***Former Cowboy Leon Lett is coaching defensive tackles at the University of Monroe (LA). Dallasnews.com has an article on it.
***Really interesting piece by Jeff Duncan on Nola.com about how Saints GM Mickey Loomis had to decide who in the organization received a Super Bowl ring and who did not. Highly recommend reading the whole thing. Here's a clip:
The Saints also rewarded selected players on the practice squad and injured reserve. For instance, Billy Miller and Mark Simoneau received rings. They stuck around all season, spent time in the locker room and in meetings and attended most of the games. Dan Campbell, who also was placed on injured reserve in the preseason and was rarely seen again, did not. That's fair.
The club also recognized veterans Deuce McAllister, John Carney and Mike McKenzie. In various ways, each played a role in the title, whether it was this past season or in previous years
***From the Tribune News Service: The brother of former NFL star William Perry says the "Fridge" has some hearing loss but is improving from a condition in which the body's immune system attacks nerves.
***Kevin Ellison got arrested for having in his possession more than 100 Vicodin pills a few weeks ago. It has cost the second-year safety his job. The Chargers released Ellison today. Kevin Acee from SignOnSanDiego.com has some good quick analysis.
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