Terry McCormick reports on Ruston Webster at the Senior Bowl. At this rate I expect the next story in the Tennessean and City Paper to be which meat-n-three joint Webster likes in Mobile.
Paul K recaps the departure of Dave McGinnis and the hiring of Keith Millard.
This popped up for a second last year, but Mike Munchak's cousin, AJ Munchak, has been convicted in a political corruption case back in Pennsylvania. AJ, who could face 93 years in jail and $2 million in fines, might have been drug down by the other guy who was convicted of much stiffer charges. Mike Munchak was one of several people to send letters of support to the court asking for leniency in sentencing.
David Boclair wonders if the prospect of the Rams moving to L.A. was a pro, not a con, when it came to Fisher picking St. Louis over Miami.
The league's uniform production being taken over by Nike in April, there's a lot of concern that they'll cartoon-up the uniforms in the way they have college unis. The NFL has now come out and tempered some of that speculation, but that statement could be a savvy move to try and prop up jersey sales for the next few months. Many fans will surely be holding off from buying jerseys if they think a bunch of them will be changing soon.
Tim Hauck, who was a defensive assistant under the Fisher regime and out of the league last year, has landed in Cleveland as their new secondary coach.
Terrell Suggs called Skip Bayless by his Christian name on ESPN. It would only be funnier if Suggs had said it with a little less anger, but what Skip was doing is what gives reporters a bad reputation with players, and a big part of the reason Bayless wouldn't be welcomed in many locker rooms in any sport any more.
SportsFans.org catches you up on the fight to end TV blackouts by sports leagues. It's actually making surprisingly good progress, but my bet is that the FCC will uphold it.
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