New Orleans Saints' Chris Ivory working his way through an uncertain time | NOLA.com
"They went in and put a screw through one of my bones, and, I believe, they connected it with my next toe," Ivory said. "That's supposed to help it align, to line the bones and the ligaments back up, and at my last checkup everything was aligned perfectly."
2011 mock draft, take three | ProFootballTalk
24. Saints: Muhammad Wilkerson, defensive tackle, Temple. Wilkerson is another red-hot pre-draft riser, even earning the tenth overall player spot on Mel Kiper’s Big Board. While we’re not quite buying what Kiper is selling, Wilkerson certainly is a first-round pick. He’d help form a dynamic duo adjacent Sedrick Ellis.
Looking at unsung NFC South cornerbacks - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Atlanta’s Dunta Robinson makes the huge money, Tampa Bay’s Ronde Barber gets talked about as a potential Hall of Famer while teammate Aqib Talib.....
New Orleans Saints reader comment: Fans need representation | NOLA.com
"Washington D.C.'s, Brian Frederick said the $6.5 billion in PUBLIC financing for NFL stadiums gives fans a vested interest in the game equal to the players and owners. He is soooo right!! Put us on the negotiating table too!! Wheres the represenative from the fans side?? What do they mean we weren't invited!!? Who's speeking up for the public (FANS)??"
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Cam Newton, Blaine Gabbert are both top-five picks in NFL draft - Peter King - SI.com
The draft, the only thing you can love in this wasteland of an offseason, starts one month from today. I'm here to give you 10 truths about what's still a very cloudy draft, with an assist from draftologist Mike Mayock. I also want to discuss five other things on my cranium this morning, as Myron Cope was fond of saying:
Julio Jones wants to "shake the commissioner’s hand" in New York | ProFootballTalk
"I have not heard anything about that, but hopefully I will be there to shake the commissioner’s hand," Jones told WQXI via SportsRadioInterviews.com. "Yes, sir, I want an opportunity to go to New York and be able to experience that."
Players are allowed to see team doctors during lockout | ProFootballTalk
Curran spoke with NFL spokesman Greg Aiello, who confirmed that players are free to meet with team doctors — as long as they are away from the team facility. Trainers are also allowed to get information from the doctors about the reports.
Dez Bryant sued for $246,000 in jewelry | ProFootballTalk
As Rosenthal pointed out this morning, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant may shop wherever he wants to shop. But it's important that he pay for whatever he buys. PFT has learned that Bryant has been sued by a jeweler who allegedly produced several custom items for Bryant in 2010.
Vidal Hazelton clocks in at 4.5 seconds - NFC South Blog - ESPN
All four NFC South teams have representatives at the University of Cincinnati’s pro day, which is going on right now.