Offense meets defense on 'NFL AM'; Future of scouting combine

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark and Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson will tee off in the first player vs. player "Double Coverage" debate on "NFL AM." Tune in to NFL Network beginning at 6 a.m. ET for this and more news from around the NFL.

Here's what else is on tap for Monday:

» Albert Breer takes a look at the future of the NFL Scouting Combine, including the new aptitude test the league plans to implement this year.


With the offseason officially under way, Around the League will examine what's next for all 32 teams.

AFC East
» Bills | Dolphins | Jets | Patriots
AFC North
» Bengals | Browns | Ravens | Steelers
AFC South
» Colts | Jaguars | Texans | Titans
AFC West
» Broncos | Chargers | Chiefs | Raiders
NFC East
» Cowboys | Eagles | Giants | Redskins
NFC North
» Bears | Lions | Packers | Vikings
NFC South
» Buccaneers | Falcons | Panthers | Saints
NFC West
» Cardinals | Niners | Rams | Seahawks

» Dallas Cowboys' top brass say the team hopes to craft a long-term contract extension for Tony Romo, but negotiations with their starting quarterback reportedly have yet to begin.

» Will Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley be a first-round pick? Our scouting experts hash it out in "Scout vs. Scout."

» Also, Bucky Brooks compares top draft prospects to their professional NFL counterparts.

» NFL Network's Player Health and Safety chief correspondent Andrea Kremer reports that the league's competition committee will meet to discuss a number of issues related to the subject at this week's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.

» Do you think you can run a better 40-yard dash than NFL Network's Rich Eisen? Create your own video, and share it with us for your chance to win great prizes.

» Welcome to the world's first mobile sports talk show. Dave Dameshek talks shop with free-agent running back Steven Jackson -- as they take a ride in "The Sports Car."

» Did we mention that Brett Favre will be checking in with "NFL AM"? Tune it to see him discuss his role in relief efforts for his hometown of Hattiesburg, Miss., where recent tornadoes caused massive destruction.

» Happy birthday to Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Brandon Flowers, who turns 27 on Monday.

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