Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks Links for Tuesday

Today is Tuesday, technically.

Seattle SportsCast: A Podcast About the Mariners & Seahawks. Mostly. Episode #1 - SB Nation Seattle
Like Seattle Sports? For instance, the Seahawks, Mariners, Huskies, and some other sports too, the Cougars? Maybe? The Blazers? Sometimes. But mostly the Seahawks and Mariners? This is for you. Trust me.

Why Seattle needs to "swing for the fences" at DT " Seahawks Draft Blog
Its not exactly a secret that the Seahawks are going to prioritize improving the pass rush this offseason. It’s been talked about so much, and yet there is one funny little detail that always gets left out: Seattle actually has 4 pretty good defensive line starters already.

RB David Wilson’s Vision: Part I Raw Skill in Action | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
Vision is a magical term. Even in the world of business, visionary leaders are seen as semi-fictional characters. For all of his petulance, coldness, and cruelty towards friends, employees, and business partners, Steve Jobs’ vision transformed Apple into a real life WonkaVille.

Overshadowed by an offensive onslaught
The contributions of the five Seahawks who played in the Pro Bowl on Sunday were obscured by an avalanche of points and offensive yards in the AFC’s 59-41 victory.

Seattle Seahawks Blog - Hawk Blogger: Greatest Ever? Don't Bet Against Doug Baldwin
Doug Baldwin was deeply depressed and fighting for his football life. Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh had relegated him to the scout team at the start of his junior season, and there was little indication his role would change. Baldwin called his parents, his touchstones, and tried to figure out if there was a way he could afford to remain at Stanford without his athletic scholarship. He had lost his passion for the game that had been a central part of his life since the age of six. Baldwin thought God was giving him a sign that football was not a part of his future.

Seattle Seahawks Blog - Hawk Blogger: Greatest Ever? Don't Bet Against Doug Baldwin
Doug Baldwin was deeply depressed and fighting for his football life. Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh had relegated him to the scout team at the start of his junior season, and there was little indication his role would change. Baldwin called his parents, his touchstones, and tried to figure out if there was a way he could afford to remain at Stanford without his athletic scholarship. He had lost his passion for the game that had been a central part of his life since the age of six. Baldwin thought God was giving him a sign that football was not a part of his future.

Mock Draft: Version 2.0 | National Football Post
A top-flight early entry makes his way into the top 10.

2012 NFL Draft: Coples makes statement; Sanders needs to shine at Combine - NFL - Sporting News
After a week of competition, the Senior Bowl took place Saturday. While few NFL people were still in Mobile, Ala., to watch the game, you can be sure that personnel men from every NFL team will end up reviewing the film to see if what they saw this week during practice matches what they saw in the game. With this phase complete, preparations continue for the 2012 NFL Draft, which will begin April 26 in New York. Below is a breakdown of the six players who helped or hurt their stock the most this week:

Rams conducting two general manager interviews on Monday | ProFootballTalk
The Rams are stepping up their search for a general manager this week.

Advanced NFL Stats: Air Yards 2011
Imagine that football were just invented and we had to figure out how to credit passers with all the yards they generate, and I said let's include all the yards that the receiver runs after the catch. I'd be laughed out of the room. But that's the convention we've been handed.

Mock Draft: Version 2.0 | National Football Post
A top-flight early entry makes his way into the top 10.

NFL.com news: Older brother says predicting future for Colts' Manning is futile
Actor Rob Lowe caused a stir two weeks ago when, via Twitter, he passed along a rumor he heard that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning was retiring.

Super catch? It's gotta be the gloves | HeraldNet.com - Sports
If the Super Bowl comes down to a key catch by Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots, say, or Victor Cruz of the New York Giants, they'll have more than merely their hands to thank.

Russell Wilson says his height shouldn't be an issue - Blog - MyNorthwest.com
Senior Bowl measurements confirmed what most people already knew about Russell Wilson: The former Wisconsin quarterback lacks the height of a prototypical NFL quarterback.

Rang on Senior Bowl: WR Jones impresses | Seahawks Insider
I had a chance to talk with Rob Rang, senior draft analyst for NFLDraftScout.com, and get his thoughts on last week’s Senior Bowl, including a couple players who helped themselves heading into April’s draft And at the top of Rang’s list was Cal receiver Marvin Jones, who he believes elevated his draft stock with a solid performance during practices and in the game on Saturday.

Seahawks Blog | Uniform agreement: Seahawks going to get new duds | Seattle Times Newspaper
Why do we care about the Panthers changing their logo for the first time in the team's 18-year history? Well, have been rumors the Panthers and Seahawks were the two teams that notified the league of looming changes, presumably to logo and uniform. In fact, the Seahawks uniforms will be changing.

Will the Hall finally call?
For the fourth consecutive year, Cortez Kennedy is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But will the selection committee finally end his wait on Saturday when they vote for the Class of 2012?

Mock Drafts 2012: Skill positions dominate top six picks
With the Senior Bowl wrapping up and all of the head-coaching vacancies filled, it's time to take a fresh look at how the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft might shake out on April 26.

Seahawks.com Blog | All the right moves? "
Who needs "Dancing with the Stars"? A highlight of just about every Seahawks practice in the just-completed season was rookie cornerback Richard Sherman bustin’ a move – or three – along the sideline. What did it look like? Think one of those air-motion windsock figures that are used to draw attention by some businesses.

Counting the ways to build Super team - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Super Bowls provide validation for players, coaches and organizations. There are more ways than one to get there, however.

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