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Seattle Seahawks struggle, but defeat 49ers: Score, recap, stats | OregonLive.com
The Seahawks score a fourth-quarter touchdown and go on to defeat the San Francisco 49ers 12-9 Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

Winning can’t mask that the Seahawks have issues | The Seattle Times
It’s not often you chide a team that just won an NFL game, but in this case, Seattle deserves it. The Seahawks ground out a victory vs. a divisional foe, but cast more doubt on their abilities in the process.

Offense struggles again as Seattle Seahawks grind out win - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
While the Seahawks came away with their first win of the season, there was nothing to celebrate in terms of their listless offense.

Rapid Reaction To The Seahawks' 12-9 Week 2 Win vs San Francisco 49ers | Seattle Seahawks
Quick notes and key takeaways from the Seahawks' Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field.

Pete Carroll Shares Injury Updates Following Seahawks' Week 2 Win vs 49ers | Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll shares injury updates on Paul Richardson, Neiko Thorpe, and Jimmy Graham following the team's 12-9 Week 2 win over the 49ers.

Seahawks “Really Fired Up” About Play Of Rookie Running Back Chris Carson | Seattle Seahawks
Rookie Chris Carson ran for 93 yards on 20 carries in Sunday's victory over the 49ers.

Paul Richardson Scores Game-Winning Touchdown For Seahawks … With Dislocated Finger | Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson scored the game-winning touchdown against the 49ers with a dislocated right finger.

Seahawks Play “Tremendous Defense All Day Long”; Offense Comes Through When It Matters Most | Seattle Seahawks
Seattle's defense was dominant for most of Sunday's 12-9 victory over the 49ers, while the offense found a way to come through in the fourth quarter.

Report: Broncos fear broken ankle for Garett Bolles, hope it’s high ankle sprain – ProFootballTalk
The Broncos fear a broken left ankle for rookie Garett Bolles, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, but they are hoping it's a high-ankle sprain. Bolles' wife, Natalie, tweeted Sunday night, "It looks like a high ankle sprain. Possible foot injury, but the X-ray was inconclusive. MRI tomorrow.

Report: Broncos fear broken ankle for Garett Bolles, hope it’s high ankle sprain – ProFootballTalk
The Broncos fear a broken left ankle for rookie Garett Bolles, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, but they are hoping it's a high-ankle sprain. Bolles' wife, Natalie, tweeted Sunday night, "It looks like a high ankle sprain. Possible foot injury, but the X-ray was inconclusive. MRI tomorrow.

Ezekiel Elliott has “frustrating” day with 8 rushing yards – ProFootballTalk
In his first 17 NFL games, Ezekiel Elliott never had fewer than 51 rushing yards. In his final two seasons at Ohio State, the running back never had fewer than 32 rushing yards.

Blake Bortles, Mike Glennon, the NFL’s quarterback problem and other Week 2 observations – ProFootballTalk
There can't be 32 good quarterbacks. The NFL isn't Lake Wobegon, where all the quarterbacks are above average. There are going to be some bad ones. And yet even as I acknowledge there are always going to be some bad quarterbacks, I found myself asking on Sunday afternoon: Do they have to be this ...

Packers “incredulous” about offensive pass interference penalty – ProFootballTalk
With the Packers trailing the Falcons 17-7 and a minute left in the second quarter last night, Aaron Rodgers hit Randall Cobb for a 35-yard gain that appeared to have Green Bay rolling toward a score before halftime.

Le’Veon Bell: Explosive plays will come – ProFootballTalk
After a season-opening win against the Browns, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger downplayed any concerns about a quiet game for running back Le'Veon Bell. Bell got more to do in Week Two against the Vikings as he went from 10 carries to 27 in a 26-9 victory.

Week 3 fantasy football waiver-wire targets - NFL.com
Javorius Allen may have taken the lead running back job for the Baltimore Ravens and headlines our Week 3 fantasy football waiver-wire targets. See who else to add this week here.

Falcons' romp over Packers helps bury Super Bowl memories - NFL.com
The Atlanta Falcons took a step toward exorcising their Super Bowl LI demons on Sunday night with an impressive victory over the Green Bay Packers.

Mike McCoy's Broncos offensive makeover on display in win - NFL.com
Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, who's been tasked to recapture the magic he created in Denver before departing for the Chargers, has gotten the Broncos' offense off to a fast start.