Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd gets another shot at being named 2009′s NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady thinks the team needs to listen to Bill Belichick.
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan has issued a weight-loss challenge to Kris Jenkins and Damien Woody.
Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald is interested in seeing who fills the leadership void on the Miami Dolphins.
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Troy Smith explained why he changed agents this off-season, reports Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times.
Despite coming off rotator cuff surgery that ended his 2009 season, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith has been a full participant in all practices this off-season.
Like the Oakland Raiders, the Cleveland Browns have suffered from quarterback-itis, writes Tony Grossi of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer.
The Cincinnati Bengals officially signed defensive backs Adam “Pacman” Jones and Gibril Wilson on Monday.
Indianapolis Colts fourth-round guard Jacques McClendon could be an anchor in the middle of the offensive line, Colts head coach Jim Caldwell said.
Due to the recent flooding, the Tennessee Titans have extended the deadline for season-ticket renewals.
Jacksonville Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee did not qualify for a U.S. Open sectional tournament.
John McClain of the Houston Chronicle explains why he voted for Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing to win the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award for a second time.
Bob Gretz of BobGretz.com looks at the expectations for Kansas City Chiefs second-year defensive end Tyson Jackson.
Denver Broncos nose tackle Ronald Fields has a court date in Houston on Friday, reports Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post.
San Diego Chargers undrafted offensive lineman Justin Jeffries thinks he has a good shot of making the 53-man roster.
The dates and times of the Oakland Raiders pre-season games were finalized on Monday.
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Aaron Curry expects to improve next season, writes Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times.
Matt Maiocco of Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reports the San Francisco 49ers and Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis are talking on a new contract.
When the Arizona Cardinals lined up for mini-camp two weekends ago, there were six changes to the starting offensive unit.
On Monday, the St. Louis Rams finalized the trade that sent offensive tackle Alex Barron to the Dallas Cowboys in exchange for linebacker Bobby Carpenter.
Barron bolsters the Cowboys’ offensive line, writes Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News.
John Gonzalez of the Philadelphia Inquirer attempts to make sense of Donovan McNabb’s response to Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson’s comments.
Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo could get more consideration in the re-vote for the 2009 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award.
The Atlanta Falcons signed a pair of tryout players to contracts on Monday.
If healthy, Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Angelo Crowell will have an opportunity to make an impact this season.
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem is recovering from toe surgery and will miss the rest of the off-season workouts.
Former New York Giants safety C.C. Brown agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions on Monday.
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith’s foundation will issue six $10,000 scholarships to worthy students seeking financial assistance to attend college.
Minnesota Vikings restricted free agent defensive end Ray Edwards does not plan to attend mini-camp.
Green Bay Packers restricted free agent guard Daryn Colledge signed his one-year tender on Monday.
Today’s NFL birthdays: Cardinals cornerback Rashad Barksdale (26) and quarterback Matt Leinart (27), Ravens undrafted linebacker Mike McLaughin (23), Bills offensive tackle Jamon Meredith (24), Bears quarterback Brett Basanez (27), Browns cornerback John Bowie (26), Jaguars undrafted defensive tackle Ko Quaye (23), Giants fifth-round guard Mitch Petrus (23), Raiders wide receiver Louis Murphy (23), Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (22), Rams cornerback Justin King (23), free agent quarterbacks Matt Baker (27) and Andrew Walter (28), and free agent tight end Dezmond Sherrod (25).