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Century Links 8/2: JR Sweezy Returns to Seahawks


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Veteran guard J.R. Sweezy re-signs with Seattle Seahawks
J.R. Sweezy, who was released by the Buccaneers in June, signed on Wednesday with the Seahawks, the team with which he spent his first four NFL seasons.

Running Back Competition, Safety Combos, 80s Cartoons & More In This Week’s Seahawks Twitter Q&A
You had Seahawks questions; we have answers.

Seahawks Sign Guard J.R. Sweezy, Waive/Injured Guard Avery Young
The Seahawks added depth along their offensive line on Wednesday, bringing back veteran guard J.R. Sweezy, a member of the Super Bowl XLVIII championship team.

Wednesday Round-Up: Ken Norton Jr. Analyzes Play Of Seahawks Defensive Rookies
Seahawks defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. discusses what he's seen out of Seahawks rookies Rasheem Green, Shaquem Griffin, and Tre Flowers.

Seahawks, Coca-Cola Announce Multi-Year Partnership Extension
The agreement will include the addition of DASANI Sparkling Water in lime and berry flavors, offering additional zero-calorie refreshment options to fans throughout CenturyLink Field.

A Closer Look At The Slow Starts That Doomed The Seahawks In 2017
The Seahawks missed the playoffs in 2017 for many reasons, but nothing was as consistently bad as the offense in the first quarter. To return to the playoffs in 2018, they'll need a better running game and early execution from Russell Wilson.

Earl Thomas Issues Seahawks Ultimatum: 'Offer Me an Extension or Trade Me' | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Six-time Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas issued the Seattle Seahawks an ultimatum Thursday amid his holdout from training camp. In an article for The Players' Tribune , Thomas said: "Offer me an extension...

Earl Thomas to Seahawks: Pay me or trade me -
Writing for The Players' Tribune, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas reiterated that he wants Seattle to offer him a contract extension or trade him to a team who would be willing to give him a long-term deal.

Five things to watch in the Hall of Fame Game -
Football is back! It's not kickoff weekend, but it is the return of the sport in the annual Hall of Fame Game, featuring the Ravens and Bears. Nick Shook brings you five things to watch Thursday.

Sam Darnold wants to start, but 'it's a coach's decision' -
Sam Darnold is finally at Jets training camp working with teammates. Despite the elongated contract dispute that caused the QB to miss a few practices, Darnold still plans on battling for the starting job.

Hue Jackson dealing with deaths of mother, brother -
Browns coach Hue Jackson has been dealing with more than just preparing his team for the upcoming season. Jackson's brother and mother both passed away over the past two weeks.

Does Royce Freeman have edge in Broncos' backfield? -
Now that C.J. Anderson is in Carolina and Jamaal Charles is out of work, the Broncos' backfield is still in search of a lead dog. NFL Network's James Palmer reported the competition is "wide open."

Cleveland Browns move Joel Bitonio to left tackle spot -
A week after dancing around the idea of sending Joel Bitonio out to the edge of the Browns' offensive line, Hue Jackson has committed to the change. Bitonio lined up at tackle in practice Wednesday.

He's back! Seahawks sign veteran guard J.R. Sweezy -
The Seattle Seahawks bolstered the offensive line with a familiar face. The Seahawks signed guard J.R. Sweezy, the team announced Wednesday.

Earl Thomas: I’m standing strong to get what I deserve – ProFootballTalk
Earl Thomas vows that he will not return to the Seahawks until they meet his contract demands. In a piece for the Players' Tribune, Thomas writes that he believes he's worth significantly more than the $8.

Blake Bortles on his progress: Lows aren’t as low as they were – ProFootballTalk
Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles gets to work against a good defense in practice this summer and he has seen a positive change in his play since the start of training camp. Bortles believes that he's putting forth more consistent play than he has in the past.

Panthers expecting more from Matt Kalil this year – ProFootballTalk
The Panthers signed left tackle Matt Kalil as a free agent in 2017 and watched him get off to a slow start as he recovered from hip surgery while playing in a new offensive system.