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Seahawks News

Seahawks' Russell Wilson-Pete Carroll era at critical juncture ahead of games vs. 49ers and Rams – The Athletic
The 1-2 Seahawks visit the 49ers on Sunday, then host the Rams. “I love adversity and I know our football team does too," Wilson said.

Analysis: Dissecting Seattle Seahawks' Coverage Busts - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Through the first three weeks of the 2021 season, the Seahawks' defense has progressively become more ineffective in coverage. Matty F. Brown explores what's leading to these issues.

Seattle Overload, Episode 3: Analyzing Seattle Seahawks Offensive Inconsistency, Performance vs. Vikings - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Seattle ranks first in the NFL in scoring in the first half, but the offense has been equally inept after halftime, scoring less than five points per game in the third and fourth quarter. Matty F. Brown and Corbin Smith investigate why that ugly trend continued in a Week 3 loss to Minnesota and what can be done to fix the problem heading into the team's NFC West opener in Santa Clara this weekend.

Pete Carroll Preview: Seahawks have tough task vs 49ers' offense
As the Seahawks prepare for an NFC West showdown with the 49ers, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll previews the game with Steve Raible.

Seahawks' offense can take advantage of 49ers injuries in must-win game
The Seahawks are in a must-win situation against the San Francisco 49ers. John Clayton breaks down the matchup and injury reports.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett listed as questionable, but coach Pete Carroll optimistic
The Seattle Seahawks listed wide receiver Tyler Lockett as questionable for Sunday's NFC West opener against the San Francisco 49ers, but coach Pete Carroll is optimistic he will play.

Friday Round-Up: Russell Wilson Expected To Come Up Big In Week 4 Matchup Against 49ers
With the Seahawks currently in last place in the NFC West, Good Morning Football host Kay Adams is expecting a strong performance from the veteran quarterback in a key early-season divisional matchup.

Seahawks Injury Updates & Other Notes From Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll’s Week 4 Friday Press Conference
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll provided injury updates and other news in his Friday press conference.

Curtis Allen’s week four watch points (vs 49ers) « Seahawks Draft Blog
The Seahawks will be fighting history in San Francisco. They have never had a three game losing streak in the Russell Wilson era.

Jamal Adams, Pete Carroll vow changes in Seahawks defense | Tacoma News Tribune
Jamal Adams and Pete Carroll promise changes with the Seahawks’ smashed defense, “starting this week” at the 49ers. Sidney Jones could start for Tre Flowers.

NFC West News

49ers run game struggles, Packers red zone concepts, and Garoppolo highs and lows - Niners Nation
The 49ers dropped a close in the final seconds to Green Bay. What the film shows in this weeks 49ers Film Room game review.

Rams-Cardinals: 4 bold predictions to lead LA to 4-0 - Turf Show Times
What will befall Kyler Murray or Aaron Donald this Sunday? We boldly predict!

DeSean Jackson Talks About Los Angeles Rams Offense Under Matthew Stafford, Sean McVay - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Listen to Rams WR DeSean Jackson's latest appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio.

Greg Cosell Breaks Downs Cardinals Opponent Matthew Stafford - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
The NFL Films senior producer provides an in-depth look at what Stafford has been doing in the first three weeks of the season.

Friday before: Arizona Cardinals have chance to prove themselves to the rest of the NFL - Revenge of the Birds
On Sunday the Arizona Cardinals travel to Los Angeles and take on the Los Angeles Rams, maybe the best team in the NFL.

Around The NFL

Andy Dalton or Justin Fields? Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy to make game-time decision on quarterback
Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy said it will be a game-time decision as to whether Andy Dalton or Justin Fields starts at quarterback on Sunday versus the Detroit Lions.

NFL Week 4 game picks, schedule guide, fantasy football tips, odds, injuries and more
What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Fantasy advice. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It's all here for Week 4.

Bucs CB Richard Sherman active for Patriots game - National Football Post
Newly acquired Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Richard Sherman will be active for Sunday night’s game against the New England Patriots, coach Bruce Arians said Friday.

Week 4 Bold Predictions with Sal Vetri - SPLASH PLAY | Football Outsiders
Pete Overzet and Chris Spags of EdjSports are joined by YouTube Fantasy Expert Sal Vetri to give their hottest Week 4 bets and fantasy plays.

Washington defense is NFL's most disappointing unit; emerging stars at quarterback, wideout, cornerback
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies the NFL's most disappointing unit in the first month of the 2021 season. Plus, emerging stars at quarterback, wide receiver and cornerback.

NFL roundup: Latest league news from Friday, Oct. 1
Washington wideout Curtis Samuel will make his long-awaited debut with the team on Sunday, coach Ron Rivera announced.