Posted by Michael David Smith on June 27, 2012, 7:57 AM EDT
The Bills announced that individual game tickets will be available online on July 9.
If there’s a spot for a fullback on the Patriots’ roster, Spencer Larsen appears to have the inside track.
Said Jets QB Tim Tebow of getting cheers from kids at a football camp, “It’s very humbling. I just take my role and my platform as a professional athlete very seriously.”
Former Bengals DE Pollack has become a college football announcer even though, he says, as a player, “I didn’t care for broadcasters, to be honest. When you’re playing, it’s almost like you’re vs. the media. Coaches always say you should just give vanilla answers.”
The Browns will have an Ohio University Day this season. (And unlike the Dolphins’ University of Florida Day last season, they’re not doing it to cash in on the popularity of an opposing player.)
The Steelers expect more than 100,000 fans to attend this year’s training camp.
Jaguars players, coaches and staff members have volunteered to build a house for a Jacksonville family.
Says Titans TE Jared Cook of teammate Craig Stevens, “Craig’s a beast of a blocker. He’s good at keeping his balance and staying low, and he has good leg drive and upper-body strength to finish a guy. He’s really good at finishing a play and staying on his feet, so that’s what I’ve learned from him.”
The Broncos’ website offers some facts and figures about the season opener.
Former Chiefs S Jon McGraw still hasn’t caught on with another team in free agency.
The Raiders hope a change in the team’s culture can result in a better defense.
The Chargers hope they have more speed on offense.
Cowboys G David Arkin says he wasn’t strong enough last season, and he’s getting in the weight room to change that.
Asked about Giants owner John Mara talking about eliminating kickoffs, Giants KLawrence Tynes said, “Well, obviously, I don’t like it. But I don’t think it’ll ever happen.”
Here’s the Eagles’ full training camp schedule.
The man arrested for extorting Redskins QB Robert Griffin III once appeared on Judge Judy, suing a woman for veterinary bills he claimed he incurred when he took in her dog. (Judge Judy ruled against him.)
Bears Chairman George McCaskey says his team wasn’t “properly prepared” for injuries last season.
The Lions will owe some money to the league office if any more players are suspended this year.
Said Packers WR Donald Driver, “We’ve got to continue to improve. Going 15-1 is nice, but to lose in the playoffs was very tough. It sits in your stomach for a long time. Our goal right now is to make sure that we bounce back and we get to the postseason. If you get to the postseason, it starts all over again. If we get back to the Super Bowl, that would be great. It took 13 years to win my first one, I don’t want it to take another 13 years before I win another one.”
The attitude toward Vikings WR Percy Harvin in Minnesota is that he has baggage, but not enough baggage to send him packing.
Panthers LB Thomas Davis is trying to make history by becoming the first player to return to the field after three ACL tears.
The Saints still haven’t said who will coach the team while interim head coach Joe Vitt is suspended in Weeks 1-6.
Eric LeGrand, the paralyzed former Rutgers player who’s now with the Buccaneers,will write two books (one for adults and one for children) about his life.
The widow of former Cardinal Pat Tillman has published a letter he wrote her, to be read in the event of his death.
Do the Rams have a chance of going worst-to-first in the NFC West?
Issues continue to arise over the funding of the 49ers’ new stadium.