• Sunday afternoon following the above tweet that generated buzz on his usually jovial Twitter account, Arian Foster went after ESPN’s Colin Cowherd.
  • Foster may be confident about his opening week status after he aggravated his hamstring injury, but Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is remaining cautiously optimistic.
  • The NFL sees college football as its farm system, but people in the academic world see America’s universities as these crazy places of higher learning where young minds further their educations and pursue a career. So they have a question: if a talented 18-year-old only wants to play football and has no interest in a post-secondary education, why can’t he just enter the NFL or an alternative developmental league?
  • I recently bought my ticket for the Matthew Stafford hype train, but I made sure that it’s refundable if he’s injured. Michael Rosenburg didn’t, and he predicts that Stafford will be Detroit’s first Pro Bowl QB in four decades.
  • Arrowhead Addict has started to hand out its weekly Herm Edwards award for Football Futility given to the worst Chief every Sunday. This week the proud recipient is Barry “The Drive Killer” Richardson.
  • Ryan Grant is at peace with his pay cut, and his brief 2008 training camp holdout is now an example of why demanding a payday can be an NFL necessity, especially for running backs.
  • Vernon and Vontae Davis did some humanitarian work during the lockout, and CSN Bay Area is now posting the videos in a series called “Into Africa with Vernon Davis.”
  • In case you missed it over the weekend, Aqib Talib and Kenny Britt won’t be punished for their offseason misconduct.