Jets rookie WR Stephen Hill is drawing praise for doing a lot of what he likely will be doing this year: blocking.
The goal for getting a new lease in place for the Bills officially has been moved to the end of the year.
When it comes to hairstyles, Dolphins rookies are sporting the modified Cruella deVille.
Bengals LB Brandon Joiner is on the reserve/did not report list for a good reason; he’s serving a three-year prison sentence in Texas. (Shouldn’t they have traded him to the Lions by now?)
The Jaguars have released FB Naufahu Tahi. (Brad Childress wants to know why they didn’t they just make Tahi the extra man on the roster.)
Colts coach Chuck Pagano’s first training camp as head coach opens on Saturday.
Titans QB Matt Hasselbeck put business first in the offseason; “I played it more safe and I didn’t really travel,” Hasselbeck said. “I didn’t really go anywhere for fun. Everywhere I went, I had a purpose. If I was going somewhere, then throwing and working out was priority No. 1 all the time.”
A jury has awarded $5.2 million against Chargers doctor David Chao for prescribing a cold-therapy device after knee surgery; Chao has now been on the wrong end of multiple malpractice cases. (But, please, keep letting him provide care to elite professional athletes.)
Here are five questions for the Raiders.
Giants co-owner John Mara was surprised by the number of media at training camp: “I can’t believe so many of you are here. Tebow isn’t here.”
A lawsuit against former Vikings WR and current ESPN analyst Cris Carter involving a rap-song investment gone bad contends that Carter was close to becoming the Alabama receivers coach in 2011. (It’s unknown whether Carter ever declared, “I’m not going to be the Alabama receivers coach.”)
Bears K Robbie Gould thinks it would be a “big risk” for the team to let LB Brian Urlacher become a free agent. (It also would be a “big risk” for the Bears to make personnel decisions based on the advice of a kicker.)
Newly re-signed Falcons LB Mike Peterson is now known as “Unc”; “I’m everybody’s uncle around here now,” Peterson said.
Panthers coach Ron Rivera hopes increased competition will create increased urgency in training camp; among other things, both kicking positions are up for grabs.
Will the Seahawks quarterback competition be reduced from three to two? “The answer is yes, I guess,” coach Pete Carroll said. “You’re just going to have to suck it up and wait.”