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Re-grading the 2012 NFL Draft: The time I gave Russell Wilson a C+ -
A C+ for the Seahawks in a 2011 draft haul that included Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner? Yeah, that grade looks bad. But we got a few right, too.

Greg Jennings visiting the Miami Dolphins -
Greg Jennings will visit the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports. Will the former Packers and Vikings wide receiver make a splash by signing with the Dolphins?

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson: 'I am a diabetic' -
Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson admitted that he is battling a form of diabetes. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said Peterson's condition was affecting his play on the field last season.

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.

2015 NFL Draft: Positions teams favor/avoid in first round -
Do NFL teams tend to target certain positions in the first round of the NFL draft? CFB 24/7 looked at the drafting tendencies of all 32 teams to see which positions they seem to favor or avoid early on.

NFL draft preview: Possibilities for Seahawks at C & G, starting with Penn St.’s Donovan Smith | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune

Russell Wilson shares thoughts on Seahawks preseason | Seattle Seahawks
Following Thursday night's exhibition finale against the Oakland Raiders, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson shared thoughts on the progress the team has made through preseason play.

First round draft notes: Receivers to go early and often? | Seahawks Draft Blog
Why are the Raiders showing interest in Michael Crabtree? According to Ian Rapoport he visited with Oakland. It could be a case of needs must. After all, they have a pretty impotent looking passing game right now. Derek Carr hasn’t got a chance with the existing talent on the roster. Even if they intend to draft Amari Cooper or Kevin White, they could use a veteran option too. Crabtree has his flaws but he’s also a good hands catcher and a reliable possession receiver (when he’s healthy).

Seahawks mailbag, Vol. 4: Christine Michael, Robert Turbin trade value, and more | The Seattle Times
Time for another mailbag with questions on the viability of trading the backup running backs, whether Seattle's divisional future is in question, and more. And as always, feel free to...

Could Titans trade No. 2 pick for Rivers, more other draft topics | The MMQB with Peter King
For the latest installment of the roundtable, The MMQB’s Peter King, Jenny Vrentas, Robert Klemko and Andy Benoit are joined by draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah, a former scout for the Eagles, Browns and Ravens and host of the Move the Sticks podcast. Follow him @MoveTheSticks.

Texas A&M's Cedric Ogbuehi called a 1st-rounder despite injury -
Texas A&M OT Cedric Ogbuehi is going in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft even with an ACL injury, NFL Media analyst Lance Zierlein says.

Patrick Peterson: My health is back to normal | ProFootballTalk
When Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson was asked recently about coach Bruce Arians's revelation that some of last season's struggles were attributable to blood sugar issues that Arians said made Peterson a "borderline" diabetic, Peterson said that he is, in fact, diabetic.

NFL draft rankings: Denzel Perryman, Michael Bennett, more - NFL -
The SI 64 draft rankings continues with Nos. 34–30, including Denzel Perryman, Arik Armstead and Michael Bennett.

Miami Receiver Phillip Dorsett Has the Speed to Burn NFL Defenses | Bleacher Report
"SPEED…RIDICULOUS SPEED…FASTEST GUY ON THE FIELD." That's exactly what I wrote in my notes on the first day of Senior Bowl workouts this past January when watching ...

Tevin Coleman's 1,200 Yards of Pain: Breaking Records with a Broken Foot | Bleacher Report
Tevin Coleman rushed for 2,036 yards last season, the second-highest total in the nation. Only a handful of people knew that the last 1,200 of them hurt like hell...

2015 NFL free agency: Vet wideouts hurt by upcoming NFL draft - NFL -
With NFL free agency winding down as it approaches the midway point of its fourth week, it’s a pretty easy case to make that no position has more big-name talent still available than wide receiver. Of the top dozen or so most accomplished free agents who remain unsigned, at least five of them are veteran pass-catchers with some pretty glitzy résumés: Wes Welker, Michael Crabtree, Greg Jennings, Reggie Wayne and Hakeem Nicks.

Football Savages / Rage Against the Hype Machine: Damarious Randall
The NFL Draft is just weeks away which means we have a chance to stop, recollect, take a deep breath, and dive into which prospects were unnecessarily #hyped throughout the draft season.

The Final Weeks of Draft Preparation | National Football Post

Comparing Draft Years | National Football Post

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | The Month In Quotes: March 2015
Football Outsiders is the internet home for Innovative Statistics and Intelligent Analysis of professional and college football. Our writers, lead by Aaron Schatz, also write Pro Football Prospectus.

2015 NFL draft positional rankings: Wide receiver |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Report: Titans to host Joe Barksdale on Thursday | ProFootballTalk
One of the better free agents left is slated to take a visit this week. The Titans will huddle with Rams right tackle Joe Barksdale, Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean reported Tuesday. Barksdale's meeting with Tennessee is Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports.

2015 NFL Draft: Draft Board 3.0 expands to top-100 -
With the pro day portion of the process near completion, the 2015 NFL Draft is only a few weeks away and the final draft board is near finalized