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Things I Think I Think

SI's fearless NFL expert opines on all the latest news, buzz and inside information. This is just a taste of what you'll get online.

1 I think Johnny Jolly would have been one of the 10 most important players on the Packers this year and going into the future, but his recent yearlong suspension following his 2008 arrest in Houston for felony drug possession makes it likely he'll never play for Green Bay again or for any other team in football.

2 I think there won't be a team in the NFC with more pressure every day this season than the Cowboys. It was obvious on their first day of practice last Saturday in San Antonio—19,237 fans in the house. I go to camps all over the country, and even the teams with rabid fan bases don't get a third of that most days.

3 I think you might be wondering why I said "NFC'' in the previous item. Easy. No team will have more pressure on them than the Jets in 2010. I hope coach Rex Ryan and G.M. Mike Tannenbaum knew what they were doing when they agreed to feature Gang Green on HBO's Hard Knocks because it seems like more attention is just what they won't need in August.