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NFL Mock Draft still has Laremy Tunsil at No. 1 after free agency | The MMQB with Peter King
Teams with needs are beginning to fill roster holes by targeting players on the open market. Here's a look at the effect those signings could have on the first 10 picks in April. Plus, five draft things to know this week

Examining the report that RG3 would 'very much' like to play for the Rams -
Talk about a career coming full circle.

LOOK: Bruce Irvin is recruiting ex-Charger Eric Weddle to join Raiders -
The new Raider is hoping the former Charger will join him in Oakland.

Janoris Jenkins: I need to improve on not being lazy at end of games | ProFootballTalk
The Giants had problems at the end of games last year, losing five games that they led in the fourth quarter on the way to a 6-10 season. That's a big reason why the team has forked over $114 million in guaranteed money to four defensive players this week, including cornerback Janoris Jenkins.

Miami Dolphins signing Mario Williams, trading for Byron Maxwell, Kiko Alonso is confusing - NFL
Miami has traded for a bad contract and signed a defender coming off the worst season of his career, plus let young, talented players walk in free agency. What are you doing, Dolphins?

Roundup: Jets re-sign Powell, add Khiry Robinson -
The New York Jets continued to make free agency moves on Thursday. The team re-signed running back Bilal Powell and agreed to terms with ex-Saints running back Khiry Robinson.

What we learned: Giants go bold in win-now strategy -
The Giants went on a spending spree Wednesday, but will Jerry Reese's moves transform New York into a winner? Gregg Rosenthal recaps what went down on the first day of free agency.

Roundup: Jets re-sign Powell, add Khiry Robinson -
The New York Jets continued to make free agency moves on Thursday. The team re-signed running back Bilal Powell and agreed to terms with ex-Saints running back Khiry Robinson.

Do Denver Broncos need 'real' QB to repeat as champs? -
The Broncos won a Super Bowl with below-average play at quarterback. With Brock Osweiler now in Houston and Peyton Manning retired, we might find out if Denver can repeat the trick.

Visits tracker: Prince Amukamara to meet with Jaguars -
There's plenty of action to follow on Day 2 of free agency. Prince Amukamara is scheduled to visiting the Jaguars and Chris Long is headed to Atlanta to meet with the Falcons. Who else is set for a visit?

Musings on Day 1 of NFL Free Agency
The Seattle Seahawks mostly took the day off today, while the rest of the NFL Free agency period was out of its damn mind.  The first day of the NFL free a

The Seahawks, the salary cap, and free agent spending
The Seattle Seahawks haven't made any additions in free agency yet, but they've used up a big chunk of their cap space in retaining their own starters. The

Amid looney free-agent cash, re-signing CB Jeremy Lane for reported 4 years, $23M could become a coup | The News Tribune
Compared to the incomprehensible -- irresponsible? -- cash already thrown around the league after one day of NFL free agency, what the Seahawks apparently paid to keep Jeremy Lane looks like a good deal for both sides.

A closer look at the Seahawks' rationale for letting Bruce Irvin walk - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Bruce Irvin's free-agent departure invites a closer look at the thinking behind the Seahawks' decision to not exercise the fifth-year option on his contract. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seattle Seahawks showing interest in offensive lineman Ted Larsen
Larsen, 28, has 57 career starts and spent the last two seasons with the Cardinals.

Seattle Seahawks linked to O'Brien Schofield, Bradley Sowell
Could free-agent linebacker O'Brien Schofield and the Seahawks be in line for a reunion?

Thoughts on free agency so far & live blog day two | Seahawks Draft Blog
Thomas is a pure run-stuffer who played some DE and nose tackle in Pittsburgh. According to Steelers Depot, Pittsburgh limited opponents to 3.4 YPC when Thomas was on the field.

Seahawks receiver Ricardo Lockette acknowledges he may never play again - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Ricardo Lockette, who is rehabbing in Seattle, said his plan is to 'heal up and get back to it' and will see how far he can push his body. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

What to make of report stating Seahawks' Jimmy Graham will be ready by Week 1 - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
An NFL Networt report stated that Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham is expected to be ready by Week 1, but there's reason to still be skeptical of his recovery. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Additional notes, thoughts on Seahawks' deal with Ahtyba Rubin - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
A few more notes and thoughts on the three-year deal the Seahawks reached Monday with defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

How Matt Hasselbeck helped Trent Dilfer overcome his son's death - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
In 2004, then-Seahawks backup QB Trent Dilfer says he was 25 pounds overweight and clinically depressed. Then Matt Hasselbeck called. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks notes: Seattle pursuing OL Ted Larsen, Bradley Sowell, hosting DT Cam Thomas -

Seattle Seahawks scramble to offset free agency losses |
The Seahawks sign CB Jeremy Lane and DT Ahtyba Rubin, but lose two key players on defense and one from the offense of the first day of the NFL's free agency period. There are likely to be more losses in the coming days.

Report: Seahawks in on O'Brien Schofield -

Nate Robinson trying to become first NBA player to play in NFL | FOX Sports
"I haven't played in 11 years, 12 years." Robinson said. "But I know how to play. I know how to hit. I know how to catch -- I can get picks, I can get deflections. I know all techniques -- bump, seven yards off, five yards off. I know it all."

Nate Robinson's intention to make the NFL isn't ridiculous, it's possible - Danny O'Neil | 710 ESPN Seattle
When Nate Robinson was a star athlete at Rainier Beach High School, he stated he wanted to be the first person to play in both the NBA and NFL. At 31, he's announced his intentions to return to the gridiron. - Danny Posts - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks & Patriots could help eachother | Cover32
The last three years the Seahawks have traded down in the first round of the NFL Draft. If they do it again this year, why not call the Patriots?

Seahawks: Seven round mock draft | Cover32
What do Pete Carroll and John Schneider have planned for this year's crop of prospects? Let's see if we can hit the mark with our own Seahawks mock.

Seahawks lose Brandon Mebane and J.R. Sweezy but re-sign "starting" cornerback Jeremy Lane - Seattle - Scout
Big fish left tackle Russell Okung is still on the line but can the Seahawks net him?