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Seahawks News

Seahawks mentioned as potential landing spot for Richard Sherman
Brad Gagnon of Bleacher Report wrote about possible landing spots for remaining free agents recently and Richard Sherman to the Seahawks was on the list.

Twelve Seahawks approaching career defining seasons in 2021
The 2021 season could be a pivotal one for the Seattle Seahawks. It could also therefore be a career defining season for some key members of the franchise.

Clayton: Why Seahawks are giving Shane Waldron's offense rave reviews
New Seahawks offensive coordinator Shane Waldron got the best offensive reviews from the team's OTAs and minicamp. John Clayton explains.

Monday Round-Up: Seahawks Cornerback Pierre Desir Talks Fatherhood And Family On NFL Legends Podcast
Seahawks cornerback Pierre Desir joined the NFL Legends Podcast with Takeo Spikes to discuss fatherhood, family and football.

Approaching Free Agency, Tre Flowers Ready For Intense Cornerback Competition
This prevented incoming rookies and other young players from receiving invaluable reps and upon arrival to camp, Carroll felt he wasn't able to provide the opportunities for every player to vie for snaps that he normally would, and the lack of preseason games exacerbated the issue.

NFC West News

Sean McVay discusses turnover, expectations and fighting burnout - Sports Illustrated
The Rams' coach is still the youngest in the NFL, as he enters what's unofficially the second phase of his career. Plus, how the NFL and NFLPA arrived at new COVID-19 protocols, a look at the 2022 draft, quarterbacks up for more deals and more.

2020 Rams Recall: A Week 17 win over the Cardinals - Turf Show Times
Though I’ve already used this phrase to describe the deteriorating relationship between Sean McVay and Jared Goff in the second half of last season several times before, I’ll say it again...

Golden Tate says it would be ‘fantastic’ to join Matthew Stafford with Rams - Turf Show Times
The free agent receiver played four and a half seasons with Stafford in Detroit.

It’s Byron Murphy’s time - Revenge of the Birds
The former 33rd overall pick is poised for a breakout season.

Chase Edmonds believes receiving skills can make him ‘different type of playmaker’
The Arizona Cardinals are giving running back Chase Edmonds a big opportunity.

6 most interesting offseason additions for 49ers
The 49ers’ offseason was highlighted by a major trade up in the NFL draft and the retention of essentially all their key free agents.

George Kittle explains why Tim Tebow wasn’t invited to Tight End University
Some of the best tight ends are gathered in Nashville this week for the first Tight End University Summit.

49ers news: San Francisco plans to ‘unleash’ Trey Lance during training camp - Niners Nation
The 49ers plan to "unleash" Lance during training camp.

Around The NFL

Raiders' Carl Nassib comes out as gay; teammates, NFL express their support – The Athletic
Nassib: "I’ve been meaning to do this for a while now but finally feel comfortable getting it off my chest. I really have the best life."

Bills WR Cole Beasley's latest comments on the vaccine show a willingness to disregard league protocols – The Athletic
Other players have expressed hesitancy about the vaccine or stated they won’t get it. But no other player has openly questioned the NFLPA.

Surprise players you should know from NFL minicamps for all 32 teams
We asked our NFL Nation reporters to pick out a surprise standout for every NFL team. Here's what they told us.

Vikings rookie DT Jaylen Twyman recovering after being shot - National Football Post
Minnesota Vikings rookie defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman was wounded after being shot Monday in Washington D.C., but is expected to make a full recovery.

Raiders DE Carl Nassib becomes first openly gay NFL player - National Football Post
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib announced Monday that he is gay, making him the first active NFL player to acknowledge his homosexuality.

Are Packers a playoff team without Aaron Rodgers?
The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses if the Green Bay Packers are a playoff team without quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

Hall of Fame Debates: Julius Peppers and the Sack Pack | Football Outsiders
Julius Peppers is a Hall of Fame shoo-in.

Ranking 2021 NFL backup quarterbacks: 49ers' Trey Lance headlines list of 32; Teddy Bridgewater in top five - CBSSports.com
Assessing which teams are best suited at the No. 2 QB spot.

NFL's make-or-break players (and coaches) who could determine their team's fate this season - CBSSports.com
How these guys perform in 2021 will be paramount.

Supreme Court rules NCAA cannot enforce rules limiting education-related benefits
In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously ruled that the NCAA can’t enforce certain rules limiting the education-related benefits.

Chargers' Justin Herbert looking forward to offense that puts 'a lot more' on the QB
How new Chargers offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi tailors his offense to fit Justin Herbert will be critical once training camp opens in July.