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Century Links 9/5: Optimism Following a Strong Offseason


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The Patriots, Seahawks and Steelers get richer in the NFL's buy-low trade market -
The current CBA makes it easy for elite teams to gamble on draft busts instead of losing out in waivers

Seahawks: Three reasons for optimism, three reasons for worry | The Seattle Times
Seahawks have plenty of reasons to be optimistic, provided offensive line does its job

Seahawks make statement in getting Richardson from Jets - The Washington Post
Sheldon Richardson received the traditional welcome of being a new member of the Seattle Seahawks.

Seahawks Sign 10 Players To Practice Squad | Seattle Seahawks
The Seahawks established their practice squad Monday, a group that included eight players who were with the team in the preseason.

Pete Carroll “Couldn’t Stop Crying” Watching Jake Olson’s USC Debut | Seattle Seahawks
Pete Carroll talks about blind long snapper Jake Olson's appearance in USC's season-opening victory.

Pete Carroll Provides Injury Updates On C.J. Prosise, Thomas Rawls, Malik McDowell And More | Seattle Seahawks
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll gave the latest injury updates on running backs C.J. Prosise and Thomas Rawls, plus more.

Sheldon Richardson “Very Excited” To Join Loaded Seahawks Defense | Seattle Seahawks
Sheldon Richardson talks about being traded to the Seahawks, and Pete Carroll discusses the defensive tackle's role on the defense.

Sean McDermott says Bills want the “right guys” rather than his own guys – ProFootballTalk
Between trading away assets for future picks and some of the cuts they made, it's reasonably clear the Bills are trying for a clean slate. But coach Sean McDermott said it wasn't a deliberate attempt to purge players who were put in place by former General Manager Doug Whaley.

Bears won’t identify No. 2, but want to keep developing Mitchell Trubisky – ProFootballTalk
Bears coach John Fox isn't giving away any important state secrets, even if it's something as seemingly inconsequential as the identity of his backup quarterback. But while he won't confirm whether Mark Sanchez or Mitchell Trubisky will be No.

2017 NFL predictions: Wild AFC West, five different Super Bowl champions crowned -
Jason La Canfora, Pete Prisco, Will Brinson and the rest of our experts predict the 2017 standings

Ward: Broncos 'unprofessional' with timing of release -
Broncos players weren't thrilled to see Denver cut ties with T.J. Ward. The popular Pro Bowl safety wasn't happy about it, either, to say the least.

No change: Jaguars vs. Texans will be at NRG Stadium -
As scheduled, Sunday's scheduled contest between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans will indeed be played at NRG Stadium, Texans coach Bill O'Brien says.

Janikowski's back issue forces Raiders to try kickers -
Sebastian Janikowski has been the one constant in Oakland since 2000. It sounds like his long tenure in Oakland could be facing a serious threat, though, seemingly out of nowhere, due to injury.

NFL files motion to dismiss NFLPA's Elliott petition -
The NFL has filed a motion to dismiss the NFLPA's petition for a temporary restraining order to prevent any potential suspension of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott.