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THE REESE'S SENIOR BOWL LIVE CLASSROOM - The Scouting Academy and the Reese's Senior Bowl have announced a Live Classroom that will provide invited Scouting Academy students unique access to this year's week long Senior Bowl event. Invitees will be provided access to weigh ins, practice sessions, and practice film. All of this is supplied directly to the Live Classroom by the Reese's Senior bowl and will take place inside the Senior Bowl team hotel.

Greg Hardy misses team meetings, Titans complain about Cam Newton | The MMQB with Peter King

Nick Foles respects decision to bench him | ProFootballTalk
On losing the starting quarterback job in St. Louis, Nick Foles reacted much differently than Ryan Mallett. First, Foles showed up for work on Tuesday. Second, he didn't throw a fit. “You don’t expect [to be benched]," Foles told reporters regarding the news.

Agent's Take: Von Miller headlines 2016 franchise tag candidates - CBSSports.com
Defensive standouts like Von Miller and Josh Norman can likely count on being tagged, but what about players like Kirk Cousins, Michael Crabtree and Alshon Jeffery?

2016 Mock Draft: Best player or best QB for Cleveland at No. 1? - CBSSports.com
The Browns have question marks up and down the roster, including at quarterback. But should Cleveland draft another signal-caller first overall or go the "best player available" route like Ohio State pass rusher Joey Bosa?

Who are the NFL's best shutdown cornerbacks?
Which cornerbacks are most comfortable on an island? We asked former NFL safety and current ESPN Insider Matt Bowen to choose the NFL's best shutdown artists, and a few young guys made the list.

Five reasons Cam Newton has succeeded as a dual-threat quarterback and RG III hasn't
One is starting and thriving. One hasn't seen the field in almost a year. Why has Cam Newton succeeded when Robert Griffin III has not?

Heroes & Villains: Roethlisberger rolls, Pack plummets - NFL.com
Ben Roethlisberger played 'Superman' in Pittsburgh, while Aaron Rodgers and the Packers can't seem to get out of their own way. Marc Sessler offers up his list of Heroes & Villains from Week 10.

Pagano: Andrew Luck needs to stop playing like a LB - NFL.com
Andrew Luck suffered a lacerate kidney and a partial tear of an abdominal muscle in Week 9 against the Denver Broncos. Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano says the quarterback should stop playing the position like a linebacker.

Manziel: It's a 'great opportunity' to start for Browns - NFL.com
Johnny Manziel was surprised by the news, but plans to make the most of his chance to lead Cleveland as the Browns starting quarterback. Can he turn this team around?

AFC Playoff Picture: Six competing for two spots - NFL.com
There are eight teams in the AFC with four or five losses through 10 weeks. Eight! Gregg Rosenthal sifts through the conference and takes a look at the AFC playoff outlook.

Next Gen Stats: Slow WRs behind Packers' woes - NFL.com
Without Jordy Nelson and Eddie Lacy on the field, the Packers' offense has slowed to a halt. Aaron Rodgers' wide receivers may be to blame. Why can't the Packers get downfield?

Time of possession has turned into a meaningless stat - seattlepi.com
Control the ball, own the clock, win the game.

After another shaky game, should the Seahawks stick with Cary Williams? - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Brock Huard identifies the root of the issues that cornerback Cary Williams has had in coverage and says he doesn't think the Seahawks will bench him, party because of a lack of alternatives. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Brock Huard's Chalk Talk: Russell Wilson's critical error hurts Seahawks' comeback attempt - Brock and Salk | 710 ESPN Seattle
Brock Huard breaks down one of the key plays from the Seahawks' loss to Arizona, an intentional grounding penalty on Russell Wilson that doomed one of Seattle's fourth-quarter drives. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Tyler Lockett highlights Seattle Seahawks' 2015 draft class - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Tyler Lockett has scored in three different ways for the Seattle Seahawks while undrafted free agent Thomas Rawls has also made an impact.

How Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll identifies with Stephen Curry - Seattle Seahawks Blog - ESPN
Pete Carroll has acknowledged the challenge of dealing with distractions that come with past success, a topic Stephen Curry has discussed.

NFL Playoffs Odds Report: Why the Seahawks can still make it
Think the 4-5 Seahawks are out of the playoff hunt? Think again. Aaron Schatz runs the numbers on all of his playoff simulations after an upset-heavy Week 10.

Seahawks Make Roster Moves | Seattle Seahawks
Renton, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have released wide receiver Chris Matthews and signed wide receiver Kevin Smith from the team's practice squad to active roster, the team announced this afternoon.

NFC West Update: Arizona Cardinals Extend Division Lead; San Francisco 49ers Up Next For Seahawks | Seattle Seahawks
A closer look at how the Seahawks' NFC West rivals fared in Week 10 around the NFL.

Seahawks to Host Wiener Dog Race at Halftime of Week 11 Game vs San Francisco 49ers | Seattle Seahawks
Ten Wiener Dogs will compete in the fan-favorite event at halftime of the Seahawks' Week 11 game against the San Francisco 49ers at Seattle's CenturyLink Field.

Notes: 49ers at Seahawks, Tomsula preaches 'full steam ahead' | CSN Bay Area
The 49ers haven't won in Seattle since 2011, so what's Jim Tomsula's message to his team in the days leading up to Sunday's matchup?

NFL Playoffs Odds Report: Why the Seahawks can still make it
Think the 4-5 Seahawks are out of the playoff hunt? Think again. Aaron Schatz runs the numbers on all of his playoff simulations after an upset-heavy Week 10.

Seattle Seahawks Must Solve Their Marshawn Lynch Dilemma | The MMQB with Peter King
Famously silent, Marshawn Lynch has always let his play speak for itself. But a subpar, injury-plagued season has Seahawks fans talking about the 29-year-old’s future and his true value for a struggling team

Seahawks nursing some wounds after Sunday night loss | ProFootballTalk
The Seahawks left Sunday night's loss to the Cardinals with wounded pride, and without key contributors on either side of the ball. According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin left with an MCL sprain, and wide receiver Paul Richardson a hamstring.

Tipsheet: Seahawks mimic Rams in Arizona loss : Sports
If it makes Rams fans feel any better, the Seattle Seahawks are 4-5, too.

Seahawks cut Super Bowl star Chris Matthews - NFL.com
Chris Matthews, the 26-year-old wide receiver who seemingly appeared from nowhere in this past year's Super Bowl to catch four balls for 109 yards and a touchdown, reportedly was waived by the Seahawks on Tuesday.

FOOTBALL OUTSIDERS: Innovative Statistics, Intelligent Analysis | Week 10 DVOA Ratings
But here's the surprising one... Arizona at No. 2 plummets from 36.2% DVOA to 30.2% DVOA even though the Cardinals beat the Seahawks this week. Arizona's drop helps explain why Seattle shoots up from ninth (14.0%) to fifth (20.0%) despite losing. The DVOA ratings for this game were very, very different from the final score.

Is Tyrann Mathieu right about Seattle Seahawks' use of Jimmy Graham? - NFL Nation - ESPN
Nine games into their season, the Seahawks are still searching for the best way to use TE Jimmy Graham, who has one red-zone TD this season.

Mathieu thinks Seahawks should use Graham more creatively | ProFootballTalk
The Cardinals went to Seattle on Sunday night and beat the Seahawks. It was Arizona's first look at tight end Jimmy Graham as a member of the Seattle offense.