Saints cornerback Terrence Frederick and safety Pierre Warren spent offseason practices, minicamp and training camp working together in New Orleans' defensive backfield, only to go their separate ways when the regular season started.
Tampa Bay's Mike Evans resists labels that describe him as a football player, especially those that shortchange what he's accomplished as part of an outstanding class of rookie receivers lighting up the NFL.
Tre Mason averaged just 2.5 yards per carry last week. A critical lost fumble hurt the most for the St. Louis Rams rookie running back, and he is looking for a bounce-back game against the New York Giants.
If the word "Flacco" was going to come out of President Barack Obama's mouth any time soon, the hope would be that he was addressing Ravens star quarterback Joe Flacco on a second visit to the White House along with the Lombardi Trophy.