- Chris Gasper catches up with Vince Wilfork, who's still waiting to hear from the Patriots regarding his contract extension.
- Mike Reiss notes Patriots new coaching assistant Patrick Graham was a graduate assistant at Notre Dame under Charlie Weiss in 2007-08. Here is Graham's Notre Dame Bio.
Mike Reiss answers questions in his weekly mailbag about Cassel, the NFL draft, special teams and more.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Welker trade gets even uglier for Fins.
- Don Banks (SI) Ready or not: Breaking down new coaches' chances of winning in '09.
- Peter King (SI) anwers reader emails including a focus on why Ben Rothlisberger wasn't listed on the injury report with broken ribs. Compulsory dig at Belichick in there too.
- Mike Florio (Pro Football Talk) offers his take on the integrity of NFL injury reports and the last word on the Rothlisberger injury.
Nate Davis & Sean Leahy (USA Today) NFL's Oscar season: Handing out awards for the year's best. Cast your votes.