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Century Links 4/1: Where Will Seattle Look for Backup QB?


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What do the Seahawks do now at backup quarterback?
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Geno Smith, Austin Davis among Seattle Seahawks' backup QB options - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
Despite Russell Wilson's durability over the past six years, the Seahawks will need to sign a backup. Here's a look at a few potential candidates.

Dan Quinn wants the NFL to expand game day active rosters beyond 46 players – ProFootballTalk
Every NFL team has 53 players on the active roster. But only 46 of them are declared active for each game. Falcons coach Dan Quinn thinks that's a waste. Quinn wants the NFL to change its eligibility rules to make more players available to play each game.

Seahawks G.M. urges fans to “trust the process” – ProFootballTalk
The Seahawks have undergone major changes to the coaching staff and the roster in 2018. Seahawks General Manager John Schneider doesn't regard it as a big deal. “It’s a constant reset every single year, it doesn’t stop,” Schneider said during an appearance on 710 ESPN in Seattle.

Marvin Lewis stands by John Ross despite dreadful rookie year – ProFootballTalk
The Bengals made wide receiver John Ross the ninth overall pick in last year's draft, and he had about as bad a rookie season as possible: He never caught a pass, and the only time he touched the ball, on a running play, he fumbled.

Report: Gronk is frustrated with Belichick, but likely to keep playing anyway – ProFootballTalk
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski acknowledged after the Super Bowl that he needed some time to think about whether he wants to keep playing. It sounds like he does, but it's still not a sure thing.

Su’a Cravens pushes back against perception that he’s a quitter – ProFootballTalk
Broncos defensive back Su'a Cravens admits that he told teammates last year that he was retiring from football, but Cravens insists he's not a quitter. Cravens, traded to Denver from Washington this week, explained to Mike Klis of 9News.

Seahawks GM: 'Trust the process' during team 'reset' -
The Seattle Seahawks have more or less taken a sledgehammer to their roster in an effort to restore their past luster in this post Legion of Boom era. But GM John Schneider isn't calling it a rebuild.

Su'a Cravens glad to be 'where somebody wanted me' -
After Su'a Cravens' 2017 season derailed by injury and personal issues, it was initially difficult to see how the dynamic safety would reclaim his promise as a potential rising NFL star.

Vontaze Burfict's future with Bengals safe -- for now -
Vontaze Burfict's on-field proficiency is often overshadowed by his reputation for drawing suspensions and missing games because of injury. But that hasn't endangered his status on the Bengals' roster.