With that being the case, it should come as no surprise that Super Bowl Sunday always has been (and always will be) a day where ordinary players become National Football League legends, and a day where teams are able to prove they deserve to be mentioned among the best squads in NFL history. On the flip side, Super Bowl Sunday also presents players and teams with an opportunity to forever live in sports infamy. For every player and team that surprisingly turn in a big-time performance in the big game, there are those who crumble under the pressure of playing for a world championship.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The NFL draft kicks off today, which means every NFL prognosticator out there has been busy putting the finishing touches on their last mock draft before the clock begins ticking down on the Cleveland Browns, who own the first selection. Fans in the Northwest are most interested in the 26th pick, where the Seahawks are slated to select their next difference maker. Seattle could make their pick at 26, trade up for a higher pick in the first round, or like the Seahawks have done three of the past four years, trade away its first-round pick for more assets. NFL DRAFT Today: Round 1, 5 p.m. Friday: Rounds 2 & 3, 4 p.m. Saturday: Rounds 4-7, 9 a.m. TV: ESPN, NFL Network Streaming:
Twtter SEATTLE (AP) - Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen will donate $30 million toward the development of a new housing facility for people who are homeless in Seattle. The gift will help cover design and construction costs for Mercy Housing Northwest, a local nonprofit that will operate the facility. Mayor Ed Murray said Wednesday the city will put $5 million toward the project. Paul Allen Family Foundation spokesman Paul Butler says the plan has been in the works since last year and that the facility will be geared toward homeless families. He says it also will include an on-site service center for residents and the wider community. The location and size of the project has
Marshawn Lynch is officially back in the NFL after agreeing to a two-year deal with the Raiders, who subsequently acquired him in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks. That naturally led to an immediate reaction on Twitter from his teammates and players across the league. Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was on it early as soon as the NFL tweeted out reports of a deal being agreed upon. Khalil Mack went with the cryptic approach to express his excitement. Left tackle Donald Penn wasn’t far behind as he awoke to joy of the new back he’ll be blocking for. Linebacker Bruce Irvin got to finally add a successful check mark to one of his off-season pursuits. Aaron Rodgers, like Lynch a former Cal star,
Marshawn Lynch’s comeback from retirement is all but complete. Marshawn Lynch’s return to the NFL after a 20-month absence has been finalized. The five-time Pro Bowl running back, who retired from the Seattle Seahawks after the 2015 season with one year left on a two-year, $24m contract, is poised to join the Oakland Raiders after the brokering of a trade for Lynch’s rights with his former team.
Former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has agreed to a deal with the Oakland Raiders, reports NFL.com's Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport. According to the report, Oakland and Seattle have agreed to terms on a deal for Lynch and have worked out details on trading Lynch's rights to the Raiders. The Raiders have already agreed to pay Lynch $3 million in base salary, and will also give him a chance to earn an extra $2 million if he hits certain statistical marks.
It’s the year of the defensive backs, and the Seahawks have a chance to draft quality players into their defensive scheme and reload for another playoff run. Some mock draft experts have the Seahawks taking a cornerback at 26 while others have them taking a safety. Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas are the best safety combination in the NFL.
ALAMEDA — The NFL Draft is two days away and represents at least a soft deadline for retired running back Marshawn Lynch to agree to terms with the Raiders and have them work out a trade with the Seattle Seahawks. The ball is in Lynch’s court, with the Raiders publicly acknowledging their interest in bringing the Oakland native out of retirement and waiting on him to decide if they’ll take the money he’s offering. General manager Reggie McKenzie said last week that ideally he’d like to have an answer from Lynch before the draft. “Our door is open and we’re not shutting (it),” McKenzie said. “Who knows after (the draft)? I’m not going to say never. The door is still open.” As for the money, it