NFL Jabber 5/21/07

Drew Brees continues with his good deeds in New Orleans. Brees and some teammates took 31 New Orleans area kids on a fishing trip that began with a limo ride.

“Most kids have not really been able to have that experience,” said Brees, who came up with the idea for “Brees on the Seas” back when he was with the San Diego Chargers. “Especially when you’re talking about Children’s Hospital. Some of them might be terminally ill with cancer, and it might be their only opportunity to do this.

“Sometimes the best treatment is just to get them out here and put a smile on their face. Sometimes that’s the best therapy, to get them away from the treatments and the medicine and the doctors. Give them a place where they can just relax and forget about that for a while and just catch fish.”

The Titans are expecting Ben Troupe to step it up this year.

Anthony Brown at Hog Heavan writes that Clinton Portis does not see a problem with dog fighting.

Kenton Keith is in the running to replace Dominic Rhodes as half of the Indy backfield with Joseph Addai.

Realfootball365.com has Power Rankings of sites Power Rankings listed. Top dog? 1. Walter’s Football Site

Jamar Williams continues to benefit from Lance Briggs not showing up to work.

“I think it went real well,” Williams said following Sunday’s practice. “I felt better than ever out here. I feel like I’m knowing what to expect and able to make more plays.”

Quincy Carter could not manage to make it through a AF2 season without being suspended.

Indy, North Texas, and Arizona have 15 minutes each to state their case Tuesday in their bid for the 2011 Super Bowl.

Marlin Jackson and Kelvin Hayden are the new CB due in Indy. The Colts lost both starters in free agency.

19 year-old rookie, Amobi Okoye, is impressing the Texans already.

Vernand Morency is stepping up in the race for starting RB in Green Bay.

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