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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Tuesday

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It's a work travel day for me so things may be a little quiet round these parts. In the meantime, read these links!

Monday Morning MD: Is there something in the San Francisco water? | National Football Post

NFL Offseason Reminds Us That Football Players Are People, Too | Bleacher Report
Kickball? Miami Dolphins kicker Caleb Sturgis was injured playing kickball? His plant-leg quad strain is going to force him to miss the rest of OTAs?!

NFL Players Who Deserve More Hype Heading into 2015 Season | Bleacher Report
The Pro Bowl names, the guys like Aaron Rodgers, J.J. Watt, Rob Gronkowski, Darrelle Revis or Marshawn Lynch, are always at the top of the list when it comes to discussing the premier talent in the NFL.

$100 million quarterbacks don't always play up to their extensions |
Cam Newton may be the only player in NFL history to accumulate at least 3,000 passing yards and 500 rushing yards in each of his first four seasons, but many fans were shocked to see the numbers on the contract extension the Panthers signed their star quarterback to last week.

Kenny Britt: I let myself down the last six years | ProFootballTalk
In April, Rams coach Jeff Fisher said that the team was expecting more from wide receiver Kenny Britt after re-signing him to a two-year deal this offseason. Britt's comfortable with that expectation.

Jimmy Graham, Russell Wilson on a fast learning curve -
Jimmy Graham understands there is a lot of work to get on the same page with Russell Wilson this offseason. But Seattle's tight end said he and the quarterback are on an "accelerated learning curve."

Eagles' defense focusing on eliminating 'X-plays' -
Philadelphia Eagles secondary coach Cory Undlin says his team won't give up as many "X-plays" or extra yardage plays. Will Byron Maxwell and the secondary be better in 2015?

Montana on Deflategate: Just pay up and move on -
Joe Montana is now the latest ex-quarterback to weigh in on the use of underinflated footballs. What does Montana think about the situation facing Patriots signal-caller Tom Brady?

Wilson agent to Sports Illustrated: “Sometimes, the best deal is the deal you don’t do” | The Seattle Times
Russell Wilson's agent, Mark Rodgers, told Sports Illustrated's Peter King that

Seahawks beginning extension talks with middle linebacker Bobby Wagner and what it might mean for Russell Wilson | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks have reportedly begun serious negotiations on a contract extension with middle linebacker Bobby Wagner, which could speak to how they view the progress of talks with QB Russell Wilson.

Tom Cable credits wide receivers for Seahawks' rushing success | FOX Sports
Tom Cable credits wide receivers for Seahawks' rushing success

A fresh look at the Redskins’ offense: Week 5 against the Seahawks - The Washington Post
Looking back at Washington's game with Seattle last season, and gaining insight on how Jay Gruden adjusts during a game against a good defense.

Seahawks notes: Bruce Irvin says he wants to stay in Seattle; Richard Sherman in ‘Jurassic World’ - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
The last time we heard from Seattle linebacker Bruce Irvin, he expressed his desire to play with his hometown Atlanta Falcons starting in 2016. But on Saturday, the 27-year-old said he’d like to continue his career with the Seahawks, if possible.

Peter King: Russell Wilson’s negotiations with Seahawks ‘raise alarm bells’ - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
The contract negotiations between the Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are getting murkier, with some of the NFL’s most respected insiders wondering what Wilson’s end-game might be.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson embraces huge target that is Jimmy Graham : Fantasy News

Wilson’s agent sends extensive position paper to Seahawks | ProFootballTalk
The Cam Newton contract raises the stakes for the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson. Regardless of whether Wilson would take the same deal right now (I think he wouldn't) or whether the Seahawks would pay the same deal right now (I think they wouldn't), the real question is whether Wilson will...

Bobby Wagner, Seahawks begin extension talks -
As contract talks for quarterback Russell Wilson come along slowly, the Seattle Seahawks turn their attention to a new deal for linebacker, and 2014 All-Pro, Bobby Wagner.

Which Players Can Score More in 2015? - NFC West Edition - RotoViz
NFC West Predictions: Red Zone Touchdown Scoring