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Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday

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Nice lil' Sunday, actually.

Dave Boling: Seahawks have a few things to sort out before new season | Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
Maybe the biggest thing the Seattle Seahawks proved during their offseason workouts is that they look very much like a team hungry to earn a trip to the Super Bowl rather than one fattened up from celebrating the last one.

Thiel: Jesse Williams: Next big Seahawks thing? | Sportspress Northwest
Seahawks DT Jesse Williams lost his rookie season to knee problems. But treatment has repaired him to the point where finding skin for more tats is his biggest physical issue.

Alec Ogletree could thrive in Rams' more aggressive D -
The Rams' impressive defense could be even more disruptive under new coordinator Gregg Williams. Athletic linebacker Alec Ogletree could be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the attacking style.

Terrelle Pryor on switching positions: 'I don't know how to catch' -
When the Seahawks sent a seventh-round pick to the Raiders for QB Terrelle Pryor, the first question on many people's minds was whether Pryor would be asked to switch positions.

Jets owner Woody Johnson latest to favor playoff expansion -
Jets owner Woody Johnson, whose team hasn't made it to the postseason since back-to-back AFC Championship Game appearances in 2009 and '10, says he's in favor of playoff expansion.

Turner: Vikings trying to get Peterson in passing game -
Norv Turner is going to do whatever he can to unleash Adrian Peterson in open space. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator said he plans on using the All-Pro more in the passing game in 2014.

Greg Robinson: 'I'm not up to pace' with Rams -
Rams offensive lineman Greg Robinson is a little frustrated with his progress this offseason, but the second-overall pick is confident that things will change for the better in St. Louis.

Gabbert strengthens his grip on the backup job in San Francisco | ProFootballTalk
Earlier this year, noted quarterback whisperer Jim Harbaugh took on perhaps his biggest reclamation project yet when the 49ers traded for a failed top-10 pick who had fallen far out of favor in Jacksonville. Blaine Gabbert, former Jaguar, arrived in San Francisco in March.

12 questions (and answers) that explain the 'Redskins' trademark case -
SB Nation spoke with intellectual property attorney Brad Newberg to learn more about the ruling to reject the Washington football team's trademark, how the appeal process might play out and what it means for the team and the NFL.

Carson Palmer by the numbers: Passing numbers by down and distance - Revenge of the Birds
Yet another look at Carson Palmer.

Colin Kaepernick talks about his contract and the notion of winning negotiations - Niners Nation
It has been almost three weeks since Colin Kaepernick agreed to terms on a six year contract extension with the San Francisco 49ers. During that time, we've seen a vast assortment of hot takes....

Is Larry Fitzgerald Still an Elite NFL Wide Receiver? | Bleacher Report
When the Arizona Cardinals drafted Larry Fitzgerald with the third overall pick in 2004, head coach Dennis Green was looking to add a sure-handed playmaker who could help him recreate the Minnesota Vikings offense from 1998.