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Geoff Baker bring us the story of retired Seahawk offensive tackle Jerry Wunsch who is hobbled by mental and physical ailments, and is waging two legal battles that cast a harsh light on the scope of painkillers used in the NFL.
Fran Duffy dives into the film of Mike Williams and Corey Davis, two wide receivers at the top of this year’s draft class.
Jonathan Jones, Ben Baskin, and Jacob Feldman look at the best quarterbacks in this year’s draft class, but rather than focusing on their highlights, they look to see exactly what opposing defenses did to throw them off their game.
Jill Martin explains how Becca Longo is believed to be the first woman to earn a college football scholarship to an NCAA school at the Division II level or higher.
Several teams have older franchise QBs, leading many to speculate that one or more of them will spend an early pick on a quarterback. Which made Chase Stuart wonder: how often do teams do in that situation draft a QB in the 1st Round?
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I miss the days when every NFL coach's headset came straight from NASA. Bill Arnsparger is either calling for a blitz or directing Apollo 16 pic.twitter.com/ij7UvJjo2y
— Super 70s Sports (@Super70sSports) April 9, 2017
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— Dana Holgorsen (@Holgorsendana) April 7, 2017
Belichick also does a word association game at the end of the CNBC interview. His doesn’t skip the questions about Deflategate and Hernandez pic.twitter.com/KepFO6rwNY
— Ben Volin (@BenVolin) April 13, 2017
ITP in the Media
Our own Matty Brown discussed Tony Romo’s retirement, the potential return of Marshawn Lynch, the Timmy Jernigan trade, a possible Richard Sherman trade, and to dive deep into the Seahawks with Ollie Connolly.
— Michael Kist (@MichaelJKist) April 10, 2017
— Andy Singleton (@PeoplezPen) April 4, 2017
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