-- One guy who may have had a few too many pops of that wine is Chicago Bears receiver Roy Williams. The man who has totaled two catches this preseason, and at least twice as many drive-killing drops, believes that Chicago's passing game is just steps away from greatness. "It's getting there," Williams said. "It's not day one, it's not day 365, but we're getting there. And one day it'll be magic."
You may insert your own "disappearing act" joke here.
-- Like him or not as a coach — and things have been split in Jacksonville for years -- Jack Del Rio is a very decent person, as one Buffalo football reporter recently discovered.
-- Jaguars guard Uche Nwaneri says that the NFL's recent focus on concussions is more than just lip service.
-- The Seattle Seahawks are among six teams looking at released Dallas Cowboys center Andre Gurode.
-- All three Florida teams are facing possible blackouts in 2011. We expect this from the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but it seems that the Miami Dolphins' streak of 102 straight sellouts is in danger. No doubt the franchise will try and make a splashy coaching hire in the offseason, but after botching the Jim Harbaugh deal and winding up with Tony Sparano as the continuing compromise choice, they're stuck with what they have for now.
Meanwhile ... Los Angeles, anyone?
-- NFLDraftScout.com's Rob Rang put together a list of 10 undrafted free agents who are impressing enough in the preseason to stick with their teams — or put up enough good tape to land on another 53-man roster.
-- Finally, Tennessee Titans (and former Seattle Seahawks) quarterback Matt Hasselbeck seems to be having some animal issues in his new home:
- Roy Williams
- Chicago Bears
- Jacksonville Jaguars