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Broncos offer second chances - The Denver Post
As the Broncos prepare to open training camp later this month, wide receiver Brandon Lloyd definitely fits that description. A fourth-round draft pick by San Francisco in 2003, he has bounced around the league looking for a home ever since. He's been traded (by the 49ers) and released (by the Redskins). He played a few snaps with the Broncos last season, but now, with the trade of Brandon Marshall, he gets a chance to prove he can be a regular.

Elusive Favre looks like he's ready for some football - The Denver Post
Brett Favre had finished throwing to the youngsters at Oak Grove High School and poked his head out of the field house to see a few reporters standing near his truck, waiting to ask him about his future plans.

Is cutting Vick a real option in Philly? | National Football Post
The varying reports on the future of Michael Vick in Philly this week are interesting, because the act of cutting a player in this league is very easy to do. The coach calls him into the office, throws out some carbon copy speech that is used across the league and he moves on. Simple, and it takes about five minutes.

Keeping the rookies hungry | National Football Post
The are several owners and General Managers who purposely hold back signing bonuses to rookies as long as they can get away with it. The motivation to do so is to prevent them from relaxing their workout routines and using their signing bonus for partying fuel.

Mike Tomlin given three-year contract extension | National Football Post
Mike Tomlin has just been granted even more long-term job security from the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Chargers: Vincent Jackson suspended for three games | National Football Post
The San Diego Chargers confirmed the previously reported three-game suspension for wide receiver Vincent Jackson.

Former Browns great Milt Morin passes away | National Football Post
One week prior to his pending induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, former Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl tight end Milt Morin has passed away.

Raiders sign Walter McFadden | National Football Post
The Oakland Raiders have signed fifth-round cornerback Walter McFadden, the team announced.

Jets cut Simi Toeaina | National Football Post
The New York Jets have releaed former University of Oregon defensive tackle Simi Toeaina.

No deal coming for LaMarr Woodley | National Football Post
Despite his strong play over the past two seasons, the Pittsburgh Steelers don't intend to give a contract extension to Pro Bowl outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley before the season starts.

Soldier Field would like to host Big Ten title game | National Football Post
Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis and Ford Field in Detroit are considered the favorites to host the 2011 Big Ten Championship Game with the conference headed in that direction, but Soldier Field officials are very interested in making the game an outdoor affair.

Chris Berman to be honored by Pro Football Hall of Fame | National Football Post
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced that ESPN’s Chris Berman will be honored at the Hall of Fame ceremonies next month in Canton, Ohio.

Derrick Mason eyes a Super Bowl run | National Football Post
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason declared that anything short of a Super Bowl victory this season would render the entire season a failure.

Vick debate will continue until training camp | National Football Post
Remember this time last summer when the discussion was if a team would sign Michael Vick when the quarterback was reinstated and if so what team would be willing to take the PR hit?

Sturdivant faces marijuana charge | National Football Post
North Carolina linebacker Quan Sturdivant, who was a first team all-ACC selection in 2009, was charged with possession of marijuana following his arrest Saturday morning, according to the Raleigh News & Observer. news: Lost Treasures: Gone, but not forgotten, stadiums
NFL Films digs deep into its video archives to uncover some never-seen-before images from two legendary stadiums: Memorial Stadium in Baltimore and Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh. Both featured unique environments for both athletes and spectators. Both also hosted some of the league's most memorable moments. news: Coryell's impact, legacy remembered at memorial service
An emotional John Madden said Monday at a memorial service for Don Coryell that something was missing -- the late coach isn't in the Pro Football Hall of Fame while some of his notable players and former assistants are.

Rice Feels "Underrated" " Baltimore Ravens Blogs
Ray Rice wants to let everyone know that his first Pro Bowl selection was no fluke. news: Lions, Hill reach deal to keep backup QB in Detroit through 2011
The Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with backup quarterback Shaun Hill.

Chad Ochocinco's fight with NYC bouncer all a joke? - ESPN New York
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco brushed off questions on Monday night about a strange story he sent out through his Twitter account early Monday morning involving a fight with a bouncer at a New York City nightspot.

Lawrence Taylor due in Rockland County court to answer statutory rape charges - ESPN New York
Lawrence Taylor will appear in a Rockland County courtroom Tuesday morning, for the first time since he was arrested on May 6 for charges including statutory rape of a 16-year-old girl.

Seeing USC Trojans deal with adversity hard for Pete Carroll - ESPN Los Angeles
As Southern California deals with NCAA sanctions that cast a cloud over Pete Carroll's wildly successful nine-year run with the Trojans, the former USC coach is taking it upon himself to protect the legacy of his program.

Ranking the positions in the AFC West - AFC West Blog - ESPN
With our AFC West position-by-position rankings complete for the 2010 preseason, we’re going one step further. We’re going to rank the positions in order of strength: