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Is Justin Gilbert’s next move to offense? | ProFootballTalk
Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert was the first draft pick of the Ray Farmer/Mike Pettine regime. That often gets lost as 14 picks later, the Browns selected a much higher-profile player, Johnny Manziel. Gilbert has been lost in the shuffle since.

Lions owner Martha Ford upset with NFL over bad calls | ProFootballTalk
Lions owner Martha Ford has maintained a very low public profile since becoming the sole owner of the franchise following the death of her husband, William Clay Ford, last year. But privately, Ford is speaking up about NFL officiating.

After Further Review: Why Andy Dalton is better and Cincy is winning - CBSSports.com
We've seen this the past four years: the Bengals look great, and then fall apart in the postseason. But they're different this year. Really. And it begins with the play of Andy Dalton, who finally looks comfortable running Cincy's offense.

Defense could put Packers over the top - NFL
Green Bay's defense ranks third in points allowed per game, but is the Clay Matthews-led unit built for the long haul? Aaron Schatz takes a look at the numbers.

Eateries atop Russell Wilson's to-do list in native Cincinnati
If Russell Wilson has his way, the trip to his native Queen City this weekend will be one part business, one part feasting.

Air horns, 'Macarena' among Rams' efforts to deny Rodgers free plays
Aaron Rodgers' knack for drawing defenses offside and then stealing big chunks of yards is a dangerous proposition for a jumpy Rams defense.

Kirk Cousins gushes over 'creativity' of Kyle Shanahan - NFL.com
If Washington plans to upset the Falcons on Sunday, the Redskins must stay one step ahead of Atlanta play-caller Kyle Shanahan. That won't be easy, according to quarterback Kirk Cousins.

Around The NFL's Week 5 picks - NFL.com
Andy Dalton and the unbeaten Bengals face a stiff test against the Seahawks and the Legion of Boom. Who does the Around the NFL team tab in that game and the rest of this week's slate?

Pete Carroll expects Brandon Mebane will be back against the Bengals, hopes Seahawks will have Marshawn Lynch too - Seattle - Scout
The undefeated Cincinnati Bengals are "a great challenge for our guys," Pete Carroll said Wednesday during his post-practice press conference. He also provided injury updates for Marshawn Lynch, Brandon Mebane and others, a huge pat on the back to rookie Tyler Lockett and why he isn't as worried about the offensive line as Seahawks fans may be.

Ex-NFL referee on botched Seattle Seahawks-Detroit Lions call: If it’s correctable, then correct it | The News Tribune
Jim Daopoulos says replay reviews should include correctable calls that aren’t truly judgment calls.

VIDEO: Russell Wilson on pressure, his turnovers, more | The News Tribune

Passing on Andy Dalton ultimately landed Russell Wilson for Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
The Seahawks very much considered choosing Andy Dalton with the 25th pick of the 2011 draft, but the fact that they didn't sent them down the path to picking Russell Wilson the next year. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

The greatest player ever for each NFL franchise - seattlepi.com

Tough challenge for Seahawks vs Bengals presents opportunity
The Seahawks face what many would believe is an impossible victory vs the Bengals Sunday. A tough challenge could present great opportunity for Seattle.

Marshawn Lynch of Seattle Seahawks day to day with hamstring - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch's hamstring injury status remains day to day.

Pete Carroll on Seahawks' Pass Protection: "We Need To Get Better There" | Seattle Seahawks
Head coach Pete Carroll comments on the recent play of the Seahawks' offensive line.

'Step-kick' is one secret to Seattle Seahawks' success on defense - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Asked where the step-kick technique for DBs originated, Pete Carroll couldn't offer a concrete answer. But he did remember where he first saw it.

Does Ciara Think She Cursed the Seahawks? 'That's Silly' | Rolling Stone
Does Ciara think she cursed the Seattle Seahawks? Don't be silly.

Seahawks OC trying to feature Jimmy Graham - NFL.com
Long before the season started, Seahawks play-caller Darrell Bevell said he wouldn't have any trouble making the most out of playmaking tight end Jimmy Graham. So what's up in Seattle?

Seahawks cornerback Cary Williams happy in Seattle | The Seattle Times
Seattle Seahawks' cornerback Cary Williams is happy in his new home.

He Said / She Said – Seattle Seahawks At Cincinnati Bengals - Oregon Sports News
Oregon Sports News football writers Julian Rogers and Jessica Ridpath preview the week five matchup between the Seattle Seahawks (2–2) and the Cincinnati Bengals (4–0).

NFL picks and predictions, Seahawks vs. Bengals 2015: Bengals are expected to deliver a statement win - SBNation.com
Though the Seahawks are scuffling, the undefeated Bengals could further legitimize themselves with a win over the defending NFC champions.

Do Seahawks have most 'remedial' passing game in NFL? - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Every weekday morning, we'll round up local and national Seattle Seahawks-related links.