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What we learned from Super Bowl Opening Night - NFL.com
What was once Media Day was now the NFL's first Opening Night. And it was a little different. Here's what we learned from Opening Night.

NFL mock draft: Updated 1st February (two rounds) | Seahawks Draft Blog
The Carolina Panthers are starting Michael Oher at left tackle — a free agent cut by the Tennessee Titans last February. His cap hit for this season is $2.4m.

Bryan Frye: Was Peyton Manning’s 2015 Regular Season Better Than We Think?
Friend of the program Bryan Frye is back for another guest post. As regular readers know, Bryan operates his own fantastic site, http://www.thegridfe.com.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Film Room: Big Pass Plays And The Super Bowl
One big pass play can change the complexion of a Super Bowl. It does not always have to be a deep pass, but most big passing plays come on long throws. Just think where these games may have gone in the last decade if these long gains had never happened.

Video: Inside the Hy-Vee MVP Academy | The MMQB with Peter King
On the hunt for greatness at the Cedar Fall, Iowa, Hy-Vee

Chip Kelly “excited to get his hands on” Jarryd Hayne | ProFootballTalk
Heading into the 2015 season, there was a lot of attention paid to 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne as he made the transition from rugby to the NFL with a flourish during the preseason. Things didn't go quite so well in the regular season.

Pro Bowl TV ratings down, again | ProFootballTalk
The Pro Bowl was on ESPN Sunday night, and people were watching. But not as many people who watched in the past. The Pro Bowl drew a 5.0 overnight rating. That's down from 5.6 last year and significantly down from the 6.7 rating the Pro Bowl got in 2014 when it was on NBC.

Warren Moon: Cam Newton will silence critics with Super Bowl win - CBSSports.com
Moon gave a recent interview where he stated that he wished he'd been less reserved during his playing career and he and Newton talked about that a few weeks ago.

Super Bowl 50: How Broncos coach Gary Kubiak can make NFL history - CBSSports.com
Gary Kubiak can join two exclusive clubs with a win on Sunday.

Ranking the Super Bowl 50 starters: Nope, Cam Newton isn't No. 1 - CBSSports.com
The best player in Super Bowl 50? His first name has three letters, but he plays LB for the Broncos, not QB for the Panthers.

'Thursday Night Football' to air on CBS, NBC in 2016, 2017
"Thursday Night Football" will air on both CBS and NBC next season in a deal announced Monday.

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon vows to change circle of friends
Browns receiver Josh Gordon, who has been suspended since last February, on Monday vowed to change his circle of friends to help him stay out of trouble.

How the Carolina Panthers were built - NFL.com
Cam Newton may be the biggest reason the Panthers are in the Super Bowl this week, but building a champion in Carolina started long before the Newton pick in 2011.

Packers want Eddie Lacy to lose 30 pounds - NFL.com
The Green Bay Packers want Eddie Lacy to lose 30 pounds this offseason. The running back is committed to getting back in shape after a down season.

Michael Irvin: DeAndre Hopkins 'flat out incredible' - NFL.com
Hall of Fame receiver Michael Irvin came away from the Pro Bowl impressed with Texans star DeAndre Hopkins. Find out why Irvin believes the sky is the limit for Hopkins.

Report: Buccaneers to keep Vincent Jackson for 2016 - NFL.com
The Buccaneers reportedly plan to keep Vincent Jackson at his full $9.77 million salary for 2016. Will Jameis Winston benefit from stability in his wide receiver corps going forward?

Seahawks offseason assessment: Wide Receivers
For the first time in the last few seasons, the Seattle Seahawks don't desperately need to upgrade the wide receiver position. The Seattle Seahawks have ne

Russell Wilson throws three touchdowns as Seahawks star at the Pro Bowl - Seattle - Scout
The Seahawks take a starring role in the 2016 Pro Bowl with Wilson and Bobby Wagner proving especially productive.

Finding help for Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
A look at what others are writing about the Seattle Seahawks.

Where the Denver Broncos rank among best Super Bowl defenses - NFL
This Broncos' defense led the NFL in a number of statistical categories, but where do they rank among the best units to play in the Super Bowl since 1989? Football Outsiders crunches the numbers.

Best trash-talker for all 32 NFL teams
NFL Nation reporters choose the best trash-talkers in the league, including Steve Smith, who once said he "came out of the womb trash-talking," and Philip Rivers, who talks trash without cursing.

Richard Sherman and Tyler Lockett Disagree on Who Won One-on-One Matchup | Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks wideout Tyler Lockett recorded a 10-yard catch on cornerback Richard Sherman on a fake punt at the 2016 Pro Bowl.

Infant Seahawks Fans Featured in NFL's "Super Bowl Babies Choir" Commercial | Seattle Seahawks
To kick off the week of Super Bowl 50, the NFL released a new commercial Monday called "Super Bowl Babies Choir," the latest chapter in the NFL's "Football is Family" campaign.

49ers fan starts petition to relocate Seahawks to Oklahoma City | Q13 FOX News

The influence of Peyton Manning can be seen in how numbers changed since he arrived - NFL
If this truly is Peyton Manning's last game, it's worth a reminder that the NFL he'll leave behind has changed significantly since he arrived. And Manning is one of the big reasons why.

Andrew Sharp is the latest former Grantland staffer to join SI

Seattle Seahawks Blog - Hawk Blogger: 10 Kam Chancellor Trade Possibilities