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Seahawks News

Pierre Desir Gunning For Roster Spot in Seattle Seahawks Competitive Cornerback Battle - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Owing much of his success to his first stint in Seattle, Desir started nearly 40 games for three different teams over the past three seasons. Back in the Pacific Northwest, he hopes those experiences will position him for a different outcome this time around.

New live stream on Tuesday (2pm PST) with Jeff Simmons « Seahawks Draft Blog
I will be speaking to Jeff Simmons on Tuesday to discuss all the relevant Seahawks topics doing the rounds. You can watch live from 2pm (PST) or on playback at your leisure.

Pete Carroll praises Rashaad Penny’s preparation for 2021
When the Seahawks made running back Rashaad Penny a first-round pick in 2018, those who make their living in whole or in part by hyping each and every first-round pick praised the Seahawks for snagging one of the many annual can’t-miss prospects.

NFC West News

2021 Cardinals training camp preview: The outside linebackers
We have seen some practices of training camp for the Arizona Cardinals. We continue our preview of each position group, breaking down the roster, the questions, position battles and roster outlook.

Arizona Cardinals 2021 training camp preview - Revenge of the Birds
Happy Sunday one and all.

Jess and I are back together on the Rise Up, See Red podcast and that means it must be time for the Arizona Cardinals to get started with training camp.

49ers defensive training camp notes, Day 4: Ward, Verrett, and Warner, steal the show - Niners Nation
Jordan Elliott is back to recap what happened on the defensive side of the ball during Saturday’s practice.

Trey Lance is on the hunt: 5 early observations from 49ers training camp – The Athletic
One thing that's already clear about the 49ers: Kyle Shanahan will be able to dip more deeply into his expansive playbook this season.

Rams Reveal First-Week Views Of QB Stafford at Camp - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Matthew Stafford has shined throughout his first week at training camp, as his teammates and coaches have had encouraging things to say.

6 things I think I learned in the first 4 days of LA Rams training camp - Turf Show Times
The roster is starting to come into shape.

Around The NFL

NFL Top 100: No. 52 Jack Ham, the quiet Steelers LB who 'just made plays' – The Athletic
Jack Ham was not big. He did not scowl over opponents nor mock them. But he was always in the right place at the right time.

How Vikings' Justin Jefferson will try to avoid a sophomore slump - Minnesota Vikings- ESPN
Producing a historic season amid the "inconveniences" of a COVID season gives Jefferson the confidence that he’s up for the Year 2 challenge.

How the Falcons use Bill Walsh fellowship to emphasize coaching diversity
Sarah Hogan and Maquice Williams steward the BIll Walsh fellowship program for the Falcons in hopes of providing female and minority candidates the same pathways they had to jobs in the NFL.

Reports: Browns reach 3-year extension with RB Nick Chubb - National Football Post
The Cleveland Browns and two-time Pro Bowl running back Nick Chubb reached an agreement on a three-year, $36.6 million extension, ESPN and NFL Network reported Saturday.

Bills want new stadium to be completely funded by taxpayer money - ProFootballTalk
For most new stadiums funded by public money, taxpayers don’t foot the full bill. In Buffalo, that’s what the Bills want the citizens to do.

Ticking clock on a Deshaun Watson trade & thoughts from Rams, 49ers and Broncos camps
As Charles Robinson traverses the country visiting training camps, there's been one question every general manager has been asking him: What's going on with Deshaun Watson? You know we're in uncharted territory when even high-powered NFL GMs don't know what's going to happen next.

Dan Quinn talks Parsons, Cowboys’ front 7 through first phase of training camp
From the moment Dan Quinn arrived in Dallas he has been commended by those close to the team for his infectious passion for football and clear plan for fixing one of the league’s worst defenses.

ESPN: Top 25 Prospects 2021 | Football Outsiders
Here's our annual under-the-radar Top 25 Prospects list from Football Outsiders Almanac 2021, also running on ESPN+ this weekend. These are the top young prospects who were not chosen in the first or second rounds and haven't gotten a ton of playing time yet.

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, sister of Bears LB Robert Quinn, wins Olympic gold in 100-meter hurdles
Hours after breaking an Olympic record in the women's 100-meter semi-finals, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn has won Olympic gold in Tokyo.

Melvin Gordon has interesting take on Broncos' running back battle
Denver Broncos running back Melvin Gordon said his position battle with Phillip Lindsay in 2020 got into his head too much.