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Century Links 2/16: Assessing the Running Back Position, and other Seahawks News


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Seahawks Q&A: What does the future hold for J.D. McKissic and Alex Collins? | The Seattle Times
Our latest Seahawks mailbag examines the futures of some young running backs and whether the team is really not all that good at screen passes.

NFL’s official list of combine invitees is out -- but it means only so much to the deep-digging Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
The NFL released its official list of 330 players it has invited to the league’s annual national scouting combine in Indianapolis that begins Feb. 28.

NFL's franchise-tag window opens; Seahawks again have no candidates
The Seahawks haven't used the franchise tag since 2010, and with no realistic candidates among their 14 unrestricted free agents, they won't use it again this year, either.

Blair Walsh will have to perform well to be paid by Seattle Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
The Seahawks signed Blair Walsh to be a possible replacement for Steven Hauschka but is investing little up front for the former Vikings kicker.

With Richard Sherman injury situation cleared up, reviewing what the Seahawks should have to work with in 2017 draft | The Seattle Times
It’s time to review what the team may have to work with in the upcoming draft, set for April 27-29.

The NFL free agent pool gets more plentiful at an interesting spot for Seahawks — left tackle | The Seattle Times
The group of potential free agents at left tackle --- which could be a spot where the Seahawks may want to make some additions --- got a little bigger on Wednesday.

New mock draft with trades: 15th February | Seahawks Draft Blog
Firstly, if you missed this weeks podcast you can check it out here: There's a lot of speculation about quarterbacks at the moment.

Seahawks Offseason Position Breakdown: Linebacker | Seattle Seahawks
There should be some interesting linebacker competitions in training camp this summer, but the Seahawks go into 2017 knowing they have a talented and productive duo in Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright to help lead the defense.

Podcast Player - Would LT Ryan Clady make sense for the Seahawks?
Would left tackle Ryan Clady make sense for the Seahawks if he's cut by the Jets? What do Blair Walsh's contract details indicate about the Seahawks' plan at kicker? What will the Seahawks miss most about former assistant coach Rocky Seto?

Teams express concern about Scouting Combine exclusions | ProFootballTalk

On the surface, valid P.R. reasons exist for shunning certain players with histories of certain types of criminal activity from the Scouting Combine. As a practical matter, however, telling players with a history of violent crime to not come to Indianapolis serves only to make the process more compl...

Agent's Take: J.J. Watt for Gronk? Why trading the pass rusher isn't a crazy idea -

The Texans haven’t been Super Bowl contenders since Watt was taken with the 2011 draft’s 11th pick

2017 NFL combine invitations: Ole Miss QB Chad Kelly among biggest snubs, surprises -

A new rule in 2017 prevents players with past criminal issues to attend the combine

Roddy White upset over Kyle Shanahan's SB play calls -

Ex-Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White believes he could have saved his former team from the questionable play-calling that accompanied the team's 25-point collapse in Super Bowl LI.

Kansas City Chiefs likely will pass on Nick Foles' option -

According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, the Chiefs are "likely to pass on Nick Foles' option for 2017." This would make the former Eagles standout and Rams bust a free agent.

Titans plan to hold Marcus Mariota out until camp -

The Titans won't rush Marcus Mariota back to the field anytime soon. Coach Mike Mularkey said the team is being "very cautious" with the quarterback, who is recovering from a broken fibula.

Kurt Warner: Anquan Boldin deserves to be in Hall -

Hall of Fame quarterback Kurt Warner thinks one of his former teammates belong with him there one day: wide receiver Anquan Boldin. Warner said he would bang the table for Boldin to join him.

Kelvin Beachum, Ryan Clady headed to free agency -

The Jacksonville Jaguars are not picking up offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum's option, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported, per a source. Here are some other roster moves we are tracking on Wednesday.