Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks Links for Sunday

SAN FRANCISCO - NOVEMBER 14: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park on November 14 2010 in San Francisco California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Already Sunday.

Rookie linebacker Bobby Wagner working with the starters for the Seattle Seahawks - Mocking The Draft
it appears the Seahawks may have found their 2012 starter at middle linebacker. Wagner worked with the starters at minicamp this weekend. Inside linebackers tend to have a smooth transition to the NFL. Wagner should be no different. He has the talent and the football instincts to make an instant impact.

2011's Best Performances: Cornerbacks | ProFootballFocus.com
We’re nearing the end of our series highlighting the best performances from the 2011 season and we’ve arrived at the defensive backfield, so up next are the Top 10 cornerback displays that caught the eye of the PFF grading system. The grades see us go beyond just looking at their work in coverage, also factoring in their impact in run defense and even when they blitzed. However, if you’re only interested in the coverage grade you can skip to the bottom of the article. For now, here are the 10 best overall single-game grades for cornerbacks in 2011.

2011's Best Performances: Safeties | ProFootballFocus.com
In case you haven’t kept up, we’ve been running a regular feature looking at the best individual one-off performances from 2011. We covered the offensive standouts last week and we’re now over halfway through the defense. Next up are the safeties, those backfield defenders who so often turn in game-changing plays (for better or worse). As is always the case, we’ve looked at their combined grades in run defense, coverage, rushing the passer, and factored in penalties to give you the top overall grades for single games from 2011. Enjoy.

Seahawks giving Wagner a look at middle linebacker | National Football Post
Injuries to Barrett Ruud open the door for the rookie.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | 2011 Adjusted Games Lost for Team Units
Today, we present some additional details about adjusted games lost (AGL) for the 2011 NFL season. Last week, we presented the overall team totals, so click over if you didn't get a chance to read it or if you're unfamiliar with how AGL works.

The spring's top 5 breakout players | National Football Post
Who emerged as potential top playmakers?

Jim Harbaugh: Randy Moss 'like a coach' for 49ers - NFL.com
Jim Harbaugh has been letting loose with his comments about his players this week, with his latest praise going to newly acquired wide receiver Randy Moss, who he said was "like a coach."

Forbes: 49ers' Harbaugh lowest-paid coach in NFC West - NFL.com
In his first season at the helm of the 49ers, Jim Harbaugh went all the way to the NFC Championship Game, but his current compensation doesn't match with his production.

'Best hands I've ever seen on a receiver' - NFC West Blog - ESPN
There's little sense in taking the bait when San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh tells a radio program Michael Crabtree "has the best hands I've ever seen on a wide receiver."

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