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Seahawks News

‘Solely on me’: Geno Smith’s chance at redemption ends in heartbreak for Seahawks vs. Steelers – The Athletic
"I can't keep coming up short. I put that on myself," Smith said after Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to Pittsburgh. "I vow to be better."

Seattle Seahawks RB Alex Collins' Epic Performance Marred by Late-Game Injuries vs. Steelers - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Shutout through the first half of Sunday night's bout with the Steelers, the Seahawks needed a spark on offense and got one from running back Alex Collins. But the first individual 100-yard rushing night in nearly two years for the team was soured by Collins' inability to finish it off.

Clayton: Seahawks may be 2-4, but they're also making needed progress
The Seahawks may have come away with a tough OT loss to the Steelers, but John Clayton says there was plenty of good for Seattle in Week 6.

Pete Carroll Show: Seahawks' run game, improving D, state of season
After a tough overtime loss to the Steelers, Pete Carroll joined Mike Salk to break down positives he saw from the Seahawks' performance.

Rally falls short, as does Adams; Seahawks aren’t finishers now – Sportspress Northwest
On the road and down at halftime 14-0 with 10 yards rushing and no Russell Wilson or Chris Carson coming through the door, the Seahawks Sunday were in as bleak a regular-season moment as they have had in the Pete Carroll era.

Rookie CB Tre Brown “Looked Really Good” In Seahawks Debut
After coming off of injured reserve this week, rookie cornerback Tre Brown made his NFL debut and played well in Seattle’s Week 6 loss to Pittsburgh.

10 Numbers Of Note From The Seahawks’ Overtime Loss To The Steelers
Ten numbers that helped tell the story of Sunday night’s loss in Pittsburgh.

Monday Round-Up: Media Reactions To Seahawks’ Week 6 Loss To The Steelers
Local and national media sounded off after the Seahawks’ overtime defeat in Pittsburgh on Sunday night.

Darrell Taylor no neck injury, may play Seahawks’ next game | Tacoma News Tribune
Pete Carroll says Darrell Taylor does not have a neck injury and may play Seahawks’ next game against the New Orleans Saints, after scary scene in Pittsburgh.

NFC West News

Cardinals Enjoying Historical Road Success - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
The Arizona Cardinals are 4-0 away from State Farm Stadium after Sunday's win in Cleveland.

ARI 37 CLE 14: Kliff Notes - Revenge of the Birds
Today's refrain from The Dog Pound: "Who Let the Out, Chirp, Chirp, Chirp, Chirp-Chirp?!"— Walter B J Mitchell (@WBJMItch) October 17, 2021

Why the 49ers’ goal for the rest of 2021 should be to develop Trey Lance - Niners Nation
All that matters in 2021 is getting Trey Lance up to speed.

Trent Williams says the 49ers' Issues are Overblown - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Trent Williams says the San Francisco 49ers' list of issues "is not that long."

5 Takeaways From the Los Angeles Rams' Week 6 Win Over New York Giants - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
What are the main takeaways we learned from the Los Angeles Rams' Week 6 game against the New York Giants?

Los Angeles Rams' Sean McVay wishes communication with Jared Goff was better ahead of trade to Detroit Lions
Rams coach Sean McVay says he wishes he had "better, clearer communication" with Jared Goff before the blockbuster offseason trade that sent the Los Angeles QB to the Lions for Matthew Stafford.

Rams lose two key players to season-ending injuries vs Giants - Turf Show Times
TE Johnny Mundt and RB Jake Funk will both be out for the rest of 2021

Rams rule Giants: 4 things we’ve learned about LA in the last 24 hours - Turf Show Times
Darrell Henderson can be the every-down back, Sean McVay expects perfection, and other things we learned.

Around The NFL

Washington's insulting Sean Taylor ceremony reeked of an inept franchise trying to save face

The Washington Football Team is just inept.

2021 NFL season, Week 6: What we learned from Titans' win over Bills on Monday night
A huge goal-line stop on fourth down of a Josh Allen sneak by the Titans defense propelled them to a 34-31 win over the Bills on Monday night.

Derrick Henry dominates, Titans stun Bills with late fourth-down stop - 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.

Derrick Henry's fifth straight 100-yard game helps Titans to win over Bills - Tennessee Titans Blog- ESPN
Henry now has 10 touchdowns on the ground which ties him with LaDainian Tomlinson and Priest Holmes for the second-most rushing TDs through six games.

Week 6 Injuries: Kareem Hunt, Parris Campbell Set to Miss Time | Football Outsiders
The Broncos lose another linebacker for the year with a torn pectoral, Kareem Hunt will miss time with a calf injury, and Parris Campbell may miss the rest of the year with a foot injury.

NFL Week 6 Review: Football Outsiders Live | Football Outsiders
Football Outsiders Live! is back for a NFL Week 6 Review with EdjSports. Aaron Schatz hosts Ian O'Connor Senior Data Analyst at EdjSports to review Week 6 of the NFL season.