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'Tis the season for parity

Updated: September 1, 2000, 8:31 PM ET
By Dave Goldberg | Associated Press

True parity in the NFL has arrived at the same time as the movie "Any Given Sunday," the phrase from the Pete Rozelle era to describe a league in which any team could beat any other.

This week, it was "Any Given Friday, Saturday and Sunday," a Christmas weekend when teams that absolutely had to win lost instead.

Then, the Detroit Lions made the playoffs anyway.

Going into the final weekend of the regular season, parity rules.

The Lions ...

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