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Post-Snap Reads 8/15: Raiders beat Seahawks in preseason opener


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Seahawks News

Seahawks fall in preseason opener to Las Vegas Raiders 20-7
The Seahawks have wrapped up their preseason opener with a 20-7 loss to the Raiders. Young RB DeeJay Dallas scored Seattle's lone touchdown.

Alex Collins is giving Rashaad Penny a run for Seahawks' backup RB job
The Seahawks may have a former first-round pick at RB in Rashaad Penny, but Alex Collins is making a strong case to be Seattle's No. 2 back.

Rapid Reactions To The Seahawks’ 20-7 Preseason Loss To The Raiders
Takeaways from the Seahawks’ preseason opener in Las Vegas.

New podcast with Jacson Bevens & Seahawkers UK « Seahawks Draft Blog
If you’re looking for something to do prior to (or even during) the first pre-season game against the Las Vegas Raiders, check out this podcast I was part of this week along with Adam Nathan, Stu Court and Jacson Bevens…

Seahawks impressions: Wait until real offense shows up before making judgments | The Seattle Times
Russell Wilson and most of the stars were on the bench as the Seahawks opened the preseason with a 20-7 loss to the Raiders.

Russell Wilson, starters miss Seahawks’ loss at Las Vegas | Tacoma News Tribune
Russell Wilson wisely skips Seahawks’ preseason opener at Las Vegas. Geno Smith gets a concussion. Stone Forsythe struggles. Alton Robinson shines in 20-7 loss.

Seattle Seahawks injury updates after preseason loss to Raiders
Pete Carroll provided a number of player injury updates after the Seattle Seahawks fell to the Raiders in Las Vegas to open their preseason.

NFC West News

Arizona Cardinals vs Dallas Cowboys: Winners and losers - Revenge of the Birds
For the Arizona Cardinals the win last night was the least of the concerns.

Red Rain: ARI 19 DAL 16 Kliff Notes - Revenge of the Birds
Here are my thoughts (aka "Kliff Notes") about the Cardinals’ exciting 19-16 win in pre-season game 1.

NFL Free Agency: Former Seahawks LB Mychal Kendricks signs with the 49ers - Niners Nation
Azeez Al-Shaair is still rehabbing from a knee injury and Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles is in the concussion protocol.

49ers rookie QB Trey Lance has his first splash play, on a nice 80-yard TD toss (video)
It took one quarter for the San Francisco 49ers to see what rookie quarterback Trey Lance can bring to the offense.

Will Justin Fields start Week 1 vs Rams? - Turf Show Times
The Bears might be making that change at QB sooner than expected.

Rams-Chargers final score: LB Justin Lawler shines in showdown of LA - Turf Show Times
The Chargers win the clash of the LA home teams.

Around The NFL

NFL preseason Week 1 updates and schedule: Justin Fields, Trevor Lawrence make NFL debuts, Bridgewater returns to Minnesota as a Bronco
The first full week of NFL preseason games continued Saturday, as Justin Fields shined in his first game in Chicago and Teddy Bridgewater came out on top in his return to Minnesota.

Reports: Michael Thomas joining Saints for preseason game - National Football Post
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas will be on the sideline Saturday when his team visits the Baltimore Ravens for a preseason game, multiple media outlets reported.

Justin Fields flourishes as Bears rally past Dolphins - National Football Post
Rookie Justin Fields rushed for a touchdown and threw for another to give the host Chicago Bears a 20-13 win over the Miami Dolphins on Saturday afternoon in the preseason opener for both teams.

Aaron Rodgers' wish list: Reunion with Clay Matthews on Packers - National Football Post
Aaron Rodgers told the Green Bay front office that he wanted Randall Cobb back in a Packers uniform, and general manager Brian Gutekunst pulled off a deal with the Houston Texans to return the wide receiver to the team in July.

We got our first look at Trevor Lawrence in an NFL uniform, and he had some highlight plays
Trevor Lawrence went back for his first snap in an NFL uniform, held the ball way too long and took a sack.

Jordan Love heats up after cool start, gives Packers hope in first preseason game (video)
Jordan Love might not be a rookie per se, but Saturday night was the NFL preseason debut for the Green Bay Packers' 2020 first round pick.

4 weird decisions from the Texans’ 26-7 preseason victory over the Packers
The Houston Texans prevailed 26-7 over the Green Bay Packers Saturday night at Lambeau Field.

Taysom Hill, Jameis Winston turn in topsy-turvy nights in first game of QB competition
In the Saints’ 17-14 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Taysom Hill and Jameis Winston each struggled at times and flashed in others. Hill got off to a hot start before withering. Winston looked shaky before catching fire.