Nine-year veteran pass-rusher Derrick Burgess, who did not report Thursday for the start of the New England Patriots' training camp, is considering retirement from the NFL, sources confirmed to ESPN.com.
If Jeremy Jarmon proves productive, Washington will have beaten the supplemental draft odds. Plus, Len Pasquarelli's news and notes reveal why Brett Favre might be in dubious company soon and why Larry Foote might have tough footing in Detroit.
Dante Scarnecchia is the only coach in Patriots' franchise history to be a member of all six Super Bowl teams. Yet few know the offensive line coach, and that's the way he likes it, Len Pasquarelli writes.
The chances seem good that Randy Moss will re-sign with the New England Patriots for 2008, and probably beyond that, and perhaps even finish his NFL tenure with the franchise that this season helped resurrect his slumping career.
Nearly three years ago, Tedy Bruschi suffered a stroke that imperiled not just his career but his life. The former University of Arizona star's comeback continues in suburban Phoenix with his fifth Super Bowl appearance.