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How's the weekend going, ladies and gents?

Breaking down Woodson vs. the 'Tare' route | National Football Post
Using video to take a look at CB's INT vs. Lions.

A solution to the Hard Knocks dilemma | National Football Post
HBO’s popular series should take a different approach to the 2012 season.

Inside the playbook: Robinson beats Notre Dame | National Football Post
Using video to talk route concepts, technique.

Knowshon Moreno fighting for spot with Broncos -
The Broncos running back is "fighting for a roster spot," according to Lindsay Jones of The Denver Post. Appearing Friday on ESPN, Jones reported that Moreno was a participant at the team's organized team activities and struggling to stand out in a crowded backfield.

Curtis Painter among most-interesting backup QBs -
Curtis Painter might be the face of the Colts' 2-14 season, but he's resurfaced for renewal in Baltimore. In his honor, here's a list of the five most interesting backup quarterbacks.

Cold Hard Facts - Podcasts -
John Clayton says he thinks Seattle's new tight end tandem of Zach Miller and Kellen Winslow ranks high among teams in the NFL. In terms of talent, Clayton thinks the Seahawks might have the second best two tight end set in football. Clayton also discusses the most loveable and hated coaches in the league, and weighs in on the most recent labor dispute in the NFL.

Where each NFL team ranks in popularity - NFC West Blog - ESPN
We know where NFC West teams stand in popularity among Americans.

Breaking down Texas A&M RB Christine Michael | National Football Post
Just how good can he be?

Tyler Wilson (QB, Arkansas) vs LSU " Seahawks Draft Blog
Wilson is ranked at #7 in our top 40 watch list for 2013. This wasn’t his or Arkansas’ best performance last year, but it’s the kind of game he’ll need to shine in this year to truly max out his potential. Arkansas has enough talent to win the SEC and Wilson needs to take the chance to impress scouts against top-tier opposition.

Andre Ellington (RB, Clemson) vs Virginia " Seahawks Draft Blog
I like Ellington, even if he didn’t make it onto the top 40 watchlist. He does have an X-Factor to his game and while he’ll probably never be a work-horse at the next level, he could have an impact as a complimentary runner. Clemson should have another productive season in 2012 so he’s one to monitor.

Were we wrong about former NFL QB Brad Johnson? | National Football Post
Looking back, Johnson deserves more credit.

Factual Evidence: Top 5 picks over the past ten years - Mocking The Draft
Calvin Johnson #81 and Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions are two players that were drafted in the Top 5 picks over the past 10 years. Did you know that Detroit led all teams in the past 10 years with top 5 picks? Find out more Factual Evidence of which draft class was the best, and which was the poorest class.

Is Rams 4th-Rounder Givens' Speed as Impressive as Sam Bradford Thinks It Is? | Bleacher Report
It's understandable that Sam Bradford is excited about Chris Givens' speed. Neither of the wide receivers drafted last year—Austin Pettis and Greg Salas—were going to take the top off a defense. Meanwhile, second-round wide receiver Brian Quick is big, but he only ran in the 4.5s at the combine.

NFL rankings: Julius Peppers top pick in piquant pack of pass rushers - NFL - Sporting News
Julius Pepper did. Jared Allen did. This offseason, Mario Williams did. Whenever a top-tier defensive end hits the free agent market, he cashes in big.

49ers' 1st-Round Pick Jenkins Redeeming Himself After Poor Showing at Minicamp | Bleacher Report
Getting noticeably tired at your first practice is not exactly how a first-round round pick envisions as the start of his NFL career. A.J. Jenkins admitted that he needed to "get in shape" after the open of 49ers rookie minicamp two weeks ago.

Arizona Cardinals Are Not Handing Starting Job to Bobby Massie | Bleacher Report
Right tackle was one of the poorest positions for the Arizona Cardinals last year, so it came as no surprise that the team used their fourth-round pick to address the position by taking Ole Miss offensive tackle Bobby Massie ...

Rimington Trophy (Nation's Top Center) Announces 2012 Watch List -
For those of us eagerly anticipating the return of football, one of the annual rites of late spring that helps set the tone for the upcoming season is the announcement of preseason award watch lists. On Friday, the Rimington Trophy, which annually recognizes the nation's top center, released its Top 50 Watch List.