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Seahawks News

Seattle Seahawks Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Unexpectedly, tight ends didn't contribute much to the Seahawks passing game in 2020. Will that change with the arrival of offensive coordinator Shane Waldron and free agent signee Gerald Everett joining a healthy Will Dissly and Colby Parkinson?

Friday Round-Up: Seahawks 12 Tour Returns Today
Join Blitz, the Seahawks Dancers, Blue Thunder, and other familiar Seahawks faces as they make pit stops around the Seattle area throughout the afternoon.

Top 2021 Seahawks Training Camp Storylines: Who Takes Over At Strongside Linebacker?
Unless K.J. Wright is re-signed before the start of the season, the Seahawks need a new strongside linebacker, and they have a couple of intriguing candidates for the job.

‘Remorseful’ Sherman vows to seek help after averting tragedy – Sportspress Northwest
A man of many thoughtful words — as well as some regrettable ones — Richard Sherman was selected by Time magazine in 2014 for its list of 100 most influential people.

Cliff Avril: Seahawks' D-line has best depth since 2013, 'can be special'
Cliff Avril is very excited about the Seahawks' defensive line, including Kerry Hyder Jr. and L.J. Collier. He explained why to Wyman & Bob.

What to know about Seahawks and Cardinals, according to Arizona expert
ESPN's Josh Weinfuss joined 710 ESPN Seattle's Jake and Stacy and shared a few things Seahawks fans need to know about the Cardinals in 2021.

Seahawks 90-Man Roster Primer: D.J. Reed | Yardbarker
With the calendar flipping to July and offseason programs recently wrapping up, NFL training camps will begin around the league in less than a month.

NFC West News

Q&A with Cardinals rookie CB Marco Wilson
Cornerback Marco Wilson was selected in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL draft by the Arizona Cardinals. They traded up to be able to select him.

Rams preview: Some ILBs face prove-it year, while questions remain about pass rush opposite OLB Leonard Floyd – The Athletic
Jourdan Rodrigue takes a look at Los Angeles' inside and outside linebackers as the start of training camp nears.

4 myths about Rams QB Matthew Stafford that are busted into oblivion - Turf Show Times
Injury prone? Bad in the playoffs? A one-quarter quarterback? I don’t think so.

Rams News: Daily Links 7/16/21 - Turf Show Times
Your source for Rams and NFL news from around the web.

2021 San Francisco 49ers Roster Preview: Tight End - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Don’t rule out the possibility of the San Francisco 49ers adding another tight end to this competition.

49ers 90-in-90: Trent Williams is arguably the most important non-QB on the roster - Niners Nation
Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts (over 90 or so days). Today is offensive tackle Trent Williams.

Around The NFL

2021 NFL Preview: We're about to find out how much Drew Brees meant to Saints' success
If you were to make a list of NFL players who were synonymous with a franchise, it wouldn't be long before you got to Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints.

Packers president says team lost $38.8 million in 2020, first year without a profit since 2003
For the first time in nearly two decades, the Green Bay Packers finished a year in the red. Deep in the red.

Ted Ginn Jr. retires after 14-year NFL career - National Football Post
Former Ohio State great and 14-year NFL veteran Ted Ginn Jr. retired from football Friday.

Bills release Nazair Jones
The Bills have made a Friday roster move, releasing defensive tackle Nazair Jones, according to multiple reports.

What to look for while watching games on TV, breaking down Tite front and outside zone offenses: Ted Nguyen's mailbag, Part 3 – The Athletic
What makes the Ravens' blitz concepts distinctive? Why are jet sweeps so difficult to install? That and more in Ted Nguyen's latest mailbag.

Roundup: Raiders RB coach Kirby Wilson retiring; Dolphins sign WR Isaiah Ford
Kirby Wilson has spent the vast majority of the last quarter century coaching in the NFL. His time in the pro game has reached its conclusion. The Raiders RBs coach is retiring from coaching, Ian Rapoport reports.

Kenyan Drake: Raiders offense is 'going to space' in 2021
Kenyan Drake has been making the media rounds during the sleepy portion of the offseason, harping to anyone who will listen that he expects the Raiders offense to fly this season. On paper, you can understand his optimism.

Lions' Michael Brockers says new teammates are praising Dan Campbell for not being Matt Patricia -
The former Rams DE says his new teammates are 'buying in' to Campbell's system.

FA Adrian Peterson still chasing Super Bowl ring: 'I still feel young' | SportsTalk 790
Peterson is remaining patient as he prepares for the upcoming NFL season and awaits a telephone call from his next NFL employer.

Peyton Barber is ready for the fight as Washington prepares to evaluate running back options – The Athletic
Barber is a veteran facing an intense battle in training camp to carve out a role in the Washington backfield.

Kellen Moore is following a Jason Garrett-like career path to become Dallas’ next head coach - Blogging The Boys
Kellen Moore and Jason Garrett have eerily similar career paths.