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Seahawks think they’ve found a role for Shaquem Griffin | The Spokesman-Review
Shaquem Griffin had not played a defensive snap since Week 16 of last season. He seemed locked into just being a special teams player for the Seattle Seahawks, despite assurances from Pete Carroll and others that they were trying to find the best way for Griffin to contribute on defense.

Seahawks Rookie Ugo Amadi Ready For Bigger Role If Called Upon Sunday
Following the release of veteran cornerback Jamar Taylor, rookie Ugo Amadi has a good chance to take over the nickel role for the Seahawks.

Wednesday Practice Report: Seahawks Receiver Tyler Lockett Limited, But “Really On The Upswing”
News and notes from Wednesday’s practice report ahead of the Seahawks’ Week 12 game in Philadelphia.

Seahawks Tight End Ed Dickson Looking Forward To 2019 Debut
After being activated from injured reserve Wednesday, tight end Ed Dickson is ready to contribute to the Seahawks offense however he can.

Wednesday Round-Up: ‘The Story of Jaron Brown’ Mini-Documentary
Seahawks wide receiver Jaron Brown recently dropped a mini-documentary about the story of his life as a military brat making it to the NFL.

Clayton's Observations: Seahawks shaping up for home stretch
John Clayton gives his observations on the Seahawks as the team heads into the final six games of the season, especially regarding the team's defense.

Seattle Seahawks are No. 2 in Touchdown Wire’s future QB rankings
With Russell Wilson at the helm, the Seattle Seahawks rank second-best in Touchdown Wire's future quarterback rankings.

Lamar Jackson leading the way in Pro Bowl voting -
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson leads all players in Pro Bowl voting by the fans with 146,171 votes, while Patrick Mahomes and Russell Wilson fill out the top three.

What to watch for in Colts-Texans on Thursday -
Jacoby Brissett and the Colts (6-4) battle Deshaun Watson and the Texans (6-4) on "Thursday Night Football" with first place in the AFC South on the line.

Browns DL Larry Ogunjobi's 1-game suspension upheld -
Cleveland Browns defensive lineman Larry Ogunjobi's one-game suspension has been upheld by appeals officer James Thrash, the NFL announced on Wednesday afternoon.

Brandin Cooks (concussion) cleared to play vs. Ravens -
Los Angeles Rams receiver Brandin Cooks has been cleared to play in Monday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Cooks has missed nearly a month after suffering a concussion in Week 8.

Rivera agrees with owner, won't accept mediocrity -
Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper is not happy with how his team is performing. Coach Ron Rivera agreed with his sentiment and doesn't accept mediocrity, either.

T.Y. Hilton (calf) listed as questionable vs. Texans -
Indianapolis Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton (calf) is listed as questionable for Thursday night's game against the Houston Texans. Hilton hasn't played since Week 8 vs. Denver.

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky (hip) considered day-to-day -
Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is day-to-day with a hip pointer, which he suffered in Sunday night's loss to the Rams. Trubisky says he'll play this week if he feels good and confident.

Rudolph: I fell short of NFL, Steelers' standards in fight -
Mason Rudolph read a prepared statement on the incident during last week's game against the Browns. The Steelers QB expressed his regret over how he handled the situation with Myles Garrett.

Eric Weddle not sharing past Ravens knowledge with Rams – ProFootballTalk
After spending three years with the Baltimore Ravens, safety Eric Weddle has a vault of information he could share with the Los Angeles Rams about their next opponent this weekend. But then he just wouldn't be Eric Weddle.

Nick Foles not going to freak out over Jaguars two-game skid – ProFootballTalk
A two-game losing streak has dropped the Jacksonville Jaguars to 4-6 on the season and has eliminated practically any margin of error the team would have in their pursuit of a playoff berth.

Jadeveon Clowney not looking to future, finally feeling settled with Seahawks – ProFootballTalk
Nearly three months after getting to Seattle, Jadeveon Clowney is finally starting to feel truly settled in with the Seahawks. Clowney was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Seattle's 27-24 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers last week.

Hue Jackson felt “obligation” to NFL to not participate in Colin Kaepernick workout – ProFootballTalk
The NFL arranged for former Raiders and Browns coach Hue Jackson to coordinate the Colin Kaepernick workout at the Falcons facility. When Kaepernick decided not to proceed with the workout and to stage his own session elsewhere, Jackson opted not to participate.

Ezekiel Elliott isn’t worried about his stats, only wins – ProFootballTalk
Ezekiel Elliott gained 47 yards in Week 10. He gained 45 yards in Week 11. It's the second-fewest rushing yards he ever has had in back-to-back games in his four-year career. "I think you do have to be patient," the Cowboys running back said Wednesday. "You can't get too worried about it.