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Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reporter Sal Maiorana tells the compelling story of rookie RB Xavier Omon. The small-school star lost one brother to a drunk driver and another to suicide. Sadly, that's not all.
Buffalo News reporter Rodney McKissic talks with FB Darian Barnes about a position that's starting to get as specialized as long snapper.
Miami Herald scoopmeister Barry Jackson shares some inside chatter on QB Chad Henne and WR Terry Glenn, among other subjects.
Palm Beach Post reporter Edgar Thompson writes coach Tony Sparano, unlike his predecessor, won't be giving his veterans a pass during preseason games.
Associated Press writer Antonio Gonzalez gives a glimpse of RB Ricky Williams' newfound enthusiasm for football.
Michael Wallace of the Miami Herald writes the quarterbacks have no clue how the snaps will be doled out in Saturday's preseason opener.
New England Patriots
Boston Globe reporter Mike Reiss analyzes the offensive line with its Super Bowl letdown as a backdrop.
Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian shines a spotlight on questions surrounding the Patriots' defense.
LB Mike Vrabel returned from the PUP list, but he probably won't play in Thursday's preseason opener.
New York Jets
The New York Daily News gives insight on Tuesday night's Brett Favre talks.
Newark Star-Ledger scribe Dave Hutchinson writes second-year CB Darrelle Revis is making a name for himself.
New York Post reporter Mark Hale takes a look at OLB Calvin Pace, who will make his Jets debut in Thursday's preseason opener.
Jets coach Eric Mangini and Dolphins counterpart Tony Sparano are on the same page: Draw up a depth chart, then tell everyone to ignore it.