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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday

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Sunday, gang!

Breaking Down the NFL Draft's Top Offensive Tackles | Bleacher Report
The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

A Quixotic Bit of Foolery | The MMQB with Peter King
In his quest to become a pro football player, our intrepid correspondent seeks out the Arena League’s greatest success story and struggles to be taken seriously at nearly every turn

Agent: Wilkerson will be ready for start of season, somewhere | ProFootballTalk
Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson's recovery from a fractured right fibula is going well enough that he'll be ready to play at the start of the season. Even though he doesn't know where he'll be.

Proposed touchback change is aimed at further reducing kickoff returns | ProFootballTalk
The stated reason for the Competition Committee's proposed change in the touchback position from the 20 to 25 after a free kick is simple: "Player safety." The objective would be achieved by reducing even further the number of kickoffs that the receiving team returns.

NFL plans to create a standard for gloves | ProFootballTalk
The NFL will indeed be taking a closer look at the effectiveness of gloves. Specifically, the league will look at whether the gloves are too effective. "There are no standards right now," NFL executive V.P.

Report: Here's what Colin Kaepernick will do if his trade demands aren't met -
Will Colin Kaepernick hold out if the 49ers don't trade him?

NFL Draft: Team needs might exceed linebacker inventory in 2016 class -
To satisfy a craving for quarterback-sacking edge players, NFL teams will gamble on a pair of injured underclassmen among the top four outside linebackers in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Why the rising Raiders should pursue signing Muhammad Wilkerson -
Yes, the Raiders have enjoyed a transformative offseason, beefing up their talented roster. Why stop now? Do what it takes to go land Muhammad Wilkerson before the draft.

Free agent QB Johnny Manziel hires Drew Rosenhaus as agent
Agent Drew Rosenhaus has been hired to represent free-agent quarterback Johnny Manziel, according to the NFL Players Association's website.

Former Redskins QB Robert Griffin III visits Browns -
Is Robert Griffin III destined to be Cleveland's next quarterback? The Browns became the second club to host the former Redskins signal-caller for a visit this weekend, per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport.

Jermaine Kearse and Softy talk about returning to the Seahawks
Seahawks WR Jermaine Kearse had an interesting free agency period and talks about it with KJR's Softy Mahler

Seahawks re-sign free agent outside linebacker Mike Morgan to one-year deal - Seattle - Scout
Longtime special teams standout will be given opportunity to compete for playing time with Bruce Irvin moving south to Oakland but the length and dollars of the contract indicate that Seattle may be looking to second-year pro Frank Clark and the 2016 draft for reinforcements at strongside linebacker.

Clayton: Russell Okung's deal with Denver could be historically bad - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
After details came out about Russell Okung's contract with Denver, John Clayton said it could be the 'worst contract for a sub-30, Pro Bowl-caliber player maybe ever done in free agency.' - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Marshawn Lynch hangs with MC Hammer, sends gift to Thomas Rawls
The former Seahawks running back has made a mark on social media recently, posing in photos with musicians and having his gifts captured on Twitter.

Exclusive: RB Darius Jackson highlights & LSU tape | Seahawks Draft Blog
The Seahawks like a certain style of running back. Ideally they need to be in the 5-10 to 6-0 range, weigh about 210-220lbs, have plus athleticism and they need to be physical and finish runs.

Barring big moves, Seahawks again figure to have low-cost offensive line in 2016 | The Seattle Times
Ten days into free agency, the Seahawks have less salary cap space devoted to their offensive line in 2016 than any other NFL team.

Seahawks agree to terms with LB Mike Morgan - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Mike Morgan joined Seattle as an undrafted free agent in 2011 and has played for Pete Carroll-coached teams since his collegiate days at USC. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle