Roger Goodell (Friday afternoon) said (Friday afternoon) there is no timeline on when he will deliver his (Friday afternoon) decision on the Tom Brady appeal (Friday afternoon).
— Gronk admitted that he’s only read about 80 percent of his newly published biography. In fairness, only 25 percent is about Gronk and the rest is just excerpts from the Oliver North trial.
— Adrian Peterson and the Vikings reached something of a compromise that lowers his base pay over the next three seasons but gives him more guaranteed money.
— The Matron Saint signed a three-year extension with ESPN and is in line to replace Chris Berman once the green hair dye he was using at the MLB All-Star Game finishes leaching into his skull and kills him.
— Chris Cooley is a 33-year-old who hasn’t played in the NFL in three years and recorded a total of nine catches over his last two seasons. Yet he’s mulling a comeback. It’s basically the opposite of Chris Borland. Either way, just about every white ‘Skins fan still has his jersey – and in some cases, still wear it – so I’m sure the team is game.
— The fan who got his hands on one of the game balls from the AFC Championship Game sold it at auction for nearly $44,000. It was given out in the third quarter by Brandon LaFell, which means it wasn’t even one of the fun underinflated balls.