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Earl Thomas Returns To Seahawks
After not reporting during preseason while seeking a new contract, Earl Thomas returned to Seahawks headquarters Wednesday ahead of Seattle's Week 1 road game against the Denver Broncos.

Why Seahawks Rookie Shaquem Griffin’s Success Means So Much To So Many
Rookie linebacker Shaquem Griffin has been making plays on the field and changing lives off of it since being drafted by the Seahawks.

Wednesday Round-Up: Russell Wilson Gets His Own Wheaties Cereal Box
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will appear on Wheaties boxes in the near future.

Seahawks: Earl Thomas ends holdout but cites 'disrespect'
Earl Thomas is set to turn to the Seahawks, but the three-time all-pro safety is making his dissatisfaction with his contract known.

Seahawks to start rookie linebacker Shaquem Griffin in Week 1 vs. Denver Broncos -
The former UCF star was drafted by the Seahawks in the fifth round

Seahawks: Shaquem Griffin, one-handed LB, to get first start in Week 1
Shaquem Griffin, who had a hand amputated at 4 years old due to a congenital birth defect, will start Sunday for the Seahawks against the Broncos.

How Russell Wilson Stays Focused When Playing For The Seahawks
Russell Wilson, the 29-year-old QB for the Seattle Seahawks can do it all, thanks to a little mental mastery. Here's how he stays sharp on the field.

Akiem Hicks: Packers O-line 'can't block Khalil Mack' -
Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks didn't hold back during a Wednesday teleconference with Packers media when asked what he knew about the offensive line heading into Sunday's game.

LeSean McCoy focused on Week 1 amid investigation -
Bills running back LeSean McCoy says his focus is on Sunday's game against the Ravens rather than the ongoing investigation into a home invasion robbery that left his former girlfriend hospitalized.

Cooper: Raiders might have to score often vs. Rams -
Raiders fans aren't the only ones worried about the Los Angeles Rams' juggernaut offense in their season opener. "We might have to go out there and score every possession," Amari Cooper told reporters.

Shaquem Griffin to start at linebacker for Seahawks -
Shaquem Griffin's inspiring path to the NFL is receiving a new, unexpected wrinkle this week. In his first regular-season game, Griffin will be starting at linebacker, per coach Pete Carroll.

Steelers, Le'Veon Bell's agent exchange barbs -
While Ben Roethlisberger and other Pittsburgh Steelers players prepare to open the season against the Cleveland Browns, tensions seem to be ratcheting up with Le'Veon Bell and the organization.

Le’Veon Bell situation quickly disintegrates – ProFootballTalk
As Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell continues to stay away from the team in advance of the first game of the regular season, his teammates have provided fairly stunning on-the-record criticism of Bell's failure to show up.

Maurkice Pouncey fed up with Le’Veon Bell, calling holdout “selfish” – ProFootballTalk
On Monday, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey predicted Le'Veon Bell's return Wednesday. When the star running back didn't show as expected, Pouncey unloaded on Bell. “Honestly, it’s a little selfish,” Pouncey said after practice Wednesday, via the Tim Benz of

Jets work out yet another kicker as Roberto Aguayo gets a tryout – ProFootballTalk
Stop if you've read this before: The Jets' kicking situation remains unsettled with the season opener fast approaching. They worked out Dan Bailey on Monday and were scheduled to work out Matt McCrane this week.