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Century Links 7/1: Evaluating 2017 Draft Class


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Looking Back At The Seahawks' 2017 Draft - Full Press Coverage
Full Press Coverage's own David Rogers takes a look back and evaluates the 2017 draft class of the Seattle Seahawks.

Seahawks roster isn't as bad as some people think, according to PFF
Seahawks roster isn't as bad as some people think, according to PFF. Think the Seahawks are going away? Don't count on it, says ESPN.

Clark set to cash in with Seahawks |
What could a Frank Clark extension look like? The Vikings provided a model for Seattle.

4 Unexpected Ways The Seahawks Can Contend In 2018
The Seahawks are projected to reach eight or nine wins next season, but they aren't DESTINED to. In order to exceed expectations, they'll either need a surplus of luck or more talent than anyone thinks they have. Here's a closer look at the best-case scenarios.

Yes, Shaquem Griffin is becoming the face of the Seahawks
It isn't often that a rookie who's never played a single down gets so much publicity. And a fifth round pick? Forget it. Unless he's Shaquem Griffin. | Twins tackling life get surprise from NFL idols Seahawks' Griffin twins
Twins Royce and Kiyan Moore are best friends and brothers - just like their NFL idols, Seahawks' Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin.

Seahawks' Russell Wilson will finish fourth in MVP voting?
Seahawks' Russell Wilson will finish fourth in MVP voting? One site thinks Wilson will be among the top MVP candidates this year. But not number one.

Ex-Navy QB Ricky Dobbs shines in AFFL quarterfinals -
Former Navy QB Ricky Dobbs still aspires to play in the NFL. Saturday provided a nice consolation for the naval officer, as he threw four touchdowns in the quarterfinals of the American Flag Football League.

Danielle Hunter shows the value of drafting talent over production – ProFootballTalk
The Vikings took Danielle Hunter in the third round of the 2015 NFL draft, and when they signed him to a five-year, $72 million contract extension last week, they made clear that they're very pleased with what Hunter has done in Minnesota.

Hue Jackson expects “a huge jump” from David Njoku – ProFootballTalk
Browns tight end David Njoku showed flashes of talent after Cleveland took him in the first round of last year's draft, but his rookie numbers of 32 catches for 386 yards and four touchdowns weren't exactly earth-shattering. This year, Njoku should be better.

Cameron Wake wants whatever role is best for the team – ProFootballTalk
Cameron Wake has played all 16 games each of the past two seasons. The Dolphins defensive end played 51.1 percent of the team's defensive snaps in 2016 and 58.3 percent in 2017. He could see that number reduced this season, but Wake is comfortable with whatever role the Dolphins ask of him.

Baker Mayfield’s big year continues with engagement – ProFootballTalk
Baker Mayfield has had a good run the past few months. He won the Heisman, led Oklahoma to the College Football Playoff, became the No. 1 overall draft choice and now has topped it off with his engagement. Mayfield, 23, asked girlfriend Emily Wilkinson to marry him. She said yes. Sort of.

Will Buccaneers fans continue to support Jameis Winston? – ProFootballTalk
Star athletes who get into off-field trouble rarely lose the support of their teams' fans, no matter what they do -- as long as they keep helping their team win. Will Buccaneers fans be any different with quarterback Jameis Winston be any different? Probably not.

Jaguars OC thinks Fournette “almost took too many hits” last year – ProFootballTalk
As Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette prepares for his second NFL season, offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett wants the tailback to remain aggressive, but to run more smartly in an effort to reduce contact.

NFL faces challenge of breaking in four new referees – ProFootballTalk
With four of 17 referees gone, four new referees are in. And that could make officiating even more challenging this year for the NFL. “I’ve never been involved in a season where you went with four new referees, and four referees that really haven’t been around the league that long,” FOX's...