Posted by Andy Benoit
- The 2015 Super Bowl host will not be named until next fall. (It’s usually announced in spring, but the NFL is distracted by all the kicking and whining it’s doing with the union.)
- Because of the lockout, one of the popular things in 2011 will be teams featuring pictures of fans on their season tickets. The Texans and Jaguars are doing it.
- Bill Polian has nothing but praise for the Patriots’ drafting methods.
- A recent Baltimore Sun headline read “Cundiff: new rules will reduce kick returns.” Thank you, Billy.
- In case there was any doubt, Thomas Jones will be back with the Chiefs.
- The Panthers love the enthusiasm that Ricky Proehl shows in his role as offensive consultant.
- The Bears’ Danieal Manning thinks the new kickoff rules will just mean deeper kick returns. (For him, probably yes. For everybody else, no.)
- Mike McCarthy did not draw much of a crowd at the owners’ meetings.
- Sean Taylor’s alleged shooter wants his hearing closed.
- We’ve seen an 18-game regular season in pro football before. Remember the USFL? Doug Flutie does.
- The Glazers are taking it on the chin with Manchester United.
- Philip Rivers organized his Chargers teammates for workouts. Rivers left all players who didn’t show a screaming voicemail. (Kidding…though it’s funny that we have to clarify that.)
- Pro Football Weekly reports that LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson’s Wonderlic score was a 9. That means he answered a question correctly niiiiine tiiiimes.
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