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Lazy Days and Tuesday

Training camp was closed Tuesday, as the players received a mandatory day off after just three days of work. And that means closed, as in no practice, no meetings. It ain't like the old days, that's for sure.

NFL training camps used to be tests of wills, an examination of one's manhood. Compared to the old days, the current training camps are like walks in the park. Not that they haven't been moving in that direction the past half-decade or so, anyway, but the new collective bargaining agreement has softened the players' load even more than it was going into 2011. Take Tuesday, for instance. The...

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