Monday, February 27, 2012
NFC North links: Burfict a fit for Lions?
By ESPN.com staff
The Bears informed veteran defensive tackle Anthony Adams that they plan to release him.
Coach Lovie Smith weighs in on how his defensive linemen played in 2011.
The Chicago Tribune's Dan Pompei breaks down how the top receivers performed at the NFL combine.
The Lions have some decisions to make at quarterback, as the contracts for both backups Shaun Hill and Drew Stanton expire in 2012.
Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press looks at how Vontaze Burfict, who declared Sunday he was the best linebacker in the draft, would fit with the Lions.
Green Bay Packers
With Matt Flynn's future with the Packers in doubt, the team could draft a quarterback in the later rounds, writes the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Pete Doughtery.
The Packers met with the agent for Texans center Chris Myers, who is one of the top free agents available at his position, at the NFL combine.
Could the Vikings pass on USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil at No. 3 overall? The Star Tribune's Dan Wiederer examines the argument for not taking a tackle so early.
Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press looks at this draft's strong class of cornerbacks, a position of need for the Vikings.