Deep Posts: Michael Strahan will sack your funnybone

• In news that seems to come out of nowhere, a sitcom starring Michael Strahan has been picked up by Fox for 13 episodes. It must be disheartening for Strahan to know that no matter how funny the show is, it will never make anyone laugh as hard as guys in the Fox NFL studio laugh about absolutely nothing.

Brett Favre is visiting with Dr. James Andrews, the most famous orthopedist who will ever exist, to discuss surgery options for his arm. Probably because he's having trouble operating his lawnmowers properly.

• It looks like Cleveland WR Josh Cribbs is gearing up for a holdout.

• Fomer Pittsburgh Steeler and guy who really liked drugs Carlton Haselrig is trying to find redemption in mixed martial arts.

• Happiness: Vikings DE Kenechi Udeze whooped leukemia, feels great, and is ready to go in 2009.

• Sadness: Eagles coordinator Jim Johnson requires a leave of absence from his defensive coordinator duties with the Eagles, because he's struggling at the moment in his battle with cancer.