The Daily Lard 1-29-11

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Not much in the way of football news today. BTW, did you know the Pro Bowl is tomorrow? Is anyone even going to watch? Perhaps during commercials for the Winter X Games? Actually, I can think of one reason to watch - it may be the last time we get to see Champ Bailey wearing a Denver helmet. Enjoy your Saturday, and thanks as always for being here!


Legwold responds to an interesting question - would the Broncos trade Brandon Lloyd? Probably and hopefully not, but he could fetch a nice return.

Mason lays out a comparison of John Fox and Jeff Fisher's head coaching careers. My only quibble is that 35 points is not a "slight difference" in winning percentage. But I won't harp on it - while Fisher had been my own choice, I'm certainly happy with the Fox hire - especially so considering how he's put his staff together.

Jake Plummer is playing handball in Montana.


A truck driven by Raiders LB Rolando McClain was shot at and struck in Alabama.

Oakland is reportedly interested in Packers safeties coach Darren Perry for their open DC position. The Eagles are also interested.

Andrew Brandt's financial notes, including playoff payouts.

Here are the North players that stood out to Farrar at the Senior Bowl.

NFL lineman are still getting bigger, and they are paying the price via greater health risks and early deaths.

Ben Zimmer on the etymology of some of our more curious football terms.

Although the 2010 season has been in many ways a PR nightmare, the NFL has tons of female viewers.

FO's favorite quotes of the week, including a few Cutler-related gems.

Daily Supe

Mike Silver says Packers/Steelers is the Cowboys' worst nightmare matchup in their stadium.

KSK on some of the more ridiculous prop bets for the SB.

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