Quiz: Are You Reading an NFL Training Camp Article?

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1. Is there a mention of a late-round draft pick who is really wowing people and may just become an NFL great? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

2. Is there mention of a rookie who kind of sucked last year, but is now really stepping up and could be a real impact this year? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

3. Is there a sentence about a veteran player leaving practice early with “hamstring tightness”? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

4. Is there mention of an undrafted rookie free agent who is blowing his coaches away with his heart and hustle and could just earn a spot on the team? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

5. Is the starting quarterback quoted as saying that he thinks his offense can be really explosive this year?

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

6. Is a player highlighted for being overweight OR in the best shape of his life?

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

7. Is a player who was injured much of last year quoted as saying he’s as strong as ever?

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

8. Is an undersized, speedy running back who has never made any impact in the NFL touted as having the capabilities to be a do-everything difference maker?

Yes (5 points) / No (o points)

9. Is the team’s most athletic defensive back quoted as saying he would love to get some touches on offense and/or special teams?

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

10. Is a wide receiver or cornerback quoted as saying he thinks he’s one of the best in the NFL at his position? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

11. Is a player who was arrested in the offseason quoted as saying he’s learned from his mistakes and is ready to focus on football? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

12. Is the backup quarterback quoted as saying he thinks he can start in the NFL, but is happy to help the team any way he can for now? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

13. Is there mention of a player who is extremely raw, but could be stashed on the practice squad and may one day develop into a star? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

14. Is there a stat citing the recent death toll in the Gaza Strip?

Yes (-5 points) / No (0 points)

15. Is the head coach quoted as saying that he’s seen some good things so far, but the team has a long way to go to get to where it needs to be by the start of the regular season? 

Yes (5 points) / No (0 points)

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RESULTS …

-5 points: You are reading an article about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

0 points: You are either not reading an article about training camp – OR – you are reading the most refreshingly original training camp article ever written.

5 to 70 points: You are reading an NFL training camp article. Why?

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