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Weekend, y'all.

Back at Camp, Lynch Watches Seahawks Practice - ABC News
Marshawn Lynch was back on the Seattle Seahawks practice fields Friday morning. He was once again just a spectator.

Marshawn Lynch of Seattle Seahawks wanted $5 million more this season - ESPN
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch wanted $5 million more this season than the concessions he received on his contract before ending his eight-day holdout Thursday, sources confirmed Friday.

Jaguars hoping pair of ex-Seahawks brings wins and wisdom
When pass rush specialist Chris Clemons was granted his release by the reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks this spring, his former Seahawks buddy Red Bryant jumped on the phone hoping he could convince Clemons that a reunion with the Jacksonville Jaguars was a good idea.

Hall of Fame profile: Seattle Seahawks OT Walter Jones | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 gets inducted on Saturday. Shutdown Corner will profile the seven new Hall of Famers this week, looking at each of their careers and their impact on the game.

Seahawks rookies Kevin Norwood, Brock Coyle combat early NFL challenges
Rookie wide receiver Kevin Norwood and rookie linebacker Brock Coyle tell former Seahawks linebacker Dave Wyman how they’re adjusting to life in the NFL.

Walter Jones, Seattle Seahawks' great, heads to Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton - NFL -
To explain what Walter Jones meant to the NFL could take hours. To explain what he meant to the Seattle Seahawks could take days. But to explain why he became a first ballot Hall of Famer requires only one play.

Friday in Hawkville: Marshawn Lynch attends practice, does not participate
Marshawn Lynch was on site for Friday's walk-thru practice, but the Seahawks running back has yet to participate in any on-field work.

Walter Jones embracing his Hall of Fame family
Walter Jones already had the largest contingent of family members among the Class of 2014, but he is learning that his "family" is growing now that he’s a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Seahawks RB coach Smith: 'We are better with Marshawn'
Seattle Seahawks running backs coach Sherman Smith discusses having Marshawn Lynch back at practice and what he brings to the team.

2 Minute Drill - K.J. Wright
Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright describes his eyewitness account of the US Marine Corps drill, and talks about his favorite food and vacation spot.

2 Minute Drill - Bryan Walters
Seahawks wide receiver Bryan Walters gives his gratitude to the US Marine Corps, talks about camp, and reveals the one thing he would change in the world. You might be surprised by his answer!

NFL officials say jersey grabs are a no-no - ESPN
NFL officials gave their annual training camps presentation to the Seattle Seahawks Thursday, including the video that emphasized the rule changes and how they will be enforced.

Road to the Hall of Fame: Walter Jones - NFC West Blog - ESPN Seattle Seahawks reporter Terry Blount talks about Walter Jones' impact on the team and his place in their history.

Marshawn Lynch accepted deal made back in May | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
A few clarifications worth making today on the news of yesterday that the Seahawks agreed to bump up Marshawn Lynch’s base salary for this season to $6 million to get him to end his holdout.

Friday practice notes — Marshawn Lynch back, but sits it out | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
It was who was watching from the sidelines that got the attention today as the Seahawks went through their lightest practice of training camp, a 75-minutes walk-through in preparation for a scrimmage on Saturday.

The best of our #WhereIsMarshawn Photoshop contest -
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch returned to the VMAC on Thursday after holding out for the first eight days of training camp, looking for more money after helping lead his team to Super Bowl victory.

RENTON: Seahawks notebook: Russell Wilson grinning his way through camp | Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
If it looked like Russell Wilson was having fun playing quarterback for the Seahawks in his first two seasons with the club, you should see him now.

Unleash the Beast | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Easy to target a focus for Friday at Seahawks camp. After all the drama of Marshawn Lynch’s holdout, we’ll see if he’s actually on the field and involved in practice. Will he have more of the issues with an ankle that sidelined him for the minicamp? Will he show any residual displeasure from the contract dealings with the front office?

Seahawks notebook: Pryor finding his niche in Seattle offense | Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
Coming off his best training camp practice Tuesday since joining the Seattle Seahawks, Terrelle Pryor spent most of the team drills Wednesday with a bottle of Gatorade in one hand and his helmet in the other, observing Russell Wilson and Tarvaris Jackson get their reps.

