Four clubs already have lost top LBs, like the Bills' Kiko Alonso. When the hitting starts, that number could rise, giving veteran free agents like Jonathan Vilma a new lease on life.
According to a report, the Cowboys are "evaluating" all their options at linebacker to replace Sean Lee, including at least looking at Brian Urlacher and Jonathan Vilma.
Bradley Roby is a known commodity, but he might be available in the second round. And guys like Pierre Desir and Deone Bucannon could provide value, too.
It's hard to look back at the 2009 NFL season and find many positives. A lockout was on the horizon, numerous misses in the draft class and the majority of new coaching and general manager hires fizzled.
Want to watch game tape for draft preparation? Start with Alabama-Texas A&M, which features six players with grades in the first round alone.
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith had a message for the anonymous GMs who called out Michael Sam.
Can the Broncos score more than 26 points on the top-ranked Seattle D? Can the Seahawks get to Peyton? Who wins the special teams battle? All three will be key factors Sunday.
Linebacker Jonathan Vilma was placed on season-ending injured reserve by the Saints on Wednesday.
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has suited the Marlins over the management of his concession stand at the team's ballpark.
Though he was described as 'broken down' recently, receiver Robert Meachem has a new job in New Orleans

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