Taj Smith won't suit up for Super Bowl XLIV, but he's played an important role in the Colts' defensive preparations, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Buffalo Bills rookie safety Jairus Byrd, son of former pro Gill Byrd, is fulfilling his destiny far ahead of schedule, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Safeties Brian Dawkins, 36, and Darren Sharper, 33, have proven they still have a lot left in the tank, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Once the Super Bowl is over, the Patriots must turn their attention to a WR corps that could look a lot different in 2008, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall might not have much of a future in Atlanta, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.
Ted Ginn will attempt to run in front of NFL personnel executives for the first time since the Fiesta Bowl, writes Len Pasquarelli in his Tip Sheet notes.
The Colts and Bears played five common opponents and Len Pasquarelli discussed the Super Bowl matchup with two head coaches, one coordinator and one high-ranking personnel official from those teams.
RT Willie Anderson could soon be faced with the options of re-signing with the Bengals or becoming a free agent in '06.
The Falcons' reluctance to trade QB Matt Schaub speaks volumes about their concerns over Michael Vick.
Among the reasons for Philly's continued success are the continuity of the coaching staff and development of the DBs.
Byron Leftwich has taken well to the Jags' new attacking style, and his grasp of the offense has come surprisingly quickly.
The heat is on Jon Gruden, with some suggestions that the onetime golden boy has misplaced his Midas touch.
Deion Branch and Keary Colbert are among a group of younger receivers ready to really break out in 2005.
If Philadelphia fails to reach the Super Bowl, it could mean the window of opportunity has finally slammed shut.
It might be easy to forget that Jake Delhomme enters the '04 season with just 20 career starts.
After last season's NFC title-game loss, anything short of a Super Bowl victory is unacceptable for the Eagles.