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28 Apr 2014, 06:10pm by Rivers McCown

Seahawks Extend Earl Thomas

Per media reports, it's a four-year, $40 million extension, with $27.25 million in guaranteed money. Thomas will be the first safety in the NFL to make $10 million a year.

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6 comments, Last at 01 May 2014, 12:43pm by commissionerleaf

28 Apr 2014, 04:59am by Rivers McCown

MMQB: Gleason, Draft

Tom Benson gives some money to a good cause, and we get some more draft rumor-mongering.

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1 comment, Last at 28 Apr 2014, 6:22am by Jerry

28 Apr 2014, 01:10am by Rivers McCown

Visualizing 64 Years of DVOA History

Using Andreas Sheppard's DVOA estimates, Vivid Numeral has a graph showing every franchise's DVOA over time.

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9 comments, Last at 03 May 2014, 5:27pm by Noah of Arkadia

25 Apr 2014, 05:33pm by Rivers McCown

Agent vs. Club: J.J. Watt Mock Negotiation

The first of a series of posts where Joel Corry and Ari Nissim hammer out a mock extension for one of the most valuable non-quarterbacks in the NFL.

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1 comment, Last at 25 Apr 2014, 10:37pm by Duke

25 Apr 2014, 05:31pm by Rivers McCown

NFL 101: Introducing the Basics of Cover-2

Let this XP serve as a notice that Matt Bowen is doing an outstanding job at Bleacher Report on this NFL 101 series. He's breaking down common routes and coverage concepts while also delving into keys.

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25 Apr 2014, 05:26pm by Rivers McCown

Anatomy of a Great Route

This hit the outtakes of my Factors post, but there was one particular Andre Johnson v. Richard Sherman route that was head-and-shoulders above anything else I'd seen while charting wideouts. Two masters of their craft. Brett Kollman at Battle Red Blog took it upon himself to look at it.

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1 comment, Last at 27 Apr 2014, 1:42am by Pen

23 Apr 2014, 01:35am by Rivers McCown

The Last 10 Years of Trading Away First-Rounders

Chase Stuart studies recent trades for first-round picks. The conclusion? That general managers rarely pull these off for self-preservation.

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4 comments, Last at 23 Apr 2014, 4:21pm by MJK

21 Apr 2014, 09:45pm by Rivers McCown

Seahawks Trade for Terrelle Pryor

A seventh-round pick was all it took for Oakland to give up on Terrelle Pryor.

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22 comments, Last at 25 Apr 2014, 8:40am by ChicagoRaider

21 Apr 2014, 12:00pm by Rivers McCown

Factors: Andre Johnson

One of the NFL's best receivers notched a -2.3% DVOA last year. Does a target-by-target breakdown show he was better than that?

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3 comments, Last at 22 Apr 2014, 1:31pm by Mr Shush

21 Apr 2014, 03:53am by Rivers McCown

Will the Jaguars Draft a First-Round Quarterback?

Chase Stuart looks at the recent history linking new regimes and how quickly they select quarterbacks.

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1 comment, Last at 21 Apr 2014, 10:39am by t.d.