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Happy to be nappy in the NFL

When you think of the NFL you think of gladiators sacrificing themselves on the battlefield -- not taking a nap.

Updated: August 31, 2005, 11:31 AM ET
By David Fleming | Page 2

Seven hundred million people know exactly how Tennessee QB Steve McNair finished Super Bowl XXXIV: by leading the Titans on an eye-popping, last second drive, shedding would-be sackers like overcoats, willing his offense to within a sub sandwich of the Lombardi Trophy. But how many folks out there know how McNair started that day? How he starts every game-day Sunday?

With a nap.

That's right. After warming up a bit and beginning the tedious pre-game ritual of mummifying his ...

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