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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Gameday

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Week 6 Game Scripts: Jets, Steelers, Continue Their Running Ways
The Jets have long been one of the most run-happy teams in the NFL, particularly after accounting for Game Script.  That rung true again in week 6, when New York was in control for most of the game against Washington.  The Jets had a solid +6.1 Game Script, but most teams would still pass at least half of the time with that sort of game flow.  But not the Jets, who passed on just 38.8% of pass plays and recorded a league-high 41 runs in week 6.

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Power ranking NFL's 7 new coaches: Rookies Bowles, Quinn lead pack -
Seven NFL teams hired new head coaches in the offseason. We take a look at who's up and who's down after six weeks.

Prisco's Week 7 NFL Picks: Luck will carve up Saints, Pats sack Jets -
Who wins in Week 7 in the NFL? Pete Prisco makes his picks for all the games.

Hue Jackson: Jeremy Hill doesn’t play like I want him to play | ProFootballTalk
"He still doesn’t play like I want him to play yet, I’ll be the first to tell you guys that," Jackson said, via the Cincinnati Enquirer. "I’m not going to run from that, he can’t run from it either. I mean, there’s another level for him and he’ll get there and I believe that with my whole heart. Whatever it is, it is, so I’m not going to run from that. He scored a touchdown [last Sunday], he had some good strong runs but I know the player he can be so I’m going to keep pushing him to get there. I mean, we need him. He’s going to be a huge part down the stretch run once we get back here."

Cam Newton wants to fine you for your bad predictions | ProFootballTalk
Cam Newton knows that not all that many people picked his team to beat the Seahawks last week on the road. But he's not using them as fuel for some desperate-for-motivation "hater" fire. He's mostly laughing all the way to the bank.

Percy Harvin 'excused' for personal reasons, doesn't travel with Buffalo Bills to London
Receiver Percy Harvin has been "excused for personal reasons" and did not accompany the Bills on their trip to London, coach Rex Ryan said.

Colin Kaepernick vs. Russell Wilson to stay out of NFC West basement
It hasn't been a smooth start to the season for Seattle's Russell Wilson or San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick. Can they turn it around?

Dez Bryant (foot) does not practice for Cowboys -
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been openly optimistic for weeks that wide receiver Dez Bryant would be ready to play after the team's bye week. However, the wideout didn't practice Wednesday.

Megatron: I once understood catch rule, now I don't -
Calvin Johnson might be Patient Zero when talking about the NFL's oft-confounding catch rule. On Wednesday, Megatron admitted he still doesn't know the rule, five years after his controversial non-catch.

Will a team play two games in London next season? -
The International Series will continue this weekend when the Bills and Jaguars meet at Wembley Stadium. As that matchup approaches, the NFL continues to look at ways to grow the enterprise.

Dave Boling: Seahawks-Niners always a ‘special game’ | The News Tribune
Even though San Francisco and Seattle are both 2-4, the winner of Thursday night’s game still has a chance in the NFC.

LB Bobby Wagner will start for Seahawks Thursday at 49ers; RB Fred Jackson will play after addressing team about crash | The News Tribune
Coach Pete Carroll says "we are fortunate nobody was hurt" in Jackson’s crash just outside team headquarters following practice Tuesday, and that the 34-year-old running back was ticketed for the incident. It was the second crash by a Seahawks running back in six days, which Carroll addressed with the team Wednesday.

Pride of the NFC West? Not so much -
The NFC West standings make little sense. At the bottom are the two teams that have dominated the division for years.

Kris Richard takes the blame, points to possible reason for Seahawks' communication breakdown - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard took 'full responsibility' for the miscommunication that led to Carolina's go-ahead touchdown while also pointing to what may have caused it. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Pete Carroll on Fred Jackson's car accident: 'Very fortunate that nobody was hurt' - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll called it 'disappointing' that a team member was involved in car accident for the second time in a week but expressed relief that running back Fred Jackson was not injured when he crashed into a metal pole just outside the team's practice facility on Tuesday. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Bobby Wagner among Seahawks Expected Back for Thursday’s Game at San Francisco | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks are getting healthier, particularly on defense, welcoming back a few players, including linebacker Bobby Wagner.

