Michael Lombardi's blue chip/red chip column has been an annual favorite of mine since well before I joined NFL.com. (I remember listening to the idea borne on Bill Simmons' podcast.)
Lombardi: Best of the best
Michael Lombardi identifies blue-chip and red-chip players at every offensive position entering the 2012 campaign. **More ...**
- Atlanta Falcons RB Michael Turner has as much chance to be on this list next year as Lombardi's beloved Philadelphia 76ers have at winning the NBA title. (Sorry, Michael!)
Brooks: Preseason Week 3 thoughts
Bucky Brooks has five observations on Week 3 of the preseason, including a sterling review of rookie Russell Wilson. **More ...**
- It's remarkable that Ray Lewis and London Fletcher are still top-10 players at their positions considering their age.
It's been fun. See you in a year.