Black and Blue all over: Waiting on No. 4

Posted by ESPN.com staff

Chicago Bears

  • A review of the Bears' two biggest personnel changes on defense: the addition of linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa and the departure of safety Mike Brown, from Brad Biggs of the Chicago Sun-Times and Bill Barnwell of Football Outsiders.

  • Packers wide receiver Donald Driver said in a national radio interview that the Bears' weakness is at receiver. Driver: "[The Bears] have the running back, they have the offensive line and they have a great defense. But you're going to have to need receivers to make plays down the field, and they don't have that right now."

Detroit Lions

Green Bay Packers

Minnesota Vikings

  • Brett Favre has been stepping up his workouts and admitted that time is "running out" for him to make a decision on whether to resume his career with the Vikings.

  • Coach Brad Childress appears willing to wait on Favre to make a decision.

  • Vikings receiver Sidney Rice wrote on his blog that he worked out recently at full speed without his knee brace and was pain-free.