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RSP Film Room No.46: LB/DE Dante Fowler w/Dan Hatman | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
Dan Hatman is the founder of the Scouting Academy,  an educational service devoted to teaching the fundamentals of the game and player evaluation to fans, aspiring scouts, media, and football professionals. While we come from different backgrounds–Dan a former NFL scout with the Giants, Eagles, and Jets–we both value a structured, strategic process that’s inclusive of all tiers of the football organization. We’ll surely discuss this in more detail in the future for all to hear, but this session is devoted to Dante Fowler, Jr.

Before they were Stars | National Football Post
I usually wait until after the draft to write this column, but I was having a discussion with some people about the accuracy of the college football recruiting services as to their accuracy. As many of you know, I am not a fan of these services. They sell themselves as being able to accurately predict a prospect’s future, when in reality they are throwing darts at a wall and hoping that a high percentage stick.

Big, fast Oklahoma cornerback Julian Wilson making bid for NFL | National Football Post
Oklahoma cornerback Julian Wilson has prototypical size and speed for an NFL defensive back.

Cosell would put Perriman with Cooper and White | ProFootballTalk
The first round of the draft unfolds in five days.  And it has been assumed for months that two receivers stand alone at the top of the class. NFL Films senior producer Greg Cosell thinks another player deserves to be mentioned with Alabama's Amari Cooper and West Virginia's Kevin White:  Bresh...

Report: CB Jalen Collins failed multiple drug tests at LSU -
LSU cornerback Jalen Collins, a projected second round pick by, had "multiple failed" drug tests while in college.

2012 NFL Draft fifth-year options: Redskins, RG3 remain big question -
Let's break down the 2012 NFL Draft class fifth-year options and figure out who will get the option exercised and who will not.

Five GMs in need of a strong draft -
NFC South executives Thomas Dimitroff and Mickey Loomis are among the general managers on the hot seat this offseason. Find out which other GMs need a strong draft to maintain job security.

2015 seven-round mock draft: Notable undrafted players -

Re-drafting the 2014 tight end class -
The 2014 class of tight ends failed to live up to the hype. Can they bounce back come September? Marc Sessler breaks it all down, starting with the Detroit Lions' Eric Ebron.

Seattle Seahawks 2015 draft Q&A: Sports Illustrated’s Doug Farrar - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
With less than a week remaining until the 2015 NFL draft kicks off from Chicago, the wait for fans, teams and prospects alike is nearly over.

RENTON: Dave Boling: Schneider knows what he’s looking for in new Seahawks | Dave Boling | The News Tribune
Given this is the sixth time John Schneider has sat with media for a casual pre-draft conversation, he’s comfortable and genial in the way he avoids specifics and dodges requests for actual information.

Xavier Cooper bringing perseverance, pride in Tacoma into NFL draft: “Hard work has got me here” | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
While talking with Xavier Cooper at the league’s scouting combine in Indianapolis in February, two obvious facts struck me:

2015 NFL Draft Preview: Quarterbacks | Seattle Seahawks
With Tarvaris Jackson a free agent, could the Seahawks find a backup quarterback in this year's draft?

A closer look at the Seahawks 2015 schedule: Weeks 14-17 | Seattle Seahawks
Find out what's worth noting when the Seahawks take on the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, St. Louis Rams, and Arizona Cardinals in Weeks 14-17 of the regular season.

Second round mock draft | Seahawks Draft Blog
Here’s how the first round played out:

Could Chris Polk be a fit for the Seahawks? | The Seattle Times
In case you missed it, one of the more popular Washington Huskies in recent years — running back Chris Polk — became an unrestricted free agent on Friday when the Eagles rescinded an offer sheet (details here).

Chasing a Family Legacy, Jake Kumerow's NFL Draft Dream Comes Full Circle | Bleacher Report
Who, the receiver? Tall kid with the ponytail? You don't know him? Kumerow. Whitewater, D-III. Yeah, we've been tracking him for a while. 6'5", 205 pounds. I had his 40s around 4...

Breaking Down the Seattle Seahawks Defense versus the Philadelphia Eagles Offense: Part 1 | James Light Football
In week 14 of the 2014 season the Seattle Seahawks brought their top ranked defense into Lincoln Financial Field to take on Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles #3 ranked scoring offense. This looked like it would be a matchup of strength on strength, but it turned out to be completely lopsided in favor of the Seahawks. Seattle held the Eagles to only 139 yards of total offense and just 9 first downs, a truly dominant performance for Pete Carroll’s defense. In this article I’m going to focus on some of the coverages and adjustments the Seahawks did defensively to stop the Eagles.