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Seahawks' Lynch is as good as ever, if not better | - Sports
SEATTLE — As Marshawn Lynch approached the corner of the end zone, just a couple yards from a score that would help cement an eventual blowout...

Hugh Millen’s Seahawks analysis: Breaking down Marshawn Lynch’s runs, Earl Thomas’ pick | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
The second half for Seattle was as close to the Seahawks’ paradigm as we’ve seen since perhaps Week 1.

Sports Friends - Marshawn and Steven | Watch the video - Yahoo Sports
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and kicker Steven Hauschka chat on the sideline. Created by @mutsack

Russell Wilson’s problems will pass, Seahawks’ Pete Carroll says | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll isn’t worried about quarterback Russell Wilson’s recent struggles in the passing game, insisting that the focus is on the running game and wins and losses are the only statistic that really matters.

Is Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch the best running back in the NFL? - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Sure, DeMarco Murray is having a heckuva year in Dallas, but is the Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch the best running back in the NFL?

Earl Thomas: I never want Lynch to leave Seahawks -
After Marshawn Lynch scored four touchdowns for a Seahawks ground game that shredded the Giants for 350 yards, Seattle's All-Pro safety Earl Thomas said of the runner: "I never want him to leave."

Monday in Hawkville: With Brandon Mebane out a while, Kevin Williams’ role will increase
The Seahawks have lost a key component of their No. 4-ranked run defense because nose tackle Brandon Mebane pulled a hamstring in Sunday’s game against the Giants. So Kevin Williams will play an increased role.

Eye of the Hawk - Seahawks vs Giants
Three plays that changed Sunday's game from four different ION Camera angles featuring Earl Thomas, Jermaine Kearse and Marshawn Lynch.

Carroll says Smith, Chancellor will practice this week - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
A few Seahawks injury-related notes from coach Pete Carroll's appearance on 'Brock and Salk' Monday morning. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Three things from the Seahawks' win over the Giants - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Three things we learned and three things we're still trying to figure out after the Seahawks improved to 6-3 with a 38-17 win over the Giants. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Notes on the Seahawks' record-setting rushing performance - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
A few statistical notes on what was a record-setting day for Seattle's running game in the Seahawks' 38-17 win over the Giants. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Rams sticking with Austin Davis at quarterback - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Despite a disastrous fourth quarter against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Austin Davis will remain as the St. Louis Rams starting quarterback. At least for now.

Is Marshawn Lynch making Seahawks rethink things? - ESPN
If the plan next season is to move on without Marshawn Lynch, he certainly is doing all he can to make the Seattle Seahawks rethink it.

Snap counts for Seahawks vs New York; transcript of Pete Carroll from today | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Here are the snap counts from Seattle’s 38-17 win over the New York Giants.

Monday quotes from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Here’s the official transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media Monday:

Notes from Pete Carroll's Monday media session: Mebane has 'legit hamstring pull' and may be out a while | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Seattle defensive tackle Brandon Mebane has “a really legit” hamstring pull and will be sidelined for a while, according to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll.

Looking at Seahawks snap counts from Sunday's victory over the Giants | - Seattle Sidelines
As always, full numbers below, but here are a few highlights:

Seahawks' Lynch is as good as ever, if not better | - Sports
SEATTLE — As Marshawn Lynch approached the corner of the end zone, just a couple yards from a score that would help cement an eventual blowout...

Seattle's big day on ground was weeks in making -
(AP) — The best day running the football in the history of the Seattle Seahawks was weeks in the making. When Seattle returned from a surprising loss at St. Louis on Oct. 18, they were 3-3 and playing from behind in the NFC West. Three wins later and coming off an impressive 38-17 rout of the New York Giants on Sunday, the Seahawks are back to resembling the team that went on their title run.

What people are saying after Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks run all over Giants - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Marshawn Lynch’s beast of a game against the New York Giants made it easy to overlook the Seattle Seahawks’ many struggles in their 38-17 win Sunday. But the media aren’t blind.

2015 NFL Draft: Week 11 Stock Report -
Although he's only a redshirt sophomore, Gophers' Maxx Williams has the talent to be the highest-rated tight end prospect in the 2015 class if he decides to go pro

Mark Sanchez, Eagles have winning formula -
Chip Kelly and Mark Sanchez were in sync all game long Monday night. Can Sanchez continue to thrive in this Eagles offense and lead the team to the playoffs? Chris Wesseling explores.

