Brooks: Top five over 35
Age ain't nothin' but a number, right? Bucky Brooks identifies the top five players over age 35 for the 2012 campaign. More ...
• Despite having the league's fourth-best passing attack last season in yards per game (300.9), the Detroit Lions were fourth-worst running the ball with 95.2 yards per game. Nonetheless, running back Kevin Smith thinks the Lions' ground attack is in for a big season as the team hopes Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure rebound from injuries.
• Backup quarterback Chase Daniel will be taking first-team snaps for the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday as Drew Brees stays away from OTAs unhappy without a long-term contract, The Associated Press reports. In three years with the team, Daniel has completed six passes on eight attempts for 45 yards and zero touchdowns.
Tune into NFL Network's Total Access, 7 p.m. Monday, for the latest from OTAs around the league.