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Greg Cosell's draft preview: Are there any starting QBs outside the top two? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
It's pretty clear that this draft class of quarterbacks has a top two, and then a big gap before you get to No. 3. And there's no consensus on who No. 3 is.

NFL Draft: Ty Sambrailo, the 300-Pounder Who Can Fly | Rolling Stone
He gave up competitive skiing for a life in the football trenches, but the gargantuan guard still wants you to know he can do a backflip

NFL Draft Cheatsheet: RBs - NFL Draft Preview -
Raymond Summerlin answers every important question about the running backs available in the 2015 NFL Draft.

NFL Draft Cheatsheet: WRs - NFL Draft Preview -
Raymond Summerlin answers every important question about the pass catchers available in the 2015 NFL Draft.

2015 NFL Draft: "Projected" Top 100 Picks
There’s a firm difference between evaluating and projecting. Evaluating is the process of forming judgements on players based on their film. Projecting is the process of anticipating judgements of others based on sources, draft trends, and other factors.

Which NFL Team Is The Best To Be Drafted By? | Estately Blog

Licht say trade inquiries are on the rise | ProFootballTalk
The Buccaneers will be on the clock tomorrow night.  Until then, they're spending more and more time on the phone. G.M. Jason Licht tells ESPN's Ed Werder that trade inquiries are on the rise as the draft approaches. Some think this means that Licht is actively shopping the pick.

Report: Bears entertaining trade offers for Martellus Bennett | ProFootballTalk
Tight end Martellus Bennett hasn't been taking part in the Bears' voluntary workouts so far this offseason and the team is reportedly open to moving him before they get into the mandatory portion of their training schedule.

Confusing reports emerge about Randy Gregory | ProFootballTalk
In the aftermath of Nebraska pass rusher Randy Gregory's failed drug test at the Scouting Combine, scuttlebutt emerged in league circles that the other shoe eventually would drop.  It apparently now has.  And I'm having a hard time making sense of it.

Darnell Dockett not rushing return from torn ACL | ProFootballTalk
Darnell Dockett has spent the last 10 years trying to beat the 49ers, so it's not too surprising that there was some culture shock involved with joining the team this offseason after he was released by the Cardinals.

Alex Boone doesn’t show up for voluntary minicamp | ProFootballTalk
If Alex Boone is ultimately going to conclude that his new coach is as clinically insane as his old one, Boone won't be gathering any direct evidence of it immediately.  Per Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area, Boone has opted not to show up for a voluntary minicamp in San Francisco.

2015 NFL Draft: 5 Bold Predictions - Records fall ... as do LBs -
Why wait until tomorrow? Senior Analyst Rob Rang provides Five Bold Predictions, including which of the so-called "character concern" players will still wind up as first round picks, the positions setting records for popularity (and unpopularity) and where veterans Adrian Peterson and Philip Rivers will play next season.

Despite troubled 2014, talent trumps red flags for some in 2015 NFL Draft -
As the NFL repairs its image, some teams (Rams, Saints, Seahawks, Pats, etc.) figure to keep drafting -- and drafting high -- players with checkered pasts.

Agent's Take: Advice for Shane Ray to limit damage after pot arrest -
How can Shane Ray can try to soften the blow from getting cited for pot just days before the draft? Ex-agent Joel Corry offers a plan of attack.

2015 NFL Draft Top 32: Williams is No. 1, and a running back makes top 10 -
Surprisingly, there's no QB at No. 1 on this list and a running back in the top 10. What's more, and Marcus Mariota looks like a project at No. 13.

49ers GM Trent Baalke Draft History by Position
Wednesday's Niners Daily takes an in-depth look at where the San Francisco 49ers general manager has used his 48 draft selections since 2010.

NaVorro Bowman makes return to practice for Niners -
After 15 months, NaVorro Bowman is back where he wants to be. The three-time All-Pro linebacker was on the field for the San Francisco 49ers' second voluntary workout on Wednesday.

Seahawks seek mental toughness with unique qualities; Utah defensive end Nate Orchard has both | Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
One of the final — and most interesting — phases of the Seahawks pre-draft evaluation process began last week.

Ten players who might make sense for the Seahawks in the 2015 NFL Draft | The Seattle Times
The NFL Draft is now less than 48 hours away, though for the Seahawks, who remain without a first round pick, it's more like 72. To Carry Live Streaming Video Coverage Of 2015 NFL Draft | Seattle Seahawks
The team site will offer a constant look-in at the Seahawks draft room.

Final 2015 mock draft (two rounds) | Seahawks Draft Blog
#1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Jameis Winston (QB, Florida State)

Seattle Seahawks NFL Draft Big Board: Position-by-Position Rankings | Bleacher Report
Seattle Seahawks news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

Ciara And Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Dating, Future's Response: "I Wish I Cared" : Entertainment : Design & Trend
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Ciara came out together on Tuesday to the Japan State Dinner at the White House, officially publicizing their relationship.

Seahawks potential picks: OL Ali Marpet - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Our latest draft profile focuses on Ali Marpet, an offensive lineman from Division-III Hobart who has been projected as a potential pick for the Seahawks in the second round. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks Players and Alumni to Join Sail with the 12s Cruise | Seattle Seahawks
The seven-night cruise will take place over Father's Day, departing Seattle on June 20 aboard Crown Princess.

NFL draft 2015: Hroniss Grasu to the Seattle Seahawks gains traction |
Former Oregon Ducks' center Hroniss Grasu is a popular selection in NFL mock drafts for the Seahawks' No. 63 pick.

Vic Beasley, Kevin White lead 6 safest prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft -
Some prospects shine on tape. Other guys tear up the combine. Then there are those who check both boxes.

Five prospects that will be steals in 2015 NFL Draft -
Which prospects will be picked in the middle or lower rounds and outperform their draft position in the NFL? Charles Davis reveals his picks, and Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon makes the list.

23 fun NFL Draft prospects you should want on your team -
You know all about the first-rounders. But here are the players college football fans will be rooting for all draft weekend.

23 fun NFL Draft prospects you should want on your team -
You know all about the first-rounders. But here are the players college football fans will be rooting for all draft weekend.

NFL draft: Tyler Lockett undervalued, Bud Dupree overvalued -
Tyler Lockett's a versatile threat, but he gets lost in a loaded receiver class. Meanwhile, Bud Dupree's allure is more about potential than production. Daniel Jeremiah redistributes pre-draft hype.

Heritage Hall football: A closer look at how to teach Hawk tackling | News OK
The technique has several different tackles: the Hawk tackle, the Hawk roll tackle, the profile tackle, the strike zone for defenseless players and the compression tackle.

Heritage Hall football: Why Andy Bogert brought the Super Bowl champion Seahawks' safer method of tackling to Heritage Hall | News OK
After seeing his team struggle with concussions, Andy Bogert went looking for a safer way. Bogert found it in "Hawk Tackling," a technique developed by Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll based on shoulder leverage tackles that aim to keep the player’s head out of the play.

Rating the NFL draft prospects: Defensive backs
The Journal Sentinel’s Bob McGinn assesses the top cornerbacks and safeties in the draft this week. Included is each player’s height, weight, 40-yard dash time and projected round.

The NFL Draft: What’s Your Team’s Strategy? - WSJ
A look at each NFL team’s draft tendency—and which player they will likely grab in the draft’s first round on Thursday.