Replacing a legend is never easy but in Baltimore, rookies Matt Elam and Arthur Brown flashed the instincts, physicality and athleticism in their second preseason game to help the defending champs imagine moving past future Hall of Famers Ed Reed and Ray Lewis.
Dannell Ellerbe told our Mike Freeman that New England is "vulnerable" now, and logic says he may be right. The Patriots lost four of their top five receivers from last year, and tight end Rob Gronkowski is coming off a fourth surgery. But Ellerbe forgot something ... er, someone. Tom Brady.