- Mike Reiss reports the pounding by the Patriots jarred the Cardinals loose. Whisenhunt used Patriots as practice for the playoffs.
- Mike Reiss notes Steelers' safety Ryan Clark will not be fined by the league for his vicious hit on Willis McGahee.
- Michael Felger speculates on what could have been, saying he'd take his chances with the Patriots.
- Bruce Allen (Metro) Attrition a clear signal that Patriots success is not the result of videotaping defensive signals.
- Ron Borges suggests it's time to look at the Arizona Cardinals a bit differently, even from a Patriots fan's perspective.
- Mike McDermott says in the Super Bowl, experience counts for something; plus more NFL news and notes from around the league.
- Seth Wickersham (ESPN Magazine) Amid turnover, Pats should not worry.
- Mike Klis (Denver Post) Want a good NFL job? Know Belichick.
- Tony Grossi (Cleveland Plain Dealer) The 'What If' Showdown: Would the Browns be as good as the Ravens if they had stayed in Baltimore? Belichick tree discussed.
- Seth Wickersham (ESPN Magazine) Many NFL coaches don't know the right call to make in crunch time. Belichick and Fisher are considered the best at clock management.
- Greg Bishop (NY Times) In Ryan, Jets find a fiery innovator.
- Pete Dougherty (Green Bay Press Gazette) McCarthy hopes new defensive coordinator Dom Capers, and new 3-4 defense, will help stop QB.
- Matt Sohn (ProFootball Weekly) Bill Parcells voted PFW 2008 Executive of the Year.
- Mike Jensen (Philadelphia Daily News) Asante Samuel shows he's worth the price.
- Mike Florio (Pro Football Talk) No fine coming for Clark, but there should be. He reprints the official NFL ruling to prove it.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Dolphins give CFL sackmaster Cameron Wake a record deal.
Adrian Hasenmayer (Fox Sports) Top ten worst Super Bowl teams.
- Adam Schefter (NFL.com) How a Chief's fumble changed NFL history.
- JJ Cooper (NFL Fanhouse) Steelers Players hated Tomlin at first. Tom Jackson must have missed that scoop.