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Seahawks Remain Fifth Seed, Game Behind 49ers in NFC West
Seattle nearly moved atop the NFC West, but Arizona couldn’t quite finish off the deal against San Francisco.

Grading each Seahawks rookie through the 2019 bye week
Several Seahawks rookies are beginning to play well for Seattle. But some others are disappointments. Here are their grades through the first 10 weeks.

Commentary: Jeff Bezos interest in Seahawks serves as a reminder of current ownership success under Jody Allen | Q13 FOX News
We start with the Washington Post’s report of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos having expressed interest in buying the Seahawks. Which serves as a reminder of something even more relevant to the franchise’s current situation.

Jeff Bezos can afford to buy every NFL team
The Amazon CEO boasts a net worth north of $100 billion. Now, rumors are flying that Jeff Bezos could be interested in buying an NFL team, but he has more than enough money to buy the entire league and then some.

Jacob Hollister gives Seahawks the complete package at tight end
The Seattle Seahawks may be down to their last tight end, but Jacob Hollister has exceeded expectations over the past few games.

Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf leads the NFL in end zone targets
Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf leads the NFL with 13 targets in the end zone, a sign of trust between him and Russell Wilson.

49ers CB Richard Sherman fined for hit on Seahawks WR Tyler Lockett
Although no flag was thrown, 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman has been fined for his hit on Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett Week 10.

Moore: Eagles can still overcome loss, but must beat Seahawks - Sports - Burlington County Times - Westampton, NJ
Margin for error is gone with Sunday’s 17-10 drubbing by the Patriots

ATN Podcast: 2019 Week 11 recap -
Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling and Gregg Rosenthal recap Sunday's Week 11 games, including the Super Bowl LII rematch between the Patriots and Eagles.

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky (hip) replaced by Daniel -
Mitchell Trubisky's Sunday night ended early. The Bears took their starting quarterback out against the Rams late in the fourth quarter due to what the team called a hip injury.

Robert Woods inactive vs. Bears due to personal issue -
The Los Angeles Rams will be without another wide receiver after ruling out Robert Woods, who is dealing with a personal issue.

Jason Garrett took 'accountability' in team meeting -
The Cowboys bounced back from last week's prime-time defeat on Sunday but outlasting the Lions in Detroit. But not before Cowboys coach Jason Garrett put the loss to Minnesota, and his role in it, behind him.

Bill O'Brien has 'no idea' what PI is after non-call -
Well before Houston's blowout defeat to Baltimore on Sunday was in hand, Deshaun Watson and the Houston offense were looking to take a lead over their hosts. But a PI non-call derailed those hopes.

What to watch for in Chiefs-Chargers on 'MNF' -
The AFC West-leading Kansas City Chiefs (6-4) will look to fend off the Los Angeles Chargers (4-6) in the latest installment of Monday Night Football on ESPN at 8:20 p.m. ET from Mexico.

RB Marlon Mack suffers hand fracture in Colts' win -
Colts running back Marlon Mack suffered a hand fracture during Indianapolis' 33-13 win over the Jaguars. Mack is unlikely to play in this Thursday's pivotal AFC South showdown.

What we learned from Sunday's Week 11 games -
Sam Darnold threw for a career-high four TDs, Dak Prescott led Dallas to a bounce-back victory and Lamar Jackson continued his MVP-level run of play. Here's what we learned Sunday.

Notable injuries from Sunday's Week 11 NFL games -
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston should be fine after tweaking his ankle late vs. the Saints. Plus other injuries we're monitoring around the league on this Week 11 Sunday.

Matthew Stafford (back) could miss up to six weeks -
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (back) will miss his second consecutive game on Sunday and could miss up to a month and a half, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

Injuries: Le'Veon Bell officially active vs. Redskins -
New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell is officially active for Sunday's tilt against the Washington Redskins. Bell is dealing with multiple ailments. Plus, other injuries we're monitoring.

Drew Brees: Michael Thomas is the kind of guy you want – ProFootballTalk
Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas has made a habit of putting up big numbers during his NFL career and nothing changed against the Buccaneers on Sunday. Thomas had eight catches for 114 yards and a touchdown in the 34-17 victory.

Earl Thomas surprised with how badly Ravens beat Texans – ProFootballTalk
Lamar Jackson is getting a lot of attention, and rightfully so. But lost in his latest episode of highlight-reel football was a Ravens defense that locked down the Texans yesterday, stomping a team with its own share of skill position talent 41-7.

FMIA Week 11: Football Changes Fast, As Lamar Jackson’s Rise Reminds – ProFootballTalk
The NFL, says one Raven, has "never, never, never seen anything like Freaky L." Peter King opens Football Morning in America Week 11 in Baltimore, where Lamar Jackson led the Ravens to a surprisingly easy rout of the Texans and now has even more fans chanting M-V-P. Also in the column: • The back story of how Baltimore drafted Lamar Jackson, and the anecdote about how a New York City concert helps explain why the quarterback is a great leader. • Three thoughts on the Myles Garrett incident, and why the NFL got right its punishment for all involved. • An attempt to shed some light on the mystery of Colin Kaepernick, after a bizarre weekend workout. • The Week 11 awards, including strong performances from Jimmy Garoppolo, Dak Prescott, Maxx Crosby, Jamal Adams and more. • More thoughts, notes and opinions on the Myles Garrett impact on parents and football; what the Tua Tagovailoa injury means for the draft; the end of Mitchell Schwartz's snaps streak. • Plus 10 things, factoids, a travel note, beernerdness and why the author might just camp out in front of a movie theater this month.

First touchdown made Vikings believe they could win – ProFootballTalk
At halftime of Sunday's game against the Broncos, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer didn't rant and rave. He didn't throw things. He didn't deliver a fiery speech.

Stephon Gilmore: Zach Ertz is great, but he cries to refs when he doesn’t get his way – ProFootballTalk
Eagles tight end Zach Ertz had nine catches for 94 yards during Sunday's game against the Patriots, but none of those catches came on third down or in the red zone as the Eagles slumped to a 17-10 home loss.