Jacksonville QB David Garrard is quite a salary bargain for a starting QB. The Jaguars would be wise to address a new deal with Garrard quickly, given where the market has gone and will continue to go.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Rod Smith, the franchise leader in every major receiving category, will not return to the field in 2007, the team decided on Thursday, and his future in the game is now uncertain.
Maybe it was the little prayer Peyton Manning said before the final drive. Or maybe it was Bryan Fletcher's big idea. This much is certain: Manning is finally going to the Super Bowl, writes Len Pasquarelli.
ESPN.com has learned that unrestricted free agent Adam Vinatieri, who provided the winning field goals in two of the New England Patriots' three Super Bowl victories, has reached a contract agreement in principle with the Indianapolis Colts.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jim Miller will be unable to start in the game Sunday against New England, and ESPN.com has learned his tendinitis-ravaged right elbow could relegate him to backup status the remainder of the season.
In the game of musical chairs being played by NFL punters this spring, another seat was filled on Friday, with ESPN.com learning that the New York Jets have reached agreement with unrestricted free agent Matt Turk.
How will the Denver Broncos negotiate the league's rules about using a No. 3 QB if Tim Tebow plays but isn't listed as the starter or the first backup? Len Pasquarelli writes about that in Tip Sheet notes.