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KING: Are the college spread and the Wildcat part of a revolution or just the normal evolution of the game?
ROETHLISBERGER: I think the game will spread out a little bit, but I don't think you're going to have running backs and receivers taking snaps all the time. You go with your personnel. When I got to Pittsburgh we had a formation where Antwaan Randle El came in from wide receiver and [took some snaps]. There's nothing wrong with doing it a couple plays, because it's a changeup.
KING: You don't think everybody's going to do it for 10 snaps a game now?
PALMER: No. It's a fad. I think you'll see it for eight more weeks, and once some defensive coordinator comes up with a way to stop it, a certain blitz to control it, offenses will get back to the stuff that's worked for decades.
RYAN: I think it's a fad.
RODGERS: It'll stay. Defensive players are getting bigger, faster, more hybrid. The days of straight pocket passers are gone. In the next 15 years you'll see them less and less.
KING: Now, your favorite topic: diva receivers. It seems a lot of wideouts are on their own planet and play by their own rules. How do you handle them?
PALMER: The thing with diva receivers is, they're productive. It's not like they're the third-string receiver who catches 40 balls for 612 yards a year. The guy who leads the NFC or the AFC in receiving can get away with more. You've got to put up with it, but in my circumstance [with Ochocinco] the main thing is communication. As long as you have good communication, you can keep everything under control.
KING: Tony, how did you handle Terrell Owens? Two years ago when you and Jason Witten were going to be on a magazine cover, you said, "No. T.O. has to be in it," and the cover shoot ended up with all three guys. But still things went sour.
ROMO: Every team has a receiver, I promise you, who wants the ball more than everyone else. Some guys are just more vocal about it, and I think T.O just wears his emotions on his sleeve. So sometimes after games he'd say things that obviously you wished were different, but we actually were O.K. together.