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Seahawks News

Analysis: Is There a Winning Combo in Seattle Seahawks' Cornerback Group? - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
There are a lot of cornerbacks to comb through on the Seahawks' 90-man roster, but quantity only goes so far. Can this team find two pieces that fit nicely with one another on the outside?

Seattle Seahawks 90-Man Roster Primer: Marquise Blair - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
An unfortunate knee injury derailed what looked to be a promising second season for Blair after just two games. Now on the mend, will he be able to pick up where he left off and give the Seahawks another Pro Bowl-caliber defender in their secondary?

I just needed to write something about sports « Seahawks Draft Blog
I hope you don’t mind me writing about this on a Seahawks blog.

NFC West News

Apparently the ESPYs happened...did Aaron Donald win anything? - Turf Show Times
And Aaron Donald lost an award to Tom Brady.

7 Rams who must earn their spot on the 53-man roster again - Turf Show Times
These guys played in 16 games with LA last season but need to earn a spot on the 2021 roster.

Golden Nuggets: Trent Williams is the top offensive tackle in ESPN’s rankings - Niners Nation
Your daily San Francisco 49ers links for Sunday, July 11, 2021.

Joe Staley talks Super Bowl loss, Joe Montana and Steve Young’s all-time rankings, Kyle Shanahan talks trades and more - Revenge of the Birds
Happy Sunday one and all.

Around The NFL

Fantasy Football: Should we fear Derrick Henry's workload?
Derrick Henry’s offseason workout videos, like his humiliation of would-be tacklers, is the stuff of legend. The living sculpture of the man is impressive in every conceivable way, and — against all odds — he’s humble.

Has Dick Vermeil "Checked Every Box" to Reach Canton? Carl Peterson Thinks So - Sports Illustrated Talk Of Fame Network
There's an upper echelon of coaching candidates for the next finalist. Here's an argument for one of them.

Ronnie Stanley earns spot on collaborative list of top offensive tackles in NFL by ESPN
The Baltimore Ravens have a much improved offensive line heading into the 2021 season as opposed to what they finished the 2020 season with.

Joe Burrow was one of the ‘most trolled’ players in the NFL last year
Any NFL fan that has ever logged on to a social media platform knows trolling is just part of the process.

Tyreek Hill has been “grinding my tail off” after Super Bowl embarrassment
Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce isn’t the only one still salty about Kansas City’s 31-9 loss to Tampa Bay. Receiver Tyreek Hill remains upset more than five months after having the deuces thrown his way, too.

Former Steelers LB Anthony Chickillo announces retirement - National Football Post
Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Anthony Chickillo announced his retirement Sunday after six NFL seasons.

Size 17 boots & 700-pound squats: Nothing's too big for Ben Cleveland - Baltimore Ravens- ESPN
Baltimore rookie Ben Cleveland sports the nickname "Big Country" -- and at 6-foot-6, 357 pounds, the Georgia native lives up to it.

NFL 100: At No. 94, Elroy 'Crazylegs' Hirsch was 'the embodiment of swivel-hipness' – The Athletic
The great Rams flanker with the unique running style put up numbers in the '50s that were way ahead of their time.

Who has the most passing yards in a season for every NFL team? | Yardbarker
From the older records to the records set this past season, here’s the quarterback with the most passing yards in a single campaign for every NFL team.