But the controversy over the Saints’ penalties shouldn’t obscure the fact that the NFL has a major problem trying to make the game safer.
“So far, so good,” Wake said. “Just trying to make it a first-class organization from top to bottom, and making sure we have everything we need to be successful. We are taking big strides to make sure that 2012 will be a good season for everybody.”
“When you get late in the draft, I think there are two positions (to consider),” he said. “I think offensive line is one. You’ve got to have the size, you’ve got to have to have the mass and you’ve got to have the footwork and hand placement to be able to compete in this league.”
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was among 200 surfers who paid tribute to Junior Seau on Sunday with a “paddle out” on the beachfront outside the Oceanside, Calif., home of the former NFL star.