Hey folks, hope you had a great weekend. I myself got to march in a parade, clean my apartment and watch Kung Fu Panda 2 and Annie with the kids!
And game film—lots and lots of game film. Well, the kids didn't watch the game film. Although I think they would make excellent film loggers.
Anyway, it was a quiet weekend, but there is still plenty to read with breakfast. So fill up a coffee cup, grab a bagel and some of these hot breakfast links.
It's a hard knock life.
Running aging vets out of town is a tradition for the Bears, notes Dan Pompei, and one which the Bears should avoid repeating with Brian Urlacher.
There has been a lot of talk about how Brandon Marshall has matured and grown up, that he's a different player and person now. Perhaps we see some proof of that in Larry Mayer's ChicagoBears.com report that he is mentoring the other receivers at OTAs.
New situations always bring out the best in players—hopefully this sticks.
Justin Rogers takes a look at past punishments for multiple arrests and how they might give some insight into what Nick Fairley can expect.
Dave Birkett says rookie Ryan Broyles' former college coach—who was a receivers coach with the Indianapolis Colts—has very high praise indeed for the wide receiver.
Green Bay Packers
Like so many players, rookie Jerel Worthy entered the NFL draft early as a junior. Like so many other juniors, he did it for his family. Tyler Dunne has a great story about what Worthy's family means to him, and how it motivates him.
Mike Vandermause has a Q&A with Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers about how, among other things, Rodgers wants to be a Packer for life.
That should happen as long as they don't misspell the name.
Perhaps feeling left out with all the Lions' arrests, the Vikes got in on the act when fullback Jerome Felton got arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence.
Tom Pelissero reports that while the top eight picks in the NFL are all unsigned, Matt Kalil's contract will not be a worry.
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