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Jay Cutler took the field for the first time Wednesday and he left many talking about his "Identified Flying Object."
ESPN Chicago's Jeff Dickerson writes that Corey Graham practicing at safety with the second unit was the "most noticeable defensive tweak" during the team's workout.
While Cutler becomes the face of the franchise, he knows establishing himself as a team leader is a delicate process.
Lions rookie linebacker Zack Follett has found out there is a lot to learn in making the jump to the NFL. Follett: "An NFL defense compared to a college defense is nowhere near -- complexity, the little details. If you turn your head at the wrong time for a split-second, the coaches are on you pretty tough."
Will expanding the regular season hurt the appeal of the NFL? Terry Foster of The Detroit News ponders the possibility.
Green Bay Packers
Former Packers center Frank Winters has been hired as a coaching intern with the Indianapolis Colts.
In his position-by-position breakdown, the Green Bay Press-Gazette's Tom Pelissero takes a look at the Packers' wide receivers.
Adrian Peterson has cut back on his off-the-field endeavors to focus on becoming a better all-around football player. Peterson: "Through the past two or three years, I've had the experience of doing too much and not really being able to dedicate the time I would like to working out and preparing myself. I've really cut back a lot this year. I have more time to study film and really just focus on the most important things that make those things possible off the field. Get my body prepared."
Vikings center John Sullivan knows nothing is going to be handed to him as he tries to replace the departed Matt Birk.