Some truisms far from the truth

There are a bunch of clichés and truisms tied to the NFL. Greg Garber reveals which ones are deadly sins … and which are myths.

Originally Published: November 30, 2005
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." -- The Declaration of Independence

Despite the best intentions of the representatives of the 13 united colonies who signed that splendid document 229 years ago -- and despite Pete Rozelle's efforts on behalf of parity -- not all National Football League teams are created equal.

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