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Thank Goodness it's TGIF.

Explaining the NFL's Rookie Salary Cap - Over the Cap
What is the “Rookie Pool”?

What Falcons coach Dan Quinn looks for when drafting a pass-rusher | The MMQB with Peter King
How many first-time head coaches walk into a job with final say over the 53-man roster? It’s impossible to say; teams don’t always share that sort of information. Anecdotally, Nick Saban comes to mind. And now Dan Quinn.

Breshad Perriman and Beyond: Small-Program Stars Poised to Make Pro Day Noise | Bleacher Report
Pro days are a great way for small-school sleepers to impress NFL scouts and evaluators one last time before draft season enters its endless final stretch. Just ask Breshad Perriman ...

The 3 most intriguing teams that could swing the 2015 NFL Draft -
What is new Redskins GM Scot McCloughan plotting with the No. 5 pick? What will the Saints and Browns do with two picks apiece in the first round?

Chip Kelly impressed me while maintaining his Mariota poker face -
Chip Kelly holds court in Phoenix, explaining his rationale for his big offseason moves while also possibly bluffing about why he won't trade up for Marcus Mariota

Agent's Take: 20 lessons from huge free agent deals, seismic trades -
Lessons from free agency? Ndamukong Suh's deal will create a ripple effect, as will Big Ben's, and it's a great time to be a CB. Here are 20 takeaways.

NFL seems set with current overtime format | ProFootballTalk
NFL owners voted down a proposal to change overtime this week, and from all indications the league does not want to tinker with the overtime format. This week's proposal, which would have guaranteed each team a possession, was the latest idea to change overtime that got to the discussion phase bu...

Scout's Take: How does failed drug test impact Randy Gregory? -
Randy Gregory admitted to failing a drug test at the Scouting Combine. NFL Media's Bucky Brooks examines the impact it will have on the pass rusher's draft stock.

Thursday's pro-day recap: Utah's Nate Orchard impresses Colts -
Utah pass rusher Nate Orchard didn't do much at his pro day Thursday, but at the University of Houston, wide receiver Deontay Greenberry showed impressive speed.

Tyeler Davison put through pro day workout by Dolphins coach -

Divisional power rankings -
For the third consecutive year, the NFC West topped Around The NFL's Divisional Power Rankings. Will Pete Carroll and Bruce Arians lead their respective teams to continued success in 2015?

Snoop Dogg says Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch doesn’t smoke weed - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Not that we’re saying we’re surprised … but rapper and famed stoner Snoop Dogg says that, despite having a strain of marijuana named after him, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch does not smoke weed.

Super Bowl ticket claims by Washington residents reach $820,000 | The Seattle Times
Washington residents made 133 complaints for Super Bowl ticket ‘short sales’ through the state’s Attorney General’s Office as of Friday.

It’s no easy task, but contract extension for Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will get done | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks are not going to let their franchise quarterback walk away. That’s unthinkable. They’re not even going to let him get to the doorway and gaze at the landscape.

5 Seahawks takeaways from the NFL League Meetings | The Seattle Times
Here is a recap of five key Seahawks takeaways from the NFL League Meetings.

Minnesota has no plans to trade Adrian Peterson | The Seattle Times
Coach Mike Zimmer says he expects running back to be on team this season.

Jim Tomsula leaning on NFL Europe experience in building a team - NFC West Blog - ESPN
New 49ers coach Jim Tomsula said he got used to roster upheaval while working in NFL Europe.

What does Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll think Jets are getting in guard James Carpenter? |
Carpenter struggled at times with the Seahawks.

Seahawks GM: Tate's success with Lions 'hard to watch'
"He's like a little brother to me," Schneider said at the NFL annual meeting. "It was very hard to lose him in free agency. I was proud of him. Personally, it's hard to watch, but you have to feel great for somebody that's getting as many balls as he's getting. He's a really talented football player."

Borges: Pete Carroll won't allow doubts about loss to Patriots to linger | Boston Herald
PHOENIX — Pete Carroll is over it. As for the rest of the world, that’s a different matter.

Former Saints assistant Andre Curtis hired by Seattle Seahawks |
Curtis spent three years with the Saints before he was fired after the 2014 season.

How far will Nebraska LB Randy Gregory fall? - NFL Videos
The "Path to the Draft" team talks about the ramifications of Nebraska linebacker Randy Gregory's positive test for marijuana at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.

Seattle Seahawks are No. 1 in draft success - ESPN
When it comes to making the most out of the NFL draft, the Seattle Seahawks rank at the top of the list. According to ESPN Stats & Info, the Seah