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Seahawks News

Seahawks observations: As John Reid makes sharp debut, Luke Willson calls it a career – The Athletic
Reid impressed at CB in his first practice since being traded to Seattle, which released Willson one day after re-signing the tight end.

Seahawks' Russell Wilson: 'I feel more confident in myself more than ever'
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson joined Jake & Stacy for an exclusive interview, where he gave insight into different aspects of his game and life.

Bumpus: What the addition of John Reid means for Seahawks' CB room
The Seahawks traded for second-year CB John Reid this week. Michael Bumpus breaks down what that means for Seattle's CB competition.

Wednesday Round-Up: Rashaad Penny Eager To ‘Establish A Role’ In Seahawks’ Backfield This Season
The Seahawks running back spoke with 710 ESPN Seattle’s “Danny and Gallant” about his goals for the season, what it takes to recover from a tough injury and more.

Mike Holmgren & Matt Hasselbeck To Enter Seahawks Ring Of Honor
Former Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren and quarterback Matt Hasselbeck will be inducted into the Seahawks Ring of Honor this fall.

‘Crappy’ lessons learned, Seahawks armoring up – Sportspress Northwest
Beyond injuries, never is it possible to manufacture a pivotal moment in an NFL exhibition season. But it is possible to make a big deal out of no longer soiling the sheets.

Heart condition makes Luke Willson one and done – Sportspress Northwest
Luke Willson has always been an original character. His abrupt exit Wednesday from the Seahawks and professional football was no less unique, but much more melancholy than his usual effervescence.

NFC West News

49ers practice: Kyle Shanahan drops big QB hints; Nick Bosa drops in on the QB – The Athletic
Something that Jimmy Garoppolo spoke with Drew Brees about last week: How to deal with another quarterback coming in and out of games.

Jimmy "The Gentleman" Garoppolo, Former 49ers Franchise Quarterback - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
The writing is on the wall for 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Yet, he stands tall amid the controversy.

49ers news: How concerned are you about the drops from Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel in the preseason? - Niners Nation
We talked about one thing that we liked and didn’t like on each side of the ball.

Red Rain: Kyle Odegard, Editor of Compare.Bet - Revenge of the Birds
Outstanding insights, per usual, from Kyle Odegard!

How can the Rams afford all those players? - Turf Show Times
It’s the most common question.

Rams Trade: Everything you’ll hear (and won’t hear) about Sony Michel - Turf Show Times
The facts and the figures on the newest Rams running back.

Around The NFL

Inside Mac Jones' best performance of the summer amid Patriots quarterback competition – The Athletic
The split of reps Thursday upon Cam Newton’s scheduled return will paint a better picture of how the Pats see the QBs.

NFL player props, over/unders, and Super Bowl and playoff odds for all 32 teams
Your one-stop shop for every NFL futures bet, as well as which props our NFL Nation reporters have their eyes on.

Trevor Lawrence gets nod as Jacksonville Jaguars' starting QB for Week 1 vs. Houston Texans
No. 1 pick Trevor Lawrence will start at quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 1 against the Houston Texans, coach Urban Meyer announced.

QB Dwayne Haskins to start Friday, vie to solidify spot on Pittsburgh Steelers' roster
Dwayne Haskins got the starting nod for Friday's game against the Panthers as he competes to earn a spot on the Steelers' 53-man roster.

Eagles offense vs. Jets defense joint practice: Quez Watkins’ route-running pays off, Jalen Hurts is sharp | Takeaways -
The Philadelphia Eagles joined the New York Jets once again Wednesday for a joint practice at Atlantic Health Jets Training Center.

Reports: Jets bring in Matt Cavanaugh to succeed Greg Knapp - National Football Post
According to multiple reports, the New York Jets have turned to a familiar face to fill their offensive coaching vacancy, hiring Matt Cavanaugh as a senior offensive assistant.

Report: Saints' Michael Thomas sues L.A. landlord for more than $1M over 2-month rental
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is seeking more than $1 million for a two-month rental allegedly gone wrong, TMZ reports.

NFL MVP betting: Patrick Mahomes is the obvious pick, and there's a reason for that
Sometimes, it's OK to go with chalk.

NFC North Over/Unders: Can Dan Campbell Lead the Lions Out of the Cellar? | Football Outsiders
Bryan and Andrew finish off the NFC by looking up North, where we wonder how warm Matt Nagy's seat can get, whether the Vikings are young or just inexperienced, and how to best serve filet of braised kneecap.

Panthers trade LB Denzel Perryman to Raiders for sixth-round pick
Carolina is trading LB Denzel Perryman and a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Las Vegas Raiders in exchange for a 2022 sixth-round selection, the team announced Wednesday night.

'Caged lion' Dak Prescott throws in Cowboys' 11-on-11 period Wednesday
The latest Dak Prescott update added some activity to his workload. The Cowboys QB participated in multiple series of 11-on-11, the first time he's done so since he was sidelined by a shoulder strain earlier this month.

2021 NFL season preview: Ranking all eight divisions
Jeffri Chadiha ranks all eight divisions entering the 2021 NFL season. Can any other quartet hang with the ultra-competitive NFC West? Are the AFC North's Browns ready to challenge the AFC West's Chiefs for conference supremacy?

Look: Fan scolds ESPN's Adam Schefter in harsh letter about Tua Tagovailoa pronunciation
ESPN's Adam Schefter received a letter from a former TV announcer who scolded the reporter over his pronunciation of Tua Tagovailoa's name.