on this later in the week). I’ve fallen way behind on my reading queue, and the offseason is the perfect time to catch up.

Aside from that, I may actually venture outside once in a while, since the whole “living in Los Angeles” thing allows me to do so in the winter.

Your turn.

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