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September 6, 2013 12:00 AM

ERICKSON: Unity around a pigskin

It is that time again. Grown men get up early on Saturday, complete a predefined list of chores they have negotiated with their wives (read: been ordered to do), then move to a recliner or couch and turn on the television. Some have the satellite man out to install DirecTV to ensure they get every NFL game. Others have their iPads, iPhones and ESPN Game Day plans in sync with scores pushed out at regular intervals.

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