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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Norm Van Brocklin
Andre Johnson had the game of his life to save the Houston Texans on Sunday.
Quarterbacks watch so much game tape that it makes their eyeballs bleed. They're often the first players on the practice field, the last to leave. They're smart, for the most part, and they're leaders — let's not forget that. Leaders of large men in times of crisis.
Desperate to slow down Tom Brady, the Miami Dolphins tried playing 12 men on defense. That didn't work. They drew a penalty. Using only 11 defenders was even worse. Brady threw for a team-record 517 yards and four touchdowns, including a 99-yarder to Wes Welker, and the New England Patriots opened their season Monday night by beating Miami 38-24.