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FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | NFL Injuries Part II: Variation Over Time
This second part of our four-part series on NFL injuries looks at how those injuries vary by time. We'll look at both calendar time (2000 to 2014) and season time (Week 1 to Week 17).

Peter King previews Week 4 NFl Action | The MMQB with Peter King
Peter King picks three games for you to watch this weekend

Von Miller fined $11,567 for celebratory pelvic thrusts | ProFootballTalk
Broncos linebacker Von Miller avoided a fine after being penalized for roughing the passer against the Lions last Sunday night, but he did hear from the league this week.

Six for Sunday: Reaching 4-0 not so easy, Aaron Rodgers' road struggles -
Recent history shows it's not so easy for unbeaten teams to reach 4-0. Aaron Rodgers is playing lights out, but it's a different story when he's on the road.

12 stats you should arm yourself with heading into Week 4 of the NFL season -
Andrew Luck has a chance at an interception record, the Bears are on a record losing streak, Drew Brees can join the 400 touchdown club, and more.

Replacing Colin Kaepernick is overrated option for San Francisco 49ers - NFL
Don't assume the 49ers will cut bait with the struggling Colin Kaepernick after this season. The odds are strongly in favor of San Francisco keeping the status quo behind center.

Ranking the NFL's most and least valuable kicking games
After Thursday night's tale of two kickers, we assess where the Steelers' and Ravens' kicking games rank this season.

In his 12th NFL season Larry Fitzgerald somehow looks better than ever - NFL
After 2014, there were doubts about Larry Fitzgerald's future in Arizona. Some of those doubts were his own. But fully healthy, he looks as good as he ever has, writes Jim Trotter.

Cheers for Julio's fiery start; jeers to, um, literal fire -
In the latest edition of the Around The NFL End Around, Dan Hanzus looks back at a week that saw more Brady dominance, Mercury Morris bluster and dubious J.J. Watt pop-culture appropriation.

Adrian Wilson: Cardinals as strong as Super Bowl team -
Five-time Pro Bowl safety told "Around The NFL" this week that the Cardinals are as strong as his 2008 Super Bowl team. Chris Wesseling dives deep to analyze Arizona's dominant start.

Patriots break the mold with offensive line rotation -
The Patriots can't settle on an offensive line. And that's by design. Will the Patriots' offensive line plan spark a league wide trend?

Christine Michael to make Cowboys debut on Sunday? -
Christine Michael handled first-team reps this week for the first time since the Cowboys traded for him last month. Will he make his 2015 debut versus the Saints on Sunday night?

Previewing Monday Night's matchup between the Detroit Lions and Seattle Seahawks - Seattle - Scout
Who (or what) is most to blame for Detroit's struggles in the run game? Will DeAndre Levy play against the Seahawks? Has Ziggy Ansah emerged in Ndamukong Suh's absence? We ask these questions and more with the affiliate for Seattle's Monday night opponent.

Dave Boling: Seattle Seahawks DT Jordan Hill seems to always be in right place at right time | The News Tribune
Asked about emerging defensive tackle Jordan Hill, his Seattle Seahawks teammates talk about a knack he has for arriving at the football.

Who’s That Guy?! Exploring Thomas Rawls - Oregon Sports News
Most things went right for the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday as they trounced the Chicago Bears 26-0. The offense finally decided to involve their most talented pass catcher, targeting tight-end Jimmy Graham eight times. He caught seven balls, racking up 83 yards and a touchdown. Rookie Tyler Lockett continued to look like a sexy stud as he returned a kick 105 yards for an electrifying special-teams score, sending Hawks D/ST fantasy owners into a frothy frenzy. And they won a game, getting back on the left side of the win loss column at long last.

Breaking Vegas With Garrett Thornton – Week Four - Oregon Sports News
Three weeks into Breaking Vegas and I have been 47% accurate. Not what I was hoping for. It’s just average, mediocre, what a lot of other slubs in Vegas are able to do.

Seahawks vs Lions fantasy spotlight
The Seattle Seahawks host the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football. These two teams are full of popular fantasy football stars. So who do you play?

