Jeff Darlington

@JeffDarlington

Sports reporter for NFL Network & NFL.com. Traveling the country to bring you football's freshest news, notes and anecdotes. Instagram: @jeffdarlington

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My best guess at what Mark Sanchez is writing on that clipboard on the sideline:

Up early? Just getting home? Either way, we've got you covered. 's First on the Field starts at 7 a.m. ET.

This Eddie Vedder acoustic show is just absurdly awesome. If he comes to your city, check it out.

Happy 50th Birthday to , my favorite athlete ever. "Bo Knows Bo" was a big reason I became a sportswriter.

Not exactly the way I envisioned my Powerball ticket turning into a private jet.

Goodnight, Tampa.

The Muscle Hamster's locker awaits him:

Ok, so I got sucked into my old toys, too. Nephew is getting annoyed that I took over. Voltron AND Transformers.

Just got to my parents' house, where I found my nephew playing w/ my old Transformers. That what I'm talkin' about!

Did everyone else grow up in a home where holiday music wasn't allowed until Santa showed up in the parade? It begins.

Goodnight, St. Louis.

A beautiful South Florida evening:

Check out these two screen shots I just grabbed of Mike Wallace's catch. Pretty unreal. #KCvsPIT http://twitpic.com/bcro97

Check out these two screen shots I just grabbed of Mike Wallace's catch. Pretty unreal. #KCvsPIT

Back in Fort Lauderdale and just layin' around...

Goodnight, New Orleans.

The tension between and myself has reached its tipping point. Security had to separate us.

. and I continuing to do our best to ignore each other here in the Superdome:

You think we're using iPads to prepare for NFL morning shows? We're actually playing each other in Words with Friends.

Talk about weapons. Pretty eye-opening to see Julio Jones, Roddy White and Tony Gonzalez in three neighboring lockers: