La Canfora: Holmes is priority for Jets

The New York Jets will be one of the busiest teams in the league when the NFL lockout is lifted and the free-agency period finally begins. Jason La Canfora is that the Jets will make retaining Santonio Holmes a “priority.”

Sapp, Strahan question Tiki Barber as teammate

Expectedly, opinions vary on if Tiki Barber has enough left in the proverbial tank to make an impact in his comeback to the NFL. NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp also questions the way Barber turned his back on the Giants’ locker room and what type of impact he would have on a team’s chemistry.

Brooks: Bills are ideal landing spot for Vince Young

At some point soon (at least we think), Vince Young will become an unrestricted free agent. Analyst Bucky Brooks views the Bills under the direction of coach Chain Gailey as potentially the best fit for Young.

Wyche: Vikings will be competitive in Rice market

Leslie Frazier has maintained the Vikings want to retain Sidney Rice, and’s Steve Wyche believes the team will be competitive in the free-agent market to keep the four-year veteran.

Urlacher: Dhani Jones known more for fashion

Bears star Brian Urlacher weighed in on some recent criticism from Bengals LB Dhani Jones, who didn’t include him on his list of the NFL’s top 10 linebackers.

Data Points: Asomugha tough to throw on

Among cornerbacks who were thrown at 30 times are more in 2010, Nnamdi Asomugha was one of the most effective NFL pass defenders.

First and 10: Dameshek dances around Hines Ward

Shame on you, Mr. Dameshek, for taking Hines Ward to task for his dancing prowess. Didn’t you see what happened to the football players in “Mr. Holland’s Opus” when they took ballet?

Broncos’ best bet is with Orton, not Tebow

Tim Tebow might be the future in Denver, some NFL observers believe Kyle Orton remains the present.

Baldinger: Cowboys lack leadership, not talent

As far as DeMarcus Ware is concerned, the Dallas Cowboys don’t have a leadership void. From the outside looking in, not everyone shares Ware’s perspective after a season in which the Cowboys finished 6-10, missed the playoffs and head coach Wade Phillips was fired.

Asomugha doesn’t make sense for some teams

Crossing teams off the list of potential suitors for Nnamdi Asomugha is really a more interesting endeavor than looking at which teams would be interested in the gem of the free-agent market.

Data Points: No workhorses? Don’t get carried away

While there might not be a bunch of traditional “workhorse” running backs in the league these days, there are still some guys who are toting the rock 20 times per game.

First and 10: Black and blue stadium moments

Not only do the Bears and Packers have the oldest rivalry in the NFL, they inhabit two of the league’s most historic venues. As part of our continuing series on the top five moments at the NFL’s 10 oldest stadiums, we took a look at Soldier Field’s most memorable moments on Tuesday. Today, the series moves north, to the Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field.

Freeney: Inconsistency plagued Colts last season

With several months of the offseason to digest what happened last season, Dwight Freeney joined “NFL Total Access” Tuesday to discuss what he feels the Colts need to in order to play on their home field in Super Bowl XLVI.

Kirwan: Redskins a posibility for Tiki Barber

Analyst Pat Kirwan has another team to add to the list of potential suitors for Tiki Barber: the Washington Redskins.

Data Points: Plenty of pass-rush values

With former Rice DE Cheta Ozougwu joining us on “NFL Total Accesson Tuesday, it brings up the question of how feasible is it to get a pass rusher late in the draft.

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