Posted by Josh Katzowitz
- Former Green Bay Press-Gazette Packers beat writer Art Daley died Saturday at the age of 94. Daley started covering the team in 1941 and later would cover the Packers for 21 seasons.
- The best thing I’ve read so far today. The journey two Green Bay fans made during the Super Bowl.
- Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez recently had hip surgery. It’s the same hip that caused him to miss New England’s final two regular-season games. He should be fine.
- Titans DE Jason Babin explains why players don’t exactly love the franchise tag. “Everyone will say, 'How could you (not want) $12 million or whatever it is for a franchised defensive end?' But it's not as simple as that, unfortunately. Nothing in the NFL is simple,” Babin told the Tennessean.
- The Jets reportedly will place their non-football employees on furlough if a new CBA isn’t reached by March 4. For every month there’s no agreement, those employees would have to take a week of unpaid leave. If no games are lost in 2011, though, the team would reimburse those employees.
- Here’s CBSSports.com’s own Mike Freeman’s take on how the sports unions could be affected by what happens in Wisconsin.
- Lions DE Kyle Vanden Bosch doesn’t appear to be having problems with his recovery and rehabilitation from neck surgery. In fact, he said, it’s been a piece of cake.
- Browns KR Joshua Cribbs is learning that the price of a friendship with LeBron James was perhaps more expensive than he thought. At least, in terms of suffering through not-nice comments to his Twitter feed.
- An intimate gathering of Broncos fans showed up at Invesco Field for “Champ Bailey Rally” day. There were only about 40 of them, but Bailey appreciated the gesture.
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