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Seahawks News

Hopeful to Reclaim Starting Spot, Seattle Seahawks CB Tre Flowers Hits 'Full Reset' Entering Contract Year - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
After starting 30 games in his first two NFL seasons, Flowers was replaced in the lineup by Quinton Dunbar prior to the 2020 campaign and ended the year on injured reserve. Set to become a free agent in March, he could be facing his last chance to carve out a long-term starting role with the franchise.

Seahawks Preview: Jake & Stacy's players to watch in preseason opener
When the Seahawks open the preseason Saturday in Las Vegas, Jake and Stacy will be keeping a close eye on a several young players.

Seahawks' new up-tempo offense allowing Russell Wilson more freedom
The big buzzword about the Seahawks' offense is tempo, but there's another reason why Russell Wilson appears to be taking to it well.

Wednesday Round-Up: Carlos Dunlap II Joins Q13 Fox’s Aaron Levine For Exclusive Interview
The veteran defensive end talked with Q13 Fox about his excitement for a full season in Seattle, humbling community work and more.

Russell Wilson reportedly willing to restructure contract to help teammates
Russell Wilson is reportedly willing to restructure his contract to help the Seattle Seahawks sign Jamal Adams and Duane Brown to new deals.

Pete Carroll fired up about Seahawks running back Alex Collins
Seattle coach Pete Carroll is really fired up about Seahawks running back Alex Collins, who could get more looks with Rashaad Penny injured.

Brown’s ‘hold-in’ starting to become a Seahawks’ test – Sportspress Northwest
Unless there’s an abrupt uptick this week in Seahawks’ health news and/or contract talks, the starting left tackle in the first preseason game Saturday night in Las Vegas against the Raiders will be Stone Forsythe.

NFC West News

Rams Podcast: Depth Chart Dynamics - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Locked On Rams: Los Angeles Rams unofficial depth chart and previewing preseason Week 1 game vs. Los Angeles Chargers.

NFC West Over/Unders: Is Matthew Stafford the Answer for the Rams? | Football Outsiders
Bryan and Andrew turn their attentions to the NFC West, where first-round picks are as fleeting as a summer squall. Is Trey Lance ready for prime time? Is Matthew Stafford actually an upgrade over Jared Goff? And can the Seahawks get out of their own way?

Rams-Chargers preview: 4 bold predictions for Saturday’s opener - Turf Show Times
Football is almost back, folks! The Los Angeles Rams will take on the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday at SoFi Stadium for the first of three preseason games.

Alex Mack continues to be the butt of jokes for 49ers media - Niners Nation
Sometimes the low hanging fruit is the sweetest

49ers' George Kittle praises Trey Lance's work ethic, maturity | RSN
49ers tight end George Kittle praised rookie quarterback Trey Lance for his maturity during training camp and compared himself to Lance at age 21.

49ers Sign Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
49ers Sign Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to address safety depth.

Red Rain Podcast: Seth Cox on Fitz’s Decision and Camp Impressions - Revenge of the Birds
This is a power hour with ROTB editor Seth Cox —- lots of excellent insights from Seth on Fitz’s decision and the ups and downs of training camp thus far.

Arizona Cardinals 'ideal' landing spot for Michael Thomas in New Orleans Saints trade
Trade rumors and speculation continue to surround wide receiver Michael Thomas, who doesn't appear to be happy with his situation with the New Orleans Saints.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys NFL preseason game information
The Arizona Cardinals will play their first preseason game of 2021 on Friday against the Dallas Cowboys at State Farm Stadium in Glendale.

Around The NFL

Call from New England Patriots felt like MLB draft day for Dylan Cozens - New England Patriots- ESPN
Cozens, an MLB second-round pick in 2012, now 27, is switching sports and felt "butterflies" when New England offered his first NFL workout.

5 Observations From Day 11 Of Seahawks Training Camp
Notes & observations from Wednesday’s practice at the VMAC.

Report: Titans to sign veteran S Tedric Thompson - National Football Post
The Tennessee Titans have agreed to sign veteran safety Tedric Thompson, according to a report Wednesday night from NFL Network.

Raiders abruptly cancel morning practice - National Football Post
The Las Vegas Raiders abruptly canceled Wednesday morning’s practice just as players were making their way onto the field.

Browns safety Grant Delpit has taken only 9 team reps in camp because of a hamstring setback, and is running out of time for the Chiefs game - cleveland.com
Delpit has only taken nine team reps in camp, and will likely have a hard time being ready for the opener.

Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson on practice: 'I can't be afraid to make mistakes'
Jets rookie QB Zach Wilson told reporters Wednesday he's learning on the fly each day, not worrying about turnovers in practice, but rather using those lessons to prepare for when games matter.

Cleveland Browns' defense hounding hyped offense with upgraded cast of 'dynamic playmakers'
Cleveland's offense carries great expectations into the 2021 NFL season, but Jim Trotter says the upgraded defense is making life hell for Baker Mayfield and Co. at Browns training camp.

2021 NFL preseason: 6 underdogs to believe in
Will the Lions surprise under first-year head coach Dan Campbell? Could Colts rookie QB Sam Ehlinger defy expectations? Marc Sessler reveals six underdogs he believes in as the NFL preseason kicks into high gear.