While the bye provided a welcome break for players, Mike Shanahan spent much of the week hunkered down at Redskins Park studying all aspects of his struggling program.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is scheduled to deliver the Dean's distinguished lecture Thursday at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Ballot and comments from AP Pro 32 panel voter Clifton Brown of Sporting News:
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NEW YORK (AP) Comments on the Philadelphia Eagles by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
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