- Shalise Manza Young notes tomorrow's Combine and the upcoming draft will be the first with Nick Caserio at the reins.
- Bob Hohler reports Patriots' Larry Izzo will testify in Bonds's case, and is tied to receiving performance enhancing drugs.
- Mike Reiss reports on Lions' head coach Jim Schwartz recalls his days on Belichick's Cleveland staff, where he got his foot in the NFL door.
- Chris Price discusses the possible pairing of Pacman and the Patriots.
- Jim Donaldson says Brady and Cassel both benefit from Patriots system.
- Mike Reiss notes Tom Brady will be in Boston on Wednesday for a charity appearance in which he will provide 1,000 laptops to schoolchildren as part of the "One Laptop Per Child" program.
- Herald Staff offers six understudy QBs, besides Matt Cassel, whose day in the sun didn’t come until they spent considerable time behind a proven starter.
- Mark Kriegel (Fox Sports) Do juiced-up Steelers teams deserve asterisks?
- Ethan Trex (CNN.com) Eight successful people grateful they got canned. Bill Belichick is one of them.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Pats Rushmore: Brady, Belichick, Tippett, Hannah.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) Hot Button AFC East: The top issues facing each team in the division.
- Matt Sohn (ProFootball Weekly) Free-agent scouting report: Patriots QB Matt Cassel.
- Greg Cosell (Sporting News) Maximizing Matt: Shotgun triggered Cassel's second-half surge.
- Vic Carucci (NFL.com) Patriots execute a sound plan by tagging QB Cassel.
- Matt Maiocco (San Francisco Press Democrat) Bringing in Matt Cassel this year just not feasable for the 49ers.
- Charles Robinson (Yahoo! Sports) AFC offseason: Who's playing QB in the AFC East?
- Pro Football Weekly The way we hear it: league wrap-up.
- Jeremy Gottlieb (Cold Hard Football Facts) Final off-season Power Rankings.
- Ross Tucker (SI) Production at Scouting Combine no forecast of on-field success.
- Matt Bowen (National Football Post) Combine Tales: Part I.
- Tony Pauline (SI) 2009 NFL Draft prospects come from small colleges too.
- Tim Graham (ESPN) For the record: NFL policy on guns and weapons.
- Mike Florio (Pro Football Talk) IIzzo coverage demonstrates steroids double standard.