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Seahawks News

Predicting which Seahawks position group will improve the most
The Seattle Seahawks were 12-4 in 2020 but could be even better in 2021. Which position group will improve the most this season?

Five Seahawks set to have breakout seasons in 2021 and why
A look at five Seahawks that could have breakout seasons in 2021. What they have achieved to date and why they have the opportunity to shine in 2021.

Seahawks Takeaways: Could star WR Julio Jones land in the NFC West?
With star Falcons WR Julio Jones wanting traded, Stacy Rost looks at whether the Seahawks or one of their rivals could acquire him in 2021.

Seahawks Mailbag: Defensive Expectations, Receiver Footwork & More
You had Seahawks questions; we have answers.

NFC West News

Cardinals' J.J. Watt, Reebok Unveil 'JJ IV Valor' Sneaker Honoring Pat Tillman | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
The latest of J.J. Watt's signature shoe releases recognizes the late Pat Tillman..

Arizona Cardinals players don't want to use OTAs to get better in 2021
The Arizona Cardinals say they want to win the Super Bowl, but when the team cuts their amount of OTA sessions to get better, does that statement hold?

5 Things we learned from the 2021 Draft Episode of “Cards Flight Plan”: First Class - Revenge of the Birds
What did this year’s draft episode teach us about the Arizona Cardinals and what new insight did we get from inside the draft room, thanks to the team’s media members?

49ers injuries: Jeff Wilson Jr. out 4-6 months after knee injury
Jeff Wilson Jr. underwent surgery for a knee injury that will keep him out for the start of the 2021 season.

A bulked-up Jimmy Garoppolo, still the top 49ers QB, is eager for 2021's tests – The Athletic ($)
Jimmy Garoppolo: "It’s one of those things that the situation is what it is. It's not changing. You just try to make the best of it."

49ers news: Kyle Shanahan expects Nick Bosa, Dee Ford, and Jalen Hurd to be ready by training camp - Niners Nation
The 49ers HC spoke to the media after Tuesday’s OTA practice.

'Loaded' Rams roster has WR Robert Woods talking Super Bowl
In some ways, the Rams are revamped.

2020 Rams Recall: A Week 3 loss to the Bills - Turf Show Times
The comeback that wasn’t.

Around The NFL

Joe Burrow throws during OTAs just six months after tearing ACL, MCL
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow might be related to Wolverine.

Is Fitzpatrick Washington's Answer at QB? Cowboys, Eagles Need Defense | Football Outsiders
Ryan Fitzpatrick is the latest "he'll do for now" quarterback for the Washington Football Team, but are there other options available? Elsewhere in the NFC East, the Cowboys need safeties, the Eagles need linebackers, and the Giants need help on the offensive line.

Steelers' Cam Heyward tired of people 'badmouthing' Ben Roethlisberger, says QB doesn't get enough respect -
Roethlisberger is entering his age-39 season in 2021.

Julio Jones trade news: Relationship with Falcons has been rocky for years; owner Arthur Blank 'most upset' by comments – The Athletic ($)
Things haven't been the same between Julio Jones and the Atlanta Falcons since contentious contract negotiations in 2019, sources say.

Fans are back, which is great for the NFL, but not for QBs like Aaron Rodgers, Josh Allen and Justin Herbert – The Athletic ($)
Excessive crowd noise can have an effect on a team's execution. The numbers suggest that a lack of it could be a factor, too.

Browns are dealing with the NFL's first 2021 COVID situation
The Cleveland Browns are the first NFL team to deal with a COVID-19 situation in 2021, as several players had to be sent home due to close contact issues.

Despite Dallas Cowboys hoodie, Julio Jones was never playing for them
Julio Jones himself confirmed that he's out in Atlanta. And he also indicated has no desire to play for the Dallas Cowboys. The feeling is surely mutual.

Mailbag: Who could be the NFL equivalent of two-way baseball phenom Shohei Ohtani?
Who could be the NFL's version of Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani, a dominant two-way player? Dan Hanzus explores that question and more in his mailbag.

Former New York Giants employee sues team over 'culture of violence'
David Maltese, who worked in the organization for 30 years, says team management retaliated against him for reporting an assault of a co-worker.