Among the things that made Steve McNair unique: He's among a handful of QBs from historically black colleges and universities selected in the NFL draft's first round. He might be the last, writes Len Pasquarelli.
The NFC hasn't won the battle of interconferences since 1995, but this may be the season it finally ends its drought, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Even the most embattled head coaches should be able to sleep a little more peacefully for the next month and a half, because in-season coaching changes almost never work.
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.
Is it better QBs and coaching? The AFC's dominance over the NFC is clear-cut, but the reasons for it aren't, Len Pasquarelli writes.
Even though WR has been a popular first-round selection, teams traditionally have gotten very little production from rookie wideouts.
In his 16-plus-year reign as commissioner, Paul Tagliabue has earned NFL owners a ton of money and a likely spot in the Hall of Fame.
Jim Haslett's future in New Orleans is up in the air, and he may decide to take a break from coaching in 2006.
Because of the lack of progress on a new CBA, teams could have an even harder time signing first-round draft choices this summer.
Trying to get the NFL owners to agree on how to share revenue has been a difficult task for Paul Tagliabue.
If a team needs help, don't expect the acquisition to occur as a result of Tuesday's trade deadline.