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Raiders start signing draft picks

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Darin Gantt) — The Raiders are finally joining the majority of the NFL in signing draft picks. According to Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Raiders are signing three seventh-round picks today. Safety Shalom Luani, tackle Jylan Ware, and defensive lineman Treyvon Hester are putting their names on contracts. The team also announced the signing of seventh-rounder Elijah…
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Little Things, Week 11: Seahawks record costly victory over Eagles

Field Gulls (John Fraley) — Losing hurts; winning too, sometimes This convincing 26-15 home win over the Eagles had some beautiful big things in it. C.J. Prosise ’s brilliant 72-yard touchdown run, which would end up being the second-longest play from scrimmage for the Seattle Seahawks in 2016. Look at it from an all-22 angle. Re-enjoy Jimmy Graham’s equally brilliant 35-yard touchdown catch: ...
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Why I’m Forever a Chargers Fan

Blots from the Blue (Daniel Stebbins) — I haven’t always been a Chargers fan. There was a time when I was much younger and naive that I’m not proud of... Until about 5 years old I was a fan of the Raiders . I know, terrible right? Even worse, I was a Jeff Hostetler fan. For those of you that don’t remember or know that name, lucky you. This was the fault of my older brother’s best friend at the time. He was a Raiders fan and to...
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What is the biggest distraction for the Saints in 2017?

SBN: Canal Street Chronicles (Chris Dunnells) — There are plenty of potential pitfalls. It’s no secret that Adrian Peterson brings with him a ton of off-the-field baggage to New Orleans. Tom Benson isn’t getting any younger. With the “successful” move of both the Chargers and Rams , and the eventual move of the Raiders , might the Saints be next to go? Will Sean Payton be on the hot seat if the Saints get off to a slow start? How...
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Why we’re fans of the Green Bay Packers

Acme Packing Company (Evan "Tex" Western) — Join APC as we celebrate the new look of our website by sharing stories of how we became entrenched as Packers fans. Welcome to the refreshed Acme Packing Company! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to share your story, head over to the FanPosts to write your own post. ...
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Why I’m a Seahawks fan

Field Gulls (Mike Bar) — Welcome to the refreshed Field Gulls! To celebrate the new look and feel of our sports communities, we’re sharing stories of how and why we became fans of our favorite teams. If you’d like to do the same, head over to the FanPosts to begin — you could win a $500 gift card! (Rules at the bottom of this page.) We’re collecting all of the stories here . Come Fan With Us! Why am I,...
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Century Links 5/25: Assessing Kaep's Fit in the PNW

Field Gulls (Brendan O'Leary) — Read! Report: Seattle Seahawks host Colin Kaepernick on free-agent visit | The News Tribune The Seahawks are apparently taking the next step in their interest in Colin Kaepernick. Seahawks' Bobby Wagner shares personal story of his mother's stroke | KOMO SEATTLE--May is Stroke Awareness Month, and that inspired Seattle Seahawk's linebacker Bobby Wagner to share a very personal story....
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Raiders are holding Marshawn Lynch out of OTAs, for now

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — In some cities, there is wringing of hands and/or gnashing of teeth regarding the decision of key players to treat voluntary workouts as voluntary. In Oakland, the team is keeping recently-acquired running back Marshawn Lynch out of the OTA fray, for now. “He’s doing great, he’s doing great,” coach Jack Del Rio said, via Paul…
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What's the greatest touchdown celebration of all time?

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Jay Busbee) — Welcome to the Wednesday War Room, where your favorite Yahoo Sports NFL writers weigh in on the most serious and critical NFL topics of the day. Read on for how you can join in. Today, we’re talking replacement quarterbacks and replacement announcers. Onward!  Question 1: Touchdown celebrations are back! What’s your favorite TD celebration in NFL history? Shalise Manza-Young: I’m not...
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Incompletions: Houston Texans Offseason Report Cards

Battle Red Blog (Matt Weston) — The masthead gathers around to give their takes and grades on the offseason now that the important decisions are in the dirt and done. The big offseason decisions are over. As such, I asked the masthead what their extended thoughts on the offseason were. What grade would they give Rick Smith and the Houston Texans for the moves they made this winter and spring? Matt Weston : ...
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Coaching hire rule change gets tabled

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Mike Florio) — On Tuesday, the NFL took care of several items of business that had fallen in the cracks during the annual league meeting in March when: (1) the owners quickly approved the relocation of the Raiders to Las Vegas; and (2) got the hell out of town before anyone could realize the potential long-term implications of…
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Century Links 5/24: Farewell to Tez

Field Gulls (Brendan O'Leary) — Read! RIP Tez: Remembering One Of The Truly Great Seahawks, And An Even Better Person | Seattle Seahawks Former Seahawks.com writer Clare Farnsworth, who covered the team for 36 seasons, reflects on his relationship with Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy, who passed away Tuesday. Seahawks rookie DBs continue to build chemistry in group workout | Seahawks Wire ...
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7 things we learned from Day 1 of Bengals OTAs

Cincy Jungle (Rebecca Toback) — George Iloka always goes hard, good and bad injury news plus more from Day 1 of Bengals OTAs. The Cincinnati Bengals hit the practice field for the first time this offseason on Tuesday. There, a few players were surprisingly rehabbing injuries while other players who ended the season injured were happily practicing. Here are seven things we learned from Day 1 of OTAs. 1. Clint Boling...
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Donald Penn says slipping on play Derek Carr was injured continues to stick with him

NBCSports.com: ProFootballTalk (Curtis Crabtree) — Oakland Raiders left tackle Donald Penn can’t shake the memory of the slip he had on the play that ended with his quarterback lost for the season. According to PFT alumnus Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Penn says the memory of his misstep on the play against the Indianapolis Colts that led to…
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Rashad Jennings wins Season 24 of 'Dancing with the Stars' over MLB's David Ross

Yahoo.com: Shutdown Corner (Shalise Manza Young) — Free agent running back Rashad Jennings and pro partner Emma Slater won Season 24 of “Dancing with the Stars” on Tuesday night. (ABC) Rashad Jennings lamented during Monday night’s episode of “Dancing with the Stars” that he’d never won the big game. In seven seasons, with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders and New York Giants, Jennings has made but one playoff appearance. But on...
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