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Seahawks News

Seahawks' Russell Wilson, Chris Carson placed on injured reserve - The Athletic
Breaking NFL news and in-depth analysis from the best newsroom in sports. Follow your favorite teams. Get the latest injury updates, trade analysis, draft info and more from around the league.

Seattle Overload, Episode 5: Previewing Seattle Seahawks Defense vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Offense With James Wilford - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
In the latest episode of "Seattle Overload," Matty F. Brown is joined by Steelers Depot contributor and Birmingham Lions head coach James Wilford to preview the Steelers' offense versus the Seahawks' defense ahead of their matchup on Sunday Night Football.

Report Card: Grading Seattle Seahawks Defense Through First Quarter of 2021 Season - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Through five games, Seattle's defense has once again been historically bad, allowing opponents to gash them each week through the air and on the ground. How has each positional group performed in the first quarter of the season?

Clayton: Why banged-up, struggling Seahawks have a shot vs Steelers
The Seahawks will be without Russell Wilson and Chris Carson on Sunday, but the Pittsburgh Steelers has their own share of issues.

Geno Smith’s time arrives as he steps up for Seahawks
Geno Smith last started an NFL game four years ago and has bided his time waiting for another opportunity. Now it’s here with the Seahawks.

The chance was a long time coming for Seahawks’ Smith – Sportspress Northwest
From youth leagues to the pros, nearly every athlete learns a hard lesson from team sports: There’s always someone better than you.

Russell Wilson Headed To IR & Other Seahawks Injury Updates From Pete Carroll’s Friday Press Conference
Russell Wilson Headed Injured Reserve & Other Updates From Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll’s Friday Press Conference

Friday Round-Up: Peter Schrager Confident Geno Smith Will Shine In Week 6
The Good Morning Football crew named the players they think will shine brightest in Week 6, and Schrager once again showed some love to a Seahawks quarterback.

Curtis Allen’s week six watch points (vs Steelers) « Seahawks Draft Blog
The Seahawks are in a situation the team has dreaded for years – without their star quarterback and without the ability to really cover his absence for at least three or four games.

Seahawks believe in Geno Smith for out Russell Wilson | Tacoma News Tribune
Bobby Wagner: everyone is counting out the Seahawks. Teammates believe in Geno Smith replacing injured Russell Wilson at Steelers. Defense, run game must help.

Rare double punt by Seahawks’ Michael Dickson still has the NFL buzzing — including Bill Belichick | The Seattle Times
Seemingly like everyone else involved in football, Patriots coach Bill Belichick saw something he had not seen — the Seahawks' Michael Dickson scooping up his own blocked punt and then...

NFC West News

Arizona Cardinals Practice Notebook: Kingsbury on Ertz Trade; Hopkins and Hicks Return - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Notes and quotes from the Arizona Cardinals final practice ahead of Sunday's battle with the Cleveland Browns.

Kliff Kingsbury tests positive for COVID-19, to miss Arizona Cardinals' game against Cleveland Browns
Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Sunday's road game against the Cleveland Browns, the team announced.

NFL Week 6 bold predictions: Cardinals suffer first loss, Lions bank first win
Will the Browns hand the Cardinals their first loss of the season? Do the 0-5 Lions get off the schneid? Can ANYONE contain Derrick Henry? NFL Network analysts make bold predictions for Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season.

Ertz Trade Ripple-Effects - Revenge of the Birds
Apparently, TE Zach Ertz knew that last night would be his last game with the Philadelphia Eagles, the team that drafted him in the 2nd round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

49ers News: Steve Young says trust Kyle Shanahan to develop Trey Lance - Niners Nation
Steve Young says only Kyle Shanahan can know when Trey Lance is ready to be the full time starting quarterback.

49ers news: Trey Lance is really strong — Three plays to prove it - Niners Nation
In his first start, the future of the franchise demonstrated the many ways that he sets himself apart from a traditional quarterback. Most obviously? His strength.

State of the 49ers Quarterback Position - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Analyzing the state of the San Francisco 49ers' quarterback position.

Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey Describes the Childhood Bond he Shares With Dodgers Star Mookie Betts - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Jalen Ramsey and Dodgers outfielder Mookie Betts grew up playing in the same youth leagues.

Rams’ Raheem Morris gives insight into how to replace Darious Williams - Turf Show Times
Jalen Ramsey also spoke on the situation at cornerback and how to move forward.

Around The NFL

Sando: In the wake of revealing and disturbing emails, the NFL and its owners need to open their minds and their mouths – The Athletic
The NFL has an opportunity to define itself. So far, the moment is defining the NFL.

Report - NFL finds no other current team, personnel implicated in Washington Football Team email investigation
The NFL has found no other current team or league personnel to have sent emails similar to those written by Jon Gruden in their investigation into the Washington Football Team, according to a report from The Associated Press.

Picks And Predictions For Week 6 Matchup Against the Pittsburgh Steelers
Local and national media members make their picks for our Week 6 matchup against the Steelers.

The Week in Quotes: October 15, 2021 | Football Outsiders
This week: Patrick Mahomes vs. his own defense, Urban Meyer vs. Trevor Lawrence, and Penn State vs. the Iowa fans. Plus more from the Chargers on fourth downs, and Saquon Barkley and T.Y. Hilton discuss their injuries.

Week 6 Previews: Can the Browns Win with Baker Mayfield? | Football Outsiders
Can the Cleveland Browns win big games? Is Baker Mayfield worth a nine-figure contract? Sunday's showdown with the Arizona Cardinals will help answer that question. Plus, Walkthrough solves the riddle of the Los Angeles Chargers' low DVOA, predicts how Bengals-Lions will turn out, and even finds a wager that will make Dolphins-Jaguars interesting.

The investigation into the Washington Football Team is digging up more and more dirt -
NFL lawyer Jeff Pash was constantly keeping Bruce Allen in the loop on league issues.