RENTON: Seahawks coordinators matching wits in practice | Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
One-on-one matchups highlighted the Seahawks training camp practice at the VMAC headquarters on Wednesday.

Report: Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch wanted $5M more -
Marshawn Lynch reportedly wanted $5 million more than he received from the Seahawks to end his training-camp holdout. Was the running back worried about being released in 2015?

Marshawn Lynch was back with the Seahawks, but not practicing Friday | - Seattle Sidelines
The Seahawks held what was more or less a walkthrough practice Friday in preparation for Saturday’s mock game, and while Marshawn Lynch was back with his team having ended his week-long holdout a day earlier, he did not participate, though he should be back on the field soon.

Harbaugh: Marcus Lattimore to be a part of 49ers in '14 -
49ers running back Marcus Lattimore has yet to be activated, but coach Jim Harbaugh assured reporters on Friday that last year's fourth-round pick has already earned a spot with the team for 2014.

Hall of Fame to consider adding separate contributor category -
Looks like the Pro Football Hall of Fame is interested in getting more contributors elected.

Michael Crabtree (hamstring) out 1-2 weeks for 49ers -
Jim Harbaugh revealed Friday that Michael Crabtree is "working through something" and could miss a week or two of practices. Will the 49ers be without his fellow receiver Brandon Lloyd as well?

Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees headline list of top QBs |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Max Starks, Arizona Cardinals reach deal -
The Arizona Cardinals signed veteran tackle Max Starks on Friday. How much does the former Pittsburgh Steelers starter have left in the tank?

Kenny Vaccaro building Super Bowl defense - NFL -
New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro discusses building a dominant defense for a franchise that is already known for its explosive offense.

Training camp notes | National Football Post
Are the Bills staying in Buffalo?

Talib not worried about emphasis on fouls against receivers | ProFootballTalk
"They always talk about it but once it’s September and the real games start, it will probably be regular," Talib told reporters on Friday.  "It’ll probably go through preseason and die out.  It doesn’t matter, it is what it is.  We’re just going to come out here and play football."

Jim Haslett not thrilled by referee’s suggestion that defense needs to be coached differently | ProFootballTalk
"You know what I would tell the official? I would tell him that he needs to worry about officiating and we’ll coach the team," Haslett said, via "He needs to worry about calling interference because he called about four or five yesterday where there was nothing. So tell him to worry about his job, we’ll worry about our job."

Texans cut another 2013 draft pick | ProFootballTalk
Today the Texans cut Trevardo Williams, a linebacker chosen in the fourth round of last year’s draft. Williams spent the 2013 season on injured reserve, and after passing a physical yesterday, he lost his job today.

Daily Dose: Lynch is Back - Training Camp Daily Dose -
One week of training camp is in the books and the regular season is looming large on the horizon. With fantasy draft prep in full swing and so much going on around the league, let's get caught up on a hectic Thursday of news.

The Rising Value of Cornerbacks | The Daily Spot
The "self-promoted" announcement of Patrick Peterson’s 5 year $70 million extension not only makes him the highest paid cornerback in football, but it further establishes the recent trend of increasing dollars being award to players in the secondary. We’ll take a look at the last three major contracts signed among NFL cornerbacks, breaking down the numbers to assess the trend.

Jed York on Harbaugh talks: "There’s not some crazy divide" | ProFootballTalk
"There’s not some crazy divide of where we are," York said. "When we talked about a deal, Jim very clearly said, ‘I don’t want to do a deal too early because as a leader of the team, I don’t want to set that precedent.’

Brandon Lloyd quit the NFL for good. What made him come back? | : Dan Pompei Article
When 33-year-old Brandon Lloyd retired last year, he didn't just stop playing football. He escaped from the NFL, and all that he was for a decade as a wide receiver for the 49ers, Redskins, Bears, Broncos, Rams and Patriots.

A Guide to Understanding NFL Training Camp Coach Speak | Pre Snap Reads
Every year NFL training camps precede the regular season. It’s a wonderful time of the year when every single team is fully committed to winning and bettering themselves and every single fanbase is able to convince themselves that they are playoff bound.