While waiting for the Earl Thomas press conference, a few links. …
— The New Orleans Times-Picayune notes that Thomas’ deal means Jairus Byrd is no longer the highest-paid safety in the NFL.
— NFL.com with more on the Thomas signing.
— And NFL.com with more on how this will impact more Seattle signings going forward.
— Here are all of the top 50 jersey-selling players at the moment.
— Google maps says the new 49ers stadium is also the new Seahawks stadium.
— Grantland’s Bill Barnwell says the Seahawks aren’t in a great draft position this year.
— The Broncos are using the 35-point Super Bowl deficit as motivation this off-season.
— A Wisconsin columnist thinks Wilson should have kept his divorce private.
— Colts.com wonders if Trent Richardson is on the same career path as Lynch.
— Fun story from SI.com on how mock drafters come up with their projections.
— Finally, Lynch’s TD against the Giants is No. 94 on the NFL Network’s countdown of the Top 100 plays of 2013:
Top 100 plays of 2013: #94. Giants vs. BeastMode (ADVANTAGE: BeastMode) WATCH: http://t.co/K3ycN1eHhQ
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) April 29, 2014