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Inside NFL Minicamps: What Do We Really Learn? | Bleacher Report
The final phase of the NFL offseason is wrapping up around the league with teams running through veteran minicamps. These mandatory three-day sessions provide players and coaches with an opportunity to get on the field one more time before everyone reports back in late July for training camp.

Buyer's Remorse: The NFL's most overpaid players at each position |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Carson Palmer returns from ACL injury ready to lead Arizona Cardinals | The MMQB with Peter King
The most important knee in Phoenix will be resting in Lake Tahoe today. Not by choice, though. Carson Palmer hasn’t taken a vacation since he had surgery to repair the ACL in his left knee Nov. 18—and he wasn’t planning on taking this one.

NFL’s return to L.A. in 2016 has become inevitable | ProFootballTalk
For 20 years, the NFL periodically flirted with a return to L.A., through multiple efforts that ultimately stalled in large part because it was a luxury not a necessity to return to the market that the Rams and Raiders vacated.

Vernon Davis: “Game planning” to blame for low 2014 production | ProFootballTalk
49ers tight end Vernon Davis didn't have the kind of production we've grown accustomed to seeing from him during the 2014 season. Davis averaged nearly 50 catches a season during his first eight NFL seasons, but caught just 26 passes for 245 yards and two touchdowns last season.

Eagles sign offensive lineman Jared Wheeler | ProFootballTalk
The Eagles released guard Evan Mathis last week, leaving themselves with both an empty roster spot and an empty place in their offensive line group. They filled those spots on Monday.

Chris Clemons joins Jaguars for minicamp | ProFootballTalk
The voluntary portion of the offseason practice schedule has come to an end for the teams holding veteran minicamps this week and that means that a lot of absences from workouts are coming to an end as well.

Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate uses hands, quickness to become elite - Detroit Lions Blog - ESPN
Not blessed with tremendous size or speed, Tate makes up for it with competitiveness, great hips and and a knack for making catches.

Why Russell Wilson isn't an elite QB - NFL
Russell Wilson is about to get paid like an elite NFL quarterback. But there are several pieces of evidence that show why he isn't one, says KC Joyner.

Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Andrew Luck lead all-QB offense -
This is a quarterback league. But what if you had to build an all-quarterback team? Bucky Brooks fills out an 11-man offense using only starting QBs -- and has an interesting role for Peyton Manning.

Five things to watch during this week's minicamps -
Mandatory minicamp kicks off this week for 25 NFL squads. Here's what the Around The NFL gang is keeping an eye on.

Seattle Seahawks Blog - Hawk Blogger: Chris Matthews Looks To Join A Short List Of Tall Seahawks Receivers

Seattle Seahawks Blog - Hawk Blogger: COVER STORY: Spread Thin - Finding passes for Jimmy Graham and crew

Seahawks Season Predictions: Will Special Teams Improve? - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Seattle Seahawks special teams fell from 5th in the NFL in 2013 to 21st last season. Can the 'Hawks special teams get back to the top 10 in 2015?

Seahawks Salary Cap Percentage for 2015
With their roster now set, we examine the Seahawks salary cap percentage for the offense and the defense, and how they're using their cap space.

Green Bay coach gives up play-calling duties | The Seattle Times
Admitting that he is “going to miss it,” Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Thursday he will give up his job calling plays for Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Green Bay offense.

Graham: Body control, foot work why basketball players make great TEs -
Graham is the latest in a line that includes Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates.

Three things from the Seahawks' voluntary workouts - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
The Seahawks wrap up their offseason training program this week with a minicamp that is mandatory for veterans. Now's as good a time as any to take a look at what we've learned over the past months of voluntary workouts. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Why the NFL loves college basketball players -
Overcome with March Madness, Danny Kelly explains why so many NFL general managers are scouting college basketball games these days.

Jimmy Graham explains why basketball players are good tight ends - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
The Seahawks tight end said he learned a lot from future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez, another converted basketball player.

Pro Football Focus dubs TE Darren Fells as 2015 Arizona Cardinals secret superstar - Revenge of the Birds
The former basketball player is primed to have a solid year.