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NFL Free Agent Bargain Bin - Free Agency Update -
Evan Silva highlights 20 free agents who could come at a bargain on this year's market.

Carroll: Clark ‘a great kid in the program’ | CHAWK TALK: Everything being said about the Seahawks
“We learned (last year) that he was a great kid,” Carroll told SiriusXM NFL Radio’s Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller at the Combine. “We got a great kid that had been through some stuff that was at issue. He dealt with it very well. He handled himself well. “We of course governed him throughout the year and made sure we stayed in connection with everything that he was doing so that we could learn, too. We didn’t want to just take for granted that Frank was OK. We wanted to make sure he was solid. He was a great kid in the program.”

Study finds NFL careers are getting shorter, but why? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
To many, particularly players, the NFL stands for "Not for Long," and it appears that is increasingly the case.

2016 NFL draft Big Board: Top 100 prospects |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

The Post-Combine Mock Draft | The MMQB with Peter King
Tunsil on top, Cleveland gets Goff, and all the projections for Round 1 of April’s draft

Adam Jones rules out no team, wants a “good chance of winning” | ProFootballTalk
Tuesday's interview of Bengals cornerback Adam Jones included a question about where the soon-to-be-free-agent wants to play in 2016. Here's how he responded. "I knew you were going to do that to me," Jones said with a laugh. "I want to play for any team that wants me.

Rams use their franchise tag on Trumaine Johnson | ProFootballTalk
The Rams have made their decision between their free agent cornerbacks. And they picked the one with the agent at the moment. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the Rams have chosen to use the franchise tag on Trumaine Johnson, guaranteeing him $13.952 million as soon as he signs.

Browns teammate: Gordon ballooned to 255 pounds, hit rock bottom -
Thirteen months ago, the NFL suspended Josh Gordon indefinitely following his most recent violation of the league's substance-abuse policy. Now the Browns' WR wants back in.

NFL Combine winners and losers: The Carson Wentz hype train gains steam -
The Carson Wentz hype train is at maximum speed. The bandwagon is full. No more tickets.

2016 NFL Mock Draft: Browns opt for QB Carson Wentz over Jared Goff -
In Will Brinson's first mock draft of 2016, Carson Wentz is the first quarterback off the board.

Rams, Jeff Fisher discussing contract extension -
The Los Angeles Rams and Jeff Fisher are in discussions about a contract extension, per Ian Rapoport. Fisher is entering the final season of a five-year contract.

Franchise tag tracker: Who's been tagged? -
The deadline for teams to designate their franchise tag players is March 1 at 4 p.m. ET. Around The NFL will keep you up to date on all the players that received the franchise tag.

Combine gossip: Colin Kaepernick's future? Browns' next QB? -
Is Colin Kaepernick's relationship with the 49ers beyond repair? Will Carson Wentz be the first QB off the board? Do the Cowboys need to find a replacement for Tony Romo? Adam Schein weighs in.

Combine confirmations: 11 prospects deserving of draft status -
Ole Miss' Laremy Tunsil and Ohio State's Joey Bosa figure to be top-five draft picks, and the pair are among 11 top prospects identified by Chad Reuter that didn't disappoint at the combine.

Nine things we learned from 2016 NFL Scouting Combine -
North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz had the "cleanest" workout among the quarterbacks at the NFL Scouting Combine, according to NFL Media's Mike Mayock. More on that and eight other things we learned from the combine.

Jared Goff heads combine risers; Noah Spence, Connor Cook fall -
While WR Will Fuller and CB William Jackson III boosted their respective draft stocks in Indianapolis, QB Connor Cook failed to impress. Bucky Brooks spotlights combine studs and duds.

Could Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider be a Green Bay Packers target
John Schneider, an ex-Packers scout, is believed to have a contract clause that would allow him to leave Seattle for the same job in Green Bay.

Post-combine draft targets for the Seahawks
Five prospects Seattle Seahawks fans should become familiar with following the NFL scouting combine.

Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer leads four major sports with worth of $23.5 billion
Owners of 57 North American franchises in the four major sports are included in the list of billionaires published by Forbes, with Clippers owner Steve Ballmer leading the way.

NFL mock draft: Combine update 1st March | Seahawks Draft Blog
This mock draft is a reaction to the combine and what I think will happen. All of my previous mocks represented a take on certain players (thus, Ronnie Stanley & Vernon Hargreaves falling). This is an attempt to guess how it might play out, regardless of my own views on a particular individual.

Report: Seahawks hire assistant DB's coach Ricky Manning Jr
The Seahawks will be handling a coaching move in the near future, but it's probably not the one everyone's thinking. According to ...

Tuesday Round-Up: Seahawks Reporters Review a Memorable Media Combine | Seattle Seahawks
A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about the Seattle Seahawks.

DT Brandon Mebane wants to finish career with Seahawks -
Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane, one of just two holdovers from the pre-Pete Carroll era in Seattle, said he would love to end his career with the Seahawks.

Seahawks UFA profile: Dwindling CB depth will impact Jeremy Lane - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Continuing our look at the seven starters who are set to become unrestricted free agents with cornerback Jeremy Lane, who's the closest thing the Seahawks have to a player they need to re-sign. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Summary of Seahawks’ inaugural media combine: It was ugly; I wasn’t hospitalized | The News Tribune
I knew this was going to be a long day when I saw Richard Sherman rolling around the ground, laughing.

Small Corners | Playmaker Mentality
Ted Thompson left the Seattle Seahawks in 2005. He was the vice president of football operations under Mike Holmgren, who he had worked under from 1992 to 1998 in Green Bay.

The 23 most perfect offenses in the history of college football -
From 1902 Michigan to 2005 USC, these are the best offensive units of all time.

Behind Closed Doors at the NFL Combine | The MMQB with Peter King
Teams are allowed to schedule formal interviews with 60 prospects, each lasting just 15 minutes. The MMQB sat in the room as the Dolphins grilled a quarterback and tried to determine the makeup of the man

NFL Combine: Who helped and hurt their stock the most at each position -
Taking medicals and interviews into consideration along with the measured athletic tests and position drills, we break down the list of prospects who truly helped (or hurt) their draft stock at the 2016 NFL Combine.

Seahawks Draft: Four cornerback prospects | Cover32
The Seattle Seahawks draft as well as any NFL team, which is good because they have at least three main personnel issues to address this offseason.

Jaguars free agency: Bruce Irvin one to keep an eye on - Big Cat Country
Bruce Irvin appears to be a name hot on the Jaguars radar in league circles.