Three reasons why things will again be bleak in NFC West
Much was made about how bad the division was last season. Could it possibly be worse in 2011? Pat Kirwan presents three reasons why the answer might be yes.
NFC West hopes to shed reputation as NFL's weakest division
Last season, the NFC West became the first division in NFL history whose champion posted a losing record, with the Seattle Seahawks going 7-9 to earn a playoff berth.
Pro Bowl TE Miller could join Seahawks, but Raiders still in mix
Zach Miller is being heavily courted by the Seattle Seahawks, a source with knowledge of the situation said Monday, but the Oakland Raiders remain in the running to re-sign the free-agent tight end.
Potential bargains remain on free-agent market
The big-money free agents are gone but there's still plenty of talent available. Pat Kirwan examines what's still on the market and who could be a potential steal.
Seahawks expect LB Tatupu to play after he passes test
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu passed his post-concussion test, according to a team source, and is expected to play Sunday against the Chicago Bears, barring a pre-game setback.
Favre's potential last meeting vs. Packers tops Week 11 stories
The Vikings are down to their last gasp to stay in the NFC North race and it's also probably the final time Brett Favre will face the Packers.
Dixon, Kolb stepping into spotlight among Week 1 storylines
Kevin Kolb and Dennis Dixon are both starting for teams with playoff plans. Whether they're ready to handle the responsibility is another matter. That's just one of the stories to follow in Week 1.