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There’s a new episode of Goofballs: A Football Podcast and our guest is the host of a very funny marijuana-based podcast called “I’m Too Effin’ High.” James Mastraeini is a Steelers fan and we get into Big Ben and Minkah Fitzpatrick, but there’s plenty more focus to go around with the NFL in general and other topics such as the first time we all smoked weed, the best real life trades we’ve ever made, and we make our picks for Week 2.

Vote For The Most Memorable Moment In Seahawks History
As part of NFL 100, the league’s celebration of its 100th season, fans of all 32 teams are being asked to help select the most memorable play in team history.

Seahawks Mailbag: Pass Protection, Receiver Targets, Practice Squad & More
You had Seahawks questions; we have answers.

Tuesday Round-Up: Vote Russell Wilson For Air Player Of The Week
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is one of three nominees for NFL Air Player of the Week.

Tuesday notes: TFL’s, big plays and the practise squad « Seahawks Draft Blog

Seahawks still flawed but off to best start since 2013 | Q13 FOX News
For the first time since their Super Bowl season of 2013, the Seattle Seahawks have started 2-0. The way they’ve gotten there still leaves questions about just how good they are.

Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson makes adjustment, then shreds the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense -
The quarterback started getting the football out of his hand faster during the Seahawks 28-26 win at Pittsburgh on Sunday.

How Seahawks' Russell Wilson read Steelers' defense so well in 28-26 win
Jake Heaps returns to the film room to look at Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's sterling game vs. the Steelers and why he was so adept at reading their defense.

Seahawks players get coaches’ first-class seats on jet home | Tacoma News Tribune
The Seahawks have perks for winning road games. The veteran players get the coaches’ usual seats in first-class on the team flight home. That’s one reason the Pittsburgh trip last weekend was all kinds of fun.

Seattle Seahawks reportedly work out 6 free agent defensive players
The Seattle Seahawks reportedly worked out three cornerbacks, one safety, one EDGE defender and one defensive tackle on Tuesday at the VMAC.

Draft Wire has Seahawks selecting cornerback in early 2020 mock
Draft Wire has the Seattle Seahawks selecting cornerback Bryce Hall out of Virginia with the No. 21 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft.

Seahawks jump up to No. 6 in Touchdown Wire’s Week 3 power rankings
After notching wins their first two games of the year, the Seattle Seahawks have climbed to No. 6 in Touchdown Wire's Week 3 power rankings.

Drew Brees traveling back to L.A. to have hand surgery -
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will travel back to L.A. to have surgery on his trowing thumb by the Rams' hand specialist, Tom Pelissero reported.

Patriots place OT Isaiah Wynn (toe) on injured reserve -
The Patriots offensive line took another hit Tuesday. Offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn was placed on injured reserve after he suffered a toe injury in the Pats' Week 2 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Lions release veteran running back C.J. Anderson -
The Detroit Lions have released running back C.J. Anderson after just two games and picked up Paul Perkins from the waivers, the team announced.

DeSean Jackson (groin) expected to miss Week 3 -
DeSean Jackson has been sidelined by a groin, which will have the Eagles' field-stretching wide receiver out against the Lions in Week 3 and possibly out for Week 4, as well.

Jets benched Jamal Adams after he 'anticipated wrong' -
Jets standout safety Jamal Adams was benched for five plays on Monday because, according to him, "I anticipated wrong," during the team's loss to the Browns.

Adam Vinatieri says he never was considering retiring -
Retirement rumors swirled around Adam Vinatieri after a second week of struggles, but the longtime kicking standout just needed "some time to clear my mind."

Jalen Ramsey: 'Right now,' I'm still member of Jaguars -
Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey did not deny his trade request when talking to reporters Tuesday. What does the future hold for the star CB?

Jets QB Trevor Siemian out for season with ankle injury -
New York Jets coach Adam Gase announced Tuesday that Trevor Siemian will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a ankle injury during the first half of Monday's loss to the Cleveland Browns.

Tomlin believes Ben Roethlisberger will return for '20 -
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin believes Ben Roethlisberger will play again, stating: "He fully intends to come back from this injury and everything that we've heard, we're comfortable that that's a strong possibility."

Fins GM: Minkah Fitzpatrick felt it was time to move on -
Dolphins GM Chris Grier said it was never in Miami's rebuilding plans to move Minkah Fitzpatrick -- or Laremy Tunsil -- but the DB felt it was time for him to move on.

Newton aggravates foot injury; game status unclear -
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's status for Sunday is up in the air after aggravating a foot injury, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero report.

Giants bench Eli Manning; QB Daniel Jones to start -
Daniel Jones has been named the New York Giants starting quarterback, the team announced Tuesday morning, effectively ending Eli Manning's tenure as QB1 for the G-Men.

Whitney Mercilus returns to menace for Texans D -
Back to his 'natural position' following the Jadeveon Clowney trade, Whitney Mercilus has produced from the start this season and is excelling opposite J.J. Watt.

Patrick Mahomes told Mecole Hardman: “Speed it up” – ProFootballTalk
Chiefs rookie wide receiver Mecole Hardman is plenty fast, but Patrick Mahomes wants him playing even faster. Mahomes said that during Sunday's win over the Raiders, he and Hardman misconnected when Hardman looked too concerned about faking out a defensive back on his route.

Broncos frustration growing with Garett Bolles after penalties pile up – ProFootballTalk
Denver Broncos left tackle Garett Bolles was called for four holding penalties during Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears. Throw in an additional holding penalty from the team's season opener in Oakland and Bolles has racked up five holding penalties in the first two weeks of the season.

Minkah Fitzpatrick excited for fresh start with Steelers – ProFootballTalk
Minkah Fitzpatrick was frustrated with his ever-changing role with the Miami Dolphins. Now in Pittsburgh, Fitzpatrick is excited for a new opportunity with the Steelers. "It's a fresh start, clean slate.

Saints sign J.T. Barrett to practice squad – ProFootballTalk
With Drew Brees undergoing surgery Wednesday to repair a torn tendon in his thumb, the Saints are re-signing quarterback J.T. Barrett to the practice squad, Tom Pelissero of the NFL reports. The Saints waived Barrett on Aug. 1. The Seahawks signed him Aug.

Antonio Brown interview becomes the key piece of the NFL’s investigation – ProFootballTalk
The NFL reportedly has secured 10 hours of information from Britney Taylor, the woman who has accused Patriots receiver Antonio Brown of sexual assault and rape. Eventually, the league will talk to Brown. And that interview will becomes a key piece of the investigation.

Tuesday’s #PFTPM has JuJu Smith-Schuster and much more – ProFootballTalk
The latest edition of #PFTPM marks the debut of the new in-season Tuesday format. MDS joins the show to discuss the biggest stories of the day, to give out some awards for the week that was, and to answer the best of your questions.

Freddie Kitchens defends decision to keep Baker Mayfield in blowout – ProFootballTalk
The Browns took a 23-3 lead with 3:32 remaining in the third quarter. Yet, Baker Mayfield played all 69 snaps as backup quarterback Garrett Gilbert remained on the sideline. Coach Freddie Kitchens said he never considered taking out Mayfield. “No.

When key players want to change teams, blame the teams not the players – ProFootballTalk
Khalil Mack wanted out of Oakland. He got what he wanted. Antonio Brown wanted out of Pittsburgh. Then he wanted out of Oakland. He got what he wanted, both times. Minkah Fitzpatrick wanted out of Miami. He got what he wanted. Jalen Ramsey wants out of Jacksonville.

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