NFL Notebook: Former players join fight against lockout
Four former NFL players, including Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller, sued the league Monday in hopes of joining current players in their antitrust fight. Eller, three-time All-Pro running back Priest Holmes and ex-players Obafemi Ayanbadejo and Ryan Collins are listed as plaintiffs in the 44-page complaint filed in federal court in Minneapolis and obtained by The Associated Press.
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Spring prep preview: Weld teams turn full focus to spring
Tribune file photo Eaton’s Seth Jackson makes contact on a Bennett pitch last year in Eaton. The Reds defeated Bennett 11-0. Tribune file photo Lindsey Hubbard takes the baton from Savannah Garcia of Valley in the 4×400 meter relay at last year’s Valhalla Invitational in Gilcrest.
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NFL Draft 2011: Breaking Down Draft Needs for All 16 AFC Teams
The Denver Broncos lead the way for the AFC in the 2011 NFL draft, as they have the second overall selection. It is difficult to believe that the Carolina Panthers, owners of the first overall pick, will make any move that will really affect Denver’s selection. The Broncos, with so many needs, can go several ways with this draft, yet only one will allow them to compete for the AFC West division …
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