The emergence of strong safety Roman Harper is a big part of the Saints' much-improved defense, writes Len Pasquarelli.
One big issue this season is the use -- and abuse -- of timeouts. Next March, the competition committee should give that and another issue heavy consideration, Len Pasquarelli writes.
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.
If the Arizona Cardinals claim their first playoff berth since 1998, the switch to the 3-4 defense may be a big reason why, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.
With a division title now a realistic goal, the Bucs are looking for help, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.
Cornerback DeAngelo Hall might not have much of a future in Atlanta, Len Pasquarelli writes in Tip Sheet notes.
The Redskins are not regretting their decision to back out of the deal for linebacker Lance Briggs, Len Pasquarelli writes in his Tip Sheet notes.
From Ben Watson's continued progression to the latest on the Bears' efforts to trade Alex Brown, Len Pasquarelli covers it all in his Tip Sheet notes.
From the plight of black colleges in the draft to Charlie Frye's resolve, Len Pasquarelli covers it all in his Tip Sheet notes.
The Falcons signed Morten Anderson, admitting they made a mistake handing all the kicking duties to Michael Koenen, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The Patriots need Deion Branch, but it doesn't appear the WR will be in their lineup anytime soon, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The NFL is still a year away for Brady Quinn, but he's already started the process of searching for an agent.
Thanks to some creativity from both sides, Patriots defensive lineman Richard Seymour landed a serious payday.
Len Pasquarelli is hearing more indications that Vince Young is still thinking about entering the '06 NFL draft.
QB Tom Brady once again did his part to make sure the Patriots didn't lose a second straight contest.
The Jags' David Garrard is one of the many young QBs who should garner interest as a free agent in '06.