Black and Blue all over: Buchanon the key

Posted by ESPN.com staff

Chicago Bears

Detroit Lions

  • Rookie linebacker Zack Follett signed a three-year deal with the Lions on Monday. Follett was picked in the seventh round by Detroit.

  • Tom Kowalski of mlive.com says the signing of Phillip Buchanon could be the key to solving the Lions' secondary issues.

Green Bay Packers

Minnesota Vikings

  • Vikings coach Brad Childress said he wasn't concerned that rookie receiver Percy Harvin was sent home from the league's rookie symposium last month because of an illness.

  • It looks like it's possible Brett Favre may have a decision on his future in the NFL sooner than expected.