BBAO: Charging into the week

We're Black and Blue all over:

I hope everyone had a fun, safe and respectful holiday weekend. Not much has changed since I put together Monday's BBAO, so at the outset I'll refer you to that post. I'll also remind you we touched on a potentially interesting news story coming later Tuesday: the status of St. Louis Rams safety Oshiomogho Atogwe, who could soon be a free agent or trade bait and is of interest in all four NFC North cities.

We've got a full day of blogging heading your way, but for now here are a few more stories that popped up in the past 24 hours: