NoleNation links: Big-play receivers

David Hale writes: One key for FSU’s offense, to hear Jimbo Fisher tell it -- and a close look at last year’s numbers back him up -- is the need to complete passes for 20 yards or more.

Corey Dowlar writes:Insider In 2012, FSU signed no Miami-area players. Commits Adrian Baker, Jesus Wilson and Michael Johnson begin to reverse the trend. What's changing?

Hale writes: Concerns about cornerback Xavier Rhodes’ knee pain leads Thursday’s practice notebook. Also: Quarterbacks' work, WR Dent's health.

Hale writes:Insider Florida State might need freshman Reggie Northrup to pitch in at linebacker, the one position that could unravel on an otherwise rock-solid defense. Today’s profile in NoleNation’s Carrying the Spear series of 50 potential impact players this season.