NFL - Exclusive announcement of Hall finalists on NFL Network
"For the first time ever, the announcement of the 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2010 will be televised on "Pro Football Hall of Fame: Road to Canton" on Friday, Jan. 8 at 4 p.m. ET with an encore at 9 p.m. ET only on NFL Network."
DB - Three Signed to Future Contracts - Gray Caldwell
"Center Dustin Fry, guard Matt McChesney (pictured) and punter A.J. Trapasso have been signed to future contracts. They will be officially added to Denver’s roster at the conclusion of the 2009 NFL season in February."
CSG - Charges against Broncos' Quinn dismissed - Frank Schwab
"Being a confident guy, I thought I could match up better (with receivers)," he said. "It was way more (difficult) than I thought. You have (veteran) guys telling you, but you still can’t understand the magnitude of it until you go through it, until you experience it. That’s what I did. I experienced it, and it was way tougher than I thought it was."
DPP - Analysis: McDaniels must take a look in the mirror - Jeff Legwold
DB - Interesting Conversation - Jim Saccomano
"At 333 pounds and 326 pounds, respectively, McChesney and Fry underscore Broncos
coach Josh McDaniels' intentions of being bigger along the offensive line."
CSG - Former Broncos think Shanahan will succeed in Washington - Frank Schwab
DP - Expectations were too high for Cutler, former coach says - Lindsay Jones
AFC West News
NFP - Why Weis hire is good for Haley, Chiefs - Matt Bowen
KCS - No word from Chiefs on Weis’ official hiring - Adam Teicher
SDUT - Bolts’ FB duo shares it well - Chris Jenkins
SDUT - Offense has possession game down - Kevin Acee
OT - Oakland Raiders' curt response baffles Rich Gannon - Steve Corkran
NFL - Colts choose Stover over ailing Vinatieri as kicker during playoffs
NFL - Super Bowl players who miss Pro Bowl will be paid
NFL - Peppers is waiting for Panthers to make first move
NYT - Saturday’s N.F.L. Wild-Card Matchups - Mike Tanier
NYT - Sunday’s N.F.L. Wild-Card Matchups - Mike Tanier
SI - Aaron Rodgers, Packers hit their stride as NFL playoffs start - Jim Trotter
NFL - Packers have momentum, while Cardinals will rely on experience - Steve Wyche
NFL - Home cooking should help Patriots overcome loss of Welker - Vic Carucci
SN - Extreme makeover: Jets' defense rollicks, rolls under Ryan - Bill Eichenberger
Y! - Edwards goes from problem child to playoffs - Jason Cole
FH - NFL Picks, Wild-Card Round: Home Sweet Road - Dave Goldberg
FOX - 5 Questions with John Lynch: Cowboys poised to fall?
CBS - Playoff preview: Rushing is past tense in pass-intense postseason - Pete Prisco
"It's been an AFC league for years, but now, at least for a season, the heavies have shifted back to the National Conference."
Whack-a-Coach (or not)
NFL - Second chance: Mangini will stay Browns' coach, Holmgren decides
CBS - Keeping Mangini first step in Holmgren's Browns turnaround - Clark Judge
PFW - Mangini's back, but questions remain for Browns - Mike Wilkening
NFL - Steelers fire coordinator Ligashesky after poor special-teams play
NFL - Fewell interviews with Giants for defensive coordinator opening
NFL - Giants’ Ross joins list of GM candidates in Seattle
ESPN - Many minute details in beating the clock - Greg Garber
ESPN - Best, worst at preserving timeouts - Greg Garber
NFP - Top NFL business stories of 2009 - Andrew Brandt
NFP - Why I am now a fan of Rex Ryan - Matt Bowen
FOX - Boom or Bust: Battered Pats will still beat Ravens - Adam Schein
FH - NFL Standings for the Decade: Colts, Patriots Are the Best, Lions Are Clearly the Worst - J.J. Cooper
PFW - Bills' rookies provide foundation to build upon - Michael Blunda