The Week in Overreactions: Jets win! (And Rex is still getting fired) -
New storylines emerge every week. Some are reasonable, most are not. 'The Week in Overreactions' focuses on the latter.

No charges to be filed against 49ers' Ray McDonald -
The Santa Clara District Attorney's office won't press charges on the San Francisco 49ers' Ray McDonald, citing insufficient evidence. He was arrested in August on suspicion of committing domestic violence.

Richard Sherman impressed with Odell Beckham Jr: He's a great player -
Richard Sherman had some high praise for Odell Beckham Jr. after the Seahawks beat the Giants on Sunday.

Jets' Calvin Pryor missed meetings before benching -
Calvin Pryor did not take a defensive snap Sunday for the New York Jets. The first-round safety has missed multiple meetings this season.

Are the Kansas City Chiefs a legitimate AFC contender? | The MMQB with Peter King
With four straight wins, the Chiefs have come charging into the crowded AFC playoff picture. At 6-3, they’re tied with the Colts and Browns for the third-best record in the conference, and a game ahead of five other teams (not to mention a half-game up on the 5-3-1 Bengals).

Lovie Smith chews out rookie Austin Seferian-Jenkins for Instagram-ing penalty | ProFootballTalk
Buccaneers tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins made a couple of rookie mistakes yesterday, and coach Lovie Smith was quick to call him on both.

Carson Palmer knew immediately he had torn his ACL | ProFootballTalk
He said the “toughest part is that I’m having more fun now than I’ve ever had in my career,” and that this was the best team he had been a part of.

NFL may tighten relocation window, limiting potential postseason distractions | ProFootballTalk
As the potential relocation of a franchise to Los Angeles looms, the league apparently will be taking steps to reduce the potential distraction arising from a team trying to move.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Audibles at the Line: Week 10
Each Sunday, the FO staff sends around e-mails about the games that each of us are watching. We share information about the games that the rest of the group might not be watching, ask questions, and keep everyone else informed about which games they might want to turn into (if they can).

Cardinals, Lions, and Pythagnenpat Records
The Arizona Cardinals are 8-1, giving them the best record in football. The Detroit Lions are 7-2, tied with the Patriots and Broncos for the second-best record through ten weeks.1 In week 11, the Lions head to Arizona in a game that may well decide which team gets home field advantage in the NFC playoffs: it certainly will decide which franchise is in the pole position with five weeks left.

Sour Rankings: Fake punts galore in Detroit, Andy Reid's promise |
The latest NFL news, scores, stats, fantasy analysis, and mock drafts as well as the best NFL writers and photos from

Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: 49ers, Lions, Chiefs Prove Playoff-Worthy | Bleacher Report
The latest NFL news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

RSP Film Room: Miami LB Denzel Perryman | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
Starring Perryman and Bleacher Report’s Ryan Riddle; co-starring LB Thurston Armbrister (No.34), and featuring RB Ameer Abdullah as “the scene stealer.”

Pierre Garçon's path to stardom began in a humble community church -
Origins tells the story of where it all started for five NFL athletes. In this first episode, we sit down with WR Pierre Garçon and learn how his road began in a Haitian Baptist church in Florida.

How T.J. Ward defied all odds on his road to the NFL -
How Denver Broncos Safety T.J. Ward overcame tremendous adversity in order to pursue his career to the NFL.

Jim Harbaugh tempers enthusiasm for Aldon Smith's return - NFC West Blog - ESPN
“We’ll see,” Harbaugh said. “I mean, I understand he’s eligible to play and to practice and I very much look forward to that. There’s consquences for actions, good and bad. Good consequences for good actions and there’s accountability and he has served that. He has done that. “Look forward to moving forward and a fresh, clean slate and that’s what I anticipate and look forward to.”

Bruce Arians: It’s always next man up, but it’s different for quarterback | ProFootballTalk
The Cardinals have a lot of experience replacing injured players. This season has found them scrambling to find fill-ins for starters all over the roster at various points in the season and they've done it well enough to win eight of their first nine games of the season.

DA: McDonald's exoneration 'not based on politics' | CSN Bay Area
Ray McDonald on Monday morning was exonerated after the Santa Clara DA released a seven-page memo detailing its findings. Here is the conclusion found by DA Jeffrey F. Rosen: