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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks Links for Tuesday

Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants runs against Antwaun Molden #27 of the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter during Super Bowl XLVI.
Hakeem Nicks #88 of the New York Giants runs against Antwaun Molden #27 of the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter during Super Bowl XLVI.


Seahawks get a new look
The last time the Seahawks made significant changes to their uniforms was in 2002, to coincide with the opening of their new stadium. The team's newest look will be unveiled Tuesday.

Seahawks confirm "new age" look coming Tuesday | ProFootballTalk
When the new Nike-manufactured NFL uniforms are unveiled on Tuesday at an event in Brooklyn, Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor will be sporting the team’s new game attire.

Is this the new Seattle Seahawks logo? | Seattle Seahawks & NFL News -
Along with new Nike uniforms, the Seattle Seahawks are expected to soon reveal a revamped logo for the upcoming football season. And it’s looking like we might have a sneak peek.

Cosell Talks: The Slot Factor : NFL Films Blog
Keep in mind teams also run three-wide groups in normal down and distance situations as a regular feature of their offense. What burden does that place on the defense, as it specifically relates to the slot corner? It means he has three responsibilities: cover man (the most apparent), blitzer and run defender (not talked about enough). Those are three distinct skill sets, but they are all required of a slot corner.

The definitive running back game tape thread " Seahawks Draft Blog
Pete Carroll: "The way that we want to play, you need somebody on your team carrying the football. Without an attack guy it doesn’t feel the same. And he (Marshawn Lynch) fits it just right, and he’s taken advantage of the emergence of these guys and the whole scheme, and he’s playing great football. We’re always going to continue to look for guys that add that to us."

2012 draft visits and workout tracker | ProFootballTalk
Seattle Seahawks LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers (4/?). LSU cornerback Ron Brooks (4/?). Beloit receiver/tight end Derek Carrier (?/?). Virginia defensive end Matt Conrath (4/?). Cincinnati tight end Adrien Robinson (?/?). Antwaun Molden Profile
New England Patriots free agent cornerback Antwaun Molden is visiting the New York Giants today and the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday, according to a league source. Blogs " Blog Archive Mayock lowers Poe’s draft ranking: ‘The tape is very average’ "
For the chorus of fans still impressed by defensive tackle Dontari Poe‘s emphatic performance at February’s NFL Scouting Combine, NFL Network draft guru Mike Mayock has a little reality check. Mayock dropped Poe from first to fourth in his position group after watching tape of the former Memphis defensive tackle. Mayock now has Mississippi State’s Fletcher Cox, Michigan State’s Jerel Worthy and LSU’s Michael Brockers ranked 1-3 among defensive tackles.

Report: Guard Deuce Lutui visits Seahawks - Blog -
In need of help at guard after releasing starter Robert Gallery last month, the Seahawks had former Cardinal Deuce Lutui in for a free-agent visit, Howard Balzer of 101 ESPN St. Louis reported Monday.

Michael Brockers a popular choice for workouts and visits - Mocking The Draft
Draft prospect Michael Brockers is certainly tallying up frequent flyer miles since the NFL Combine ended. The LSU defensive tackle has been a hot commodity of late, with reported workouts or visits scheduled with these 13 teams: Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins

NFL Draft 2012: Cornerback rankings; who's chasing Morris Claiborne? - NFL - Sporting News
Just weeks away from the 2012 NFL Draft, Sporting News examines talent depth at every position before the first pick is made. The draft's first round will be April 26, followed by rounds two and three on April 27—both in prime time. Rounds 4-7 will be called April 28. First up: cornerbacks, where four players have a chance to be selected in Round 1.

2012 NFL draft countdown: SN's No. 23 prospect, Virginia Tech RB David Wilson - NFL - Sporting News
Wilson is a remarkably athletic and sudden back who rushed for 1,709 yards rushing in his first season as a starter. He's expected to be either a late first- or high second-round pick. (Vital statistics: 5-10, 206 pounds, 4.43 in the 40-yard dash)

Mac's Football Blog: Colts Sign LS Matt Overton
Free agent long-snapper Matt Overton announced on Twitter he has officially signed with the Indianapolis Colts. Undrafted out of Western Washington University in 2007, Overton has had a pair of off-season stints with the Seattle Seahawks (2007, 2010) wedged between appearances in the Indoor Football League and the United Football League, where he played with the Florida Tuskers (2009) and Omaha Nighthawks (2010).

Draft Chatter: Tannehill-mania reaches critical mass | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
ESPN's Todd McShay said in a Friday conference call that the Browns should select Texas A&M quarterback-turned-receiver-turned quarterback Ryan Tannehill with the fourth pick in the draft. With those words, Tannehill hype morphed into a giant, razor-toothed monster and began tearing up the draft universe like it was a cardboard Tokyo.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Worst Cornerback Charting Stats 2011
Last week, we ran through the best cornerbacks in FO's game charting stats for 2011. Today, we'll flip that script and look at the lowest-rated cornerbacks according to these metrics.

Cal State Fullerton basketball player takes up the gridiron | ProFootballTalk
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham played basketball at Miami. Antonio Gates did the same at Kent State. The same could be said for Tony Gonzalez at Cal, and Broncos tight end Julius Thomas at Portland State.

Regional combines offer chance for the overlooked to get noticed - NFL -
For most of the players here, it's probably the first and only time they will step inside an NFL facility. It's 12:15 p.m. in Florham Park, New Jersey, at the New York Jets training center.

NFL, Nike about to embark on apparel partnership - Dennis Dillon -
The long-awaited, much-anticipated sports business partnership between the swoosh and the shield kicks off officially in New York on Tuesday, when Nike will trot out its newly created NFL uniforms.

5 bounceback teams in 2012 | National Football Post
These squads could be much improved in the fall.

Inside the NFL Draft: 49ers team needs | National Football Post
Will the 'Niners look at the D-Line or add another WR? news: Schiano's theory why TEs come out of college hoops
Why do we keep seeing big-time NFL tight ends coming out of the college hoops scene? The OG of this phenomenon is former University of California Berkeley power forward Tony Gonzalez, who's headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame unless he decides to be active and productive until the end of time.

Will Seahawks' new uniforms look more like Ducks'? - Seahawks News -
April 3 has been circled on the calendar for Seahawks fans. It's the day we see whether the team is making a radical or minor uniform change.

Brock and Salk - Podcasts -
Seahawks general manager John Schneider joined "Brock and Salk" in-studio on Monday for a 15-minute discussion that touched on new quarterback Matt Flynn, the upcoming draft, the team's new uniforms and a special cause.

John Schneider talks Matt Flynn, draft, new jerseys - Blog -
Seahawks general manager John Schneider joined "Brock and Salk" in-studio on Monday for a 15-minute discussion that touched on new quarterback Matt Flynn, the upcoming draft, the team's new uniforms and a special cause.

New Collective Bargaining Agreement limits players' offseason - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
Peyton Manning would much rather throw to his wide receivers at Denver Broncos headquarters than being forced to use nearby parks and high schools.

SDB community mock draft – #3 Minnesota " Seahawks Draft Blog
Time for a community mock. We’ll do a pick a day until we reach Seattle at #12. There will be four options to choose from for each selection, and we’ll extend it for the Seahawks choice. We’re going to start at #3 today, considering it’s a nailed on certainty that Indianapolis will draft Andrew Luck and Washington will take Robert Griffin III. The purpose for this is to get a general feeling of the SDB community and explore a situation where it’s not just one man’s opinion on who will be available at #12.