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A closer look at Seahawks draft pick Tyler Lockett

A closer look at Seahawks draft pick Tyler Lockett

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A closer look at Seahawks draft pick Tyler Lockett
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  • Jermaine Kearse signs restricted free agent tender with Seahawk…

    Jermaine Kearse signs restricted free agent tender with Seahawks

    profootballtalk.com 9 hours ago
    Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse is back under contract with the Seattle Seahawks after signing his restricted free agent tender with the team. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com, Kearse signed the tender worth $2.356 million on Tuesday. The signing wa…
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  • Seahawks waive five players

    Seahawks waive five players

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    The Seahawks waived five veteran backups on Tuesday, including fullback/linebacker Mike Zimmer, defensive end Julius Warmsley and offensive tackle Justin Renfrow, each of whom had stints on the Seattle practice squad last season. The transactions were a…
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  • John Carlson's retirement leaves Cardinals with two big, inexpe…

    John Carlson's retirement leaves Cardinals with two big, inexperienced tight ends

    John Carlson's retirement leaves Cardinals with two big, inexperienced tight ends
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  • Oddsmaker gives 49ers longest odds to win NFC West

    Oddsmaker gives 49ers longest odds to win NFC West

    profootballtalk.com 16 hours ago
    In the last three seasons, the 49ers have gone from first to second to third place in the four-team NFC West. Perhaps, then, it is not a surprise to see San Francisco as the longest shot to win the West in 2015 at one notable Nevada sports book. As of T…
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  • Quarterback, five WRs among 49ers’ undrafted free agents

    Quarterback, five WRs among 49ers’ undrafted free agents

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    Though the 49ers did not draft a quarterback, they have added a rookie free agent at the position. San Francisco has signed South Carolina’s Dylan Thompson, the team said Tuesday. Thompson is the lone quarterback among the 49ers’ nine undrafted free age…
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  • The Seahawks Didn't Care Whether Frank Clark Punched A Woman

    The Seahawks Didn't Care Whether Frank Clark Punched A Woman

    The Seattle Seahawks went on the defensive when they drafted former Michigan defensive end Frank Clark, who was kicked off his college team after being arrested on charges of domestic violence last November. Facing criticism of the second-round selectio…
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  • NFL Nation TV delves into 'Thumbs Down' NFL draft grades

    NFL Nation TV delves into 'Thumbs Down' NFL draft grades

    ESPN.com May 5 (yesterday)
    NFL Nation TV delves into 'Thumbs Down' NFL draft grades
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  • Carson Palmer was on field with Cardinals on Monday

    Carson Palmer was on field with Cardinals on Monday

    profootballtalk.com May 5 (yesterday)
    The Cardinals started the second phase of their offseason workouts on Monday, which means that they are permitted to start running plays on the field without helmets or pads. Among the Cardinals doing that with the first team was quarterback Carson Palm…
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  • Kam Chancellor’s half-brother Keenan Lambert among Seahawks und…

    Kam Chancellor’s half-brother Keenan Lambert among Seahawks undrafted free agents

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    In addition to reaching an agreement with 34-year-old long snapper and former Green Beret Nate Boyer, the Seattle Seahawks have brought in Kam Chancellor’s half-brother as a part of their undrafted free agent class. Keenan Lambert, a safety from Norfolk…
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  • NFL explains “Los Angeles Rams” web page

    NFL explains “Los Angeles Rams” web page

    profootballtalk.com yahoo.com May 4 (yesterday)
    As a trio of NFL franchises slowly circle Los Angeles, a now-removed quirk in the league’s official website suggested that at least one of them will eventually land there. The NFL claims there’s nothing to it. Via Joe Holleman of the St. Louis Post-Disp…
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  • Bills add 13 undrafted free agents

    Bills add 13 undrafted free agents

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    The Bills didn’t draft any defensive linemen this year, but they added five players to the group on Monday. Defensive end Alex Carrington returned to the team as a free agent after spending last season with the Rams and the team added five other defensi…
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  • Justin Smith: You’ll know in three weeks or so if I’m playing i…

    Justin Smith: You’ll know in three weeks or so if I’m playing in 2015

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    After making defensive lineman Arik Armstead their first-round pick on Thursday, 49ers General Manager Trent Baalke said that the selection wasn’t made because of the uncertainty about Justin Smith’s status for 2015. It was made because the 49ers know t…
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  • Bills sign Alex Carrington

    Bills sign Alex Carrington

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    The Bills are back in the Alex Carrington business. The defensive tackle was a third-round pick of the team in 2010 and spent four years on their defensive line before making the move to the Rams as a free agent last year. The Bills changed coaching sta…
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  • 49ers FB charged with vandalism after argument with girlfriend

    49ers FB charged with vandalism after argument with girlfriend

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    A football player being charged with misdemeanor vandalism might not sound like that big of a deal, but the circumstances of 49ers fullback Bruce Miller’s arrest will create more questions. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, Miller is schedule…
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  • Rams still interested in OT Joe Barksdale, but where does he fi…

    Rams still interested in OT Joe Barksdale, but where does he fit?

