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Buccaneers sign defensive tackle Tony McDaniel - Bucs Nation
More competition at defensive tackle.

Bryan Frye’s QB Series: Part 1 – Upright Citizens (Quarterbacks who Avoided Sacks)
Last Wednesday, Chase unveiled his estimated sack numbers for 1960-1968.1 I already had this post planned, but I wanted to wait for the estimated stats before running the numbers, as doing so would allow me to go back to 1960 instead of 1969.

Putting the Fantasy Sleeper to Bed "
It happens right around this time every year. Some weekend in late July or early August, I head to a wedding and get introduced to somebody who is unfamiliar with my work but very excited to hear I’m a football writer. This new friend has the same question every time. By now, I know it’s coming: "Hey, do you have any fantasy football sleepers for this year?"

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Latest Win-Loss Predictions for Every NFL Team, Preseason Week 1 Edition | Bleacher Report
Meaningful football is so, so close. You can almost smell the deep-fried bread and feel your warm couch groove that’s carefully sculpted over a 12-hour Sunday viewing period.

SI's All-Breakout Team: Players ready to step into NFL spotlight in 2015 |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Cardinals could be in the market for a running back, but not Ray Rice | ProFootballTalk
The Cardinals got Andre Ellington back at practice Monday, but that wasn't enough to make coach Bruce Arians feel confident that they have enough in the backfield.

Dion Bailey: From late camp beginner to 1st-team SS for holdout Kam Chancellor; Kasen Williams shines again | The News Tribune
The ninth practice of Seahawks training camp exemplified coach Pete Carroll’s mantra of "Always Compete" -- just in time for Friday’s start to the four-game exhibition schedule, at home against Denver.

Patriots sign Ryan Lindley after cutting Matt Flynn -
The Patriots have released quarterback Matt Flynn and signed Ryan Lindley, the team announced. Flynn had not practiced yet due to a tweaked hamstring.

Seahawks training camp notebook: Chancellor still absent, offensive line still far from settled - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Youth Rejuvenates Seattle Seahawks Pass Rush - Oregon Sports News

Video — Seahawks practice recap: Bailey makes bid for strong safety role; center, left guard remain uncertain | The Seattle Times
Bob Condotta recaps Monday's practice as the Seahawks prepare for Friday's first preseason game. Plus: Who showed up, who was missing and the latest on Kam Chancellor.

Slimmer Alvin Bailey eyes Seahawks’ left-guard spot | The Seattle Times
Bigger isn’t always better, a lesson Bailey learned the hard way last season. He played upward of 350 pounds, and offensive-line coach Tom Cable said Bailey lost some of his athleticism.

What to look for in Seahawks first preseason game
The Seattle Seahawks first preseason game is vs the Denver Broncos Friday. What should you look for?

Seattle Seahawks potential surprise cuts - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Who are some of the possible names who could be seattle seahawks surprise cuts this training camp?

Seahawks Daily - Eric Pinkins Adds Depth To Linebackers Core | Seattle Seahawks
In the offseason Eric Pinkins made the switch from defensive back to linebacker adding depth to the linebacker core while allowing him to show off his athletic abilities.

Seattle Seahawks preview (No. 10): Will Graham fuel another championship run? | FOX Sports
Seattle came within a play of another Super Bowl win in 2014, and with the arrival of a major weapon in Jimmy Graham, will the team return to the top?

Seahawks Wide Receiver Chris Matthews Ready To Prove He’s More Than A One-Game Wonder | Seattle Seahawks
Chris Matthews recorded four catches for 109 yards and a touchdown in Super Bowl XLIX.

Versatile Seahawks Rookie Mark Glowinski Competing To Fill Backup Role On Seattle's Offensive Line | Seattle Seahawks
Fourth-round pick Mark Glowinski is capable of playing multiple positions along the offensive line.

Did the 49ers just have the worst NFL offseason ever? Let's rank them | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: A certain team in the Bay Area is having quite the depressing offseason, leading many to say it's the worst NFL offseason ever.

Impressions from Seahawks’ training camp: Bruce Irvin’s weight gain, unsettled offensive line, Wilson and Graham still connecting, and more | The Seattle Times
Today's daily Seahawks' impressions include items on the connection of Russell Wilson and Jimmy Graham, Bruce Irvin, the offensive line, and more.

Post-scrimmage Rookie Report Card - Seattle - Scout
Cornerback Tye Smith makes a big jump up the rankings after a strong showing in his second week at Seahawks training camp. A new leader emerges among the rookie offensive linemen and former Washington wide receiver Kasen Williams makes his debut on the list.

Three things we've learned from Seahawks' first eight practices - Danny, Dave and Moore | 710 ESPN Seattle
With Seattle preparing for its preseason opener on Friday, Danny O'Neil provides a progress report detailing what the Seahawks have shown over the first eight practices and what must still be sorted out. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Why Carson Palmer is even better following a second knee surgery -
Carson Palmer is not only back after a second major knee injury, but it's as if the 35-year-old QB has been put back together and the new version is even better.

Kam Chancellor’s holdout may last a while, given what Seahawks (don’t) have | The News Tribune
Unless the strong safety uncharacteristically backs down, or if the fines that are now potentially in excess of $480,000 get too expensive, this looks like a stare-down. Plus, a glance at what to expect in Friday’s preseason opener against Denver.

Inside Football: Don't tell Jim Tomsula that 49ers are doomed -
Don't tell Jim Tomsula that the 49ers season, or troubled Aldon Smith, are lost causes. Elsewhere, things couldn't be sunnier in Arizona.