clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday



Check 'em.

Seahawks Chris Clemons in a rush to return
When first-year defensive coordinator Dan Quinn watches tape of Chris Clemons from last season he sees the same pass-rush attributes that the on-the-mend Leo end displayed in their first season together.

What 49ers' roster moves mean for players - NFC West Blog - ESPN
With training camp approaching, the San Francisco 49ers have listed eight players expected to remain on the sideline for the time being.

What 49ers are getting in CB Eric Wright - NFC West Blog - ESPN
The San Francisco 49ers appear to be lining up options at cornerback for the 2013 season and beyond. Eric Wright, acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, gives the team another low-risk corner with tremendous incentive to perform well this season.

Will Hill of New York Giants suspended for four games -
Will Hill has been suspended for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. This marks the second time the New York Giants safety has been suspended in two NFL seasons.

Injury Concerns As Training Camp Approaches - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
All NFL teams begin training camp with a few injury questions, and the Seahawks are no exception. Here are just a few of the players that I'll be keeping a

Mario Manningham, Kyle Williams on 49ers' PUP list -
The San Francisco 49ers released their physically unable to perform list for the start of training camp. As expected, wide receivers Mario Manningham and Kyle Williams are on the list.

Donte Whitner concerned about his future with 49ers? -
Donte Whitner is entering the walk year of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers. On Friday, the safety tweeted about his uncertain status in the 49ers' long-term plans.

Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Become Big Names in NFL Training Camps | Bleacher Report
Very few players in the NFL develop into superstars right out of the gate. Some players never even play well enough to become starters, while others slowly mature into household names...

49ers Camp Preview: Specialists
San Francisco’s standout specialists come into focus to close out our “49ers Camp Preview” series.

All-Unemployed Team Update: New faces at offensive tackle, kicker | ProFootballTalk
Saturday's a good day to clean, to fix things up, to paint, to take out the recycling. This is what I've been told, at least. Well, Saturday's also a good day for us to give PFT's PFT's All-Unemployed Team a needed freshening.

Yards per Carry, Net Yards per Attempt, and Regression to the Mean
Last week, I wrote about why I was not concerned with Trent Richardson’s yards per carry average last season. I like using rushing yards because rush attempts themselves are indicators of quality, although it’s not like I think yards per carry is useless — just overrated. One problem with YPC is that it’s not very stable from year to year. In an article on regression to the mean, I highlighted how yards per carry was particularly vulnerable to this concept. Here’s that chart again — the blue line represents yards per carry in Year N, and the red line shows YPC in Year N+1. As you can see, there’s a significant pull towards the mean for all YPC averages.

49ers position-by-position breakdown: Defensive line | CSN Bay Area
Insider Matt Maiocco will be providing position-by-position breakdowns each day leading up to 49ers training camp. The rookies reported Friday, with the veterans scheduled to follow on Wednesday. Today, Matt focuses on the defensive line.

Bernie Bytes: 5 most intriguing Rams : Sports
Football is almost back, with Rams rookies set to report to 2013 training camp Sunday. The Rams made significant progress in 2012, going 7-8-1 for their best record since 2006.

48-Day NFL Warning: Von Miller's Top 10 of 2012 - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
In almost any other season, what Von Miller did in 2012 would’ve been enough to not just win Defensive Player of the Year, but win it unanimously. According to Football Outsiders, to go along with his 18.5 sacks, Miller was also fifth in the league in quarterback knockdowns (combined sacks and hits), first in hurries (by their tally, his 41 were seven more than the man in second place, Chris Long), third in run tackles for loss, second in fewest average yards allowed per run tackle (to J.J. Watt), and second in defeats (also second to J.J. Watt).

Caught on Tape! Tarell Brown - Week 1 @ Packers - Niners Nation
We review the All-22 of Tarell Brown's Week 1 performance against Green Bay to see how he stacks up with Pro Football Focus' grading of his play.

Arizona Cardinals training camp 2013: Previewing the tight ends - Revenge of the Birds
It will be Rob Housler and...?

Update: The Rams Sign Will Witherspoon - Turf Show Times
The Rams are expected to sign old friend Will Witherspoon before the start of training camp.