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The NFL wants Los Angeles, but does Los Angeles want the NFL? | The MMQB with Peter King
INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Just past 6 a.m. on the last Sunday in May, Enrique Urbano woke up in a panicked sweat. The floorboards of his apartment rumbled and the picture frames on his dresser shook. Like most native Californians, he assumed the worst: earthquake.

Carlos Hyde Could Be the 2015 NFL Season's Breakout Star Running Back | Bleacher Report
Of all the players the San Francisco 49ers lost to free agency or retirements this offseason, running back Frank Gore might be the easiest to replace. While Gore had a fantastic 10-year run in San Francisco, in which he ran for 11,073 yards and 64 touchdowns, the 49ers already have a potential star ready to be his successor in Carlos Hyde.

5 NFL Players Due for a Reality Check in 2015 | Bleacher Report
Let's start with our standard practice on these types of articles: deciphering what the catchy headline actually means.

This is how Vikes, Adrian Peterson struck new deal after overcoming hard feelings and alleged 'fight' | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: The new contract came together with Peterson returning to the fold and the Vikings giving away a monumental piece of leverage.

Charles Davis to replace Donovan McNabb on FOX broadcasts | ProFootballTalk
FOX Sports suspended former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb indefinitely after his recent arrest on DUI charges, his second in Arizona, and urged McNabb to use his time “as best he can to resolve his personal situation.”

Burning NFL training camp questions: 32 teams, 32 pressing issues - CBSSports.com
Can Adam Gase fix Jay Cutler? How will Peyton Manning fit into a new scheme? Can the Giants create pressure without JPP? Here is each team's biggest issue.

Why New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can play well into his 40s - NFL
Just 18 QBs have remained on an NFL roster into their 40s, but Field Yates thinks Tom Brady will become No. 19. Here's why.

Todd Gurley expected to start camp on Rams' NFI list - NFL.com
The Rams drafted Todd Gurley with the No. 10 overall pick knowing he wouldn't be ready for the field when training camp opens. How soon will the talented rookie see the field?

Adrian Peterson, Vikings agree to restructure contract - NFL.com
After a lengthy hiatus, Adrian Peterson and the Vikings are back together. The team and its star running back have restructured the last three years of his contract.

Is Chris Cooley eyeing a comeback? - NFL.com
Is former Redskins TE Chris Cooley pondering a comeback? Back to his NFL playing weight, the 33-year-old recently said, "I could be anybody's third tight end, worst case." Will a team take a shot?

2015 Seattle Seahawks Team Projections - Seattle - Scout
Senior Fantasy Football Expert Shawn Childs projects how each player on the Seattle Seahawks will perform during the 2015 Fantasy Football season.

Spanning two days with 2,000 Seahawks fans in The Line That Never Seemed to Move | The News Tribune
The Seattle Seahawks are popular enough for commercial airline pilot Robert Zerbe to stand in line starting on the hottest day in Seattle’s year past 1 a.m. Monday outside CenturyLink Field – while in his full duty uniform and pulling his wheeled bags fresh from SeaTac.

Sports Illustrated: Seahawks’ Super Bowl disaster was ‘worst play call in NFL history’ - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Before we get into this post, be forewarned: we’re going to talk about the Seattle Seahawks’ final offensive play of Super Bowl XLIX. A lot. I mean, almost exclusively. If you keep reading, common side effects may include heartache, deep feelings of regret and an inability to stop replaying the play over and over (and over again) in your mind.

Do we want Wilson to sign an extension right now?
Is it best for the Seahawks to extend Russell Wilson now or later? Could they be dragging out the negotiations on purpose?

Richard Sherman softball game: Kevin Durant an unintentional star - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Kevin Durant's relationship with Seattle is a complicated one. He was drafted by the Seattle Sonics and should have been the player return the once-great f

Seattle Seahawks need Frank Clark to contribute immediately - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
The Seahawks have 10 players listed at the defensive end spot entering training camp, and there are some big questions to answer.

Exclusive Interview: New Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard on taking over a top-ranked unit | Q13 FOX News

What to Watch for in Seattle Seahawks Training Camp | Bleacher Report
The Seattle Seahawks open training camp on July 30 in Renton, Washington.

Seahawks camp countdown: Is draft pick Frank Clark worth the risk? | The Seattle Times
Seahawks training camp begins July 31, and in our countdown to camp, we're answering a key question every day until the Hawks are back on the field at the team’s facility in Renton.

Kevin Sumlin 'got into it' with Seattle Seahawks fan over 12th Man - SEC Blog - ESPN
Kevin Sumlin was quick to stake Texas A&M fans' claim as the true 12th Man in the face of a challenge by the Seattle Seahawks.

Seattle Seahawks win 11th trademark related to number 12
The Seahawks are a step closer to owning more of the number 12 market after the entity that owns the team, Paul Allen's Northwest Football LLC, was granted the trademark to "12s."

Patriots’ 2016 Opponents Revealed; Seahawks To Visit Gillette Stadium | New England Patriots | NESN.com
Yes, we know the 2015 season hasn't even started yet. But this is the NFL, and it's never too early to look ahead. As the New England Patriots prepare to defend their fourth Super Bowl title, we already know a majority of their opponents in 2016, thanks to the league's rotating schedule.

NFC offseason grades: With Jimmy Graham, Seahawks still seem class of conference
Jimmy Graham is the latest weapon who could enable another Super Bowl run.

Chiefs waive Justin Cox a day after arrest | ProFootballTalk
Rookie safety Justin Cox was arrested on domestic violence charges for the second time in eight months on Monday and the Chiefs aren't going to wait around to see how the case plays out in the legal system. The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have waived Cox.

Training camp surprises? History tells us the Seahawks will have a few | Seattle Seahawks
Past Seahawks training camps under Pete Carroll and John Schneider have included a few unexpected developments, including the emergence of two unlikely starting defensive ends in 2010.

Top 25 NFL quarterbacks for 2015: No. 2 finally gets his due | Sporting News

2014 NFL rewind: A look back at the 19-3 loss to the Seahawks - Revenge of the Birds
He we begin to look at the ugly end to the season.

NFL Worst Week: Worst call in NFL history was made by Seahawks - NFL - SI.com
The worst play call in the history of the NFL will continue to haunt the Seattle Seahawks during the 2015 NFL season.

How the Belichick-Parcells relationship mirrors Coach K and Knight’s | National Football Post

Pass Rushing Over Pass Catching: Assessing the Value of the Wide Receiver in 2015 and Beyond «
Each year, contract extensions and free agency redefine how the league values different positions and skill sets. But with the absurd amount of talent from both the 2010 and 2011 drafts, we’ve seen an especially high number of young players signing big-money deals over the past 12 months.