NFL considering ending season with divisional games

In an effort to have teams play their top players through the final games of the season, the NFL is considering making the final week — and possibly weeks — of the season all divisional matchups.

Phillips: You don’t have to worry about Romo

Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said that roughly 30 players have been working out over the past week, well ahead of the scheduled offseason training program.

Reid: Eagles ‘listening’ to trade offers for QBs

Eagles coach Andy Reid said the team is “listening, keeping our ears open,” to trade offers for all three of the team’s quarterbacks.

Several coaches not thrilled with OT vote

The new overtime rule change was not welcome by all coaches, some of whom were not pleased that the vote, which owners approved 28-4, took place earlier than expected and while many of them were out golfing.

Tomlin expects Polamalu at offseason workouts

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that strong safety Troy Polamalu shouldn’t be hampered by the torn knee ligament that kept him out of 11 games last season and that he will participate in some of the team’s offseason workouts.

Kampman recovering, on track for training camp

Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio said recently signed free-agent DE Aaron Kampman is recovering well from reconstructive left knee surgery and remains on track to be on the field when the team begins training camp.

Culpepper seeking audience for next opportunity

Free-agent QB Daunte Culpepper is making the rounds at the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando in an effort to find an opportunity with a new team.

Whisenhunt views Porter same as he did in Pittsburgh

Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt‘s previous experience with Joey Porter helped him overlook the linebacker’s bombastic reputation and supposed diminishing skills in recruiting him to Arizona.

Berry suffers sprained toe during pro day workout

University of Tennessee safety Eric Berry suffered what has been initially diagnosed as a big toe sprain that cut short his workout at the school’s pro day Wednesday.

Whitehurst weighs offers from Cards, Seahawks

The Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks have extended contract offers to Chargers restricted free-agent QB Charlie Whitehurst, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Alabama LB McClain reveals he has Crohn’s disease

Alabama LB Rolando McClain, who was projected to be the first player taken at his position and a top-15 pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, revealed Wednesday following his pro day workout that he suffers from Crohn’s disease.

Whitehurst to meet Seahawks, has talked with Cards

Chargers restricted free-agent QB Charlie Whitehurst will visit the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

Arenas pulls out of Alabama pro day

Alabama CB/PR Javier Arenas didn’t take part in the school’s pro day Wednesday because of a pulled hamstring he sustained while running the 40-yard dash at the recent NFL Scouting Combine.

Dunn embraces new role as part-owner of Falcons

Warrick Dunn is still a popular guy among NFL players, although the recently retired running back is part of a group of folks whose views on the league’s problematic labor issues are quite contrary to theirs. He was a player not long ago and was very much on that side of things. Not anymore.

Ex-Jets RB Jones strikes two-year deal with Chiefs

Free-agent RB Thomas Jones has agreed to a two-year deal with the Chiefs, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.

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