Happy Birthday, John Madden and Mel Blount!

We'd like to take this opportunity to wish a special Happy Birthday to a pair of Hall of Famers in former Oakland Raiders coach John Madden and Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Mel Blount, who turn 76 and 64, respectively, on Tuesday. The two were adversaries during the great Raiders-Steelers rivalry for much of the 1970s. Even if not together, we hope they take the time to celebrate their special day.

Here's what else is on tap for Tuesday:

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, not surprisingly, upheld the suspensions levied upon New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant coach Joe Vitt. Our Steve Wyche explains the message that was sent and what it all means.

Breer: Mock Draft 3.0

With the draft looming at month's end, Albert Breer projects the first round, giving Jay Cutler another weapon in Chicago. More ...

Any concerns about Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning? Not at all, says teammate Eric Decker, who's been working out with Manning for a few weeks now.

Of course, Manning's arrival to Denver set up Tim Tebow's departure for the New York Jets, creating a burgeoning QB controversy with Mark Sanchez. Our experts don't think that's the only turmoil to look out for, either.

Who's more clutch?Robert Griffin III or Andrew Luck? And while you think about that, make a mental note to check back later today for Jeff Darlington's story on what the Redskins hope will happen at this month's draft.

Join funnyman Ray Romano on the latest Rich Eisen Podcast, and find out how you can enter the "Step In Rich's Shoes" contest and appear on a future episode.

Find out who team beat writers believe will be drafted in the first eight picks, as we unveil our "On the Beat" mock draft.

Always dreamed of watching the NFL draft in person? Enter now to win a trip to the 2012 Draft, where you could announce a pick live at Radio City Music Hall.

Eli Manning was snubbed in last year's edition of the "Top 100 Players." Surely that won't be the case this year, will it?

Five playoff games from the 2011 season are up for a vote by fans. Select your favorite, then see if it airs April 14 on NFL Network.

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