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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday

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Happy Sunday!

Quarterback Committees Trivia
This week, WorstQBCommiteesEver became a trending topic on twitter. There are lots of ways go about answering that question — using Relative ANY/A would be a good start — but that’s also kind of boring.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Worst CB Charting Stats (and More on the Best)
In 2013, Trumaine McBride posted the best charting stats of any cornerback in terms of both adjusted success rate and adjusted yards per pass allowed. Now, the rental car agreement-length disclaimer in that article made clear that although McBride had posted the best numbers for that year, he was in no sense the best corner in football. Still, McBride's ascension to the top of the heap certainly felt odd, and his performance was not repeated in 2014 in his limited snaps. (McBride was slightly above average, on only 15 charted targets.)

Hyped NFL Prospects Who Won't Break Out in 2015 | Bleacher Report
With the NFL's spring workout season now in full swing, so too is the season of preseason hype. Despite the fact that players will not even participate in any fully padded practices until July, the league's potential next breakout stars are already being promoted based on how they are performing in shorts and shells.

Biggest NFL Names Entering Contract Seasons in 2015 | Bleacher Report
As the NFL season nears, there are a few dozen impact players entering the final year of their contracts. Numerous big names have yet to sign an extension, which gives hope to teams wanting to splurge on elite playmakers in free agency. We’re going to look at 10 of the biggest names entering their contract seasons in 2015.

Prater thinks NFL will eventually take kicking out of the game | ProFootballTalk
At least one NFL kicker believe the National Football League in time will take the foot out of football. "I feel eventually that they're just going to take kicking out of the game completely, which is fine with me as long as I'm done playing," Lions kicker Matt Prater said, via Dave Birkett of th...

Seventh-round pick Trent Brown hopes to replace Anthony Davis | ProFootballTalk
The 49ers would prefer not to have to count on a seventh-round draft pick to start at right tackle this season. But they may decide that's their best bet.

LOOK: Charlie Whitehurst's headshot will give you nightmares -
The camera doesn't always love Titans quarterbacks Charlie Whitehurst and Zach Mettenberger.

Would You Rather: Richard Sherman or Darrelle Revis? -
They're clearly the NFL's two best corners, but who's really superior: The leader of the Legion of Boom, or No Fly Zone 2.0's top man?

Kenny Britt, Jared Cook: Rams WRs 'love' Nick Foles -
Kenny Britt and Jared Cook raved about Nick Foles, saying the Rams receivers "love" their new quarterback. Is St. Louis better off with Foles than Sam Bradford?

Patterson 'best kick returner' in NFL says Vikings aide -
Cordarrelle Patterson was a disappointment in Minnesota last season, but that didn't stop Vikings assistant Mike Priefer from calling him the NFL's "best kick returner."

Browns acquire 49ers punter Andy Lee for draft pick -
The Cleveland Browns are trading a 2017 seventh-round pick to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for three-time Pro Bowl punter Andy Lee.

Patriots' McCourty doesn't want to switch back to CB -
New England's cornerback exodus has led to speculation that the Patriots might move Devin McCourty back into the role, but the Pro Bowl backstop said this week: "I want to play safety."

Seahawks' Graham growing with Wilson, expecting 'easy' TDs | CSN Bay Area
Jimmy Graham has been one of the league's more feared offensive weapons, and now in Seattle, he's expecting a new type of production...