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Chris Carson: ‘I think we can be one of the top rushing duos’
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Seahawks News

Chris Carson on Seahawks backfield with Rashaad Penny: 'I think we can be one of the top rushing duos'
Chris Carson re-signed with Seattle last month, and the running back believes he and teammate Rashaad Penny can dominate together as long as they both stay healthy.

A Seahawks seven round mock simulation « Seahawks Draft Blog
The Pro Football Network simulator is the best on the internet. None of the others come close really. Last year we had a lot of fun playing around with it. The Seahawks had a cluster of picks in the first two days. This year things are a little different with just three picks.

Friday Round-Up: John Clayton Joins 710 ESPN To Discuss Aldon Smith Signing
The former ESPN Seahawks insider joined 710 ESPN’s “Wyman & Bob” to talk about what newly-signed DE Aldon Smith brings to the Seahawks’ pass rush.

Rost: 3 unanswered questions after Seahawks' signing of DE Aldon Smith
With the Seahawks adding DE Aldon Smith to the mix, Stacy Rost looks at what questions Seattle now needs to answer after the signing.

Seahawks: Chances that Lumen Field hosts 12s in 2021
Could the Seattle Seahawks see the return of 12s for home games at Lumen Field in 2021? Based on recent events, that might be the case.

Re-signed Chris Carson buys mom a house, sees new Seahawks | Tacoma News Tribune
After re-signing with the Seahawks Chris Carson bought his mom a house to replace one destroyed by fire. He sees a new role with new play caller Shane Waldron.

NFC West News

Sean McVay: NFC West not a fun pool to swim in
The Rams swung a big trade for quarterback Matthew Stafford last month with the hope that the move will push them into championship contention, but they’ll need to navigate the NFC West before they can think about the postseason.

Where does Steve Keim rank among the NFL General Managers? - Revenge of the Birds
For the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft the question has been focused on what the Arizona Cardinals will do.

How the Rams’ lack of future first round picks could impact their first choice in 2021 - Turf Show Times
Why offensive tackle could be rising up the boards.

49ers 7-round mock draft: Trey Lance and Justin Fields are this race's finalists – The Athletic ($)
Justin Fields might be the preferred option for many right now, but Trey Lance's raw skills could be ideal for Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers.

Around The NFL

Feleipe Franks is the most criminally underrated QB in the 2021 NFL Draft - Acme Packing Company
A quarterback this talented is almost never available as late as Feleipe Franks is projected to be available.

Browns release DT Sheldon Richardson, save $11 million in cap space
The Cleveland Browns released veteran DT Sheldon Richardson on Friday afternoon, two days after the team added defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.

Titans' Mike Vrabel not worried about Derrick Henry's workload following 2,000-yard season
Titans star running back Derrick Henry has had more than 300 carries the past two seasons.

Chicago Bears sign wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to 1-year deal
The Bears signed wide receiver Marquise Goodwin to a one-year contract on Friday.

Rule change to expand role of replay official expected to pass for 2021 season, per report -
The NFL is expected to tweak its booth-to-ref communication

Former NFL MVP Shaun Alexander says current draft prospect reminds him of Le'Veon Bell -
Alexander may have inadvertently boosted this prospect's draft stock

Report: Fourth-and-15 onside kick alternative unlikely to pass - ProFootballTalk
The Eagles have proposed an onside kick alternative for a second consecutive offseason. This one appears headed where the last one ended up.

2021 NFL draft: Notre Dame's Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah is a jack of all trades
Hybrid safety-linebacker whose coverage ability, energetic style make him a fascinating evaluation.