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- Ryan Leaf, according to the Sporting News, is preparing to write a book about his career. Now, the obvious joke might be "I bet it's a short one!" right? Wrong. It's going to be a trilogy. The first installment will "cover four years" according to Leaf, "from the moment i decided to attend Washington State up through our Rose Bowl appearance in 1998." He also mentions "colorful characters" and "shenanigans," so it's bound to be a bestseller. Unlike the second and third installments, which should probably turn out as well as his NFL career.
- Want to see DeSean Jackson's punt return against the Giants played out Tecmo Bowl style? Excellent, I thought you might.
- Pat Bowlen and the beancounters in the Broncos organization may or may not be nudging Eric Studesville and politely screaming "START Tim Tebow SO WE CAN MAKE SOME MONEY!"
- Very cool story in the New York Daily News about Randy Grimes, former Bucs linebacker, who overcame his pill addiction to work at the rehab facility that saved him.
- Over at the Wall Street Journal, Michael David Smith takes a look at the Dolphins historically terrible road win differential and non-homefield advantage.
- There's a pretty good chance the Steelers won't play Troy Polamalu against the Panthers or the Browns unless one of those games can drastically impact their seeding in the playoffs. Which would require the Panthers or Browns being able to win one of them.
- Devin Hester got a little choked up talking about his NFL record for returns on Monday and as Jerod Morris points out, it's nice to see such a humble and hard-working guy achieve such incredible success.
- John Ourand makes some bold NFL-related (and other sports too) media predictions for the next 12 months over at Sports Business Journal. Obviously, his prediction about a CBS Sports channel is solely predicated on too-handsome-for-just-radio face.