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NFL's Best GMs 2015 - Goal Line Stand -
Patrick Daugherty evaluates the league's general managers, including 2015's new hires.

The Gold Blooded (49ers) Podcast Appearance | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
I had the good fortune to join Steven Orosz as a guest on the Gold Blooded podcast a few days ago and discuss a number things:

NFL Draft Wish List, Part 1 «
The first half of the offseason’s roster building is over. Sure, there are a few scattered free agents who will sneak onto rosters mostly undetected over the next several weeks, but those deals will be more about value than they will be about need. In terms of teams going out into the market and trying to fill the holes on their roster, the capital commitment period is finished. The Jets needed cornerbacks and bought a bunch. The Eagles didn’t need a running back, then they needed a running back, and then they had all the running backs. Problem solved.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | 2009 NFL Draft: Six Years Later
One of our annual traditions at Football Outsiders come the time leading up to the draft is to look back at the draft that was. Not last year, as is the custom, but six years ago. That gives us sufficient time to form a reasonably decent evaluation of most players selected.

SI 64: No. 15: Alabama safety Landon Collins |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Antoine Bethea on 49ers defensive losses: It’s going to be fine | ProFootballTalk
The 49ers are going to look very different than they did last season with coach Jim Harbaugh, running back Frank Gore, guard Mike Iupati and linebacker Patrick Willis all leaving the team.

Schedule release currently planned for April 23 | ProFootballTalk
Earlier today, the range of possible dates for the 2015 schedule release was narrowed to three:  April 21, 22, and 23.  It now can be further narrowed. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the schedule currently is expected to be released on Thursday, April 23.

Mario Edwards, a likely first-rounder you're not seeing in many mock drafts -
He has NFL pedigree and freakish athleticism. Yet Florida State DL Mario Edwards is not touted as a first-rounder. NFL evaluators tell a different story.

Greg Jennings, Hakeem Nicks visiting with teams -
Greg Jennings will make his third visit since being cut by the Vikings. The receiver will visit the Jaguars, who are in need of a veteran in their pass-catching corps. Will Hakeem Nicks soon land with a team, too?

No, Russell Wilson isn't going to play baseball | - Seattle Sidelines
Russell Wilson mentioned baseball again, which of course means another round of debating whether or not the Seattle Seahawks quarterback and former Colorado Rockies farmhand would actually ever attempt to juggle two sports professionally.

Backup Quarterback Is A Glaring Need for Seattle Seahawks - RantSports
You would think that out of all the needs the Seattle Seahawks have, the quarterback position wouldn’t be one of them. You would think that Russell Wilson has proven his capabilities on the biggest of stages, won a Super Bowl, and should realistically expect to spend his entire career in Seattle. While all of that is true, the quarterback position is a massive need for the Seahawks and could prove to be a season killer if they don’t address it soon.

Seahawks potential picks: WR Nelson Agholor - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Draft analyst Dan Shonka of projects former USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor to the Seahawks in the second round. Where does receiver rank in terms of Seattle's needs and how would Agholor fit? - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks face decision with Bruce Irvin's fifth-year option - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
The Seahawks have until May 3 to exercise their fifth-year option on linebacker Bruce Irvin's contract, a decision that isn't a no-brainer like it was a year ago with guard James Carpenter. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

The Seahawks Destroyed Richard Sherman in Marco Polo While Vacationing in Hawaii | Bleacher Report
Seattle Seahawks news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

Maryland All-American wrestler, defensive lineman Spencer Myers making bid for NFL - Baltimore Sun
Spencer Myers' transition from Maryland All-American wrestler to a valuable defensive lineman for the Terps has encouraged him to pursue a job in the NFL.

2015 NFL Draft: Rang's Diamonds in the Rough -
As early as the first round or sifting through the undrafted free agent pool, the ability to find "Diamonds in the Rough" separates good NFL scouting departments from the great ones.