South Florida Sun-Sentinel columnist Dave Hyde writes how the silence between Don Shula and Jake Scott ended after nearly three decades.
Palm Beach Post columnist Greg Stoda examines Tony Sparano's job security compared to South Florida's other coaches.
Miami Herald reporter Barry Jackson catches up with Chad Pennington, who says his surgically repaired shoulder will be 100 percent by training camp and Pat White's accuracy has improved.
Buffalo News columnist Jerry Sullivan writes of Brian Brohm: "Only in Buffalo could a quarterback be simultaneously fighting for his NFL life and serving as the fans' greatest source of hope at the game's most important position."
Perfect for Mother's Day, Allen Wilson of the Buffalo News shares the story of rookie nose tackle Torell Troup's tough upbringing.
Toronto Sun reporter Mike Ganter soaks up Clemson running back C.J. Spiller's first days in the NFL.
New England Patriots
The 2011 draft pick the Patriots received from the Saints for tight end David Thomas has been upgraded to a sixth-rounder, ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss reports.
In a piece for "The Fifth Down" blog at NYTimes.com, Toni Monkovic wonders if Bill Belichick has gotten a free pass on questionable drafting.
Hartford Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs wants everybody to relax about rookie tight end Aaron Hernandez's history of marijuana use.
New York Jets
Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian ponders if the Jets' offseason moves will be enough to supplant the Patriots as the class of the division.
ESPNNewYork.com's Rich Cimini empties out his notebook with various Jets tidbits, including items on JaMarcus Russell and Adalius Thomas.
Jake Gyllenhaal's dream project would be starring in a motion picture about Joe Namath.