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Seahawks News

It's Nearly Time For Seattle Seahawks to Shift Focus Towards Development - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Three games below .500 in just seven weeks of football, the Seahawks have bigger things to worry about than turning their disastrous season around. If and when all hope of a postseason bid is lost, they must examine all areas of their roster before entering a critical offseason.

Heaps: The good and the bad from Seahawks' 13-10 loss to Saints
Former NFL QB Jake Heaps looks at what went right and wrong for the Seahawks' offense against the Saints in his latest Chalk Talk breakdown.

Seahawks Q&A: What does the Seattle future look like for Wilson, Carroll?
With the Seahawks at 2-5, fans have questions. Luckily, 710 ESPN Seattle Seahawks insider Stacy Rost has the answers in her latest Q&A.

To sum it up: Carroll plays to not lose, Wilson plays to win – Sportspress Northwest
In the rapacious world of the NFL, where playing and coaching careers start to shred at the first three-game losing streak, the Seahawks have a three-game losing streak. Sure enough, we media jackals are starting to tear at Pete Carroll’s khaki cuffs.

Seahawks Insiders Podcast: Previewing Seahawks vs. Jaguars
Jen Mueller and John Boyle look at a Week 8 matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Huddle Podcast: A Spooky Showdown With Jacksonville
Stacy Rost, Dave Wyman, and Jake Heaps preview Week 8 vs. the Jags on Halloween.

Why Russell Wilson’s salary is not holding back the Seahawks « Seahawks Draft Blog
How often do you hear the following argument:

‘You can’t pay a quarterback top dollar and succeed in the NFL‘

NFC West News

Packers hand Cardinals first loss after Kyler Murray-A.J. Green mix-up on INT - The Athletic
Kyler Murray was intercepted in the end zone after a mix-up with A.J. Green in the final minute, and the Green Bay Packers survived for a 24-21 victory to end the Arizona Cardinals' run as the NFL's last unbeaten team. Both teams are at 7-1 after Green Bay's victory.

Arizona Cardinals turnovers kill undefeated season in 24-21 loss to Packers - Revenge of the Birds
All it takes is mistakes for the other team to have a chance.

49ers News: When do we start to worry about Javon Kinlaw? - Niners Nation
Can 49ers DT Javon Kinlaw recover from knee injuries to have a long career?

Did Kyle Shanahan Indicate Trey Lance Would’ve Started Against Colts? - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Kyle Shanahan said something at his Wednesday presser that indicated Trey Lance would've starter against the Colts had he not sustained an injury.

Rams-Texans odds: How LA’s point advantage could signal Super Bowl - Turf Show Times
History says yes, it was done in 1999, 2001, and 2018.

Rams lawsuit: At least LA’s owner isn’t tanking like the Texans - Turf Show Times
Say what you want about the Rams owner, the teams is one of the NFL’s greatest shows on earth again.

Around The NFL

Report -- Roger Goodell was paid nearly $128M after navigating league through labor peace, media deals in last two years
Roger Goodell made $128 million the last two fiscal years, per The New York Times, which reported Thursday night that the total was heavy in performance bonuses from his work securing labor peace and media rights deals.

Packers get late INT to hold onto win and give Cardinals their first loss
Whatever you do, don't simplify the Green Bay Packers' win on Thursday night by putting all the praise on Aaron Rodgers.

It may take a Deshaun Watson settlement in his 22 civil lawsuits to complete a trade between Dolphins and Texans
In late September, when the proposition of acquiring Deshaun Watson continued to linger inside the Miami Dolphins, it became clear to the Houston Texans and the quarterback’s legal camp that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wasn’t getting a piece of clarity that he wanted.

Trevon Diggs' Pursuit of History | Football Outsiders
Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs is doing things only the forgotten stars of the early-1960s AFL have done before. Mike Tanier explains just why his achievements are so remarkable. Plus, an examination of what's crippling the Carolina Panthers offense and all the Packers-Cardinals parlays and props you could ask for (and then some).

2021 NFL season, Week 8: What we learned from Packers' win over Cardinals on Thursday night
When Thursday night began Week 8, there was one undefeated team left in the NFL. When Thursday night concluded, there was none.