Despite the signing of kicker John Carney, Garrett Hartley remains in the New Orleans Saints’ plans, writes Nakia Hogan of The Times-Picayune.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers seventh-round defensive end/tight end Erik Lorig was re-signed to the active roster.
The Atlanta Falcons will be wearing their 1966 throwback jerseys against the 49ers on Sunday.
As good as the Carolina Panthers offensive line may be, it’s not good enough to beat eight-man fronts, writes Darin Gantt of the Charlotte Observer.
Washington Redskins offensive lineman Kory Lichtensteiger is finally receiving an opportunity to play in the NFL.
The Philadelphia Eagles defense may be at a disadvantage when it faces Donovan McNabb on Sunday, writes Paul Domowitch of the Philadelphia Daily News.
Former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan says his former team needs leaders to emerge in the locker room.
Dallas Cowboys kicker David Buehler received some advice from Texans kicker Neil Rackers on Sunday.
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Steve Breaston had knee surgery on Tuesday morning and will miss at least two games.
Newly promoted San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike Johnson received an endorsement from Vernon Davis.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is no longer the only difference-maker on the roster, writes Danny O’Neil of The Seattle Times.
The St. Louis Rams defense is giving up a lot of yards, but not a lot of points.
Green Bay Packers starting offensive tackles Chad Clifton and Mark Tauscher are showing signs of their ages, writes Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Minnesota Vikings cornerbacks Cedric Griffin and Chris Cook returning to action on Sunday gave the pass defense a boost.
Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith sent a message on Monday night that performance is what matters.
Detroit Lions tight end Brandon Pettigrew is off to a good start in his second season.
The “Battle of Ohio” rivalry between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns isn’t what it used to be, writes Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer.
One more loss and the Cleveland Browns focus will need to turn towards laying a foundation for 2011, writes Steve Doerschuk of the Canton Repository.
Running back Rashard Mendenhall is becoming a player the Pittsburgh Steelers can ill-afford to lose.
Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun recaps The John Harbaugh Show, which did not discuss the availability of running back Ray Rice.
Buffalo Bills linebacker Paul Posluszny plans to return to the field on Sunday.
New England Patriots running back Danny Woodhead has always succeeded at what he does, writes Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald.
Woodhead is one of three former New York Jets running backs that are haunting general manager Mike Tannenbaum, writes Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News.
The Miami Dolphins’ “Wildcat” offensive package has become more predictable, writes Ethan Skolnick of the Sun-Sentinel.
Quarterback Trent Edwards was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Houston Texans signed veteran cornerback Karl Paymah.
Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty underwent surgery to repair his broken forearm.
Indianapolis Colts undrafted rookie offensive tackle Jeff Linkenbach filled in nicely at left tackle for Charlie Johnson on Sunday, writes Curt Cavin of the Indianapolis Star.
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali is quietly racking up the quarterback sacks.
The Denver Broncos offense has been a mixed bag, writes Mike Klis of the Denver Post.
Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastien Janikowski discussed his miss on Sunday and the passing of George Blanda.
The San Diego Chargers called in some special teams reinforcements on Tuesday.
Today’s NFL birthdays: Browns linebacker Eric Barton (33), Cowboys practice squad cornerback Bryan McCann (23), Packers fifth-round offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse (22), Seahawks practice squad quarterback Zac Robinson (24), Titans defensive tackle Tony Brown (30) and safety Chris Hope (30), free agent kicker Brandon Coutu (26), wide receivers Clarence Denmark (25) and Michael Ray Garvin (24), defensive tackle Atiyyah Ellison (29), and former NFL safety Michael Desormeaux (25).