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Seahawks' mistake with Percy Harvin wasn't the way teammates treated him - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Percy Harvin said in an interview with ESPN that he was never fully accepted by his fellow wide receivers in Seattle. That's not true, writes Danny O'Neil. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

How Clubs view the Preseason | National Football Post

Life After Suh: Can Haloti Ngata and the Detroit Defense Match Last Year’s Excellence? «

Arizona Has a Numbers Problem «

Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Report | The MMQB with Peter King
There's a lot of optimism amongst the Jaguars, but the team is an NFL-worst 9-39 in the past three seasons. Emily Kaplan on whether Jaguars free agency spending will pay off and observations on Blake Bortles newly-healed arm from a rained-out practice in Jacksonville

From star to backup: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu continues to rebound -
From Heisman Trophy finalist to being kicked out of LSU and ending up in jail, Tyrann Mathieu once looked like a has-been. Now the third-year Arizona Cardinal is the poster child for turning a life around.

Frank Gore on Andrew Luck: He runs the huddle, I’ve never had that before | ProFootballTalk
During 10 years with the 49ers, running back Frank Gore played with a lot of quarterbacks. Some of them were better than others and he made playoff runs with both Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick running the offense, but no one's going to confuse the members of that group with Colts quarterback An...

NFLPA president can’t see giving Goodell final say on discipline again | ProFootballTalk
At the end of the 2011 lockout, the NFL Players Association capitulated to a key demand from the owners: Giving the commissioner final say over player discipline under the personal-conduct policy. In hindsight, the players' union thinks that was a mistake.

Pittsburgh's Brown rises to top, Detroit's Johnson falls some
Eric Karabell examines the wide receiver position, grouping players into sections

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick now allowed to call plays in huddle
San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick has been given the freedom this camp to call the plays himself in the huddle during practice, with the call radioed in to his helmet.

Jim Kelly -- Tom Brady of New England Patriots must do more to clear his name
Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly believes that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady needs to be more open about defending his lack of involvement in the team's ball deflation scandal.

NFL doctor: Medical timeout rule would have impacted Super Bowl XLIX
The NFL's new rule calling for a medical timeout when a player appears possibly concussed might have helped after a Super Bowl play involving Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman.

Ranking the NFL's most complete tight ends -- NFL
The classic tight end -- a bruising blocker who could also be a weapon in the passing game -- is no longer common. Who are the most 'complete' tight ends in the NFL? PFF has answers.

Michael Floyd suffers three broken fingers in left hand -
The Cardinals will likely begin a new season without wide receiver Michael Floyd, who broke three fingers on his left hand during practice on Wednesday.

49ers release veteran cornerback Chris Cook -
The San Francisco 49ers have parted ways with veteran cornerback Chris Cook, whose 2014 season was derailed by a torn hamstring.

Jeff Fisher: Tavon Austin poised for 'breakout year' -
Coach Jeff Fisher expects Tavon Austin to have a "breakout year" in the Rams' new offense. Is Nick Foles' height the key to unleashing Austin's potential?

80: Russell Wilson signs contract, training camp underway, Know Your Rival: Arizona Cardinals
Twenty years after Steve Largent goes into the Hall of Fame, we record our 80th show. However, the biggest news of the week is Russell Wilson has signed a four-year extension with the Seahawks and we talk about what that means for the salary cap and the team’s ability to sign other players.

Earl Thomas off PUP, Kam Chancellor still holding out - Aug. 5, 2015 | Seattle's Sports Radio 950 KJR
Free safety Earl Thomas #29 of the Seattle Seahawks speaks during a Super Bowl XLIX media availabili

Kam Chancellor holdout 'an issue of concern' - Seattle - Scout
Unrest is growing in Seattle about the now five day holdout by strong safety Kam Chancellor with general manager John Schneider saying he doesn't know when the All-Pro may return to the Seahawks and head coach Pete Carroll admitting that the absence has become "an issue of concern."

Seattle to lean heavily on Mebane, Rubin on defensive line -

Seattle Seahawks’ Earl Thomas passes physical, off PUP list; No progress in Kam Chancellor holdout - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Impressions from Seahawks training camp Day 5 — Wagner, Marsh, Turbin and more | The Seattle Times
Here are our daily impressions from Seahawks' training camp with items on Frank Clark, Robert Turbin, Bobby Wagner, Cassius Marsh and more.

Chris Matthews won’t coast on Super Bowl performance | The Seattle Times
The 6-foot-5 Matthews had four catches for 109 yards in the Super Bowl, the first receptions of his career, but he is taking nothing for granted in the crowded competition for Seahawks receiver.

Video: Pete Carroll says Tyler Lockett is 'unbelievably quick' - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll chatted with reporters about the rookie wide receiver. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Video: Tyler Lockett credits father for mentally preparing him for football - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Lockett spoke with reporters Wednesday during training camp. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Danny O'Neil: Acquiring Harvin was a mistake, how the team handled him was not - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
The Seahawks tried their best to handle the dysfunction that was Percy Harvin. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

Agent's Take: Pieces in place for Seahawks to contend next two seasons -
With some key signings out of the way, the pieces are in place for the Seahawks to be Super Bowl contenders at least through the 2017 season.

Drew Nowak: Seattle Seahawks new starting center?
Could the Seattle Seahawks really be considering replacing the departed Pro Bowl center Max Unger with Drew Nowak?

Christine Michael: trade bait? - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The groin injury suffered by Arian Foster of the Texans led to a flurry of rumors and speculation about Christine Michael of the Seattle Seahawks

Fantasy Football 2015: Wide Receiver Rankings - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
A continuation of my 2015 fantasy football positional rankings. This time it's wide the receivers.

Seattle Seahawks: training camp notes for August 5th - 12th Man Rising - A Seattle Seahawks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
After the day off on Tuesday, the Seattle Seahawks were back at work today. Today's practice started a bit slow, with less energy than we're used to seeing

Seattle Seahawks' dynasty will face NFL reality: Can't keep everyone | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: RENTON, Wash. — The warning clouds came from the unlikeliest of places, not from a talking head but from a Seattle Seahawks star in three simple words.

Wednesday Round-Up: Seahawks Among's Early Training Camp 'Winners' | Seattle Seahawks
A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Percy Harvin dishes on what went wrong during stint with Seahawks -
Percy Harvin claims he wasn't accepted by the Seahawks wide receivers when he played for the team.

Percy Harvin: Seahawks wideouts viewed me as threat -
New Bills wide receiver Percy Harvin recently spoke candidly about why his current situation is better than his time with the Seahawks. Did he think his fellow receivers in Seattle embrace his presence?

Three Takeaways From Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson On 710 ESPN Seattle | Seattle Seahawks
Training camp takeaways from Russell Wilson's conversation on 710 ESPN Seattle.

Seahawks training camp notebook: Kristjan Sokoli running with ones; Eric Pinkins coming along at LB; Injury update - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News

Discussing the future of Russell Okung in Seattle | Seahawks Draft Blog
[caption width=512 align=alignnone] Russell Okung is entering the final year of his rookie contract in 2015[/caption] The Seahawks have several

Washington Redskins training camp: RGIII showing improvement -
The Washington Redskins added size -- and lots of it -- this offseason, most notably with first-round pick Brandon Scherff. Will their effort to build a more rugged team pay off? Albert Breer reports.

St. Louis Rams training camp: Pressure on Tavon Austin - NFL -
Nobody stands to benefit from Nick Foles's arrival in St. Louis more than Tavon Austin, who is starting to feel the pressure after stumbling out of the gate in his career.