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Seahawks News

Seattle Seahawks Training Camp Preview: Linebackers - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Barring an unexpected return, Bobby Wagner and the Seahawks will open training camp without K.J. Wright on the roster for the first time in a decade. But even without him, with a rising young star ready to step in his place, linebacker should remain a position of strength for the defending NFC West champions.

Seattle Seahawks 90-Man Roster Primer: Poona Ford - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Since signing as an undrafted free agent in 2018, Ford has made steady improvements in each of his first three NFL seasons and emerged as one of the sport's best young defensive tackles. With Jarran Reed now in Kansas City, will he take another significant leap forward as a pass rusher in 2021?

15 Most Important Seahawks: LB Jordyn Brooks and DE Carlos Dunlap
Kicking off Jake & Stacy's countdown of most important Seahawks players for 2021 are two defenders – Jordyn Brooks and Carlos Dunlap.

Heaps' 2 key Seahawks training camp questions: Adams and Witherspoon
Jake Heaps has two key questions he wants to see answered at the Seahawks' upcoming training camp, and both involve Seattle's secondary.

Top 2021 Seahawks Training Camp Storylines: How Much Better Is The O-Line With The Addition Of Gabe Jackson?
The Seahawks bolstered their line this offseason by adding Gabe Jackson, a veteran guard they hope will solidify a group that already looked good last season when at full strength.

Pre-training camp live stream on Wednesday (1pm PST) « Seahawks Draft Blog
Rob & Robbie will dive into some pre-training camp Seahawks thoughts in a live stream on Wednesday. You can watch live at 1pm or at any other time at your leisure.

K.J. Wright: “There’s a chance” he re-signs with Seahawks | The Olympian
Still-unsigned K.J. Wright tells Sirius XM NFL Radio he’s staying fit, ready and prepared to play this NFL season, and “there’s a chance” it’s for the Seahawks.

NFC West News

Cardinals Rank in Bottom Third of ESPN's Future Power Rankings - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
It appears the only choice is to win now for the Arizona Cardinals.

Red Rain Podcast with Brett Kollmann - Revenge of the Birds
Great insight on the Cardinals’ coaches, schemes and players from Brett Kollmann.

San Francisco 49ers 2021 Roster Preview: Tackle - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
There won’t be any changes to the top of the depth chart. Barring injury, Trent Williams and Mike McGlinchey will be the 49ers starting tackles.

49ers training camp preview: The linebacker core has a chance to be tops in the league - Niners Nation
Xavier Dixon makes his debut on Niners Nation as he previews what to expect out of the Niners LB group headed into training camp.

49ers news: Why less is more with Raheem Mostert - Niners Nation
This is the debut episode of "Oh, Hey There!" with Leo Luna and Javier Vega.

Rodrigue: Rams’ loss of Cam Akers for the season is brutal. Where do they go next, and what are their options? – The Athletic
The second-year running backs' injury is a major blow, but the Rams might not need to overextend to fill out the position group.

Rams' odds hold steady despite Cam Akers injury - National Football Post
The Los Angeles Rams remain among the favorites to win Super Bowl LVI despite losing running back Cam Akers to a season-ending Achilles injury.

Cam Akers injury: Todd Gurley and 15 other free agent running backs - Turf Show Times
..16 running backs are free agents; could any of them replace Cam Akers?

Around The NFL

Josh Allen on Patriots? Dak Prescott on Giants? Which rival would make the biggest impact on each NFL team? – The Athletic
What would happen if each team could draft one player from a division rival? The Athletic's writers take a shot.

Teaching Tuesday: Bruce Arians’ go-to shot play ’80/81 Go’ – The Athletic
No matter the team Bruce Arians is coaching, this play is one of the first things he introduces in training camp.

Aaron Rodgers-Green Bay Packers split? From Johnny Unitas to Peyton Manning, history shows it would be nothing new
Twelve of the 27 modern-era quarterbacks in the Hall of Fame split with the team they're most associated with and finished their careers elsewhere. Will Rodgers become No. 13?

Report: Aaron Rodgers declined Packers' top-dollar offseason offer - National Football Post
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers declined a two-year contract extension in the offseason that would have made him the NFL’s highest-paid player, ESPN reported Tuesday.

Mark Cuban offers Cole Beasley vaccine proposal with financial incentive
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban presented Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley with an offer on Tuesday morning that he may not be able to refuse: a share in Pfizer stock for his wife.

The great QB migration, Chiefs rebound chances & Urban's reign of chaos begins
Welcome to You Pod to Win the Game. Although we will never be the same without Terez Paylor, his voice will always be a part of what we do and we hope to honor him continuously through this podcast moving forward.

2020 Receiving Plus-Minus: The Return of Stefon Diggs and the Deep Threat | Football Outsiders
After years of the top of the receiving plus-minus rankings being dominated by high-volume short-yardage players, Stefon Diggs throws us back to 2014.

Roundup: Chiefs re-signing pass rusher Alex Okafor to one-year deal
Another veteran defender has landed a home ahead of training camps opening. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported free-agent pass rusher Alex Okafor is re-signing with the Kansas City Chiefs on a one-year deal.

Move The Sticks: Preview of Teams Starting Training Camp, Evolution of College Football Personnel Departments
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks react to Los Angeles Rams running back Cam Akers' injury, preview the Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers ahead of next week's training camp...

Three things to be excited about when the Dallas Cowboys begin training camp - Blogging The Boys
After a long wait, the Cowboys are ready to embark on their training camp voyage.

Bengals Ranked Lower Than Expected in Future Power Rankings | Yardbarker
The Bengals appear to be going in the right direction, despite posting five straight losing seasons and winning just six games in the last two years.