Despite rumors that the Chargers are looking to deal Shawne Merriman, don't expect the veteran linebacker to be moved anytime soon, Len Pasquarelli writes.
The Steelers are one of many teams entering 2010 with uncertainty at right tackle, which has become an increasingly important position around the league, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Pierre Thomas is angling for a new contract, but negotiations with the Saints appear to have broken down over the running back's sizable demands, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Every year it's hard for agents and GMs to respect the moratorium on free-agent negotiations, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Without a new CBA soon, many free-agent standouts will find their mobility limited by "restricted" status, writes Len Pasquarelli. He assembled an ESPN.com all-star team of such players.
Although Shahid Khan will likely gain control of the Rams, the sale to the Champaign, Ill., businessman is far from complete, writes Len Pasquarelli.
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.
Indianapolis relies almost exclusively on its defensive line for postseason sacks, writes Len Pasquarelli.
As evidenced by the teams still alive in the playoffs, sack differential has become a critical stat, writes Len Pasquarelli in his weekly Tip Sheet column.
The Eagles were instrumental in helping Michael Vick get his career and life back on track. But expect the two to part ways as the QB searches for a starting role elsewhere, writes Len Pasquarelli.
Teams in the wild-card round embraced the two-to-tango philosophy at running back. Look for that pattern to continue in the divisional round, writes Len Pasquarelli.
He's not a prime coach of the year candidate, but Jacksonville coach Jack Del Rio has resurrected the Jaguars, Len Pasquarelli writes.
The San Diego Chargers, the poster children for strong fniishes, are among the many teams still with solid hopes for nabbing playoff berths, Len Pasquarelli writes.
Whether they like it or not, Philip Rivers and Eli Manning always will be measured against each other. On Sunday, Rivers emerged with the upper hand, beating Manning with a last-second TD pass, Len Pasquarelli writes.
Star RBs such as LaDainian Tomlinson and Clinton Portis ain't what they used to be. Is it time to buy into the notion that teams can overwork their star runners? Len Pasquarelli explores the idea.
Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers, who has thrown for more than 10,000 yards over the past three seasons, has agreed to a new contract extension with the club.