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Dave Boling: Plenty of distractions for Seahawks, but none named Marshawn | The News Tribune
Drama surrounding Marshawn Lynch has been a Seahawks staple, but this season he’s in camp, in great shape, and seems out to cement his legacy

Kris Richard Training Camp Day 4 Press Conference | Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks Defensive Coordinator Kris Richard talks with the media following day 4 of training camp. Kris talks about what he has seen from the new faces and the effect of Kam Chancellor's absence.

Bobby Wagner's Contract Breakdown - Over the Cap
Per information provided via Twitter by Joel Corry via Miguel of Patscap we have the full breakdown of Bobby Wagner’s new $43 million contract with the Seahawks. It’s an interesting contract with contract mechanisms that are a bit older in style with an option bonus backed up by a non-exercise fee that not only departs from the most other contracts but also departs from the Seahawks traditional style of contract. Many have made this contract out to the biggest at the position, which it is in terms of annual value, but a deeper look at the deal really points to a two year contract that does trail some of the biggest inside linebackers contracts in some key metrics .

Fantasy Football Sleepers 2015: Breakout Stars Ready to Explode | Bleacher Report
With so much information at our disposal, the term “sleeper” doesn’t really exist anymore in fantasy football, so it’s become a lot more important to figure out which players will make the jump from solid contributors to fantasy superstardom.

Jack Del Rio brings in a “mindset coach” to keep Raiders positive | ProFootballTalk
Once upon a time, Jack Del Rio tried to motivate his team with an ax, and he nearly ended up with a one-legged punter. So it's probably for the common good that he's using something softer, like positive vibes this time.

Fantasy Football - Draft Prep: Seahawks team outlook :
The Seahawks have a new weapon in Jimmy Graham, so what does that mean for Russell Wilson now. Our Jamey Eisenberg takes a closer look.

Inside Slant: Green Bay Packers' secret formula in Aaron Rodgers era
The Packers have drafted nine receivers since QB Aaron Rodgers' ascension to starter in 2008, but never have sought a dominant No. 1 receiver.

Run game still a crucial priority for the 49ers - NFL
In San Francisco, an efficient running game was a constant during the Jim Harbaugh years. Everything has changed, but the focus on the run game shouldn't, as John Clayton explains.

DeSean Jackson: Revis, Sherman can't cover me -
Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson believes in himself. Let there be no doubt. "I don't think no one can guard me," Jackson told reporters on Monday. Find out what else he had to say.

Matthews, Graham could be Seahawks red-zone stars -
NFL Media's Steve Wyche noted that Super Bowl star Chris Matthews is mixing in with the first-team offense. Will Matthews team with Jimmy Graham to give the Seahawks a dangerous red-zone offense?

Early training camp winners and losers -
How is your team doing this summer? Around The NFL's Gregg Rosenthal explores the winners and losers from training camp thus far.

Thiel: Seahawks’ Lockett already polished gem | Sportspress Northwest
Almost never do the Seahawks throw multiple draft choices to get a player, then name him a starter from Day One. They did with returner/receiver Tyler Loclkett. Pay close attention to this guy.

Video: Carroll explains depth chart at center - Seattle - Scout
Drew Nowak has been taking a lot of reps at center with the first team offensive line but veteran Lemuel Jeanpierre would start if there was a game today, according to Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll.

Bobby Wagner: From berated, doubted by Seahawks before 2012 draft to NFL’s highest-paid middle linebacker | The News Tribune
An inauspicious visit with the Seahawks before the 2012 draft made Bobby Wagner think he’d never play for Seattle. Now he’s its richest middle linebacker in the NFL. Plus, Marshawn Lynch thrills fans, Richard Sherman sees no way Earl Thomas isn’t ready for the opener, Kam Chancellor’s holdout finishes day three, and more.

Jimmy Graham loves playing, living – and flying – in Seattle; impressions from 4th camp day | The News Tribune
The star tight end says everything about his first practices with the Seahawks are great -- and not just on the field. Plus, Lemuel Jeanpierre and Alvin Bailey moving toward solidifying starting jobs at center and left guard, respectively, and a brief scare with Richard Sherman leaves the “Legion of Boom” unrecognizable

Richard Sherman latest Seahawk to back “brother” Kam Chancellor’s holdout | The News Tribune
Sherman calls Chancellor “like a brother to me” and says “you got to support him” in his ongoing protest against a contract that is guaranteeing Chancellor $4.45 million this year.

Seattle Seahawks training camp notebook: Jimmy Graham making early impact - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Graham fitting in just fine early in Seahawks camp -

Answers to Seattle Seahawks’ 2015 offseason questions - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Robert Turbin At Full Speed, And Other Observations From Day 4 Of Seahawks Training Camp | Seattle Seahawks
News and notes from Day 4 of Seahawks training camp.

Red Bryant an option to replace McDaniel
Is Red Bryant an option to replace Tony McDaniel along the defensive line for the Seattle Seahawks?

Seahawks notes: Mohammed Seisay joins team, no practice for Cliff Avril - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Notes from the fourth practice of Seahawks training camp, including new addition Mohammed Seisay finding his way on the field for the first time and Cliff Avril getting the day off. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks training camp impressions, Day Four — Pass rush speed, Mohammed Seisay, the center spot, and more | The Seattle Times
Here are daily impressions of Seahawks' training camp from Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta, including items on Mohammed Seisay, Kevin Smith, Kristjan Sokoli, and more.

What You Might Have Missed From The First Three Days Of Seahawks Training Camp | Seattle Seahawks
A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Versatile Ahtyba Rubin bolsters Seahawks' defensive line depth - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
The man who embodies the newfound depth along Seattle's defensive line plays multiple positions, answers to the nickname of 'Tuba' and looks like the bullet from Super Mario Brothers. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

SB Nation featured blogs for July 2015 are so freaking awesome - Blog Huddle
These four blogs captured moments bigger than their sports and you should read them.

Seattle Seahawks training camp: Aerial attack about to take off? -
Seattle's offense has long been defined by the ground attack, but will the passing game take off with playmaking newbies Tyler Lockett and Jimmy Graham? Steve Wyche reports from Seahawks camp.

Seahawks potential picks: QB Jake Waters - Brady Henderson | 710 ESPN Seattle
Brock Huard identified Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters as a potential late-round pick for the Seahawks. Where does quarterback rank among Seattle's needs and how would Waters fit? - Brady Henderson - 710 ESPN Seattle

Seahawks’ decision shows faith in Brandon Mebane, and the team’s Superstar Strategy | The Seattle Times
Seattle's decisions over the weekend further accentuated what many around the league are now calling the team's.