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Offseason Extra: Post-NFL Draft 12-team mock

Senior Fantasy Writer
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Who is your favorite rookie from the 2014 draft class? And when should you draft him in Fantasy Football? That's the question on every Fantasy owner's mind following the NFL Draft.

We've got you covered.

We recently held a 12-team standard mock draft now that all the rookies are on their respective teams, and it was interesting to see what round each player was selected. In this mock draft, there were 21 rookies selected, and it's no surprise that Titans running back Bishop Sankey went first in Round 3.

Buffalo's Sammy Watkins was the first rookie receiver drafted in Round 7, and Detroit's Eric Ebron was the first rookie tight end drafted in Round 9. As expected, none of the rookie quarterbacks were drafted, which makes sense in a seasonal league.

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There were veterans who were affected by the NFL Draft as well, but the addition of Jeremy Hill in Cincinnati and Tre Mason in St. Louis, for example, didn't hurt the stock of Giovani Bernard or Zac Stacy. Both running backs were still drafted early in the second round, and that's where they should go.

One other player of interest was Josh Gordon, who could be suspended for the season. Despite the news during NFL Draft weekend, he was still drafted in Round 7 here. As of now we don't know the length of his suspension, so this is definitely a boom or bust pick.

As always, we ask you to share your thoughts on this draft. Take advantage of our Fantasy Football Twitter feed (@CBSFantasyFB) and post your comments there, or share your thoughts on our Fantasy Football Facebook page.

In this league, all touchdowns are worth six points, and we award one point for every 10 yards rushing and receiving and one point for every 25 yards passing. We feature a starting lineup of QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, TE, K, DST and a FLEX (RB/WR/TE). There will also be six reserve spots for a 15-round draft.

Our draft order is as follows:

1. Joe Polito, Social Media Coordinator
2. Peter Madden, Editorial Director, Fantasy Sports
3. Adam Aizer, Podcast/Video Host
4. R.J. White, Fantasy Writer
5. J. Darin Darst, College Football Producer
6. Dave Richard, Senior Fantasy Writer
7. Chris Towers, Fantasy Writer
8. Jeff Tobin, Associate Managing Editor
9. Igor Mello, Fantasy Writer
10. Michael Hurcomb, Fantasy Editor
11. Jamey Eisenberg, Senior Fantasy Writer
12. Larry Hartstein, Fantasy Writer

Round by Round
Round 1
Pick Team Player
1 Polito Jamaal Charles, RB, KC
2 Madden LeSean McCoy, RB, PHI
3 Aizer Matt Forte, RB, CHI
4 White Adrian Peterson, RB, MIN
5 Darst Marshawn Lynch, RB, SEA
6 Richard Eddie Lacy, RB, GB
7 Towers Jimmy Graham, TE, NO
8 Tobin Calvin Johnson, WR, DET
9 Mello Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN
10 Hurcomb Peyton Manning, QB, DEN
11 Eisenberg Montee Ball, RB, DEN
12 Hartstein Le'Veon Bell, RB, PIT
Round 2
Pick Team Player
13 Hartstein Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN
14 Eisenberg Doug Martin, RB, TB
15 Hurcomb DeMarco Murray, RB, DAL
16 Mello Zac Stacy, RB, STL
17 Tobin Alfred Morris, RB, WAS
18 Towers Arian Foster, RB, HOU
19 Richard Julio Jones, WR, ATL
20 Darst Brandon Marshall, WR, CHI
21 White A.J. Green, WR, CIN
22 Aizer Dez Bryant, WR, DAL
23 Madden Drew Brees, QB, NO
24 Polito Julius Thomas, TE, DEN
Round 3
Pick Team Player
25 Polito Alshon Jeffery, WR, CHI
26 Madden Rob Gronkowski, TE, NE
27 Aizer Bishop Sankey, RB, TEN
28 White Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
29 Darst Reggie Bush, RB, DET
30 Richard Ryan Mathews, RB, SD
31 Towers Andre Ellington, RB, ARI
32 Tobin Jordy Nelson, WR, GB
33 Mello C.J. Spiller, RB, BUF
34 Hurcomb Antonio Brown, WR, PIT
35 Eisenberg Randall Cobb, WR, GB
36 Hartstein Pierre Garcon, WR, WAS
Round 4
Pick Team Player
37 Hartstein Vincent Jackson, WR, TB
38 Eisenberg Shane Vereen, RB, NE
39 Hurcomb Ben Tate, RB, CLE
40 Mello Frank Gore, RB, SF
41 Tobin Stevan Ridley, RB, NE
42 Towers Andre Johnson, WR, HOU
43 Richard Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI
44 Darst Ray Rice, RB, BAL
45 White Keenan Allen, WR, SD
46 Aizer Toby Gerhart, RB, JAC
47 Madden Wes Welker, WR, DEN
48 Polito Matthew Stafford, QB, DET
Round 5
Pick Team Player
49 Polito Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, MIN
50 Madden Victor Cruz, WR, NYG
51 Aizer Michael Crabtree, WR, SF
52 White Joique Bell, RB, DET
53 Darst Roddy White, WR, ATL
54 Richard Vernon Davis, TE, SF
55 Towers DeSean Jackson, WR, WAS
56 Tobin Knowshon Moreno, RB, MIA
57 Mello Percy Harvin, WR, SEA
58 Hurcomb Rashad Jennings, RB, NYG
59 Eisenberg Julian Edelman, WR, NE
60 Hartstein Golden Tate, WR, DET
Round 6
Pick Team Player
61 Hartstein Chris Johnson, RB, NYJ
62 Eisenberg Emmanuel Sanders, WR, DEN
63 Hurcomb Michael Floyd, WR, ARI
64 Mello Andrew Luck, QB, IND
65 Tobin Kendall Wright, WR, TEN
66 Towers Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, OAK
67 Richard Torrey Smith, WR, BAL
68 Darst T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
69 White Trent Richardson, RB, IND
70 Aizer Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
71 Madden Eric Decker, WR, NYJ
72 Polito Steven Jackson, RB, ATL
Round 7
Pick Team Player
73 Polito Josh Gordon, WR, CLE
74 Madden Darren McFadden, RB, OAK
75 Aizer Jason Witten, TE, DAL
76 White Jordan Cameron, TE, CLE
77 Darst Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF
78 Richard Mike Wallace, WR, MIA
79 Towers Terrance Williams, WR, DAL
80 Tobin Fred Jackson, RB, BUF
81 Mello Marques Colston, WR, NO
82 Hurcomb Sammy Watkins, WR, BUF
83 Eisenberg Dennis Pitta, TE, BAL
84 Hartstein Jordan Reed, TE, WAS
Round 8
Pick Team Player
85 Hartstein Tony Romo, QB, DAL
86 Eisenberg Robert Griffin III, QB, WAS
87 Hurcomb Pierre Thomas, RB, NO
88 Mello Kyle Rudolph, TE, MIN
89 Tobin Tom Brady, QB, NE
90 Towers Chris Ivory, RB, NYJ
91 Richard Khiry Robinson, RB, NO
92 Darst Mike Evans, WR, TB
93 White Reggie Wayne, WR, IND
94 Aizer Brandin Cooks, WR, NO
95 Madden Darren Sproles, RB, PHI
96 Polito Danny Woodhead, RB, SD
Round 9
Pick Team Player
97 Polito Jeremy Maclin, WR, PHI
98 Madden Tavon Austin, WR, STL
99 Aizer Shonn Greene, RB, TEN
100 White DeAngelo Williams, RB, CAR
101 Darst Greg Olsen, TE, CAR
102 Richard Nick Foles, QB, PHI
103 Towers Hakeem Nicks, WR, IND
104 Tobin Terrance West, RB, CLE
105 Mello Lamar Miller, RB, MIA
106 Hurcomb Eric Ebron, TE, DET
107 Eisenberg Devonta Freeman, RB, ATL
108 Hartstein Marvin Jones, WR, CIN
Round 10
Pick Team Player
109 Hartstein Kenny Stills, WR, NO
110 Eisenberg Christine Michael, RB, SEA
111 Hurcomb Andre Williams, RB, NYG
112 Mello Kelvin Benjamin, WR, CAR
113 Tobin Zach Ertz, TE, PHI
114 Towers Jay Cutler, QB, CHI
115 Richard Jeremy Hill, RB, CIN
116 Darst LeGarrette Blount, RB, PIT
117 White Odell Beckham, WR, NYG
118 Aizer Riley Cooper, WR, PHI
119 Madden Carlos Hyde, RB, SF
120 Polito Knile Davis, RB, KC
Round 11
Pick Team Player
121 Polito Stepfan Taylor, RB, ARI
122 Madden Mark Ingram, RB, NO
123 Aizer David Wilson, RB, NYG
124 White Jerick McKinnon, RB, MIN
125 Darst DeAndre Hopkins, WR, HOU
126 Richard Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, IND
127 Towers Rod Streater, WR, OAK
128 Tobin Dwayne Bowe, WR, KC
129 Mello Tre Mason, RB, STL
130 Hurcomb Anquan Boldin, WR, SF
131 Eisenberg Jarrett Boykin, WR, GB
132 Hartstein Bryce Brown, RB, BUF
Round 12
Pick Team Player
133 Hartstein Jordan Matthews, WR, PHI
134 Eisenberg Ladarius Green, TE, SD
135 Hurcomb Seahawks DST
136 Mello Cam Newton, QB, CAR
137 Tobin Charles Sims, RB, TB
138 Towers Andre Brown, RB, HOU
139 Richard Travaris Cadet, RB, NO
140 Darst Danny Amendola, WR, NE
141 White Lorenzo Taliaferro, RB, BAL
142 Aizer Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
143 Madden Ka'Deem Carey, RB, CHI
144 Polito Steve Smith, WR, BAL
Round 13
Pick Team Player
145 Polito Latavius Murray, RB, OAK
146 Madden James White, RB, NE
147 Aizer 49ers DST
148 White Cecil Shorts, WR, JAC
149 Darst Philip Rivers, QB, SD
150 Richard James Starks, RB, GB
151 Towers Michael Vick, QB, NYJ
152 Tobin Rams DST
153 Mello Panthers DST
154 Hurcomb Rueben Randle, WR, NYG
155 Eisenberg Broncos DST
156 Hartstein Donald Brown, RB, SD
Round 14
Pick Team Player
157 Hartstein Patriots DST
158 Eisenberg Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
159 Hurcomb Jace Amaro, TE, NYJ
160 Mello Marqise Lee, WR, JAC
161 Tobin Robert Woods, WR, BUF
162 Towers Texans DST
163 Richard Cardinals DST
164 Darst Saints DST
165 White Bengals DST
166 Aizer Justin Blackmon, WR, JAC
167 Madden Chiefs DST
168 Polito Steelers DST
Round 15
Pick Team Player
169 Polito Dan Bailey, K, DAL
170 Madden Stephen Gostkowski, K, NE
171 Aizer Phil Dawson, K, SF
172 White Matt Prater, K, DEN
173 Darst Steven Hauschka, K, SEA
174 Richard Justin Tucker, K, BAL
175 Towers Blair Walsh, K, MIN
176 Tobin Matt Bryant, K, ATL
177 Mello Mason Crosby, K, GB
178 Hurcomb Nick Novak, K, SD
179 Eisenberg Adam Vinatieri, K, IND
180 Hartstein Greg Zuerlein, K, STL
 
Team by Team
Adam Aizer
Rd.Pk Player
1.3 Matt Forte, RB, CHI
2.10 Dez Bryant, WR, DAL
3.3 Bishop Sankey, RB, TEN
4.10 Toby Gerhart, RB, JAC
5.3 Michael Crabtree, WR, SF
6.10 Matt Ryan, QB, ATL
7.3 Jason Witten, TE, DAL
8.10 Brandin Cooks, WR, NO
9.3 Shonn Greene, RB, TEN
10.10 Riley Cooper, WR, PHI
11.3 David Wilson, RB, NYG
12.10 Russell Wilson, QB, SEA
13.3 49ers DST
14.10 Justin Blackmon, WR, JAC
15.3 Phil Dawson, K, SF
J. Darin Darst
Rd.Pk Player
1.5 Marshawn Lynch, RB, SEA
2.8 Brandon Marshall, WR, CHI
3.5 Reggie Bush, RB, DET
4.8 Ray Rice, RB, BAL
5.5 Roddy White, WR, ATL
6.8 T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND
7.5 Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF
8.8 Mike Evans, WR, TB
9.5 Greg Olsen, TE, CAR
10.8 LeGarrette Blount, RB, PIT
11.5 DeAndre Hopkins, WR, HOU
12.8 Danny Amendola, WR, NE
13.5 Philip Rivers, QB, SD
14.8 Saints DST
15.5 Steven Hauschka, K, SEA
Jamey Eisenberg
Rd.Pk Player
1.11 Montee Ball, RB, DEN
2.2 Doug Martin, RB, TB
3.11 Randall Cobb, WR, GB
4.2 Shane Vereen, RB, NE
5.11 Julian Edelman, WR, NE
6.2 Emmanuel Sanders, WR, DEN
7.11 Dennis Pitta, TE, BAL
8.2 Robert Griffin III, QB, WAS
9.11 Devonta Freeman, RB, ATL
10.2 Christine Michael, RB, SEA
11.11 Jarrett Boykin, WR, GB
12.2 Ladarius Green, TE, SD
13.11 Broncos DST
14.2 Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT
15.11 Adam Vinatieri, K, IND
Larry Hartstein
Rd.Pk Player
1.12 Le'Veon Bell, RB, PIT
2.1 Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN
3.12 Pierre Garcon, WR, WAS
4.1 Vincent Jackson, WR, TB
5.12 Golden Tate, WR, DET
6.1 Chris Johnson, RB, NYJ
7.12 Jordan Reed, TE, WAS
8.1 Tony Romo, QB, DAL
9.12 Marvin Jones, WR, CIN
10.1 Kenny Stills, WR, NO
11.12 Bryce Brown, RB, BUF
12.1 Jordan Matthews, WR, PHI
13.12 Donald Brown, RB, SD
14.1 Patriots DST
15.12 Greg Zuerlein, K, STL
Michael Hurcomb
Rd.Pk Player
1.10 Peyton Manning, QB, DEN
2.3 DeMarco Murray, RB, DAL
3.10 Antonio Brown, WR, PIT
4.3 Ben Tate, RB, CLE
5.10 Rashad Jennings, RB, NYG
6.3 Michael Floyd, WR, ARI
7.10 Sammy Watkins, WR, BUF
8.3 Pierre Thomas, RB, NO
9.10 Eric Ebron, TE, DET
10.3 Andre Williams, RB, NYG
11.10 Anquan Boldin, WR, SF
12.3 Seahawks DST
13.10 Rueben Randle, WR, NYG
14.3 Jace Amaro, TE, NYJ
15.10 Nick Novak, K, SD
Peter Madden
Rd.Pk Player
1.2 LeSean McCoy, RB, PHI
2.11 Drew Brees, QB, NO
3.2 Rob Gronkowski, TE, NE
4.11 Wes Welker, WR, DEN
5.2 Victor Cruz, WR, NYG
6.11 Eric Decker, WR, NYJ
7.2 Darren McFadden, RB, OAK
8.11 Darren Sproles, RB, PHI
9.2 Tavon Austin, WR, STL
10.11 Carlos Hyde, RB, SF
11.2 Mark Ingram, RB, NO
12.11 Ka'Deem Carey, RB, CHI
13.2 James White, RB, NE
14.11 Chiefs DST
15.2 Stephen Gostkowski, K, NE
Igor Mello
Rd.Pk Player
1.9 Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN
2.4 Zac Stacy, RB, STL
3.9 C.J. Spiller, RB, BUF
4.4 Frank Gore, RB, SF
5.9 Percy Harvin, WR, SEA
6.4 Andrew Luck, QB, IND
7.9 Marques Colston, WR, NO
8.4 Kyle Rudolph, TE, MIN
9.9 Lamar Miller, RB, MIA
10.4 Kelvin Benjamin, WR, CAR
11.9 Tre Mason, RB, STL
12.4 Cam Newton, QB, CAR
13.9 Panthers DST
14.4 Marqise Lee, WR, JAC
15.9 Mason Crosby, K, GB
Joe Polito
Rd.Pk Player
1.1 Jamaal Charles, RB, KC
2.12 Julius Thomas, TE, DEN
3.1 Alshon Jeffery, WR, CHI
4.12 Matthew Stafford, QB, DET
5.1 Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, MIN
6.12 Steven Jackson, RB, ATL
7.1 Josh Gordon, WR, CLE
8.12 Danny Woodhead, RB, SD
9.1 Jeremy Maclin, WR, PHI
10.12 Knile Davis, RB, KC
11.1 Stepfan Taylor, RB, ARI
12.12 Steve Smith, WR, BAL
13.1 Latavius Murray, RB, OAK
14.12 Steelers DST
15.1 Dan Bailey, K, DAL
Dave Richard
Rd.Pk Player
1.6 Eddie Lacy, RB, GB
2.7 Julio Jones, WR, ATL
3.6 Ryan Mathews, RB, SD
4.7 Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI
5.6 Vernon Davis, TE, SF
6.7 Torrey Smith, WR, BAL
7.6 Mike Wallace, WR, MIA
8.7 Khiry Robinson, RB, NO
9.6 Nick Foles, QB, PHI
10.7 Jeremy Hill, RB, CIN
11.6 Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, IND
12.7 Travaris Cadet, RB, NO
13.6 James Starks, RB, GB
14.7 Cardinals DST
15.6 Justin Tucker, K, BAL
Jeff Tobin
Rd.Pk Player
1.8 Calvin Johnson, WR, DET
2.5 Alfred Morris, RB, WAS
3.8 Jordy Nelson, WR, GB
4.5 Stevan Ridley, RB, NE
5.8 Knowshon Moreno, RB, MIA
6.5 Kendall Wright, WR, TEN
7.8 Fred Jackson, RB, BUF
8.5 Tom Brady, QB, NE
9.8 Terrance West, RB, CLE
10.5 Zach Ertz, TE, PHI
11.8 Dwayne Bowe, WR, KC
12.5 Charles Sims, RB, TB
13.8 Rams DST
14.5 Robert Woods, WR, BUF
15.8 Matt Bryant, K, ATL
Chris Towers
Rd.Pk Player
1.7 Jimmy Graham, TE, NO
2.6 Arian Foster, RB, HOU
3.7 Andre Ellington, RB, ARI
4.6 Andre Johnson, WR, HOU
5.7 DeSean Jackson, WR, WAS
6.6 Maurice Jones-Drew, RB, OAK
7.7 Terrance Williams, WR, DAL
8.6 Chris Ivory, RB, NYJ
9.7 Hakeem Nicks, WR, IND
10.6 Jay Cutler, QB, CHI
11.7 Rod Streater, WR, OAK
12.6 Andre Brown, RB, HOU
13.7 Michael Vick, QB, NYJ
14.6 Texans DST
15.7 Blair Walsh, K, MIN
Scott White
Rd.Pk Player
1.4 Adrian Peterson, RB, MIN
2.9 A.J. Green, WR, CIN
3.4 Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB
4.9 Keenan Allen, WR, SD
5.4 Joique Bell, RB, DET
6.9 Trent Richardson, RB, IND
7.4 Jordan Cameron, TE, CLE
8.9 Reggie Wayne, WR, IND
9.4 DeAngelo Williams, RB, CAR
10.9 Odell Beckham, WR, NYG
11.4 Jerick McKinnon, RB, MIN
12.9 Lorenzo Taliaferro, RB, BAL
13.4 Cecil Shorts, WR, JAC
14.9 Bengals DST
15.4 Matt Prater, K, DEN

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Richard Sherman cries Deflategate in Madden game vs. Shane Vereen
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12:13 am ET)

Richard Sherman will not go down easily in a game of Madden.  (Getty Images)
Richard Sherman will not go down easily in a game of Madden. (Getty Images)

Patriots running back Shane Vereen took down Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman in a game of Madden NFL 15 at the Phoenix Convention Center this week, 14-0. As you can imagine, Sherman didn't take his drubbing lightly.

After Xbox Tom Brady hooked up with Julian Edelman for the game's first score, Sherman cried Ballghazi, per the Boston Globe.

"Check the football, ref." Sherman said.

Ah, the good old "the game is cheating" excuse. Good one, Sherman. If you've played Madden before, I'm sure you've heard opponents use that excuse all the time. He'll have to ask EA Sports to launch an investigation to see if the virtual footballs were properly inflated.

As you've noticed from all the media sessions, Sherman has not backed away from the Deflategate scandal surrounding the Patriots. On Sunday, he said the Patriots won't be disciplined by the NFL for because of owner Robert Kraft's relationship with commissioner Roger Goodell. Kraft struck back at Sherman calling the Madden coverboy a "marketing whiz."

Oh, he and Russell Wilson also did the salsa with a female reporter at Media Day. Fun times for Sherman leading up to Sunday's big game.

In case you were curious to see highlights of that game, some Brazilians dudes for ESPN.com.br narrated the game in Portuguese on YouTube.

Vereen's video game victory falls in favor of EA Sports' Super Bowl 49 simulation, which was released Monday morning. Like Vereen, the simulation had Brady connecting with Julian Edelman for a touchdown pass to clinch a 28-24 win. How accurate are Madden's Super Bowl predictions, you ask? The simulator is 8-3 in predicting the correct winner since 2004.


Pats QB Tom Brady fighting a cold
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who's been battling a cold for nearly a week, said he expects to be fine for Super Bowl 49 on Sunday. Brady sniffled often during his news conference Wednesday.

