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Coffee and Cigarettes: Kenny Links for Monday

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I'm back today but because I couldn't put together my regular Seahawks Links last night, here's a solid dosage of Kenneth Arthur for your Monday morning.

Aaron Hernandez's Fall From Grace: NFL Star to Convicted Murderer | Rolling Stone
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has a new label: convicted murder. But there was a time when he was a king

Meet John Urschel, NFL Mathlete and Lover of Graph Laplacians | Rolling Stone
John Urschel is the NFL's All-Pro mathlete, but he still couldn't ace the Wonderlic test.

Chris Borland and All That Cash: The Price of Early NFL Retirement | Rolling Stone
Chris Borland retires from the NFL at age 24, saying the risks of the game aren't worth the rewards.

What are the worst NFL trades made for first round picks? | : Kenneth Arthur Article
Over the last five years, only five NFL players have fetched at least a first round pick in exchange for their services. But back in the 90s, teams didn't have a lot of respect for the players you can acquire in the first round, leading to these off-balance trades.

What's the success rate of taking a QB No. 1 overall? | : Kenneth Arthur Article
Since Peyton Manning in 1998, 12 of the last 17 No. 1 picks have been quarterbacks -- and Jameis Winston may be the 18th this year. But the success rate of QBs selected that high hasn't been great. Should a team really take the risk?

Which NFL coaches belied their reputations in 2014? | : Kenneth Arthur Article
After a reporter called him a "defensive guru" last week, Bucs coach Lovie Smith responded with: "I haven't heard that on in awhile. You know I was 2-14 last season?" That got us thinking about other coaches who belied their reputations in 2014.