Here's one more reason this past weekend was so huge for NFL fans: When I got back from vacation Sunday, I had an e-mail from Las Vegas Hilton bookmaker Jeff Sherman waiting for me. The subject line read, "Week 1 NFL Lines."
That's right, degenerates. It's April, Mr. Irrelevant hadn't even booked his flights for the parade honoring him as last pick in the draft, and I had the lines for the first games of the 2010 season in my inbox.
To read Chad Millman's analysis of this year's Week 1 lines, along with some back story as to how Vegas pros set these games so early, you must be an ESPN Insider.