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Finding Full-Time: Philadelphia Eagles OLB Brandon Graham | Alen Dumonjić
Ever since he left for the NFL, Brandon Graham has had to prove himself.

The Awesome That Was: Per game, Andre Johnson has case for best ever -
Will Andre Johnson finish as a Texan? That question looms, but the freakishly athletic wideout's body of work leaves little doubt over his greatness.

Killion: To get Super Bowl ring, Gore might need to leave Niners - San Francisco Chronicle
Run, Frank, run. Away from the 49ers.

New NFL stadium in St. Louis, Los Angeles for Rams, Raiders, Chargers? | The MMQB with Peter King
I’m like everybody else with this Los Angeles thing. I’m on page 24 of a 300-page book, and it’s not all that interesting so far. But I hear the end is compelling, so I'd rather speed past the next 230 pages and go straight to the climax. Tell me what the end game is.

Seahawks' Paul Allen is NFL's richest owner, worth $17.5 billion -
Paul Allen is ridiculously wealthy, even by NFL owner standards. According to, Allen is a billionaire more than 17 times over.

Eight things to know about NFL franchise tag deadline day -
The franchise tag deadline passes with few surprises, but leaves teams like the Lions (could lose Suh and Fairley) and champion Patriots (secondary issues) with questions.

Musings: Bush, Dockett among 10 'street' free agents worth a look -
Teams shedding veteran salaries put quality players on the market early. Known quantities like Brian Hartline, Darnell Dockett and Reggie Bush could help your team.

Contract killers: Ten free agents who hurt their value most in 2014 |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Negotiation time: Teams with the most to lose in upcoming free agency |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

14 players that need to have a strong Pro Day | National Football Post

Jaguars carry over the most money into 2015 cap | ProFootballTalk
The NFL has announced that the salary cap for the 2015 season will be $143.28 million per team, although that number doesn't depict how much money each team actually has to spend.

Lions hang onto veteran defensive end Darryl Tapp | ProFootballTalk
While it's not the name they might have been hoping for, the Lions did keep a defensive lineman today. According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions have re-signed veteran Darryl Tapp.

Eagles exec V.P. of football operations moves office out of football operations | ProFootballTalk
It's been a strange offseason for the Eagles.  And it just got a little stranger. In January, owner Jeffrey Lurie resolved a power struggle between coach Chip Kelly and G.M.

Best fits for top free-agent running backs -
DeMarco Murray and Mark Ingram are among this year's rich crop of running backs on the free-agent market. Which teams offer the best fits? Marc Sessler breaks down the position.

Shaq Thompson out to improve 40 time at Washington pro day -
Former Washington two-way star Shaq Thompson ran a 4.64 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. Will he run again at UW's pro day? The Hornung Award winner has made the decision.

UT-Chattanooga's Tull gets in pro day workout before surgery -
Outside linebacker Davis Tull was a big reason why 22 teams sent representatives to Tennessee-Chattanooga's pro day. Tull's jumps at the combine made him an intriguing prospect.

Minnesota's Maxx Williams has impressive positional workout -
Maxx Williams, one of the top tight end prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft, was one of 37 total players who worked out for NFL teams at Minnesota's pro day.

Ndamukong Suh's six best landing spots -
Around The NFL editor Gregg Rosenthal makes the case for six teams that most likely can land Ndamukong Suh. Can the Oakland Raiders possibly pull off the titanic signing of Suh?

Lance Moore released by Pittsburgh Steelers -
The Steelers released wide receiver Lance Moore on Monday after just one year with the team. What's next for the 31-year-old veteran?

Darnell Dockett's 49ers visit makes sense - NFC West Blog - ESPN
With Justin Smith apparently still undecided about whether to retire or return to the San Francisco 49ers, the team has decided to start kicking the tires on other Pro Bowl defensive linemen.

Agent's take on how Russell Wilson, Seahawks can get creative with deal - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Former NFL agent Joel Corry tells 'Bob and Groz' about how the Seahawks could give quarterback Russell Wilson a deal that would constitute an out-of-the-box approach that general manager John Schneider has mentioned. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Can the Seahawks afford a luxury pick in round one? | Seahawks Draft Blog
The answer to the title is most definitely yes. They’re one of only a few who can justify a luxury pick. While we discuss, debate and (occasionally) fret about who will replace Byron Maxwell next season — it’s easy to forget the Seahawks have a good thing going.

Seahawks stay quiet as deadline to use franchise tag passes
The Seahawks will not use the franchise tag in 2015.

2015 NFL Draft: Steelers well represented at Wake Forest Pro Day -
Four members of the organization took in the workout, which featured potential first round prospect Kevin Johnson, a cover corner who previously lit up Indianapolis with his athleticism. In all, 23 NFL scouts, coaches and executives took in the workout.