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Century Links 9/16: Seahawks Advance to 2-0 with Win over Steelers


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Instant reaction: Seahawks overcome errors, beat Steelers « Seahawks Draft Blog

Russell Wilson “Phenomenal All Day Long” In Seahawks’ Win at Pittsburgh
Russell Wilson had another big game, throwing for 300 yards and three touchdowns in Seattle’s Week 2 win over the Steelers.

What The Steelers Said Following Their 28-26 Loss To Seattle
Postgame quotes from the Pittsburgh Steelers following their Week 2 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Pete Carroll Celebrates Birthday With 100th Win As Seahawks Head Coach
In a victorious postgame locker room at Heinz Field, Seahawks players doused head coach Pete Carroll with water and Gatorade on his 68th birthday.

What The Seahawks Said Following Their 28-26 Win Against Pittsburgh
Postgame quotes and locker room reaction from the Seahawks' 28-26 road win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Chargers DB Adrian Phillips suffers broken arm -
Another injury to the depleted Chargers has struck, as safety Adrian Phillips suffered a broken forearm, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

What to watch for in Browns-Jets on Monday night -
Baker Mayfield, Odell Beckham and the Browns take on the host Jets, with Le'Veon Bell and Jamal Adams in a rematch of the first-ever Monday Night Football clash.

Eddy Pineiro lifts Bears with 'emotional' 53-yard kick -
Eddy Pineiro's game-winning kick clinched Chicago's 16-14 win over the host Broncos, ensuring the Bears' first victory of 2019 and putting to bed worries about Chicago's kicking situation

Colts' Irsay: Adam Vinatieri's missed kicks 'a concern' -
The Indianapolis Colts came away with a 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans, but their two-point victory should have been a four-point triumph had Adam Vinatieri been on his A-game.

Dolphins' Flores: Ryan Fitzpatrick 'is still the starter' -
Two games, 10 points, 23 first downs. All that adds up to no wins in two home games for the Miami Dolphins, and surprisingly, no change at quarterback.

Saints' Drew Brees suffers right hand injury vs. Rams -
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees left Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams with a hand injury after the team's second series and is staying the night in L.A. to have the issue examined by a specialist.

What we learned from Sunday's Week 2 games -
Another Patriots blowout. Second wins for San Francisco and Seattle. A crazy finish at Mile High! Sunday afternoon featured a couple mismatches and a slew of scintillating showdowns.

Steelers' Big Ben, James Conner injured vs. Seahawks -
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a right elbow injury and did not return vs. the Seahawks. Mason Rudolph started the second half at QB.

Adrian Peterson passes Jim Brown on rushing TD list -
Adrian Peterson rammed his way through the Dallas Cowboys' defense for a 1-yard touchdown run Sunday to move past Jim Brown and into fifth place on the NFL's all-time rush TD list with 107.

Notable injuries from Sunday's Week 2 NFL games -
San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley was ruled out after suffering a broken fibula. Here are notable injuries we're monitoring around the league on this Week 2 Sunday.

Saints, Sean Payton agree to five-year extension -
The New Orleans Saints and coach Sean Payton have agreed to a five-year contract extension, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.

Antonio Brown officially active for Patriots-Dolphins -
Antonio Brown is officially active. The receiver is set to make his 2019 season debut as the New England Patriots take on the Miami Dolphins today.

Talks between Cowboys, Dak Prescott have stalled -
Dak Prescott is still waiting on a new contract from the Cowboys. Could the eventual length of the deal be a point of contention between the QB and Dallas?

Roundup: 49ers' Nick Bosa (ankle) active vs. Bengals -
San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (ankle) is officially active as the team is set to face the Cincinnati Bengals. Plus, other new items we're monitoring around the league.

Russell Wilson-Will Dissly connection helps Seahawks win ugly again - Seattle Seahawks Blog- ESPN
Penalties and pressure on Wilson made the win over the Steelers tight, but Dissly is proving to be a weapon in the passing game.

Pete Carroll enjoys getting dumped with water by Bobby Wagner, Seahawks after his 100th win on 68th birthday | Tacoma News Tribune
Coach Pete Carroll after getting dumped in water by Seahawks after his 100th win on his 68th birthday, Sunday at Pittsburgh.

Russell Wilson describes the hit he took, then winning pass he threw, as Seahawks beat Steelers | Tacoma News Tribune
Quarterback Russell Wilson describes the hit he took, then winning pass he threw, as Seahawks beat Steelers.

Seahawks finally have a September roadie to remember | Montreal Gazette
For Seahawks backers, is this finally a September to remember? Or are the Steelers done as an investment opportunity, especially with wounded quarterback Ben Roethlisberger?Seattle’s big win at Heinz Field on Sunday was notable on a number of levels, but from a handicapping standpoint, Pete Ca...

Julio Jones: They kept giving us zero looks and we made them pay – ProFootballTalk
Julio Jones became the Falcons' all-time leader in receiving yards in style on Sunday night. Jones caught a screen pass from Matt Ryan on fourth-and-three, got a pair of good blocks from Jake Matthews and Mohamed Sanu and ran away from an Eagles defense playing without any deep safeties for a 54-...

FMIA Week 2: Right Or Wrong, NFL’s Ref Problems Not Going Away Soon – ProFootballTalk
Peter King's Football Morning in America column begins with a look at the NFL's referee problems, which showed up again in Week 2.

Kirk Cousins: “No justification” for late interception – ProFootballTalk
Thanks to runs by Dalvin Cook and Alexander Mattison, the Vikings found themselves with a first down on the Packers' 8-yard-line down five points with just over five minutes left to play in Sunday's game. It was a prime chance to grab the lead, but that's not how things would play out.

NFL defends controversial roughing penalty in Denver as a “judgment call” – ProFootballTalk
Rookie referee Adrian Hill got his baptism by F bomb on Sunday, thanks to a controversial shades-of-early-2018 roughing the passer call that extended what became the game-winning drive for the Bears in Denver.

Adrian Phillips suffers broken arm – ProFootballTalk
This is quickly becoming ridiculous for the Chargers. After losing All-Pro safety Derwin James to injured reserve with a foot injury, they've now lost the guy who replaced him in the lineup.