We're Black and Blue All Over:
Former NFL coach Tony Dungy will meet with Lovie Smith on Monday to share ideas heading into the 2011 season.
The Chicago Tribune's Teddy Greenstein recently hit the golf course with Bears long-snapper Patrick Mannelly.
The Free Press compiled a list of Detroit coaches who lasted just two seasons as head coach. Can you name the Lions' representative in the list?
Green Bay Packers
Defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins offered his support Friday at the hearing before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis. Jenkins: "It would be easy for me to worry about getting my deal done. But you get out here and figure out what is going on and it is a much, much larger picture. ... Once I figured out what is going on, I just wanted to offer my support."
Lester Bagley, vice president of public affairs and stadium development for the Vikings, on getting a stadium bill passed: "We're optimistic. I think [Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf] have done what they've been asked. They put $407 million on the table, plus about $20 million a year in operating cost and capital improvement. They put significant capital at risk. They've got a great site, they've got a great local partner, so I think we're in good shape because we delivered. The Vikings delivered, the Wilfs delivered what they were asked to deliver."