Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New England Patriots
Boston Globe reporters Christopher L. Gasper and Shira Springer cite an unnamed medical source who says Tom Brady is running, throwing and on schedule for the 2009 opener.
Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy is fed up with the kissy-face quarterback's less-than-manly antics.
Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald writes about Tuesday's hiring of Floyd Reese as senior football advisor.
Mike Reiss of the Boston Globe reports Cardinals linebacker Victor Hobson almost returned to the Patriots in December, but passed.
Bruce Smith would like some company when he gets inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, writes Associated Press reporter John Wawrow.
USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt notes at least one Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker misses the Joey Porter sideshow at the Super Bowl.
Palm Beach Post reporter Edgar Thompson thinks the Bill Parcells coaching tree soon will gain a Todd Haley branch.
New York Jets