|Hey, if Tom Cruise as Maverick can get past all of those ridiculous lines and unbelievable scenes to be the hero in "Top Gun," then Steve McNair can take the Titans past all of those high-powered pretenders to be the hero in the Super Bowl . . . even without a wingman. Page 2's Bill Simmons can just feel his need.|
SIMMONS: HIGHWAY TO THE DANGER ZONE
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TUESDAY MORNING QB
TMQ was uncannily accurate in his predictions a season ago. Can he match last year's haiku-water mark?
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THE HOT LIST
With the season about to open, Dan Shanoff has what's sizzling and fizzling in the NFL this year.
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