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Seahawks News

Jamal Adams' record contract makes the Seahawks safety (and his mom) plenty happy – The Athletic
Adams' mother told him to take Seattle's four-year contract extension worth up to $72 million. Tuesday, he did, because "Mama knows best."

Seattle Seahawks Activate D'Wayne Eskridge From PUP List - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Sidelined since injuring his toe back in June, Eskridge took part in his first ever training camp practice, while another key skill player may be back from his own lower body injury sooner than expected.

Heaps: Why it was time for Jamal Adams to sign Seahawks' extension
The Seahawks' negotiations with Jamal Adams went on for a while. Why did Adams decide this week was time to sign on the dotted line?

Jamal Adams, Pete Carroll relationship made Seahawks deal | Tacoma News Tribune
Jamal Adams, Pete Carroll say their strong bond is what broke an impasse and got Adams to sign his NFL-record, $70 million contract extension with the Seahawks.

NFC West News

49ers news: Non-QB offensive observations from the first two weeks of training Camp - Niners Nation
Let’s take a break from the quarterbacks and discuss how the rest of the offense performed during the first couple of weeks at training camp

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray isn't a fan of NFL preseason games
Kyler Murray would rather not play in any preseason games. The Cardinals quarterback will see some time in one this Friday night, though.

Reddick and Isabella - Revenge of the Birds
Last year the persona non grata whom Cardinals fans were railing against on social media was OLB Haasan Reddick.

Cardinals Training Camp Report: Chandler Jones Status, Kyler Murray's Preseason Stance - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Cardinals edge rusher Chandler Jones missed practice Tuesday.

LA Rams: Sean McVay calls run game ‘sloppy’ vs Chargers - Turf Show Times
Will McVay be forced to make any changes after seeing how the run game went on Saturday?

Around The NFL

Colts training camp: Fresh off impressive debut, Jacob Eason stays hot at practice – The Athletic
T.Y. Hilton says the second-year quarterback is "on his way up" after Tuesday's session. Also, Xavier Rhodes lauds a rookie wideout.

Buccaneers-Titans: Storylines to watch in joint practices – The Athletic
The Buccaneers and Titans meet up for two days of joint practices in Tampa, with plenty of history between the two talented squads.

NFL training camp updates - All smiles at Patriots-Eagles practice, Packers and Giants swap corners, and an injury scare for the Ravens
The Pats and Eagles held joint practices, while a Pro Bowl cornerback limped off the field. Here's what you need to know from Tuesday at camps.

Steelers WR Chase Claypool helped off field - National Football Post
Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Chase Claypool had to be helped off the field Tuesday after injuring his leg at the end of practice.

Bills LT Dion Dawkins details scary battle with COVID-19: 'I don’t know if I’m going to make this'
Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Dion Dawkins feared he would die after spending four days in the hospital due to COVID-19. Dawkins detailed his harrowing experience with the virus, saying he was "extremely emotional" going through it, according to Sal Capaccio.

NFL player prop of the day: Ben Roethlisberger looking for a rebound at age 39
We all suffer from recency bias. And it's strong with Ben Roethlisberger.

FO Fantasy Show: Preseason Week 1 Reaction and Interesting Target Splits with Brandon Funston | Football Outsiders
Scott Spratt takes his Fantasy Podcast to Twitch to discuss interesting target splits for WRs and TEs with Brandon Funston of the Athletic. Scott and Brandon also give some thoughts on the first week of preseason action.

Urban Meyer shares thoughts on releasing Tim Tebow
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer shared his thoughts on releasing Tim Tebow after giving him a shot to play tight end in the NFL