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Century Links 4/29: Draft Review


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Shaquem & Shaquill Griffin Tell The Story Of Getting Draft Call From Seahawks
Twin brothers, Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin and cornerback Shaquill Griffin, talk about the phone call that led to them becoming teammates in Seattle.

NFL world reacts to Seahawks drafting Shaquem Griffin
Shaquem Griffin is an inspiration to so many.

Shaquem Griffin steals show, but Seahawks show commitment in draft | The Spokesman-Review
Shaquem Griffin deservedly received the bulk of the attention when the Seattle Seahawks drafted star linebacker with one hand and reunited him with his twin brother. But aside from the Griffin selection, general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll made clear the Seahawks intent to re-establish the core tenants of how they want to play: run the ball, play aggressive defense and rely on field position.

Seahawks keep focus on run game, take UW TE Will Dissly in 4th round
The Seahawks added a tight end who can block in the run game in the Washington Huskies' Will Dissly, who they selected 120th overall in the fourth round of the NFL Draft.

Seattle Seahawks' 2018 draft: Analysis for every selection - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
Here's what you need to know about all the Seahawks' selections in the 2018 NFL draft.

Seahawks "Really Excited" About 2018 NFL Draft Class
Seahawks general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll reflect on Seattle's 2018 NFL Draft class.

A capsule look at all nine players Seattle Seahawks selected in NFL draft | The News Tribune
A capsule look at all nine of the Seahawks' selections over seven rounds of the NFL draft shows some of how this team is changing.

Clayton: Breaking down Seahawks picks Rashaad Penny, Rasheem Green
The Professor John Clayton looks at the maneuvers Seahawks GM John Schneider made to add picks and still get two players he wanted in the NFL Draft: Rashaad Penny and Rasheem Green.

O'Neil: Even if emotion played a role, it will be easy to root on Seahawks' twins Shaquill and Shaquem Griffin
Danny O'Neil worried he felt too strongly about Shaquem Griffin to have an objective view of him as a draft pick. But now that he joins twin brother Shaquill with the Seahawks, he's ready to root them on.

Seahawks take Oklahoma State safety Tre Flowers in 5th round
The Seahawks took Oklahoma State safety Tre Flowers with the 146th overall pick in the NFL Draft, but it appears they intend to use him as a cornerback.

The 2018 Seahawks draft review | Seahawks Draft Blog
The draft class Rashaad Penny (RB) Rasheem Green (DE) Will Dissly (TE) Shaquem Griffin (LB) Tre Flowers (CB) Michael Dickson (P) Jamarco Jones

Shaquem Griffin joins CBS Sports HQ after the Seahawks drafted him in the 5th round -
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Cowboys will use Tavon Austin in Lance Dunbar’s former role – ProFootballTalk
The Cowboys didn't trade for Tavon Austin the receiver. They traded for Tavon Austin the web back. The Cowboys plan to use Austin the way they used Lance Dunbar.

Bills GM has looked at Dez Bryant’s tape, “but I wouldn’t take it any further” – ProFootballTalk
Bills General Manager Brandon Beane doesn't sound overly interested after taking a look at tape of free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant. Asked about Bryant after the draft, Beane acknowledged looking at Bryant's tape but then seemed to indicate that the Bills would go elsewhere if they add any mor...

Titans stop quarterback Luke Falk's slide in sixth round -
The Titans selected Washington State QB Luke Falk with the No. 199 overall pick. Falk is the first signal-caller selected at 199 since the Patriots picked Tom Brady at that infamous spot in 2000.

Chiefs select Raiders GM's son, Kahlil McKenzie -
The rivalry between the Raiders and Chiefs just got a lot more interesting. K.C. selected the son of Oakland GM Reggie McKenzie, DL Kahlil McKenzie, with pick No. 198 in the sixth round.

Cowboys trade Ryan Switzer to Raiders for Jihad Ward -
The Dallas Cowboys traded WR Ryan Switzer to the Oakland Raiders in exchange for defensive lineman Jihad Ward, the Cowboys announced.

Eagles draft Australian rugby player Jordan Mailata -
Jordan Mailata, a 6-foot-8, 346-pound athletic specimen who is trying to make the transition from rugby to football, was selected 233rd overall by the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday.

Eagles agree to terms on deal with RB Darren Sproles -
Darren Sproles is back for another year. The Eagles announced that the team has agreed to terms on a new contract with the veteran running back.

ATN Podcast: NFL draft winners & losers! -
A room filled with heroes -- Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Chris Wesseling and Marc Sessler -- recap Days 2 and 3 of the NFL Draft and give their overall thoughts on this year's draft class, including Shaquem Griffin joining his twin brother in Seattle.