Buzzwords: Latest news from every team's camp

BY foxsports • July 20, 2009



NFC EAST
AFC EAST


WASHINGTON REDSKINS:
What problem?


Fans and media have not forgotten last season's public dust-up between star RB Clinton Portis and Jim Zorn over a late-season halftime benching. Can there be a successful coalition in Washington?



DALLAS COWBOYS: Less flash, more dash

New offensive identity focused on ground



NEW YORK GIANTS: Little letdown

Short, speedy Moss teasing team again



PHILADELPHIA EAGLES: Something's missing

Young, stellar defense tries to fill huge shoes



NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS:
One last run


Outside of Belichick and Brady, plenty of names have shuffled in and out of Foxboro. But Tedy Bruschi has been grinding since the start of the dynasty, and in his final contract year he wonders how much longer he has.



BUFFALO BILLS: Feet feel fine

Pro Bowl DE has no issues with injured foot



MIAMI DOLPHINS: Stocking up

Coaches fired up over young CBs



NEW YORK JETS: On your Mark

Sanchez pushing in race for QB job














NFC NORTH
AFC NORTH


DETROIT LIONS:
After glow


Detroit owner William Clay Ford finally addressed his Lions public over several of the team's old issues from the Matt Millen era. But one thing he is not afraid of — gambling on No. 1 pick Matt Stafford.



CHICAGO BEARS: Nobody knows

Bears hope to have enough at WR



GREEN BAY PACKERS: I've got next

Collins hopes to follow Jennings' new deal



MINNESOTA VIKINGS: The waiting game

Favre decision coming soon, we hope



CLEVELAND BROWNS:
Don't give up on me


One guy who likes Eric Mangini's mysterious QB competition is former incumbent Derek Anderson. With media and fans speculating the job is Brady Quinn's to lose, Anderson hopes the team is open-minded.



BALTIMORE RAVENS: One glaring weakness

Locals still nervous without stud WRs



CINCINNATI BENGALS: The big stars

Palmer's targets stole the minicamp show



PITTSBURGH STEELERS: We are family

Why most players don't want to leave














NFC SOUTH
AFC SOUTH


ATLANTA FALCONS:
Ryan's hope


The mission of Atlanta coaches during the spring OTAs — Matt Ryan's next steps. With another year under his belt, the team used nearly all of its minicamp to upgrade the passing game and nurture its young QB.



CAROLINA PANTHERS: A hit of Peppers

Will star DE be around after this season?



NEW ORLEANS SAINTS: Backup battle

Peyton closely eyes backup QB battle



TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS: Lethal weapon

Bucs psyched over athletic TE Winslow



HOUSTON TEXANS:
Our time


Optimism is rampant around the Texans these days, with head coach Gary Kubiak admitting this is his most talented group he's had in Houston. The big question remains: Can the Texans take the big playoff leap?



INDIANAPOLIS COLTS: Big shows to fill

Young WRs hope to fill Harrison's void



JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: New faces

Garrard has new targets to choose from



TENNESSEE TITANS: I'll take it

Third-string Ramsey covets Young's clipboard














NFC WEST
AFC WEST


SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS:
Tough choice


At this point, 49ers coach Mike Singletary and the front office must simply be relieved to seemingly have two real options for 2009 starting QB thanks to the return of health by former franchise QB Alex Smith.



ARIZONA CARDINALS: Clock is ticking

Team faces long-term deadline for LB deal



ST. LOUIS RAMS: Deep impact?

Can new-look WR corps step up?



SEATTLE SEAHAWKS: Curtain call?

OT Jones hopes to beat Father Time



DENVER BRONCOS:
No time for Joshing


Changing cities, a new job, house-hunting, installing his new system, finding a new QB, deciding what to do with angry WR Brandon Marshall, rebuilding the defense ... the agenda for Josh McDaniels goes on and on.



KANSAS CITY CHIEFS: The future is now

Cassel downplays long-term questions



OAKLAND RAIDERS: Too many men

Ellis signing could mean bye to Burgess



SAN DIEGO CHARGERS: Like butter

Chargers enjoy smoother OTA ride in '09



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