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The MMQB Europe Week: Report on American football going international | The MMQB with Peter King
ROME, Italy — There are a couple firsts with this edition of Monday Morning Quarterback. It is my first submission in this space; Peter King asked me to fill in while he enjoys the final week of his vacation.

Russell Wilson’s preference between football and baseball? “Both” | ProFootballTalk
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson continues to do a lot of talking, and he's talking more and more about baseball. Following last week's admission to Jimmy Kimmel that Wilson would consider playing football and baseball at the same time if his baseball rights were traded to the Seattle Mariners...

Seahawks position preview: offensive line | Seattle Seahawks
Starting today, a position-by-position look at the Seahawks' roster heading into training camp, beginning with an offensive line that lost two starters this offseason.

Video: Russell Wilson talks about faith, baseball, the last play of the Super Bowl — but not his contract | The Seattle Times
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson gave an especially revealing interview over the weekend, talking about his faith, baseball, Ciara and the last play of the Super Bowl.

Seahawks mailbag: Russell Okung’s future, Cliff Avril’s role | The Seattle Times
Questions on Russell Okung and Cliff Avril in the latest Seahawks' mailbag.

Unnamed exec “still confused about” Eagles trading for Sam Bradford | ProFootballTalk
When training camps open in a little under a month, one of the most-watched storylines will be the progress of Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford, coming off a pair of torn ACLs. But some are wondering whether too much has been made of his arrival by trade already. Via Mark Eckel of NJ.

UConn tight end Sean McQuillan hoping to convince an NFL team | ProFootballTalk
Connecticut tight end Sean McQuillan has already earned his degree, and might have been a team captain if he had returned for his final year of eligibility.

Lions' Golden Tate turns to yoga to set up future success -
Golden Tate is only 26, but he doesn't want to decline as he ages.

Making the Leap, No. 10: Josh Hill -
Saints coach Sean Payton has talked up Josh Hill all offseason, but can he make the leap? Marc Sessler takes a look at the intriguing third-year New Orleans tight end.

Jerry Rice's yardage mark heads top five records in NFL history -
Jerry Rice and Brett Favre own two of the most astonishing NFL records. Whose accomplishment reigns supreme? Elliot Harrison counts down the top five marks by players in league history.

Drew Brees-to-Josh Hill among 10 rising pitch-and-catch combos -
Jimmy Graham's gone, but that doesn't mean Drew Brees lacks a go-to tight end. Bucky Brooks says the QB will develop a fine rapport with Josh Hill. Here are 10 under-the-radar pitch-and-catch duos.

Who is going to block for Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch, et al this season? | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Lost amid all — and I do mean ALL — the noise over when or if Russell Wilson signs a contract extension this year is a more fundamental concern: Who will be blocking for him this season?

Now or Never for Christine Michael
Now or never for Christine Michael. Christine Michael has a great opportunity to be an impact on the Seahawks this upcoming season.

Who is Mark Glowinski? - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Seattle Seahawks raised some eyebrows around the league when they selected West Virginia guard Mark Glowinski just four picks after taking Terry Poole

Russell Wilson and the risk of playing without a new contract - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
With injury always a possibility, Russell Wilson will take a financial risk if he plays out the final year of his rookie contract. How did injuries impact the markets for three other top-tier NFL quarterbacks? - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Okung's contract is yet another decision to be made for Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks have their hands full in the contract department right now given the players whose deals are set to expire at the...

Which MLB, NBA, NFL Teams Are Most Cost-Efficient With Payrolls?
It’s no secret that professional sports teams spend staggering amounts of money on their players. When added all together, the roster payrolls for franchises in the NFL, NBA and MLB total almost $113 billion since 2000.

Paying quarterbacks big can make winning in the NFL hard -
Finding a winning quarterback is a challenge, but winning with a quarterback after giving him big money is a tough task as well.

John Moffitt turned down more money from Texans to sign with Eagles - Bleeding Green Nation
Interesting. What does it mean?