Aloha! It's that time of the year. There is such a limited amount of content on football in general right now. I always try to get at least 15 links up, just couldn't find them today without going to Bleacher Report (can't bring myself to go there). Hope everyone had a great weekend, and please note that I put up this post instead of watching GoT tonight, so if you must post spoilers, please black them out. Mahalos! And now....to the links!
Seahawks Twitter mailbag: The offensive line, Kristjan Sokoli, and UW receivers | The Seattle Times
Questions about Kristjan Sokoli, the offensive line and UW receivers in our latest Seahawks Twitter mailbag.
LOOK: Russell Wilson sends message on Jimmy Graham's recovery
Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham has had one heck of an offseason, recovering from a knee injury that sidelined him for the end of 2016.
Tyrann Mathieu tackles violence in New Orleans with youth football camp - CBSSports.com
The Big Easy native coaches up some 400 kids with assists from Les Miles and Leonard Fournette
UFC media mess puts NFL in favorable light, indirectly | ProFootballTalk
The NFL has developed a reputation in recent years for bullying anyone and everyone, on anything and everything. But recent developments in another sport show that the NFL has a long way to go before becoming a full-blown villain when it comes to the media.
Here's what could cause problems for Drew Brees getting a new deal from Saints - CBSSports.com
The franchise tag leverage with Brees no longer exists the way it used to for New Orleans
A statistical look at New York Jets QB Geno Smith that may surprise
Geno Smith isn't necessarily ready to make a huge leap, but he certainly has fared better when his top receivers have been on the field.
Carr gets to put his own stamp on Raiders' offense - NFL.com
This may be a bigger season for Raiders QB Derek Carr than we thought. OC Bill Musgrave is now in his second season working with the budding star and that means allowing Carr to tweak the system.
Kelly sees Kaepernick, Gabbert as similar players - NFL.com
Today in news that will cause riotous laughter and careless hot takes about the power spread offense: 49ers head coach Chip Kelly sees Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert as similar players.
Aqib Talib hospitalized with gunshot wound to leg - NFL.com
Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib was shot in the leg on Sunday morning in Dallas, the team announced. The corner is still in the hospital.