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Pre-Snap Reads 10/14: What happened to the Seahawks’ home field advantage?

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Filling in for Terrance today. I wonder when I’ll get to do Enemy Reaction again...

Seattle Seahawks

Pete Carroll on Geno Smith: "He loves the fact that he has this chance to help his team." - ProFootballTalk

Seattle Seahawks' Home Field Advantage Has Gone the Way of Alderaan - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
For the better part of a decade, nobody wanted to come into Seattle to play the Seahawks. They boasted the best homefield advantage in the NFL in front of the raucous 12s. But over the past few years, that advantage has been blown to bits.

Get To Know Seahawks Linebacker Nick Bellore
To help 12s learn more about some of their favorite Seahawk players, we caught up with linebacker Nick Bellore and asked him 12 questions. Check out his answers below. 'Get to Know the Seahawks' presented by Delta.

Injury Updates, The Decision To Waive Tre Flowers & More From Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll
News and notes from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s Wednesday press conference.

‘It’s not something that shocks me anymore’: Seahawks’ Pete Carroll, Bobby Wagner react to Jon Gruden email controversy | The Seattle Times

NFC West

49ers news: John Lynch says Brandon Aiyuk hasn’t taken the strides the 49ers expected him to - Niners Nation
This feels like it’s more than "tough love"

The Necessary Evolution of 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Analyzing how head coach Kyle Shanahan needs to evolve to help the San Francisco 49ers.

49ers' biggest problem: Kyle Shanahan can't find offensive identity | RSN
Coach Kyle Shanahan can't find a formula for success with the 49ers' offense.

Rams coach Sean McVay surprised, saddened by Jon Gruden news - Los Angeles Times
Rams coach Sean McVay, who was given his first NFL job by Jon Gruden, was surprised and saddened by the news that led to the resignation of the Raiders coach.

Rams disrespect: Matthew Stafford ranked 12th in QB rankings - Turf Show Times
Some media members aren’t ready to forgive Stafford for 12 years with the Lions, apparently

Should LA Rams kick the tires on just released CB Tre Flowers?
In LA Rams News: The answer to sending Darious Williams to IR may be found via Rams Free Agency, as CB Tre Flowers was just released by the Seahawks.

Arizona Cardinals lose TE Maxx Williams for season; center Rodney Hudson out for Sunday's game
Cardinals tight end Maxx Williams, who injured his knee Sunday, is out for the season, according to Kliff Kingsbury. The coach also said center Rodney Hudson won't play against the Browns, and he doesn't expect linebacker Chandler Jones to play, either.

Cardinals praise team build, toughness to overcome injuries
The Arizona Cardinals have been able to overcome injuries and high-leverage moments with how the roster is built.

Around the NFL

Cincinnati Bengals' QB Joe Burrow on 'voice rest' after throat contusion, expected to play against the Detroit Lions
Following a throat injury on Sunday, Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow has been put on 'voice rest' but is expected to play against the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

ESPN to televise Monday night NFL wild-card playoff game for next five seasons
ESPN has signed an agreement with the NFL to broadcast the Monday night game during the first weekend of the playoffs for the next five seasons.

Ex-WFT employees call on NFL sponsors to ask league to release report findings - The Athletic
"We call on you as corporate citizens and sponsors, who ostensibly care about ensuring a workplace for women that is free from harassment and abuse, to demand transparency from the League related to this scandal."

Raiders' Carl Nassib takes personal day away from team after Jon Gruden fallout - The Athletic
Raiders GM Mike Mayock announced Nassib's absence during a Wednesday press conference

Steelers' JuJu Smith-Schuster 'heartbroken' after undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery -
The Pittsburgh receiver will be a free agent in 2022

Colts owner Jim Irsay guarantees two Super Bowl wins this decade: 'Believe and you will see' -
The clock is ticking, Jim!

Giants' Evan Engram says Cowboys' Jayron Kearse punched him after Sunday's game - ProFootballTalk

Rob Gronkowski, Lavonte David out Thursday night - ProFootballTalk