Portrait Session: Dhani Jones

Cincinnati Bengals LB Dhani Jones poses during a portrait session at the NFL Network Studio on Tuesday.

Data Points: Most kick and punt return TDs

Is Devin Hester the 32nd best player in football? Maybe he isn’t. But his stature among great kick returners can’t be argued.

Bengals’ Whitworth believes labor deal close

Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth, the team’s representative to the players trade association, said he foresees an agreement between owners and players being reached within the next month and that football will continue on schedule.

Kirwan: Vick’s influence could net Burress

For those who think the talk of Plaxico Burress going to the Eagles is unfounded, simply the result of Michael Vick expressing a desire, don’t underestimate the impact of those desires. So said NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan during his Tuesday chat.

First and 10: Ochocinco and Pryor teaming up?

Is he or isn’t he? At some point Monday night, there was a tweet from Chad Ochocinco saying he was “looking forward to tomorrow’s route running at 11 am Throwing with Terrell Pryor.” Could it be? Two of the most controversial figures in Ohio sports working out together Tuesday?

Brandt: Suh shouldn’t go it alone

In his weekly live chat Monday afternoon, NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt expressed disappointment that Ndamukong Suh hasn’t been more involved in players-only workouts being conducted by his Detroit Lions teammates.

First and 10: All kinds of ‘Top 100’ reactions

What’s a Monday morning without a chance to hear Dave Dameshek vent about Sunday night’s episode of “Top 100 Players of 2011,” which aired on NFL Network?

Faulk: Jackson should be higher on ‘Top 100’ list

A group of 10 elite running backs have earned their place on NFL Network’s “The Top 100 Players of 2011” series. Kansas City Chiefs blazer Jamaal Charles (No. 33) and St. Louis Rams mainstay Steven Jackson (No. 38) were revealed in Sunday night’s telecast. NFL Network analyst Marshall Faulk, one of the greatest running back to ever suit up for the Rams, thinks Jackson deserved to be higher. The rankings are based completely on votes from NFL players. “When you look at what he brings to the table, he’s a complete back,” Faulk said on Sunday night’s “Top 100: Players of 2011 Reactions” show. “He can take it the distance, he gets the tough yardage, and yes, he carries the […]

DDFP: More guys not better than Roethlisberger

The most recent edition of the Top 100 might have battered our heroes Dave Dameshek and Adam Rank into submission.

Best back? Faulk picks Peterson over CJ2K

It’s one of the better debates around the NFL, and luckily Rich Eisen wouldn’t let Marshall Faulk ride the fence on this one: Who is better between Adrian Peterson and Chris Johnson?

Rivers: Chargers should be humble, hungry

The way Philip Rivers sees it, maybe the Chargers can fly below the radar during the locked-out NFL offseason. As much as he’s stir crazy during the lockout, he sees the lack of attention focused on his team as a good thing.

Wyche: Don’t count out Smith staying in Carolina

The signs pointing out Steve Smith’s future seem to be angled in every direction.

Suh not backing off high expectations for Lions

It raised plenty of eyebrows around NFL Network a few months back when Ndamukong Suh said there’s no reason the Lions can’t go 16-0 next season.

Woodley: Manning keeps Colts’ window open

No question we’re getting a lot of blog mileage out of LaMarr Woodley’s visit to the NFL Network studios on Thursday.

Data Points: Top scoring offenses of 2000s

Many involved with the NFL feel the best way to rate team offense is by how often they bloat the scoreboard.

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