Said Del Rio, "In a perfect world, I'd like to see him not have to play this year in terms of having time to develop. That doesn't mean I would keep him on the bench if I thought he was the best option to win. Ideally, he's able to get that time to develop and really learn the game at this level. I'd love to see Garrard have a nice season, lead us into a playoff position, and then see if we can get hot. Things don't always happen the way you have them planned though."
Del Rio also said he wants Gabbert to communicate with former quarterbacks to see what it takes to play and be successful at the NFL level.
"I'd love to see him spend some time with a Joe Theismann, a Rich Gannon, guys I know well who have done it at the highest level. Find out what it takes to be a quarterback in this league, what are some of the things you should and should not be doing. How you manage your time, deal with people pulling at you from different directions, prepare for different teams, digest a playbook. All those things that experience helps with."
Dockett said he was told he was pulled over for speeding, but the police wanted to search his car.
The first tweet read: "I don't know why the police always messing w/me I'm never gonna let them search my car with out a search warrant! No matter what!"
Dockett said he sat around while the police called for backup, with a total of three cars showing up.
He continued to tweet during the stop, including a few profanity-laced entries. He was eventually let go without so much as a speeding ticket.
Dockett's final tweet about the stop read: "No ticket and I didn't get punk by PO-PO today now I'm off to my 2nd work out! Police aint searchig my sh*t with no warrant "holla at me"!"
Dockett is one of the NFL's most prolific players on Twitter, with more than 10,000 posts and more than 71,028 followers. He also worked as a correspondent for the Ochocinco News Network leading up to the Super Bowl in Miami in 2010.
Said Clausen, "This guy, Cam Newton, I can't wait to work with him during camp. I was just out there in Carolina with the team two weeks ago for a two-week period. It was great working with Cam. He's a great talent. He's just going to help our team."
Asked about the situation concerning jersey No. 2, which Clausen now wears and Newton wore in college, Clausen said, "It's my number right now, and we'll see what happens. But as of now, it's my number."
Clausen also commented on the offense being implemented by new offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski. While the scheme has been portrayed as much different from what was used previously, Clausen said, "To be honest, it's the same concepts, just different terminology. So you have to get the terminology down. But the concepts are pretty much similar to every system."
He participated in workouts New York Jets players put together in California and New Jersey, and was in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday for the start of Camp LT. The former TCU star said that as the calendar ticks toward August, he knows the thirst for playing football rather than teaching it will rise.
"It's a time clock on my body and I promise you as you get closer to August you start feeling like hitting. That's just what it is for football players," Tomlinson told Newsday. "I've been at the point where I'm like, 'Oh, I'm good. Working out, everything's good.' I am starting to get a little eager to hit people and kind of to get hit maybe."
Tomlinson reiterated that he's comfortable in a complementary third-down role while Shonn Greene handles the bulk of the workload. Tomlinson rushed for 914 yards and six touchdowns on a career-low 219 carries in 2010, and will be entering the second year of a two-year deal.
"I think I proved that I can still play and that I've got a lot left," Tomlinson said. "Let me do a lot of the pass catching and the blocking and kind of that third-down role and still be able to take some handoffs. ... Beating up my body, running through there, taking all the carries, and I can run routes, I've proved that."
Tomlinson is still chasing the elusive Super Bowl ring, but at 32 years old, admitted he still likely wouldn't retire should he win a Lombardi Trophy next season.
"I don't want to put a limit on when I should stop playing," he said. "I think it's a feeling you have, but also I don't want to have that feeling of leaving just a tad bit too early and saying, 'Gosh, I wish I could've kept playing another year.' Or hold on too long. It has to be the right exit to the game."
"We're going to out-score everybody," White said. "Green Bay's got, what, four or five guys out there who can make plays? We're going to be Green Bay South."
How explosive will the offense be with the addition of rookie wide receiver Julio Jones? White said, "It's going to be special. It's going to remind you of the Greatest Show on Turf. We've got a lot of explosive players and I see more explosive plays coming out of our offense. ... He's going to be a great player in this league."
Roethlisberger, who was slowed by his injured right foot toward the end of last season and throughout the playoffs, told the Tribune-Review that there were times he didn't feel like he'd be able to walk.
"I could have had surgery, but according to the doctors it would have been a really nasty process because of where the break was," Roethlisberger told the paper. "It was better off trying not to do anything. It's going to be something where we're just going to have to, in essence, play it by ear.
"If it continues to be as painful as it was at the end of last year, then I'm going to probably have to have the surgery."
But the lingering lockout has allowed Roethlisberger to rest the foot while also organizing player-only workouts for the offense.
"It's doing really good. It's healed up," he said of the foot. "Obviously, it helps when I'm not cutting and planting and doing all of these different activities. It's really come a long way. I haven't had too many problems with it recently."