Willie Taggart entered the room to applause, shook hands with his father, hugged his mother and waved to family and friends who turned his introductory news conference into a mini-pep rally.
Former Houston Texans punter Brett Hartmann has sued the county agency that operates Reliant Stadium, blaming "unsafe turf" for a possibly career-ending knee injury.
It took Chuck Pagano less than nine months to instill his fighter's mentality and hopeful spirit in the Indianapolis Colts.
Andrew Luck drew praise from his new coach, his new team owner and the usually reserved Tony Dungy after his first full-speed workout.
There were 100 million reasons for Saints fans to smile last week. Drew Brees signed the richest per-season contract in NFL history.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have hired Rutgers' Greg Schiano to become the team's next coach, a person familiar with the negations said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because an official announcement was to come later Thursday, after Schiano met with his team. The person says Schiano's deal is for five years.
The next chapter in the Peyton Manning saga could take a decidedly defensive turn.
One horribly bad season has pressed the Colts into major shake-up mode.
Remember all the forecasts of gloom and doom for NFL teams after the lockout. Funny how virtually none of it happened.