While we wait for the Associated Press to announce the results of the re-vote on the 2009 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award–and continue to wait for valid reasons why Randy Moss got 10 of 50 votes for 2007 NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award after becoming bored and quitting on his team in 2006–here’s a Wednesday morning spin around the National Football League.
Judy Battista of the New York Times has some of the details of New York’s bid to host the 2014 Super Bowl.
Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger provides the details of an agreed to draft day trade between the New York Giants and New Orleans Saints involving defensive tackle Barry Cofield that failed to happen.
Yards after catch will be an important component of the Philadelphia Eagles’ offense, writes Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News.
Free agent running back Brian Westbrook will visit the Washington Redskins.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is eager to work with Dez Bryant.
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt likes the changes to the offense, Kent Somers of The Arizona Republic reports.
The San Francisco 49ers officially announced the signing of free agent cornerback William James on Tuesday.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is getting most of the reps during the off-season practices, reports Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times.
While the sale of the franchise is pending, the St. Louis Rams are in a holding pattern, writes Bryan Burwell of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Doug Williams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are parting ways again.
Atlanta Falcons guard Harvey Dahl took part in a Q&A session with D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Steve Reed of the Gaston Gazette expects Matt Moore to be the Carolina Panthers starting quarterback when the 2010 season opens.
The Detroit Lions swapped pass-catchers on Tuesday, signing tight end John Madsen and releasing wide receiver Kole Heckendorf.
Neil Hayes of the Chicago Sun-Times thinks the Chicago Bears should switch from grass to an artificial surface at Soldier Field.
Green Bay Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang underwent wrist surgery last month, reports Greg Bedard of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning delivered an award to South Grove Intermediate School in Beech Grove, Indiana on Tuesday.
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson and tight end Bo Scaife are still skipping the team’s Organized Team Activity sessions.
Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing tested positive for elevated levels of hCG.
Free agent linebacker Teddy Lehman signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday.
Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald looks at what it would cost the Miami Dolphins to acquire restricted free agent safety O.J. Atogwe from the St. Louis Rams.
Fatherhood has helped shape Buffalo Bills third-round defensive end Alex Carrington.
New England Patriots wide receiver Torry Holt plans to lead by example.
“Ray Lewis Way” was unveiled in the city of Baltimore on Tuesday.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Limas Sweed was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday.
Cleveland Browns head coach Eric Mangini is looking for players with “Cleveland Browns core characteristics“.
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer is armed and dangerous again, writes Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
The Kansas City Chiefs hope a renovated Arrowhead Stadium and roster will lead to increased ticket sales.
Denver Broncos first-round quarterback Tim Tebow’s two-week, under-the-radar stay outside Memphis is coming to an end.
Former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell may have multiple suitors for his services.
San Diego Chargers restricted free agent linebacker Shawne Merriman has changed agents, which may hasten his exit from the franchise, writes Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Today’s NFL birthdays: Falcons rookie safety Rafael Bush (23), Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith (31), Broncos seventh-round linebacker Jammie Kirlew (23), Jaguars first-round defensive tackle Tyson Alualu (23), Saints long-snapper Jason Kyle (38), 49ers first-round guard Mike Iupati (23), Seahawks tight end John Carlson (26), Redskins defensive end Andre Carter (31), free agent defensive tackle Chris Hovan (32) and wide receiver/safety Mike Furrey (33).