The night and morning ahead

Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert
DANA POINT, Calif. -- It was a nice four-day run here at the St. Regis Hotel, where I got my daily exercise by walking up the marble staircases. Most league and team officials have scattered and the business of operating the National Football League will resume soon in 32 cities across the land.

As for me, I made one of those "it-sounded-good-at-the-time" decisions to book a red-eye flight back home Wednesday night. I'll be getting in sometime during rush hour Thursday morning and am expecting a mental haze that could further diminish my capacity for rational thought.

I'll try to set up a few posts for you to chew on the meantime. Until then....