Vincent Brown to miss more time - Michael Gehlken (paywall)
While the situation is neither ideal nor new for the 25-year-old — he missed all of 2012 due to a broken ankle and, as rookie, part of training camp in 2011 with a hamstring ailment — there is no sense his roster spot is in jeopardy. The team overall remains upbeat about the situation.
Weddle Encouraged By Strides in Secondary - Ricky Henne
"I didn’t see him get beat over the top, so that’s always good," Weddle joked with his trademark grin before turning serious. "But when he’s locked in he’s as good as we have man to man. He’s very quick and very fast. He gets his body in unorthodox positions and somehow gets out and gets back in face. He just needs to stay consistent."
Win Values for the NFL - Brian Burke
In 2013 the combined 32 NFL teams chased 256 regular season wins and spent $3.92 billion on player salary along the way. In simple terms, that would make the value of a win about $15 million. Unfortunately, things aren't so simple. To estimate the true relationship between salary and winning, we need to focus on wins above replacement.
Expect a more instinctive Te'o in Year 2 - Eric Williams
"He's light years ahead of last year," the veteran safety said. "Obviously, it's hard to come in as a rookie and play the way you expect to play. You're thinking so much and you're trying to adjust. It's a different animal. The NFL is no joke.