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Gameday, baby.

Which NFL Team Employs the Least Amount of Terrible People? | Rolling Stone
It's been a tough week for football fans...but surely there's one team that's not totally awful

Zach Miller, fully healthy, making an impact with Seahawks | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
When the 2013 season began, Zach Miller was still trying to round into football shape after missing most of training camp and the offseason program with a foot injury. With the foot healed this year, though, Miller has hardly missed a snap.

NFL estimates nearly three in 10 former players will have cognitive problems | ProFootballTalk
When it comes to concussions, the NFL has come a long way from the days of lies and half-truths regarding concussions.  (Maybe the NFL eventually will make that same progress when it comes to botched investigations of player misconduct.

NFL reviewing A.P. case under personal conduct policy - NFL.com
The NFL will review Adrian Peterson's case under the personal conduct policy. The Vikings running back faces charges that could carry a punishment of up to two years in state jail and a $10,000 fine.

Week 2 Cheat Sheet - NFL.com
A.J. Green and Julio Jones have been compared ever since they were the first two receivers drafted in 2011, and they'll display their talents when the Bengals host the Falcons on Sunday. Here's your weekend guide.

Six for Sunday: 0-2 is point of (almost) no return for playoff hopes - CBSSports.com
History suggests starting 0-2 is very bad for your playoff hopes. New England is hoping to avoid that fate. What about the Chargers, Chiefs and Bears? Meanwhile, Buffalo and Houston are poised to improve to 2-0.

Another reason Marshawn Lynch looks so good early this season: Percy Harvin | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
“He’s got another step,” Harvin said of Lynch, who enters Sunday’s game at San Diego coming off a 110-yard rushing day in the opener against Green Bay. “I don’t what he did in the offseason, but it worked.”

SAN DIEGO: Seahawks defense fresh thanks to deep rotation up front | Seattle Seahawks | The News Tribune
Jared Allen thought he wanted to be a Seahawk this offseason. That is, until the Super Bowl champions told the free-agent pass rusher supreme how they use their defensive linemen.

Seahawks’ new nickelback Marcus Burley will be tested by Chargers | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Speedy cornerback Marcus Burley, who joined the Seahawks five days before the start of the season, is being counted on as a fifth defensive back in Seattle’s secondary.

The evolution of Ricardo Lockette’s game is on fast forward
During Ricardo Lockette’s first fling with the Seahawks, his game was all about speed. Now, in his second stint, the third-year wide receiver and special teams standout is showing there’s a lot more to like.

Five matchups to watch: Seahawks at Chargers
After their impressive season-opening victory over the Packers, the Seahawks go on the road for the first time in the 2014 season when they meet the Chargers in San Diego on Sunday.

Jordan Hill in a rush to earn a spot on nickel line
The Seahawks played predominantly with their nickel defense in the season opener against the Packers, and they could be in for a repeat performance in Sunday’s game against the Chargers in San Diego.

Seahawks' Byron Maxwell to QBs: 'Keep coming at me' - NFL.com
Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell understands the more that teams ignore Richard Sherman, the more he himself gets targeted. The fourth-year pro has one thing to say to opponents: keep it coming.

Pick 6 | Six things to watch: Seahawks at Chargers (Week 2) - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Last Thursday, the Seattle Seahawks wasted no time in reasserting themselves as one of the NFL’s premier teams — if not the outright favorite to repeat as Super Bowl champions.

Wilson Carries Tune, Seahawks Against Chargers - ABC News
Wilson Carries Tune, Seahawks Against Chargers

Big test coming for Marcus Burley of Seattle Seahawks - ESPN
Marcus Burley, who has played one game as a member of the Legion of Boom, likely will play a majority of the defensive snaps for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday against the San Diego Chargers.

Seattle Seahawks-San Diego Chargers: What to Watch | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Here are six things to watch in Sunday's game against the Chargers — three each from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta:

Robert Quinn Signs 4-Year Extension - Turf Show Times
St. Louis Rams star DE Robert Quinn has re-upped for another four years through 2019.

Fantasy Preview: Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers - Bolts From The Blue
Want to know if you should sit/start your San Diego Chargers or Seattle Seahwaks players on your fantasy football team? Here's a good place to start.

Unknown, But Important Contributors – Seattle Seahawks Edition - Bolts From The Blue
Unless you are a member of the Pacific Northwest's version of the 12th man, you probably have never heard of these guys. That's OK, but you may need to know who they are Sunday afternoon. The Charger players certainly do.