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Seahawks News

Seahawks risers and fallers: RB DeeJay Dallas looks great again; QBs struggle versus Broncos – The Athletic
Dallas was Seattle's best offensive player for the second straight week, and Geno Smith may have won backup QB without one pass Saturday.

3 Takes Following Seattle Seahawks' Woeful Preseason Matchup With Denver Broncos - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Reporter Ty Dane Gonzalez explains why the Seahawks were justified in resting their starters against the Broncos, why an undrafted offensive tackle is staking his claim for the active roster and why a major trade for a star cornerback must be an on the table.

Clayton: Where Seahawks sit after injuries, cuts and latest preseason loss
John Clayton catches you up on what's going on with the Seahawks, including potential additions following injuries in their preseason game.

Snooze button or panic button? 4 concerns from Seahawks preseason
What from the Seahawks' first two games is actually cause for alarm, and what isn't? Stacy Rost goes through the defense, QB play and more.

Seahawks Mailbag: Possible Free Agent Additions, Is Water Wet & More
You had Seahawks questions; we have answers.

Monday Round-Up: DeeJay Dallas Praised By Media After Another Impressive Preseason Performance
The second-year running back is turning heads with his play on special teams and in the passing game.

Some thoughts on Geno Atkins (and other topics) « Seahawks Draft Blog
Firstly, some welcome news today…

NFL 25 Under 25: Best young players entering the 2021 season | RSN
The future of football is bright, and it’s because of these young players who are dominating the game. Let’s take a look at the top 25 NFL stars under 25 years old.

NFC West News

49ers' Kyle Shanahan liked how Trey Lance handled throwing only his second INT since high school – The Athletic
About the too-hot throws, Kyle Shanahan said if Trey Lance sees the openings sooner he won't have to lean as heavily on his big arm.

49ers news: Three winners and losers from the Niners 15-10 win over the Chargers - Niners Nation
The 49ers pulled out a 15-10 victory in their second preseason game of the year against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium.

Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, S Budda Baker Land in Top 40 on NFL 100 List - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Three Arizona Cardinals have landed between 11 and 100 on the list.

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals deal with offensive woes, young tandem two of the best in the NFL and more - Revenge of the Birds
Happy Monday one and all.

How the TJ Watt contract could force Rams decision on Aaron Donald - Turf Show Times
T.J. Watt’s new deal may spark questions about why Donald is getting paid more.

Around The NFL

Kravitz: Carson Wentz gives Indy fans, Colts a reason to exhale – The Athletic
Carson Wentz didn't show ill effects from foot surgery in his return to practice Monday and looks like he might be ready for Week 1.

Philadelphia Eagles: Ranking the summer performances of 83 players – The Athletic
From Mailata (good) to Andre Dillard (bad), we rank the summer performances of 83 Eagles thus far relative to expectation.

'Misunderstanding' over COVID-19 testing away from facility to keep New England Patriots' Cam Newton out until Thursday
Due to a "misunderstanding" on COVID-19 tests "conducted away from NFL facilities," Cam Newton will remain away from the Patriots until Thursday, the team announced Monday.

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Bills' future in Buffalo - 'I think a new stadium is what's needed'
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league wants to keep the Bills in Buffalo, but in a new stadium, while speaking at Jim Kelly's celebrity golf tournament Monday.

NFL Quarterback Council 2021 - Ranking the top 10 QBs in arm strength, accuracy, decision-making, rushing ability, more
We stacked the best NFL quarterbacks in different areas of the game, from arm strength to field vision. Where do Patrick Mahomes, Tom Brady and Lamar Jackson finish No. 1?

NFL cuts: Taco Charlton's stint with Chiefs a wrap - National Football Post
Former first-round pick Taco Charlton was among the players released by the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday in the latest round of roster cuts around the NFL.

Reports: Vikings expected to bring back DE Everson Griffen - National Football Post
Four-time Pro Bowl defensive end and longtime Viking Everson Griffen is expected to re-sign with Minnesota, according to multiple reports Monday.

Preseason Enthusiasm Index: Steelers Up, Bears Down | Football Outsiders
Mike Tanier has seen enough of Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers to be optimistic about their 2021 outlook and enough of Andy Dalton to be pessimistic about nearly everything Bears-related.

Patrick Mahomes to Stefon Diggs: The Best NFL Team Money Can Buy | Football Outsiders
Fitting the best possible roster under the 2021 salary cap? Easy. Doing so and still being able to field a team in 2022? A little tougher.

NFL roundup: Latest league news from Monday, Aug. 23
Carson Wentz participated in practice Monday, his first in August since suffering a foot injury during the first week of training camp. The QB said afterward that he's "optimistic" about playing in the Colts' season opener versus the Seahawks on Sept. 12.

Andy Reid explains why Patrick Mahomes is playing so much in preseason
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid explained why quarterback Patrick Mahomes is getting extended preseason reps.