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Sheldon Richardson will put the Seahawks over the top
The Seahawks trade of Jermaine Kearse for Sheldon Richardson wasn't just a big move. It was a bold move, and makes them the favorite in the NFC.

Seahawks Seahawks: Rookie CB Griffin faces NFL's best in first game
Aaron Rodgers, who has avoided throwing in Richard Sherman's direction in the past, likely will come after Griffin.

Seahawks switch Cyril Grayson with Kenny Lawler on PS
Seattle Seahawks replace WR Cyril Grayson with WR Kenny Lawler on their practice squad.

Top NFL Week 1 player matchups: Can Seahawks slow Aaron Rodgers?
These are the clashes to keep an eye on throughout Sunday's action.

Seahawks at Packers in Week 1: Picks, how to watch and stream on NFL Sunday -
Two of the NFC favorites for the Super Bowl square off right out of the gate in Week 1

For a fourth consecutive year, the Seahawks open the season under a cloud of turmoil | The Seattle Times
This Seattle team, or at least its veteran core, has shown definitively over the years that it has the ability to thrive in the midst of chaos and controversy.

Where To Watch, Listen To & Follow The Seahawks at Packers | Seattle Seahawks
Broadcast information for the Seahawks' Week 1 game against the Green Bay Packers.

“A Revived Earl Thomas” Ready For Big 2017 Season | Seattle Seahawks
At or near the top of the list of reasons to be optimistic about the 2017 Seahawks? The return to health of free safety Earl Thomas, whose 2016 season ended early with a broken leg.

Jamison Crowder expected to play Sunday – ProFootballTalk
When discussing wide receiver Jamison Crowder's status for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Redskins coach Jay Gruden said the team would see how his injured hip looked during a Saturday workout before determining whether he'd play in the game.

Beckham traveled to Dallas, but still may not play – ProFootballTalk
If the Giants are trying to dupe the Cowboys into thinking receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be playing on Sunday night despite an ankle sprain, the Giants are committed to their craft.

Bears sign Akiem Hicks to 4-year, $48M extension -
Akiem Hicks is staying in the Windy City for the long haul. The Bears have signed the defensive end to a four-year, $48 million contract extension with $30 million guaranteed.

Report: Jaylon Smith set to start at MLB vs. Giants -
Jaylon Smith's long return to football will officially conclude with the first snap. The Cowboys linebacker is reportedly slated to start at middle linebacker in Dallas' home opener against the Giants.

Taylor: Mahomes bringing best, deep ball out of Smith -
The most pressing and tongue-in-cheek head-scratcher of Thursday night's aftermath has been: When did Alex Smith start throwing the ball past the line to gain?

Steelers sign Stephon Tuitt to 5-year, $60M extension -
One day before the start of the final year of his rookie deal, Stephon Tuitt has secured his future in Pittsburgh. The defensive end signed a five-year extension with the organization.

Aaron Donald ends holdout, reports to Rams facility -
The Rams defensive lineman showed up to the team's facility Saturday afternoon after a preseason-long absence. Ian Rapoport reports that Donald took and passed his physical.

Raiders place K Sebastian Janikowski (back) on IR -
The Raiders have decided to go with another option at kicker. Oakland announced that they have placed Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve and signed Giorgio Tavecchio to the active roster.

Beckham a game-time decision; Cam Newton to play -
Giants receiver Odell Beckham is a game-time decision against the Cowboys while Panthers QB Cam Newton is expected to play against the 49ers, according to Ian Rapoport.