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Monday, May 17, 2010
Black and Blue all over: The return

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Thanks to everyone for your patience, and even your polite impatience, while we took a step back for a few days last week to brainstorm for the 2010 season. Consider this smart-sounding saying that I just made up: A wise man once said that if you can't back off in the second week of May, you can't back off at all.

We'll be back to full-scale coverage this week, when our teams will either launch or continue their organized training activities and in some cases (i.e. the Chicago Bears) hold their mandatory veteran minicamp.

Let's open the week by catching up on some interesting features and developments from around the division: