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BBAO: NFL eager to see Packs' finances

We're Black and Blue All Over:

Chicago Bears

Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune begins breaking down the Bears by position, starting with the quarterbacks.

Windy City Gridiron examines the positives and negatives of wide receiver Johnny Knox's game.

Detroit Lions

Oddsmakers predict the Lions will win about five games in 2010.

The fans voted the signing of Nate Burleson as the fifth best offseason move. Burleson said offensive coordinator Scott Linehan's visit to Seattle meant a lot in his decision to sign with the Lions.

Maurice Morris could be the odd man out in the Lions backfield, but much depends on how Kevin Smith's rehab from a torn ACL progresses.

Green Bay Packers

Kareem Copeland of the Green Bay Press Gazette shows there is no need for the Packers to worry about not having signed their first three draft picks.

The Packers, the NFL’s only publicly-owned franchise, will release their annual financial report Wednesday. The league's other 31 teams and the NFLPA are very interested in this year's report since it will be the only team financial information available to both sides as CBA negotiations ramp up.

Charles Woodson was one of 11 people who escaped a house fire in Bay Harbor, Michigan. No one was hurt.

Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings released a statement on the death of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.

The team will host a USA Football youth coaching clinic later this month. Former Vikings running back Chuck Foreman will serve as the keynote speaker.

In what could be a sign Brett Favre plans on coming back, he said in an interview with Men's Journal magazine that he wouldn't be deterred by the threat of further injury. "Playing another year probably isn't going to make a difference; the damage has already been done," Favre said.