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Jim Tressel says Terrelle Pryor can make it work as an NFL receiver | ProFootballTalk
Terrelle Pryor's college coach says he has what it takes to switch positions and make it work in the NFL. Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel says that Pryor, who has bounced around the league as a quarterback and will now try to make the Browns' roster as a wide receiver, has all the tools to pl...

Drew Brees 'convinced' he'll win another Super Bowl, misses Graham - CBSSports.com
"I was heartbroken, because Jimmy's become a very close friend. We had five great years together, and I think just the the unexpectedness of it.

Dan Quinn invites 53-year-old Herschel Walker to Falcons camp - CBSSports.com
Herschel Walker thinks he can play in the NFL at age 53. Falcons coach Dan Quinn called his bluff and told him to come to camp.

Isaiah Battle to 'definitely' earn interest in NFL's Supplemental Draft - CBSSports.com
Clemson's loss will be the NFL's gain, according to one high-ranking scout who is confident that some club will be willing to invest a pick during July's Supplemental Draft on the 6-foot-6, 290 pound left tackle, who is opting to leave school early due to family obligations.

NFL's Most Underrated: 32 teams, 32 players who don't get their due - CBSSports.com
Who are the studs who aren't getting their due on every NFL team? Here are 32 players who deserve more credit, led by Bengals tackle Andrew Whitworth, a true pro's pro.

Mel Kiper's early ranking of top TE prospects for 2016 NFL draft
Mel Kiper provides an early look at the top tight end prospects for the 2016 NFL draft.

NFL needs to change how rookie contracts are structured
NFL players are compensated spectacularly. When the starting salary in your line of work is $435,000, you're living very well. But careers are short, and the window to earn a big payday can slam shut on any play. And players who far outperform their rookie contracts -- especially those who wlere midround to low-round draft picks -- often must wait at least four years to potentially receive anything close to fair market value.

Calais Campbell: Palmer makes Cardinals a contender - NFL.com
Appearing on NFL Total Access on Wednesday, Pro Bowl defensive end Calais Campbell said the Cardinals know they are a contender with Carson Palmer at quarterback. Is that true?

Ben Roethlisberger vs. Russell Wilson: Who will win more rings? - NFL.com
Ben Roethlisberger has two Super Bowl rings -- but he's 33. Russell Wilson only has one -- but he's been to the big game twice in his young career. Who will retire with more rings? Let's debate!

Ranking The Top 10 Most Valuable Seahawks
Who are the most valuable players on the current Seahawks roster? The final chapter of our countdown to number one.

Top 10 Quotes of the 49ers Offseason
Wednesday's Niners Daily is a roundup of all the top quotes from the 49ers 2015 offseason program.

Seahawks notes: Hawks make grade in offseason; Kris Richard named top-10 coordinator - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
The Seattle Seahawks’ acquisition of All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham was enough to earn the team a passing mark in ESPN’s offseason grades published Wednesday.

ESPN's Tim Hasselbeck: Russell Wilson isn't being greedy in contract negotiations with Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
While a segment of observers have expressed the opinion that Russell Wilson has been greedy in his refusal to accept the Seahawks' contract offer, ESPN analyst Tim Hasselbeck disagrees. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks, Obafemi Martins nominated in this year’s ESPY Awards | The Seattle Times
Seahawks fans might not want to ever relive Super Bowl XLIX, but the game itself could go down as the best of the year in any sport. The Seahawks' thrilling...

The Seahawks' deepest, shallowest position groups - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Danny O'Neil and Brady Henderson weigh in on the deepest and shallowest position groups on the Seahawks' roster, which was a topic discussed on Wednesday's 'Blue 42.' - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks defense returns mostly intact, but how will contract situation affect Bruce Irvin? | The Seattle Times
Second of two parts previewing the team before training camp: The team decided not to exercise an option on Irvin’s contract for 2016 would have assured Irvin $7.8 million in 2016.

Thursday Round-Up: ESPN Gives Seahawks Offseason Grade | Seattle Seahawks
A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

How does Jimmy Graham change things for Seattle Seahawks' offense? - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Today's question: How do you think Jimmy Graham changes things for the Seattle Seahawks' offense, and how do you think your team will try to stop him?

NFL's Most Overrated: 32 teams, 32 players who are good -- not great - CBSSports.com
What do Russell Wilson, Percy Harvin, Larry Fitzgerald and Dwayne Bowe have in common? They're good, but not great. Here is each team's most overhyped player.

Considering additional information on the 49ers use of a zone blocking scheme - Niners Nation
Matt Barrows has some more in depth information on the new scheme than we had gotten before.

Top 25 NFL Players Under 25 Years Old | Bleacher Report
The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

NFL Players Association files complaint vs. New England Patriots on Malcolm Butler
The NFLPA has filed a complaint against the Patriots for not allowing Malcolm Butler to participate in on-field activities because the cornerback missed a voluntary session on May 26.

‘The Grantland NFL Podcast’: Best and Worst Contracts «

Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers mock SI's Andy Benoit flippant women's sports comments

Class action lawsuit filed vs. DirecTV and the NFL over Sunday Ticket