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Seahawks: Marquise Blair may have played his way into a starting job
Seattle Seahawks rookie safety Marquise Blair drew tons of praise from coach Pete Carroll, who indicated he will play more going forward.

Marquise Blair Shines, Injury Updates & Other Takeaways From Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll’s Monday Press Conference
News & notes from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll's Monday press conference.

Fantasy Football Insider: Top Waiver-Wire Pickups For Week 8 Fantasy Insider Scott Engel offers a look at the waiver-wire after Week 7.

Seven Numbers Of Note From The Seahawks’ Week 7 Loss To Baltimore
Six numbers that helped tell the story of Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Monday Round-Up: Media React To Seahawks’ 30-16 Week 7 Loss To The Baltimore Ravens
Local and national media react to the Seahawks’ 30-16 Week 7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens at CenturyLink Field.

Seahawks Takeaways: What Carroll said about 4th down decision, injuries
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll explained to Danny and Gallant why he chose to attempt a long field goal rather than go for it on fourth down in a tie game.

Seahawks Trade Rumors: OJ Howard Makes Sense for Seattle |
Could the Seattle Seahawks trade for O.J. Howard? Find out why the Seahawks are among the hottest NFL trade rumors.

Pete Carroll reminded by Seahawks loss that “it’s all about the ball,” and that his pass rush is still lacking | Tacoma News Tribune
Coach Pete Carroll reminded by Seahawks loss of his first tenet, that “it’s all about the ball.” He’s also reminded that his pass rush is still lacking.

Ready to 'move on,' QB Mason Rudolph feels 'great' -
Knocked out by a hit to the jaw from Earl Thomas, Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph says, "I feel great," as he aims to start this coming week against the Dolphins.

Pat Shurmur has no plans to bench Daniel Jones -
Daniel Jones had three fumbles and an interception against the Cardinals on Sunday, but Giants coach Pat Shurmur has no plans to go away from the rookie as the New York starter.

Deshaun Watson to Texans: 'We can't get frustrated' -
Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has a message for his team after Sunday's disheartening loss to the Indianapolis Colts: "We can't get discouraged."

Patriots trade for WR Mohamed Sanu from Falcons -
The Patriots are trading the Falcons for wide receiver Mohamed Sanu in exchange for a second-round draft pick, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday morning.

Sam Darnold 'seeing ghosts' in scary showing on 'MNF' -
A soundbite ended up being the highlight of New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold's night in his second game back against the league's best defense. The story now is all about how he rebounds.

What we learned from Patriots' victory over Jets -
The New England Patriots (7-0) mauled Sam Darnold and the New York Jets (1-5), forcing four interceptions and two fumbles en route to a 33-0 rout on "Monday Night Football."

Pete Carroll defends Seahawks' 4th-and-3 FG attempt -
In the aftermath of their defeat to the Ravens, the Seahawks were left to wonder where things went wrong against Lamar Jackson and Co. One day later, there's one moment that stands out.

Greg Schiano missed a chance to coordinate an all-time great defense – ProFootballTalk
The Patriots have, at least based on their first seven games, one of the best defenses in NFL history. But they don't have a defensive coordinator. That's because Greg Schiano, who was briefly hired to be the Patriots' defensive coordinator, resigned in the offseason for personal reasons.

Jon Gruden on trading Gareon Conley: We want to look at younger players – ProFootballTalk
The Raiders traded their third former first-round pick in the last two years on Monday when they shipped cornerback Gareon Conley to the Texans for a third-round pick.

Damon Harrison: Run defense struggles start with me – ProFootballTalk
The Lions saw their run defense make a sharp improvement after trading for defensive tackle Damon Harrison during the 2018 season, but having Harrison on hand all year hasn't had the same kind of impact.

Philip Rivers: Losing streak won’t tear us apart – ProFootballTalk
The Chargers have lost three straight games to fall to 2-5 on the season, which doesn't leave them much time to get on track for a run at a return to the playoffs this season. It also leaves them at a spot where things could go even further off the rails as the season completely falls apart.

Jaguars will “kind of gradually work” Nick Foles back into practice – ProFootballTalk
As last week wound down, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said that the team expected quarterback Nick Foles to take part in practice this week. It's the first week that Foles is eligible to practice after being placed on injured reserve with the broken collarbone he suffered in Week One.