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On schedule: An NFC West dissection | Seahawks Blog | The Seattle Times
The NFC West isn't quite a powerhouse, but it's not quite the punchline it was, either. Breaking down the strength of schedule for the Seahawks, Cardinals, Rams and 49ers by the 2011 records of this year's opponents provides a starting point for looking at the season ahead.

Coby Fleener, Colts rookie tight end, on Symposium and life as a rookie - Peter King -
Peter King is on vacation, so he's recruited some help filling in on Monday Morning Quarterback. This week, Indianapolis Colts rookie tight end Coby Fleener takes the reins.

2012 pre-camp analysis: Seahawks 'O' - NFC West Blog - ESPN
NFL teams are pretty much finished tweaking their rosters until training camps begin later this month. Organized team activities have passed, as have minicamps. It's a good time to reassess where teams stand and where they might be headed at various positions based on the admittedly limited information available at this time. So, beginning with this item and continuing through Tuesday, I'll offer up for consideration roster breakdowns for each NFC West team, beginning with the offenses.

2012 pre-camp analysis: Cardinals 'O' - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Our two-day look at NFC West rosters continues with projections for the Arizona Cardinals' offense.

Possible Destinations for NFL Supplemental Draft Wide Receiver Josh Gordon | Bleacher Report
The NFL supplemental draft presents a very fascinating puzzle to solve. Teams submit the round pick they are willing to surrender in exchange for the rights to a player. The level of pick is an expression of both the team's scouting report on the player and their beliefs about what other teams would be willing to give up to secure the player's services.

WR Josh Gordon enters NFL Supplemental Draft -
According to reports, wide receiver Josh Gordon will forego his remaining college eligibility and enter the 2012 NFL Supplemental Draft. A Baylor transfer, he sat out the 2011 season while enrolled at Utah. The Supplemental Draft is reportedly scheduled for July 12.

St. Louis Rams: Rookie Review - Turf Show Times
As the season approaches, more and more Rams fans try to predict the players who will eventually make the Rams final roster. They’re looking for strengths, weaknesses, potential and even scheme fits. Since a guy with a moustache who stars in music videos can do it, why can’t we? So, in that case, maybe I offer all of you arm-chair GMs and Head Coaches a little help? For the next few weeks, I will be posting profiles of three rookies on the Rams roster at a time. Three rookies at a time for 33 rookies - you do the math. I’m out of school right now, so no math for me.

Reports: Ryan Tannehill 'not in the running' to start for Dolphins; Garrard the fave? -
According to a report out of South Florida, Ryan Tannehill is 'not in the running' to start for the Dolphins. Another report indicates that David Garrard is the leader to take snaps for Miami. But remember: It's still early.

Can Schiano 'fix' the Bucs in one offseason? | National Football Post
A new coach can bring accountability -- if the players buy into it.

Montell Owens, Jon Condo head unsung heroes of special teams -
Many special-teamers have become household names, but some, like Bryan Braman, don't receive the recognition they deserve. Gil Brandt provides 10 unsung heroes of special teams.

Aldon Smith reportedly stabbed; Police: No supects -
The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department is still trying to identify a suspect or suspects in relation to an incident where two people were shot and Aldon Smith was reportedly stabbed.

Title game repeat? Odds stacked against XLVI champion Giants -
Making back-to-back conference championship games is very difficult. Daniel Jeremiah ranks last season's participants -- the Patriots, Ravens, Giants and 49ers -- in order of most likely to return.

Pass first, ask questions later; teams' salary-cap picture -
Steve Wyche looks at the evolution of the modern passing game, Brian McIntyre reveals the salary-cap situations for all 32 NFL teams, and all Monday's news from around the league.

Randall Cobb's versatility an asset to Rodgers, Packers -
Randall Cobb has carved out a niche as a solid return man with the Packers, but he has shown flashes of excellence at wideout, too. Cobb figures to get plenty of reps at receiver in 2012.

NFL Supplemental Draft set for Thursday, July 12 -
The date of the NFL Supplemental Draft has been announced. Among the eight draft eligible players is former Baylor wide receiver Josh Gordon, who is said to be generating buzz.