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Coffee and Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Gameday

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Percy Harvin's role on offense, in locker room for the Bills | The MMQB with Peter King
Through six NFL seasons, the ultra-talented Harvin has earned a reputation as a misfit toy: injury-prone with no clear position in an offense, and a malcontent who rubs teammates and coaches the wrong way in the locker room. Now on his fourth team in four years, he’ll get every opportunity to reinvent himsel with the new-look Bills

Bruce Arians: The NFL's Ultimate Quarterback Whisperer | Bleacher Report
Standing behind the wet bar in Suite 1036 at the Renaissance Hotel, the clock approaching midnight, the 62-year-old former bartender pours a Crown and Coke and pushes it to his current boss, who happens to be the general manager of the Arizona Cardinals. He cracks open a Coors Light and slides it to a head-turning young woman, who is a fashion designer working on his wardrobe.

Fantasy football advice: Sam Bradford, Russell Wilson, Rams’ run game | The MMQB with Peter Kin

Kansas City Chiefs starters will play close to a half in Seattle Seahawks preseason game - Arrowhead Pride
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the first team would play "close to a half" against the Seattle Seahawks in Friday's preseason game.

These Kansas City Chiefs have been ruled out of preseason game against Seattle Seahawks - Arrowhead Pride
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid made the announcement on the injury report for Friday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.

Film room: Rookie running backs stealing the show -
Ameer Abdullah and David Cobb aren't the only rookie running backs making an early impact. Marc Sessler dug into Game Pass to examine Matt Jones, Melvin Gordon, Zach Zenner and more.

Cardinals' Corey Peters (Achilles tear) out for season -
Bruce Arians announced Thursday that defensive tackle Corey Peters suffered a torn left Achilles tendon in Wednesday's practice and is out for the year.

Thiel: Hard to see Seahawks’ boom right now | Sportspress Northwest
Practice contact is so limited by NFL rules that four fake games are the only chance to see players at full speed. And with so many missing from Legion of Boom, the 2015 mystery deepens.

Speaking with the Enemy: KC Chiefs - Seattle - Scout
In Speaking with the Enemy this week,'s Herbie Teope - a partner of the Topeka-Capital Journal - answers questions on how former UW star Marcus Peters is acclimating to Andy Reid (both pictured), what the Seahawks can expect from Kansas City's fearsome defensive front and more!

Motivated 49ers LB Aaron Lynch: 'I'm Just Full Steam ahead'
With a starting job open at outside linebacker, many eyes have turned to the second-year linebacker as a top candidate to help fill that role in the San Francisco 49ers pass-rush attack.

Seahawks’ Darrell Bevell to Sports Illustrated: ‘I wouldn’t change’ disastrous Super Bowl play call - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Of all the members of the Seattle Seahawks to be lampooned for the fateful play call on Russell Wilson’s game-sealing interception in last year’s Super Bowl loss to the New England Patriots, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell has arguably taken the worst of it.

Final training camp impressions: Chancellor, Michael, Graham, the line, and more | The Seattle Times
With the Seahawks now done with training camp, here are our overall impressions of what we saw.

Rookie Tyler Lockett’s decisive moves on returns impress Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Of all the traits that have impressed the Seahawks, the one that keeps circling back is Lockett’s decisiveness. Like an explosive running back, he makes one cut and goes.

Know your enemy: the Kansas City Chiefs - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Friday evening, the Seattle Seahawks take on the Kansas City Chiefs in the the second preseason game for both teams. To help us get ready for the game, I brought in Matt Verderame, the editor from Arrowhead Addict to answer a few questions. Take a look:

Bobby Wagner's contract a first-year bargain for Seahawks - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
A new insider column on by former Tampa Bay GM Mark Dominik invites a closer look at the structure of the contract extension the Seahawks recently gave LB Bobby Wagner. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

The New NFL Siberia – Playing Guard For The Seattle Seahawks - Oregon Sports News
It used to be that if a player was misbehaving or under-performing, a coach would threaten to trade him to Green Bay. It worked. Nobody wanted to be sent to Siberia.

Projecting Seattle Seahawks’ 53-man roster at conclusion of training camp - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Thursday Round-Up: Who Are The Seahawks' Top-10 Rookies So Far? | Seattle Seahawks
A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Xxplosive by Dre, Carroll and Kelly
I’m having a lot of fun writing the current chapter of the Caponomics: Management Theories book as I’ve been getting to dissect the two coaches in the NFL who I think are bringing in the next evolution of football, Pete Carroll and Chip Kelly. In my opinion, for the next fifteen to twenty years, these two will do for the NFL what Bill Belichick has done for the league the last decade and a half, a true trendsetter who has popularized the pass-catching running back role, the slot receiver, and the pass-catching, run-blocking tight end, which I go into detail on in the "Think Like A College Coach" chapter that I’m speaking of.

Tony Dungy Says Peyton Manning Believed Patriots Were Bugging Locker Room | Bleacher Report
Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy stated during an appearance on the Dan Patrick Show on Thursday that Peyton Manning became so concerned about the New England Patriots potentially bugging the opposing locker room at Gillette Stadium that he held meetings outside in the hallway.