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- So, the Panthers, according to Steve Reed of Carolina Growl, are apparently going to run the Chargers offense next year. This isn't surprising given how much success San Diego had on the offensive end, and the fact that Ron Rivera and Rob Chudzinski are now in town. Three problems stand out though. The Panthers don't have 1) Philip Rivers, 2) Antonio Gates, or 3) Norv Turner.
- Want the real story behind Aaron Rodgers' WWE championship belt? The National Football Post has you covered.
- Doug Farrar of Yahoo! Sports is whipping through a Top-40 list of NFL Draft prospects. Ryan Mallett (who checks in at No. 37) is at one point called a "statue with a cannon attached," if that makes you feel good about your team maybe drafting him. It shouldn't.
- The Dolphins have reworked Will Allen's contract so he can stay with the team in 2011, according to his agent Drew Rosenhaus.
- Ray Horton, newly of the Arizona Cardinals, wants to run an "aggressive, downfield defense" in his new home.
- Cam Newton's Tim Tebow-like media party is underway, starting today at 1:00 PM EST in San Diego. Weeeeeee!
- Yowza. It's going to cost about $12.5 million for the Ravens to franchise Haloti Ngata. As Jamison Hensley points out, Baltimore can thank Dan Snyder for giving Albert Haynesworth that fatty contract, since last year, defensive tackles got $7 million.
- Speaking of franchise tags, it looks like Vincent Jackson of the Chargers could be in line for one too. But he's fine with that and will play. Since, you know, it means more than $10 million next year.
- Good read by Tom Friend of ESPN on what's become of William "The Fridge" Perry.