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Brand new week, gang.

Jamison Crowder among top undersized WRs in 2015 NFL Draft -
After the vertically challenged Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola helped the Patriots to a title, who are the top undersized WRs in the draft? Charles Davis highlights standouts that fit the description.

NFL Scouting Combine: Under-the-radar storylines to watch -
We know the stories of the high-profile players invited to the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, but there are plenty of intriguing storylines involving lesser-known players. CFB 24/7 introduces you to some.

NFL Scouting Combine: Top prospects who weren't invited -
Marshall's Rakeem Cato and Michigan's Devin Gardner were just two of the many notable prospects who were not invited to the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.

Clemson DE among intriguing little-known combine invitees -
Combine invitee Titus Davis will be looking to follow in the footsteps of fellow former Central Michigan WR Antonio Brown. Find out more on Davis and other intriguing little-known combine prospects.

Worst games of the 2014 season |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

2015 NFL Mock Draft 4.0: Projecting the first two rounds |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Wolf Discusses his Legacy
In this 2012 interview, former Raiders personnel executive and newly selected Hall of Famer Ron Wolf discusses his legacy and the success of the Silver and Black.

Norton, Jr. Ready to Instill Defensive Philosophy
Q: Was this something that you knew going into Super Bowl week or did it come up right after? Coach Norton, Jr.: “I don’t know if we’ve discussed it over time, I think, like I said before, on the Pete Carroll staff he’s always been grooming us and getting us ready for the next step and becoming a coordinator. There were a lot of jobs that were up, even our guy [former Seahawks defensive coordinator and current Atlanta Falcons Head Coach] Dan Quinn was up and we weren’t able to go with him. But, at the same time, Jack being a dear friend like he has been and us really watching each other’s careers and maybe someday working together. When this opportunity came up, there was no question that we wanted to have conversations and see what exactly we could make work with this.”

Raiders new Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton Jr had his Seahawks linebackers study Khalil Mack - Silver And Black Pride
There hasn't been a lot of players for coaches to get excited about on the Raiders recently. Last year they added their most exciting player in years when they drafted linebacker Khalil Mack at 5th overall.

NFL Turnover Rates Continue to Decline; Super Bowl Champs and Tunovers
The Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX, and whatever your thoughts on the end of the game, there’s no doubt that New England was one of the top teams in the NFL in 2014. But it’s not quite so easy to identify why, at least when looking at the traditional per-play metrics. New England ranked 17th in Net Yards per Pass Attempt and 16th in Net Yards per Pass Attempt allowed, hardly the stuff of Super Bowl champions. The Patriots didn’t stand out as particularly excellent as a rushing offense or a rushing defense, either.

Twelve teams that could be a landing spot for Greg Hardy -
Which teams could use a star pass rusher and won't shy away from personal baggage?

For 49ers, Kaepernick becomes the new Harbaugh | ProFootballTalk
With 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick entering a contract year in 2014, the franchise persuaded him to agree to a ridiculously team-friendly deal, one that gives the 49ers until April 1 of each of the next five years to walk away with no further financial obligation.

Jermaine Gresham unlikely to remain in Cincinnati | ProFootballTalk
Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham has played out the five-year contract that he signed as Cincinnati's first-round draft pick in 2010. He's unlikely to get another contract with the team. Stories at Bengals.

Michael Sam hopes for a spot at the NFL’s first veteran Combine | ProFootballTalk
Ten months after he was the most talked-about seventh-round pick in the history of the NFL draft, Michael Sam is hoping for a new opportunity to jumpstart his NFL career. As a result, Sam has applied for a spot in the NFL's first-ever veteran Combine, USA Today reports.

AFC potential free agents | ProFootballTalk
If you haven’t heard, football season is over.  And if like most fans you’re wondering how your favorite team can climb out of the valley of 0-0 and become a playoff contender and/or a Super Bowl participant, the process begins with free agency.

Are Carolina Panthers finished with Greg Hardy? -
Greg Hardy is expected to receive significant interest on the free-agent market, but don't expect it to come from the Carolina Panthers. Around The NFL's Dan Hanzus explains.

12 offseason questions for the Seattle Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Tom Clements takes over Packers' play-calling duties -
Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements has been elevated to associate head coach with play-calling duties, a task previously handled by Mike McCarthy. Edgar Bennett has been promoted to offensive coordinator.

On this date: Kenny Easley, Fredd Young grab Pro Bowl interceptions
A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Feb. 7

On this date: Shaun Alexander scores three TDs in Pro Bowl
A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on Feb. 8

Seattle Seahawks Blog - Hawk Blogger: Larry Fitzgerald May Wind Up A Seahawk
Nothing cures the football doldrums more than rumors about great players joining your team. One realistic scenario I have not heard much about is Larry Fitzgerald winding up in Seahawks blue next year. Something tells me that last play in the Super Bowl would have ended differently if Seattle had just one more professional receiver lined up there. A few things need to happen for Fitzgerald in Seattle to come to fruition. None of them are outlandish.

Seattle’s wide receiver conundrum | Seahawks Draft Blog
A year ago, the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos were beaten and bruised and trying to plot a way back to the Super Bowl. They’d come close, but not close enough. It was time to make a move.

Jayne: Seahawks' ill-fated pass heralded precious rite of passage | The Columbian
It was a rite of passage. Oh, maybe not like earning a driver's license or graduating from college or getting married, but Sunday's Super Bowl served as a rite of passage for my 11-year-old son.

New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks equipped for big 2015 -
Will the 2015 New England Patriots have Darrelle Revis? How much have the Seattle Seahawks changed their tune on Marshawn Lynch? Judy Battista assesses the futures of both Super Bowl teams.

Seahawks fans want a playmaking receiver, but who?
Seahawks fans say they want a playmaker to open up the offense, but where to find one they can afford. That's the question.

Seahawks Second Thoughts — Post (really post)-Super Bowl edition | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
I never did get a Seahawks Second Thoughts posted in the aftermath of a game that provided the second thought of all second thoughts. I'm not sure I have much more to add on that topic. But I did have a few a more thoughts to pass along on the Super Bowl that was. So in...

SPD bike made famous by Seahawks' Bennett auctioned off -

Clemson DE among intriguing little-known combine invitees -
Combine invitee Titus Davis will be looking to follow in the footsteps of fellow former Central Michigan WR Antonio Brown. Find out more on Davis and other intriguing little-known combine prospects.

Todd Gurley: Feed Me, Seymour | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
I love dreaming, but it requires sleep, which as you can imagine, I don’t do enough between August and April. If I were dreaming, the following scene would be typical of the my imagination a play:

2015 NFL Free Agents - Free Agency Update -

Evan Silva ranks the 2015 NFL Free Agency class at each position.