    ESPN.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Rams still interested in OT Joe Barksdale, but where does he fit?
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  • PFT Live: Seahawks talk with Bob Condotta, NFL draft review

    PFT Live: Seahawks talk with Bob Condotta, NFL draft review

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    It was a busy weekend all over the world of sports with the NFL draft ranking near the top of the list of events drawing attention around the country. We’ll take a look back at the three days of picks during Monday’s edition of PFT Live. Mike Florio wil…
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  • Cardinals plan same role for Andre Ellington

    Cardinals plan same role for Andre Ellington

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (yesterday)
    During the weeks leading up to the draft, the Cardinals were often mentioned as a potential trade destination for Adrian Peterson. It made sense as a landing spot because the Cardinals struggled to run the ball effectively last season and because they’r…
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  • Bruce Irvin vents over non-exercise of fifth-year option

    Bruce Irvin vents over non-exercise of fifth-year option

    profootballtalk.com May 4 (2 days ago)
    The Seahawks “expect” to have linebacker Bruce Irvin on the team for a long time, but they won’t be ensuring a fifth year at this point via the exercise of the automatic option that would extend his rookie deal. And while coach Pete Carroll said over th…
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  • 49ers pick up a pair of 2016 draft picks

    49ers pick up a pair of 2016 draft picks

    profootballtalk.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    The 49ers will have a little added picking power in the 2016 NFL Draft. In trades this week, San Francisco snagged a pair of extra selections in next year’s draft, getting a fifth-round pick from San Diego when trading down on Thursday and a sixth-round…
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  • Maccagnan: Zac Stacy trade not related to concerns about Stevan…

    Maccagnan: Zac Stacy trade not related to concerns about Stevan Ridley’s knee

    profootballtalk.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    Instead of taking a shot on a rookie running back with a seventh-round pick on Saturday, the Jets opted to trade it to the Rams in exchange for Zac Stacy. Stacy, a 2013 fifth-round pick, became an odd man out in St. Louis when the team drafted Todd Gurl…
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  • NFL draft in review: The highs and lows from the seven-round af…

    NFL draft in review: The highs and lows from the seven-round affair

    yahoo.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    The NFL draft is (finally) over. From the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafting Jameis Winston (and the dumb Social Media Outrage that followed the crab legs photo) to the Arizona Cardinals taking Mr. Irrelevant, it was a wild three days. What moments won the t…
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  • Seahawks “expect” to have Bruce Irvin for a long time

    Seahawks “expect” to have Bruce Irvin for a long time

    profootballtalk.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    The Seahawks may not be picking up the 2016 option on linebacker Bruce Irvin’s contract, but that doesn’t mean they are in a rush to have him off their team. That was the message sent by coach Pete Carroll and General Manager John Schneider when they me…
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  • Video - TE Carlson retires after seven seasons in NFL 03:32

    TE Carlson retires after seven seasons in NFL

    May 5
    Tim Hasselbeck discusses why he's surprised that Cardinals tight end John Carlson, who suffered multiple head injuries at the collegiate and professional level, called it a career after a 2014 campaign in which he played in all 16 games.
  • Video - Seahawks criticized for drafting Frank Clark 03:59

    Seahawks criticized for drafting Frank Clark

    May 5
    ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount discusses Seattle's decision to draft DE Frank Clark, who was kicked off the team at Michigan after being accused of domestic violence.
  • Video - NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport: Linebacker Bruce Irvin's option too pricey for Seattle Seahawks 01:09

    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport: Linebacker Bruce Irvin's option too pricey for Seattle Seahawks

    May 4
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport discusses why the Seattle Seahawks declined to pick up linebacker Bruce Irvin's fifth-year option.
  • Video - Value picks in NFL draft 02:47

    Value picks in NFL draft

    May 4
    Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. discuss the biggest sleepers and steals in the NFL draft.

Sports Columnists

  • The Post-Draft Mailbag

    May 6
    Before I get to your mail this week, three topics in the wake of the draft that have gotten attention in the three days since the 256th pick was made: The sexual assault case involving Jameis Winston. When I asked Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht a…
  • How Winston Became the Buccaneers' No. 1 Hope

    May 4
    TAMPA, Fla. — Get off the plane here Friday afternoon, and go to the newsstand to see what the local papers say about what was, according to Bucs general manager Jason Licht, probably the most important draft pick in the history of the franchise. Pick u…
  • ESPN Now

    May 3
    Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay each think an AFC East team had the best pick of the opening round: Kiper: WR DeVante Parker to Miami (No. 14) McShay: D...
  • Grading each team's draft (Insider)

    May 3
    Five teams earned A's from Mel Kiper Jr. in their draft performances -- but he thinks the Bills did the worst in the draft, earning a lowly C. How did...