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- Dominique Foxworth of the Ravens guest-penned Peter King's "Monday Morning Quarterback" column on, um, Monday and I gotta tell you, it was awesome. The general premise of the piece is about the lockout, and it's important to remember that even though we think there's a deal getting done, no one knows. Foxworth, in particular, has a great point-of-view, because he missed all of last season with an injury, and is really itching to get out on the field. Also, he dropped the funniest line of the year with "I think cell phones have ruined pushing people into pools." Preach on, brother.
- What does Raiders owner Al Davis do during the lockout? Watch film, according to his head coach. M'kay.
- Darin Gantt, formerly of the Panthers beat at the Charlotte Observer, believes Cam Newton will sit at the top of the team's depth chart by the beginning of the season.
- Our old pal Dan Graziano over at ESPN's NFC East blog takes a look at the free-agent linebacker situation and thinks that Stephen Tulloch of the Titans (who, by the by, loved my groom's cake) is the top option.
- Good point by Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune: Drew Brees isn't getting a new deal until Peyton Manning does.
- We've already debunked the Nnamdi Asomugha to Philly rumors, but what about Jonathan Joseph for the Eagles? SB Nation Philly thinks it's a possibility.
- DeMarcus Ware wasn't No. 1 on the NFL's "Top 100" list. And therefore he's not happy with his ranking.