December 26, 2011; New Orleans, LA, USA; Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) against the New Orleans Saints during a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Falcons 45-16. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Morning Headlines: Tony Gonzalez Last Hurrah, and Mike Wallace Trade Coming?

 

Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez, who owns the NFL tight end records for catches (1,149), yards (13,338) and touchdowns (95), plans to make 2012 his final year in his illustrious NFL career.

 

After the Steelers signed WR Antonio Brown to a five-year, $42.5 million extension, reports are coming out that restricted free agent Mike Wallace turned down a contract offer in the five-year, $50 million range, and to expect the Steelers to listen to trade offers now that they no longer believe they can sign Wallace to a long-term deal.

 

Lions RB Jahvid Best said Friday that retirement has “not crossed my mind yet,” after failing to receive medical clearance for camp after suffering multiple concussions.

 

Buccaneers WR Arrelious Benn will miss four weeks with a sprained right MCL suffered in Friday’s training camp practice.

 

Browns owner Randy Lerner is on the verge of giving up controlling interest of the franchise to Jimmy Haslam

 

Unsigned Titans first-round pick Kendall Wright was officially a no-show as the team began training camp on Friday as the two sides try and iron out the final details in his rookie contract.

 

Steve Slaton got a lot of snaps with the Dolphins first-team offense. Fantasy sleeper anyone?

 

Stevan Ridley has been the primary back used with the first team early in Patriots training camp.

 

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