Marc Trestman takes over the Chicago Bears, and Hall of Fame receiver Jerry Rice -- who played for him at San Francisco and Oakland -- thinks his former coach has the smarts to go far. Nevertheless, there's still one question about Trestman he's not sure about.
Ryan Mathews is tired of the pressure he put on himself to be the next LaDainian Tomlinson, so he promises to relax this season and be himself. And if he stays healthy? 'I think I can be a top-five back,' he said.
The Chargers lost out to the Cardinals for cornerback Jerraud Powers, but they weren't going to let Derek Cox leave the building without reaching a deal. And that's what happened; new general manager Tom Telesco and Cox agreed to terms on a three-year deal.