The Patriots are 1-point favorites over Seattle after opening as 2.5-point underdogs.


Raiders not expected to re-sign RB Darren McFadden
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) With expectations sky-high for Latavius Murray in 2015, the Raiders aren't expected to re-sign impending free agent running back Darren McFadden, reports CSNBayArea.com. McFadden, 27, averaged 3.4 yards per carry this season and has not had a good year since 2011.

Oakland also is expected to part ways with 29-year-oold running back Maurice Jones-Drew, saving the team $2.5 million.

Murray, 25, averaged 5.2 yards on his 82 carries and will enter next season as the starter.


Bengals could bring back TE Jermaine Gresham
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham is headed for unrestricted free agency after five years with Cincinnati. Offensive coordinator Hue Jackson indicated the team has not moved on from Gresham.

"To me, there's a place for him," Jackson said, via ESPN.com. "But again, he's free, so that's going to work itself out for him however it works itself out."

Gresham caught 62 passes for 460 yards and five touchdowns, but he fumbled three times and missed two key late-season games with injuries.


Report: Warrant issued for Ravens S Will Hill
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) New Jersey law-enforcement officials confirmed there is an active warrant out for Ravens safety Will Hill, for failure to pay child support, reports the Baltimore Sun. The amount owed is $16,588, the report said.

Hill played in 10 games this season, making 41 tackles and returning an interception for a touchdown.


Marshawn Lynch adds 'you know why I'm here' to his repertoire
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015)

Marshawn Lynch adds another catchphrase to his repertoire.  (Getty Images)
Marshawn Lynch adds another catchphrase to his repertoire. (Getty Images)

A new day, a new catchphrase.

Although Marshawn Lynch is avoiding fines by the league, the Seahawks running back took the podium again in front of a jam-packed room of reporters wearing the same Beast Mode cap that could hurt his pockets.

He set a timer on his phone to five minutes, and this time around, he answered every single question with "you know why I'm here." Lynch essentially repeated the same phrase 14 times, slightly altering his approach at times.

Once his phone alarm went off, Beast Mode exited the stage.

If we're keeping score, Lynch's greatest hits include, "yeah," "nope," "thanks for asking," "I'm thankful," "I'm here so I don't get fined," and now "you know why I'm here."

You can try all you want, but Lynch doesn't care about your questions, media members. Seattle fans are clearly behind Lynch, so much so that they recently started a petition for the NFL to revise its media policy and stop "bullying" Lynch out of his money. Even the GM kind of loves what Beast Mode does. If you want him to talk, have him in a controlled environment doing commercials.  

Lynch has an odd relationship with the media, and he'll get to come up with another catchphrase at Thursday's league-mandated session at the Seahawks' resort hotel.

Any suggestions for his next act?


Bills RB Anthony Dixon recovering from knee surgery
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Bills running back Anthony Dixon tweeted a photo of himself indicating he underwent surgery to fix a torn meniscus in his knee, reports ESPN.com. Dixon ran for 432 yards and two touchdowns last season, averaging 4.1 yards per carry.

Raiders not expected to re-sign DT Pat Sims
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Raiders defensive tackle Pat Sims saw his playing time decrease in 2014, and the team is unlikely to re-sign him, reports ESPN.com. Sims played 37 percent of the defensive snaps and finished with 25 tackles and no sacks.

Sims, 29, spent the past two seasons with Oakland after a five-year run in Cincinnati.


Packers not expected to make offer to WR Jarrett Boykin
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Packers wideout Jarrett Boykin is set to become an unrestricted free agent, and it's unlikely the team even makes him an offer, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Boykin lost the No. 3 receiver job this season to rookie Davante Adams, who outperformed any Packers rookie wideout since James Jones in 2007.

Boykin finished the year with the same number of catches as drops, three, the paper noted.

If Randall Cobb re-signs with Green Bay, the Packers will enter 2015 with Jordy Nelson, Cobb and Adams as their three primary wideouts.


Jaguars MLB Paul Posluszny says he'll be 100 percent for OTAs
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/28/2015) Jaguars middle linebacker Paul Posluszny, who tore his pectoral muscle and missed the last nine weeks of the season, told the team's website he's recovering well from surgery and will be 100 percent for the offseason program starting in mid-April.

"That shouldn't be an issue for us," he said.

Posluszny posted six straight years of 100-plus tackles until making 69 in seven games this season.


 
 
 
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