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Seahawks News

Seahawks-Rams rivalry includes trash talk, cigars but also important NFC West implications – The Athletic
Sean McVay's newest Rams offense may be the toughest one yet for Pete Carroll's Seahawks, so we'll see who gets the last laugh.

Master and Apprentice: Seattle Seahawks OC Shane Waldron Looking to Upset Mentor Los Angeles Rams HC Sean McVay in First Meeting - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Emotions will be running high as the Seahawks square off against the Rams on Thursday night, pitting offensive coordinator Shane Waldron against his mentor in an NFC West duel of the fates.

Enemy Confidential: Seattle Seahawks Face Stiffest Test Yet in High-Octane Los Angeles Rams - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
After advancing past Seattle and making the Divisional Round last year, Los Angeles made a bold move upgrading at the quarterback position by acquiring Matthew Stafford from Detroit and added additional weaponry for him on offense, positioning themselves as a Super Bowl favorite.

Do Seahawks have more reason to 'hate' Rams than other rivals?
Seahawks players seem to have a much bigger thing going on with the Rams, as evidenced by discussions that happened after games last season.

Seahawks OC Shane Waldron scheming to attack former team
The Seahawks hoped Shane Waldron could merge what worked so well for the Rams with the talents of Russell Wilson. The big test is Thursday.

Pete Carroll Provides Updates On Gerald Everett’s COVID-19 Status & Seahawks Injuries
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll gives updates on his team’s health ahead of Thursday night’s game against the Rams.

Curtis Allen’s week five watch points (vs Rams) « Seahawks Draft Blog
No time to celebrate a win over a division foe. Time to buckle down and get ready for your true nemesis.

Seahawks Get Bad News On Chris Carson's Neck Injury
The Seattle Seahawks could be without their leading rusher Chris Carson when they face the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday.

NFC West News

Larry Fitzgerald Talks About Arizona Cardinals - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
The long-time receiver talked on his weekly podcast with Tom Brady about how impressed he is with the current Cardinals.

Arizona Cardinals add three to the practice squad - Revenge of the Birds
The Arizona Cardinals continue to make moves on their practice squad.

Los Angeles Rams HC Sean McVay Shares the Difficulties of Preparing for Thursday Night Football - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Los Angeles Rams HC Sean McVay details what the preparation period has been like getting ready for a game on a short week against the Seattle Seahawks.

Fantasy Football: Why Robert Woods is the biggest sleeper in the NFL - Turf Show Times
Is Robert Woods on the verge of a breakout?

49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan on Trey Lance's Readiness to Start - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke Wednesday about Trey Lance's readiness to start if necessary.

The Shanaplan: 49ers Deebo Samuel and George Kittle account for 71% of the 49ers targets - Niners Nation
Today's episode of The Shanaplan features a special guest as we preview the Arizona Cardinals.

Around The NFL

NFL Power Rankings, Week 5: For Bills and Cardinals, everything is awesome, but why is 'Frozen' in a football story? – The Athletic
The Cardinals are the only 4-0 team; the Jets and Giants both won in OT. Things are weird, and so is this week's Power Rankings theme.

Matt Nagy commits to Justin Fields as Chicago Bears' starting QB going forward
Rookie Justin Fields will remain the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback going forward this season, coach Matt Nagy announced Wednesday.

'Eyes ahead' -- From high school to college, games that shaped the mentality of Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes
Mahomes was driven all offseason by a Super Bowl loss that was the worst of his pro career, but he has experience rebounding from tough games.

Davis Mills Enters the Texans Hall of Shame | Football Outsiders
The rookie quarterback's performance against the Bills was the sort of eye-wateringly terrible day we love. But can it hold a candle to David Carr and the rest of Texans ignominy?

NFL Ask Me Anything Week 5 - Football Outsiders LIVE! | Football Outsiders
Football Outsiders Live! takes your questions for another Ask Me Anything (AMA). Aaron Schatz and Mike Tanier hosted this week's AMA with special guest Vince Verhei.

Jaylon Smith reportedly makes decision on his new team
Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith is reportedly finalizing a deal to join the Green Bay Packers.

Fantasy Football: Biggest surprises, flops and stars a month into season
You can’t buy much for a quarter anymore.