IX- I do believe this is a first for me, but I'm rooting like crazy for lawyerly productivity this week. Actually, I come from a long line of attorneys and have a bunch of friends in the profession as well, so I suppose I've wished them well. But anyway, the lawyers take center stage this week in Manhattan as the legal teams for the two parties involved in the NFL work stoppage try to hammer out the language necessary to execute a new Collective Bargaining Agreement.
X - Not sure this plea for a shortened preseason is in the works when there's reportedly $800 million of revenue to be made by the current format of four exhibition games.
XIII - After understanding the context of LaMarr Woodley's comments about him, Joe Flacco changes the tune of his words.
XIV - Dan Rooney took in some football during a party he hosted in Ireland over the July 4th weekend.
XL - Ray Fittipaldo from the PG shares his thoughts on the NFL Top 100 Players list now that all selections have been revealed. Here's the complete list.
XLIII - Though I prefer WyoFan's takes on why the NFL Lockout needs to end, here's a perfectly agreeable list of Ten Reasons Why Women Want the NFL Lockout to End.'