One week after out-dueling Peyton Manning in Denver, Joe Flacco got the better of Tom Brady in New England, completing 21-of-36 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns as the Ravens downed New England 28-13 in the AFC Championship Game.
NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports the Patriots are "holding out hope" Rob Gronkowski (back surgery, arm surgery) will be ready for Week 1.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the "belief" inside Patriots headquarters is that Aaron Hernandez was "not involved" with the murder police are investigating in Attleboro, Mass.
ESPN's Adam Schefter suggested on NFL Live that Christian Ponder will be in danger of losing his job this season if the Vikings begin to struggle.
ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed on NFL Live that Rob Gronkowski (back surgery) will open training camp on the active/PUP list.
CBS' Jason La Canfora reports there is "some sense" the Broncos and unsigned franchise player LT Ryan Clady will hammer out a long-term deal before next month's deadline.
Free agent ILB Desmond Bishop is scheduled to visit with the Chiefs Thursday.
The Union-Tribune says Vincent Brown was "just plain spectacular" during OTAs and minicamp.
GM Dave Gettleman admitted that he doesn't know if Jonathan Stewart (ankles) will be ready for training camp.
The Panthers are de-emphasizing the zone read play under new OC Mike Shula.
ESPN's Ed Werder reported on SportsCenter Monday that the Patriots legitimately do not know when Rob Gronkowski will return from back surgery.
The Denver Post considers 75 catches the ideal number for Wes Welker and Eric Decker.