Rep. Stan Jordan, R-Jacksonville, said the House should use its "power of persuasion" to convince the NFL to use the Super Bowl for what he called a "fitting" tribute.
Jordan, the resolution's sponsor, added that as many as 1,500 members of that generation pass away daily.
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said yesterday the league appreciates the Legislature's interest, but added no decisions have been made on the entertainment for next year's Super Bowl.
* Recently demoted Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Jon Kitna signed a 1-year contract extension and is now signed through 2005. Terms of the deal were not released. Kitna will back up Carson Palmer, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2003 draft.
* The New England Patriots grabbed their second former Bengal in as many days by reaching a 1-year, $785,000 deal with cornerback Jeff Burris.
Burris was released by the Bengals at the start of free agency.
On Monday, the Patriots traded for Cincinnati running back Corey Dillon.
* The Miami Dolphins re-signed backup quarterback Sage Rosenfels to a 1-year contract. Rosenfels is third on the depth chart behind incumbent Jay Fiedler and newcomer A.J. Feeley.
* Linebacker Edward Thomas signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Thomas joins his third NFL team after not playing in the league last season. He previously played with the 49ers and Jaguars, who waived him in 2002. *