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State of the Seahawks: Who Replaces Mike Davis as Third Down RB? -
Seattle has plenty of firepower in the backfield, but finding a reliable third down back remains a priority.

4 positions on the Seahawks to see the biggest competition this off-season
As we head deeper into the Seahawks off-season programs, we’ll begin to see competition among positions start to take shape.

Seattle Seahawks snubbed on list of NFL’s most complete rosters columnist Adam Schein ranked the league's nine most-complete rosters and the Seattle Seahawks failed to even make the list.

Seahawks make signing of former Jets starting QB Geno Smith official
The Seattle Seahawks have officially added former New York Jets starting quarterback Geno Smith to the competition to back up Russell Wilson.

Projecting a Bobby Wagner extension - Hawk Blogger

What are the early reports from Seahawks' voluntary workouts?
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Seahawks drafted Marquise Blair for hard-hitting style -- but can he cover?
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New Seahawks WR already has connection with Russell Wilson -

Chris Long announces retirement after 11 seasons -
Two-time Super Bowl champ Chris Long announced via Twitter on Saturday that he's retiring from the NFL. The Eagles defensive end leaves on a high note after recently winning the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.

Barber: Saquon Barkley can be one of 'greatest ever' -
By the numbers, Tiki Barber is inarguably the best running back in Giants history. But he's starting the argument himself: Saquon Barkley, if he stays healthy and in New York, will break Barber's records.

Jurrell Casey: Titans need to take it to 'another level' -
After missing the Titans' final game of 2018 -- a Week 17 defeat to the Colts that eliminated them from the playoffs -- defensive end Jurrell Casey is focused on returning to the postseason.

Olivier Vernon 'ready to get it rolling' with Browns -
The other guy traded from the New York Giants to the Browns, veteran pass rusher Olivier Vernon knows Cleveland has talent, but stresses, "we've just got to handle our business."

Eagles: We were fortunate to have Chris Long – ProFootballTalk
Defensive end Chris Long announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday night after spending the last 11 years playing for three teams in the NFL. The final two years of that career were spent with the Eagles and saw Long win both a Super Bowl and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Pernell McPhee “rejuvenated” by return to Ravens – ProFootballTalk
Linebacker Pernell McPhee was part of a trio of veteran players to sign with the Ravens at the end of the week and, unlike Shane Ray and Michael Floyd, it won't be his first tour of duty in Baltimore.

Plenty of defensive line help still available in free agency – ProFootballTalk
The flood of free agent signings in March has slowed to a trickle in May, but teams looking to improve their defensive lines still have plenty of options available. The three best players still available in our list of the Top 100 free agents are all defensive linemen: Ndamukong Suh at No.

Former Eagles, 49ers assistant Keanon Lowe tackles armed student in school – ProFootballTalk
Keanon Lowe was a college football player at Oregon who then had jobs working for coach Chip Kelly as an offensive analyst with the Eagles and 49ers. He now coaches football at Portland's Parkrose High School, and he may have saved students' lives on Friday.