Friday Jul 25
Derrick Brooks is NFL's new appeals officer
With former Ravens center Matt Birk moving to a new position as the NFL director of football development, the NFL and NFLPA announced Friday that his replacement as a league appeals officer will be 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Derrick Brooks.
NFL roundup: WR Johnson asks Texans for trade
Andre Johnson spent months away from the team and ultimately decided his future is not with the Houston Texans.
Friday Ravens links: Matt Birk has new NFL role, the best plays in franchise history
The former Ravens center has been named the NFL director of football development, writes The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson.
The Baltimore Sun
Ex-Ravens center Matt Birk named NFL director of football development
The six-time Pro Bowl center and former Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year was named the league's director of football development today.