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Trivia: Leader in Rushing Yards per Game over a 3-year Period
Last year, I built a trivia question around the leaders in receiving yards per games over a 3-year period. Today, the same thing but for rushing. The table

Dynasty Stock: 10 Sell Highs - Risers and Fallers -
With the start of the new league year that brought big trades and a ton of movement via free agency in the rearview mirror, we can start to look more at fantasy situations.

2015 NFL Draft: This Week in Pro Days - Optimum Scouting
Pro days are a great chance for a player that either didn’t perform well at the combine or wasn’t even invited to show off their skills to NFL scouts. A pro day can either validate or diminish a players skills in the eyes of the public, just ask former Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgwater who went from top 5 to the last pick of the first round. Here are some quick notes on the third week of pro days.

RSP Film Room No.35: Alabama S Landon Collins | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
GM Jr.'s Josh Liskiewitz visits the program and shares his assertion that the Crimson Tide safety is not the first-round value many believe. If attending the Senior Bowl to study players was like a year of elementary school, Josh Liskiewitz and I have known each other since the first grade. When I invited Josh on the show 6-8…

Expected Contract Value: Valuing Free Agent Contracts (Week 2 Signings) - Over the Cap
Rather than update the long posts from last week, I will just link to those previous posts and then list the contracts for which we obtained details over the past week.

NFP Prospect Focus: Senquez Golson and Steve Nelson | National Football Post

NFP Prospect Focus: Jordan Phillips and Malcom Brown | National Football Post

2015 NFL Draft: LSU CB Jalen Collins underwent foot surgery last week -
The procedure will keep's No. 6-rated cornerback from participating in LSU's Pro Day March 27. Given that Collins performed well during drills at the Combine, his absence at the workout won't hurt his stock but teams will have to be reassured of the cornerback's health before investing a first or second round pick in him -- especially given the redshirt junior's relative lack of starts (10) in college.

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Pressure on Jaguars, Raiders to make right choice -
With pass rushers and receivers arguably the two deepest positions of the 2015 draft, the Jaguars and Raiders have plenty of choices to fill clear areas of need. Each club faces the age-old scouting dilemma of upside vs. pro-readiness as two players from each position appear to have separated from the pack.

Quarterback play highlights NFL veterans scouting combine - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
More than 100 players competed in the inaugural veterans combine, which included tests like the 40-yard dash, and on-field, positional workouts.

NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
NFL news, commentary, scores, stats, standings, audio and video highlights from ESPN.

Mara says playoff expansion is inevitable | ProFootballTalk
Last year at this time, it was believed that NFL owners would vote to expand the playoffs, effective in 2015.  The league wisely waited; after all, the fans of the teams that finished at No.

Restricted free agency has been quiet thus far | ProFootballTalk
As free agency reaches Day 13, the drama has largely been zapped out of the market. Yes, there are a few sparks of intrigue surrounding where 49ers free agent wideout Michael Crabtree lands, but overall, there isn't much excitement.

Catch rule will change, but not really | ProFootballTalk
“It’s really putting an emphasis on if you can establish yourself as a runner,” Murphy said, via John Kryk of the Toronto Sun.  “If you can establish that you’re a runner, then by definition you’re not going to the ground.”

Inaugural Veteran Combine launches in Tempe -
Offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk is one of 150 hopefuls aiming to impress scouts and general managers at Sunday's first-ever NFL Veteran Combine in Tempe. Who else is aiming for another shot?

Jamaal Anderson says ego is gone, ready to play -
Jamaal Anderson, the No. 8 pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, last appeared in training camp with the Bears in 2013. The defensive end says he feels mentally and physically ready to play.

What we learned from the Veteran Combine -
Former first-round pick Felix Jones and the inaugural Veteran Combine class showed off their speed in the hopes of dazzling NFL scouts. Marc Sessler breaks down the highlights from Sunday's event.

Vick, Welker, Wayne among veterans looking for jobs -
Michael Vick and Wes Welker are just two players still looking for a home as we enter the third week of free agency. Gregg Rosenthal offers some solutions for household names who are available.

Former Husky star Keith Price just looking for opportunity | The Seattle Times
For once in his post-Washington football career, at least one thing turned out the way Price hoped as he was one of eight quarterbacks to get invited to the combine, and one of 105 players overall.