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Seahawks: A Look at the Competition in the NFC West
The Seahawks appear loaded again and poised to make the playoffs for the sixth straight year in 2017. How much competition will they face in their division?

Seahawks 2017 position previews: All eyes on Jimmy Graham - seattlepi.com
When the Seattle Seahawks begin training camp on July 30 they're going to do with the goal of seeing how well guys compete against one another for jobs. Yes, Seattle signed undrafted free agent Tyrone Swoopes, brought in Steve Donatell, re-signed Luke Willson and still have second-year tight end Nick Vannett, but the face of this unit is clear: Acquiring a pass-catching machine like Graham and zeroing in on his blocking ability isn't all that different from buying a Mercedes Benz and bragging about the glove compartment.  Swoopes, a quarterback at the University of Texas, is an interesting prospect because of his size (6-foot-4, 254 pounds), knowledge of an offense, but being a running QB for the Longhorns can only help so much with a transition to catching passes for the Seahawks.  The other is Algernon Brown, an undrafted rookie who played running back until his final season at BYU.  Another name to watch is former USC running back Tre Madden, who is listed as a tailback right now but probably only has a chance to make the team as a fullback.  Seattle is known to play musical chairs with its fullbacks during the offseason, so expect some shuffling there throughout training camp and the preseason.

Seahawks training camp countdown: Who will emerge as the starting tailback? | The Seattle Times
While the question of who will start at tailback is an intriguing one for the Seahawks, the team is glad mostly just to have a strong competition at the spot after injuries hit hard in 2016.

Will the NFC West be a Cakewalk Again for the Seahawks?
Can the Seahawks own the west for another year? The Cardinals, Rams, and 49er's all want a piece of the NFC West, and here's how it will play out!

Seahawks counting on new starters Eddie Lacy, Luke Joeckel to get offense on track - NFL Nation- ESPN
The Seattle Seahawks could have as many as four new starters when the NFL season opens. Here's a starting lineup projection.

Most Interesting Seahawks Training Camp Storylines: No. 8, Who Starts At Strongside Linebacker? | Seattle Seahawks
Counting down the 10 most interesting storylines heading into 2017 Seahawks training camp.

Podcast Player - Will the Seahawks have the best secondary in 2017?

Denard Robinson works out for Dallas Cowboys - NFL.com
Shoelace took a meeting in the Lone Star State this week. Former Jaguars running back Denard Robinson worked out with the Cowboys on Thursday, NFL Network's Jane Slater reported Friday.

Bengals' Adam Jones suspended for season opener - NFL.com
The Cincinnati Bengals will be without one of their top defenders for their season opener. Adam Jones was suspended Friday for the first game of the 2017 season.

Cam Newton throwing with teammates in workouts - NFL.com
Cam Newton's rehab from offseason shoulder surgery continues to appear on track. Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Newton is throwing to teammates in summer workouts in Baltimore.

Report: Anquan Boldin to meet with Bills on Monday - NFL.com
Training camps are set to open next week, which means it's time for veteran wideout Anquan Boldin to find a team for the 2017 season. Boldin is scheduled to visit Buffalo on Monday, per ESPN.com's Dan Graziano.

Malik Jackson says Jaguars will win the Super Bowl - NFL.com
Jacksonville went an abysmal 3-13 in 2016, but one Jaguars player has much higher standards set for 2017. Defensive lineman Malik Jackson said the Jags will win the Super Bowl this season.

Dez Bryant missed his Cowboys' conditioning test - NFL.com
Another Cowboys player is in the news for the wrong reasons this offseason. Dez Bryant showed up to team facilities three hours late on Friday. He apologized and had two reasons for being late.

It's Friday: Let's watch an insane Randy Moss highlight - NFL.com
It's quiet, it's Friday, so let's watch an insane Randy Moss highlight. Jerry Rice might be the greatest of all time, but Moss wasn't too far behind in his prime. Just watch this touchdown.