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Pre-Snap Reads 6/10: DK Metcalf, Tyler Lockett receive praise as one of NFL’s top WR duos

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Seahawks News

Daniel Jeremiah: Seahawks, Russell Wilson are in a 'short-term marriage'
Is Russell Wilson still with the Seahawks for the long haul? NFL insider Daniel Jeremiah told Brock and Salk why he thinks it's unlikely.

DK Metcalf says Seahawks WRs have new routes, and that could be big
Star Seahawks WR DK Metcalf said Seattle's offense will be running routes that people haven't seen. Michael Bumpus explains what that means.

Carroll called for Seahawks to focus on run game -- is that still the case?
Remember when it seemed like Pete Carroll would have the Seahawks turn back the clock and run more? Jake Heaps breaks down where things stand.

Too early 2021 Seattle Seahawks record prediction
With the schedule now out, we take a deep dive into the Seattle Seahawks opponents and predict their record for the 2021 season.

Wednesday Round-Up: NFL Network Ranks DK Metcalf-Tyler Lockett Among Best WR Duos For 2021
NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala ranked her top five wide receiver duos for 2021 and the Seahawks’ pair of DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett made the cut.

NFC West News

Cardinals S Budda Baker to wear No. 3 in tribute to Allen Iverson
Budda Baker has shuffled through jersey numbers since stepping foot into the NFL. Entering his fifth season, the Cardinals safety may have finally found the answer.

New M.O. for Cards’ FO - Revenge of the Birds
Maybe signing Terrell Suggs was a good thing for the Cardinals after all.

Kyle Shanahan explains why 49ers didn't trade for Julio Jones | RSN
Kyle Shanahan went into detail about the 49ers' thought process regarding potentially trading for Julio Jones.

Nick Bosa rejoined teammates this week to continue his rehab
Nick Bosa has spent the offseason rehabbing in Florida while spending time with his brother, Joey.

49ers cancel mandatory minicamp - Niners Nation
Minicamp was scheduled to take place June 15-17.

Matthew Stafford can't pass on complimenting Rams receivers - Los Angeles Times
On Rams' Day 2 of minicamp, new quarterback Matthew Stafford shared how impressed he was with the versatility of a deep receiving corps.

Sean McVay talks to Matt LaFleur, Robert Saleh in recent ‘Flying Coach’ episode - Turf Show Times
Never have we lived in a time with such incredible access to professional athletes and coaches.

Around The NFL

Sando: How the Packers should handle the Aaron Rodgers situation without trading him – The Athletic
Each side has some leverage, and each side has something at risk.

Trevor Lawrence having miserable time at Jaguars minicamp
Jacksonville Jaguars fans are not going to like hearing how badly No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence is struggling throwing the football at minicamp.

Houston Texans QB Deshaun Watson wants to join Denver Broncos, ex-teammate says
Kareem Jackson, a former teammate of Deshaun Watson's who now plays for the Broncos, said on a podcast that the Houston Texans QB told him that Denver is "where I want to be."

'I'm my own worst critic': Raiders' Henry Ruggs ready for fresh start - Las Vegas Raiders Blog- ESPN
Ruggs is embracing the Raiders' offseason program, which he didn't get to experience as a rookie, and is ready to make Year 2 a breakout season.

Looking at Restructuring NFL Contracts | Over the Cap
With the Titans recent trade for Julio Jones, the Saints ability to sign a draft class, and the Bears potentially signing a new right tackle the “cap is fake” takes are out once again.

Packers QB Jordan Love proclaims he'll be ready to start opener - National Football Post
Jordan Love is under the microscope with reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers withholding his services from the Green Bay Packers.

Giants’ Saquon Barkley will return when ‘my body tells me I’m ready’ - National Football Post
New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley told reporters Wednesday that patience has been a key to his rehab from a torn ACL in his right knee.

PFF is sleeping on Jags’ WR group
With a franchise quarterback now on board, expectations are high for Jacksonville’s receiving corps.

Panthers QB Sam Darnold on why he’s not vaccinated; WR shines with Robby Anderson gone
With plans for a full Bank of America Stadium, Carolina Panthers training camp returning to Wofford College and coaches no longer wearing masks outside at practice, the NFL continues to move closer to a 2021 season resembling pre-pandemic times.

Legends of DVOA: James Brooks and Ickey Woods | Football Outsiders
James Brooks and Ickey Woods were two of the biggest names on Sam Wyche’s 1980s Cincinnati Bengals..

Agent's Take: Danielle Hunter has himself to blame for contract unhappiness; what Vikings could do about it -
Hunter did himself a disservice when he signed a five-year, $72 million extension in 2018.

Ron Rivera brings in vaccination expert to speak to Washington Football Team
Washington Football Team head coach Ron Rivera invited a vaccine expert to speak with players after completing vaccination efforts with all coaches and non-football employees. However, some players remain hesitant, such as WFT defensive end Montez Sweat.