Another year, another Hall of Fame class without Bills WR Andre Reed.
Fireman Ed is open to returning as the Jets’ unofficial mascot.
The Dolphins has emphasized forcing turnovers in 2013 by decorating the defensive meeting room with footballs.
Steelers LT Marcus Gilbert and RT Mike Adams flip-flopped during a Friday night practice; coach Mike Tomlin says, “Read into it what you would read into it.” (Hopefully he’ll be less cryptic on his Twitter page.)
Former Browns CEO Mike Holmgren made an unexpected visit to training camp on Friday; “I was driving by the facility and I thought practice would be over and I was going to sneak in and sneak out,” Holmgren said. (Jim Brown possibly would say it’s the second time in less than a year that Holmgren sneaked out.)
If fans don’t want to give their money for preseason Jaguars games, they can give their blood instead.
Titans S Bernard Pollard has no issues with WR Riley Cooper; “I can get past it because everybody deserves a second chance,” Pollard said. “If I was his teammate, who am I to throw the first stone? I have said some things and done things and people have forgiven me.”
Colts owner Jim Irsay made changes after the 2011 with the 2004 Patriots in mind; “It was such a well-balanced team in all areas,” Irsay said. “It was a tough team to get past. That’s what we’re looking for.”
Greeley, Colorado wasn’t known for its bovine-related odors until the equine-named NFL team from Denver held training camp there in the 1980s.
Giants DE Adrain Tracy believes some defensive opponents will “within the confines of the rules express their anger” at Eagles WR Riley Cooper.
Redskins WR Pierre Garςon chose not to have surgery on his injured foot last year due to concerns that he’d possibly never be 100 percent again, and that he’d possibly never be able to play at all.
The Cowboys, plagued early in camp with injuries to the defensive line, now have a rash of injuries on the offensive line.
A fan apparently used Saints camp as an opportunity to get ready for regular-season storming of the playing field.
Falcons WR Julio Jone says he feels “no pressure at all” as the Falcons try to get to the Super Bowl.
The Rams have started a “Smack Cam” craze, which consists of these steps: (1) get a plastic plate; (2) put whipped cream on it; (3) press the “record” button on a cellphone camera; (4) cram the plate into the face of an unsuspecting teammate; (5) post it online; and (6) repeat.
Since Seahawks LT Walter Jones spent all of the 2009 season on injured reserve, he could be preparing to deliver his Hall of Fame induction speech next year at this time.