Tuesday's UNC Football Links

Tuesday's links from around the 'net.

"The pace of rebuilding a ravaged defense at North Carolina slowed yesterday when more linebackers were watching practice than were participating."
A Little Down at the Heels
The Winston Salem (NC) Journal

"Even before the last Julius Peppers moved into a prominent position in the NFL Draft, North Carolina started grooming the next one."
Dumas next in line at UNC
The Greensboro (NC) News and Record

"Curry hasn't punted in a game since high school, but he has two days to get ready."
Lechler hurts leg - Backup QB might spell Raiders' punter
The San Francisco Chronicle

"Since Lechler is the only punter in camp, the team had to improvise at practice with jack-of-all-trades rookie Ronald Curry, who already carries an odd job description as quarterback/punt returner."
Lechler's injury starts scramble - BACKUP QB CURRY WORKS ON PUNTING

"Simmons will sign a five-to-six-year extension this week, his agent, Jerrold Colton, said Monday morning."
Bengals LBs: One getting contract; one getting healthy
The Cincinnati Enquirer

"If the last three years are any indication, the Green Bay Packers will re-sign defensive end Vonnie Holliday and then skate through the next off-season with no more than glancing blows to their infrastructure."
Packers try to cap free-agent defections
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"At times last fall it must have seemed to opposing defenders that the only way to slow Miami University's pass-happy offense was to knock quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out of the game."
Bulked-up Roethlisberger to lead RedHawks
The Dayton (OH) Daily News

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