Though veterans are highly respected by friends and fans alike, nothing energizes a team like the addition of an electrifying young talent. Several fresh-faced players have taken the league by storm in recent years. But which one ranks as the best? Daniel Jeremiah will roll out his list of the top 10 players under 25 later Wednesday.
Here's what else is on tap:
Wyche: Life after football
In light of the bounty saga, Junior Seau's suicide and mounting lawsuits, Steve Wyche explains why some fear retirement. **More ...**
• The first of two hearings is scheduled Wednesday for New Orleans Saints players appealing their suspensions from their involvement in a "bounty" program. The first grievance centers on whether the NFL can punish players for actions predating the ratification of the most recent collective bargaining agreement.
• "Monsters of the Midway" or "Orange Crush"? "The Purple People Eaters" or "The Steel Curtain"? Adam Rank sorts through the best nicknames given to defensive units in NFL history.
• With Russell Wilson vying for the starting job with the Seattle Seahawks, the offseason quarterback carousel is already spinning. Bucky Brooks and Matt "Money" Smith look at how a handful of offseason signal-caller battles are shaping up.