Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
New York Jets
Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post writes that Brett Favre bucks tradition in that he wants to play in Thursday night's preseason finale.
But the Bergen Record's J.P. Pelzman writes Favre seems resigned to the idea of not playing.
Newsday reporter Erik Boland writes backup QB Kellen Clemens has been satisfied with his performances all preseason.
Newark Star-Ledger reporter Dave Hutchinson takes a look at whether Clemens is holding onto the No. 2 job.
Buffalo News reporter Mark Gaughan writes backup QB J.P. Losman's performance Sunday night will ease anxiety in case of emergency.
CB Ashton Youboty might be doing enough to keep his job, Gaughan notes.
Miami Herald columnist Armando Salguero writes OLB Joey Porter might be dealing with career-threatening injuries.
Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun Sentinel writes RB Ricky Williams is motivated by Bill Parcells.
Palm Beach Post reporter Ben Volin gives updates on all of the changes on the depth chart, including a promotion for FS Chris Crocker.
Sarah Rothschild of the Miami Herald tells us who OL Pedro Sosa is, among other notes.
New England Patriots
Boston Herald reporter Karen Guregian gathers the latest updates on QB Tom Brady's bum foot.
Boston Globe reporter Mike Reiss gives his two cents on the Patriots' nickel defense.
Enigmatic WR Chad Jackson is on the cut-down bubble, writes Guregian.
The Providence Journal's Robert Lee takes a look at DB/special teamer/scout-team WR Ray Ventrone.
Guregian, the Ray Ventrone of Boston media, checks in with local boy Mike Flynn in her Patriots notebook.