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NFL Training Camp Preview: Buccaneers, Seahawks, and Titans | NFL Articles
Tampa Bay, Tennessee, and Seattle are all hoping to improve from their 2011 showings, and they’re all looking to do so with a relatively young and unproven roster. As they hit the field on July 27th, what areas will each team specifically be looking to improve on?

49ers plan to have patience with first round pick A.J. Jenkins - Mocking The Draft
It's been quite the few months for 49ers wide receiver A.J. Jenkins. San Francisco made him a first round pick much to the surprise of draftniks everywhere.

Sophomore Study: Can Greg Salas Take The Next Step In 2012? - Turf Show Times
Greg Salas showed promise in limited time during the 2011 season. If it wasn't for a foot injury, he could have ended the season with respectable numbers. Can Salas bounce back and be a factor in 2012?

1980′s Forgotten 1st Rounders: QB’s " Pick 256
The 1980′s produced a number of good QB’s, many of which were found in the opening round of the draft. The 10 drafts from 1980-1989 produced 2 of the best QB’s in the history of the game – Dan Marino (27th overall, 1983, Miami Dolphins) and John Elway (1st overall, 1983, Baltimore Colts), as well as two guys who have strong arguments for being in the top 10-15 all time: Jim Kelly (14th overall, 1983, Buffalo Bills) and Troy Aikman (1st overall, 1989, Dallas Cowboys). These 4 combined for a record of 490-305-1, with 29 Pro Bowl Appearances and 13 trips to the Super Bowl. The other 14 QB’s drafted in the 1980′s weren’t nearly as successful, though Ken O’Brien (24th overall, 1983, New York Jets), Vinny Testaverde (1st overall, 1987, Tampa Bay Buccaneers) and Jim Everett (3rd overall, 1986, Houston Oilers) had their share of success over careers of varying length.

Preseason Power Rankings No. 22: Seattle Seahawks | ProFootballTalk
The Seahawks under now third-year head coach Pete Carroll have shown an ability to maximize talent. Carroll wasn’t dealt the richest hand when he took over the franchise in 2010, but has still produced two 7-9 seasons and one unlikely 2011 playoff upset of the New Orleans Saints.

Three Years of Pass Blocking Efficiency: Guards |
Sorting through three-year's worth of pass blocking data allows PFF's Khaled Elsayed to rank the NFL's ofensive guards by their ability to protect the QB.

Three Years of Pass Blocking Efficiency: Centers |
Khaled Elsayed uses PFF's signature Pass Blocking Efficiency formula to take an in-depth look at the best and worst performing NFL centers.

NFL - Bears, Lions, Jets among teams that face major 2013-14 free-agent decisions - ESPN
The Bears, Lions, Jets are among teams that face major 2013-14 free-agent decisions, John Clayton writes.

USC QB Matt Barkley is Manning Passing Academy's latest star - NFL -
Once upon a time, Peyton Manning passed up NFL money to return to college. Now Matt Barkley, the Manning Passing Academy's latest star pupil, is back at USC in a decision that both Peyton and Larry Holder understand.

Dashon Goldson, San Francisco 49ers talks reportedly stalled -
Pro Bowl safety Dashon Goldson hasn't indicated whether he would sign his franchise tender if he and the San Francisco 49ers cannot agree on a multi-year deal.

Charlie Weis: Brady Quinn could start in NFL for me -
Former Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis thinks the career of pupil Brady Quinn would have taken a different path if the duo had been able to work together in the NFL.

Playbook: Breaking down the 'Levels' concept | National Football Post
Drawing up one of Peyton Manning's favorite routes.

Seattle Seahawks Game Day - Reasons to Love Century Link Stadium Experience, Sea gals
NWSB Insider and Writer Reggie Gill talks about Century Link...errr Seahawks Stadium, home of the Seattle Seahawks football team. Got the family with you? Check out Touchdown City. Check out the raising of the 12th man flag. Just before the game starts, the crowd is whipped into a frenetic frenzy. Tailgate close to the stadium, and the best part check out the Seattle Sea Gals cheerleaders. WOW.