All-22: Colin Kaepernick versus the Ravens and expectations going forward - Niners Nation
Colin Kaepernick had led the 49ers to back-to-back quality performances on offense. How did he look against the Ravens and what should be expect going forward? We look at the tape.

2016 NFL draft big board (updated) & notes | Seahawks Draft Blog
Shon Coleman has top-10 potential[/caption] #1 Joey Bosa (DE, Ohio State) #2 Robert Nkemdiche (DE, Ole Miss)

Seattle's meltdown defense - ESPN Video
NFL Insider Mike Sando joins NFL Nation TV to break down what is behind Seattle's late-game meltdowns.

Bobby Wagner vows to return Thursday, reconnect Seahawks’ miscommunicating defense | The News Tribune
Seattle felt the All-Pro middle linebacker’s absence last weekend because of a pectoral-muscle injury most painfully on the decisive play in the loss to Carolina. “I will definitely make sure there is no miscommunication,” he says.

Ricardo Lockette explains the art of trash talking Colin Kaepernick - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
How would well-known trash talker Ricardo Lockette try to get into his friend and rival's head? - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

NaVorro Bowman Expects 'Physical' Matchup with Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch
An upcoming Week 7 matchup on "Thursday Night Football" marks the first time the 49ers linebacker has faced the NFC West rival since he suffered a career-altering knee injury in the 2013 NFC title game.

7 Things Colin Kaepernick Said about Facing the Seattle Seahawks
The starting quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers spoke with reporters prior to a NFC West rivalry game against the Seattle Seahawks on "Thursday Night Football."

Colin Kaepernick: I have to perform better against Seahawks | ProFootballTalk
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has turned in two straight good performances to quiet some of the criticism of his play that mounted over the first month of the season. To keep that streak going, he'll have to solve a defense that's given him plenty of trouble in the past.

Fantasy football projections, Week 7: Seahawks-49ers featuring Jimmy Graham, Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick -
We break down the Week 7 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers.

Seahawks and 49ers, both 2-4, Renew Hard-Hitting Rivalry in Unfamiliar Territory | Seattle Seahawks
Neither the Seahawks nor the 49ers are where they'd like to be in the standings, but there should be "pads cracking" when they face of Thursday.

Kris Richard takes the blame, points to possible reason for Seahawks' communication breakdown - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard took 'full responsibility' for the miscommunication that led to Carolina's go-ahead touchdown while also pointing to what may have caused it. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

What Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch showed in his first game back - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Here are five observations on the Seattle Seahawks after having re-watched their Week 6 loss.

Marshawn Lynch vs the San Francisco 49ers Front Seven and Other Key Matchups for the Seahawks in Thursday Night’s NFC West Clash | Seattle Seahawks
A look at some key battles that could determine the outcome of Thursday night's Week 7 clash between the Seahawks and 49ers.

NFL picks 2015, Week 7: Experts predict the NFC East's turmoil to continue -
If our panel is right, we'll once again have a new leader against the most unpredictable (and not in a complimentary way) division in football.

Seahawks keeping the faith despite struggling to 2-4 record | - Sports
RENTON — The Seattle Seahawks want to make sure everyone knows the roof is not caving in at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center.The Seahawks may ...

Bill Parcells Praises Jets coach Todd Bowles: ‘He’s the Boss’ | The MMQB with Peter King
Bruce Arians, Joe Gibbs and Bill Parcells each had a hand in molding Todd Bowles, who is now remaking the Jets in his own image

49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman was pointed in evaluating his team's roster leading up to Thursday game against the Seahawks - San Francisco - Scout
“I see him just being patient and trying to give a little more than just put his stamp on everything. I think him being dealt this hand of players, with the young guys being asked to play such a high-valued play, I think he’s doing a great job. We all love him as a player’s coach, I think he does a great job with balancing how he’s coaching and how he’s treating us off the field also.”

Ranking the most banged-up NFL teams from 1-32
Which teams have had the worst -- and best -- injury luck? With the help of NFL Nation, we rank the most injured teams in the NFL from 1-32.