Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker
The Pittsburgh Steelers named Justin Hartwig the starting center for the 2008 season over incumbent Sean Mahan.
Morning take: The Steelers signed Hartwig in free agency to do exactly that. The only question is what took him so long?
Baltimore Ravens left tackle Jared Gaither (ankle) returned to practice Monday and should be ready for the regular season.
Morning take: Finally, the Ravens got some good injury news. The inexperienced Gaither is returning just in time to get enough reps to be ready for the season opener Sept. 7.
ESPN.com's John Clayton reports Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chad Johnson has a partially-torn labrum, which is more severe than the shoulder sprained the team originally described.
Morning take: Johnson will have to manage this injury all season to make sure there is no re-aggravation of his left shoulder. For more insight click here.