Golden Tate returns: favorite moments from his time in Seattle
Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate returns to town on Monday with the Detroit Lions. Tate was a fan favorite while he was here because of his knack for making big plays.

Jermaine Kearse: Fans care more about fantasy football than the games themselves - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
'I think it's starting, kind of, to be more about fantasy football than, like, football,' said Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse on 710 ESPN Seattle's 'Danny, Dave and Moore.' - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Come again? Seahawks among least-penalized teams through first three games - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Among the most penalized teams in the league the last few years, Pete Carroll's Seahawks find themselves on the opposite end of the rankings over the first three games. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks' Paul Allen reportedly worth twice as much as any NFL owner - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
A roundup of Seattle Seahawks links from across the Intenet.

Are Seattle Seahawks expecting to face a predictable Lions offense? - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
The Seahawks say the talk about the Lions' offense being predictable is overblown, that all teams do their homework and it comes down to execution.

Pete Carroll 'fired up' that Seattle Seahawks' penalties are down - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
During Pete Carroll's Thursday news conference, there was one question he clearly appreciated more than others.

Seattle Seahawks’ offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell on Jimmy Graham’s increased production, and more | The Seattle Times
Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said there wasn't a lot different in the game plan that led to Jimmy Graham's increased production against the Chicago Bears Sunday.

Seahawks Defensive Linemen Jordan Hill and Frank Clark are “Really on the Rise” | Seattle Seahawks
Seattle's defensive line depth looks to be improved in 2015, thanks in large part to the play of Jordan Hill and Frank Clark.

Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman on Golden Tate, a lack of interceptions and more | The Seattle Times
Seahawk Richard Sherman says it'll be fun to play against former teammate Golden Tate on Monday.

Seahawks sluggish near goal line against Bears | ProFootballTalk
The Seahawks acquired tight end Jimmy Graham in part to give quarterback Russell Wilson a big, reliable target near the end zone. And while Wilson and Graham connected on plenty of occasions against the Bears, a series of plays inside the Chicago five conjured memories of the failure to score a touchdown with the Super Bowl on the line.

Pete Carroll 'fired up' that Seattle Seahawks' penalties are down - NFL Nation - ESPN
During Pete Carroll's Thursday news conference, there was one question he clearly appreciated more than others.

Move over, Marshawn Lynch, Thomas Rawls ready for Seattle Seahawks
Undrafted rookie from Central Michigan rushed for 104 yards on 16 carries last week

Running Back Thomas Rawls is Seahawks' Next Fantasy Man Up | Seattle Seahawks
Previewing Week 4 around the NFL from a Fantasy Football perspective.

Christine Michael to make Cowboys debut on Sunday? -
Christine Michael handled first-team reps this week for the first time since the Cowboys traded for him last month. Will he make his 2015 debut versus the Saints on Sunday night?

Seahawks All Access - First Half vs Bears | Seattle Seahawks
The hosts of Seahawks Saturday Night take a look at the Seahawks home opener vs the Bears, highlighting the arrival of Kam Chancellor.

Seahawks All Access - 2nd Half vs Bears | Seattle Seahawks
Angie Mentink and Warren Moon review the second half of the Seahawks vs Bears, as well as looking at Jimmy Graham's increased opportunities to get the ball.

Ex-Lion Cliff Avril flourishing with Seahawks
One of Matt Millen's better signings -- of course -- has his greatest success after leaving Detroit.

Week Three (2015) Fourth Down Decisions In Review
Boldest Coach of the Week: John Harbaugh’s Ravens were the only team to go for it on 4th down twice before the 4th quarter, as Baltimore converted a 4th-an

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The Playbook: A complete guide to Week 4 action around the NFL |
It's a rare treat, one NFL fans probably too often take for granted. This Sunday, football will be on uninterrupted for approximately 14 hours, from the Jets and Dolphins’ 9:30 a.m. kickoff time in London's Wembley Stadium to the final whistle of Saints–Cowboys in prime time under the Superdome lights in New Orleans. In between, there will be countless storylines to monitor, a handful of games that could change the complexion of early division races and questions to be answered by some of the league's brightest stars if their slow starts to the season spill over into October.