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Century Links 8/12: Seahawks Trying Out Veteran QBs


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Seattle Seahawks bring in veteran quarterback Josh Johnson for a visit
The Seattle Seahawks are hosting veteran quarterback Josh Johnson for a visit, possibly to add more competition to the backup position.

Matt Calkins Column: Seahawks tackle Fant has not lost his confidence despite long road back from injury | Seahawks |
SEATTLE — George Fant stands 6 feet 6, weighs 322 pounds and likely treats 20-ounce steaks as finger food. If anyone wanted to approximate life as Peter Dink­lage, they’d need

This Seahawks vet has serious work to do after the first preseason game
While some young talent stood out in their first action, not all the Seahawks looked ready for the season to begin. These players need to step it up.

Top performers Seattle Seahawks vs Colts
The Seattle Seahawks have some impressive performances despite the 19-17 loss.

Seahawks Remember Former Head Trainer Jim Whitesel
Jim Whitesel, a former Seahawks head trainer who spent 23 years with the team, passed away of cancer this past week.

The 12 Most Desirable Players In Fantasy Football For 2018
Scott Engel at spotlights 12 players he'd prefer to have no his fantasy football team this fall.

Colts jettison Shamarko Thomas days after ejection -
Shamarko Thomas became the first player ejected for a helmet-to-helmet hit under the NFL's new rule. On Saturday, his team ejected him permanently. The Colts filled his roster spot with Ryan Delaire.

Seattle Seahawks roster projection version 2.0
The latest Seattle Seahawks 53-man roster projection following the first week and change of training camp.

Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin among 12 most desirable fantasy players
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin was named among the top-12 most desirable fantasy football players for the 2018 season.

What we learned from Saturday's preseason games -
Saturday brought us another small plate of NFL preseason action, with three new quarterbacks to watch. Here's what we learned from Saturday's Week 1 preseason games.

Josh Rosen shows signs of potential in first NFL action -
Josh Rosen had to wait until Sam Bradford completed his one drive before Rosen got his first crack at NFL competition. The rookie didn't set the world on fire, but showed small signs of success.

Kirk Cousins sharp as advertised in brief Vikings debut -
Kirk Cousins' time on Saturday night was short, and boy, was it sweet. The Vikings quarterback was a perfect 4-for-4 for 42 yards and one touchdown in his lone drive against the Broncos.

Tomlin didn't lie: Antonio Brown returns to practice -
As expected, Antonio Brown returned to practice on Saturday. The Pittsburgh Steelers ultra-star receiver missed recent practices and the team's first preseason game with an undisclosed injury.

Jay Gruden: Redskins not looking to add veteran RB -
The torn ACL suffered by rookie running back Derrius Guice cast a pall on the Redskins' backfield plan entering this season. Coach Jay Gruden, however, doesn't expect the team to bring in a free agent back to compete.

Rookie Kerryon Johnson energizing Lions' run game -
With Matthew Stafford standing on the sideline in Friday night's preseason opener in Oakland, the Lions again showed they are adamant about improving the league's worst running offense.

Josh Rosen: Saturday night a step in the right direction – ProFootballTalk
Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen got his first taste of NFL game action against the Chargers on Saturday night. Sam Bradford started and played one series before turning over the reins of the offense to the first-round pick.

Dante Fowler activated from PUP list – ProFootballTalk
The Jaguars didn't exercise their option on defensive end Dante Fowler's contract for the 2019 season, which leaves him in a position where he wants to "put good film out there for everybody" in the NFL to see this year.

Vance Joseph: “We’ll see” if Chad Kelly gets second team work – ProFootballTalk
Case Keenum didn't lead the Broncos to any points while playing quarterback for two drives on Saturday night and said after the game that the brief and unsuccessful cameo "definitely left me wanting more.