The Dolphins gritted their teeth and celebrated the success of the local NBA franchise that makes the local NFL franchise even less relevant locally. And nationally.
There will be more cops at Bills games this year. (Fans would prefer more points.)
The University of Florida connection isn’t working out for the Patriots.
Browns S T.J. Ward likes Ray Horton’s aggressive style; “It’s an attack style, all downhill. We’re really getting after the guys. That’s what I’m most excited about,” Ward said, proving that the point can be conveyed without using terms like “kill” or “hurt” or “inflict mild bruising.”
Former Steelers K Jeff Reed did a little bragging recently about his ownership of two Super Bowl rings.
Bengals single-game tickets go on sale June 29; pre-registration was required for visits from the Steelers and the Packers.
Colts DL Ricky Jean Francois still gets advice from Donald Heaven, who played OT at Florida State when Jean Francois arrived in 2002.
The enhancements to the Jaguars stadium will start after the 2013 season and are expected to be ready by the start of the 2014 season.
When news broke that actor James Gandolfini has passed, some fans thought Raiders assistant Tony Sparano had died.
The Associated Press style book would seem to suggest that any publication adhering to it should not use the term Redskins.
A New Jersey accountant who allegedly scammed the state out of nearly $700,000 in false unemployment claims used the money to buy, among other things, Giants season tickets.
Kyle Shurmur, the son of Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, is 6-4 and slated to play quarterback for La Salle High School.
The Packers have reduced from nine night training-camp practices in 2012 to zero in 2013.
Retired Bears LB Brian Urlacher is playing a lot of golf; “The first thing on my mind when I wake up isn’t working out anymore,” Urlacher said. “So that’s a good thing.”
The Buccaneers’ “Rookie Club” spent time this week with local kids in Tampa.
Cardinals running backs coach Stump Mitchell is helping rookie RB Stepfan Taylor catch up after missing the offseason program due to the ridiculous, outdated, and unfair rule that prevents first-year players from working until the students at the college the players no longer attend have taken their final exams.
35 first-year Rams stuck around for “Rookie Week,” an up-close introduction to St. Louis. (Which for most of them will be completely irrelevant by September.)