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Pre-Snap Reads 8/30: More thoughts from the Seahawks’ preseason finale

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Seahawks News

3 Up, 3 Down: Winners, Losers From Seattle Seahawks' 27-0 Win Over Los Angeles Chargers - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Ty Dane Gonzalez breaks down the three best and worst performances from the Seahawks' preseason finale.

Analysis: Could Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens Line Up on Running Back Trade? - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
The Seahawks appear to have excess at the running back position and the Ravens, along with a few other teams, suddenly find themselves in need of backfield help. Could the two sides come together on a deal before rosters cut down to 53 players on Tuesday?

Knocking Off Rust, Darrell Taylor Makes Major Strides in Seahawks 27-0 Win Over Chargers - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
After more than a year without playing in a game, Taylor had to shake the rust off in his first two NFL games as a Seahawk. But in the preseason finale, the former second-round pick found his comfort zone, stuffing the stat sheet with four tackles and 1.5 sacks to play a starring role in a 27-0 victory.

Gallant: 4 takeaways after Seahawks wrap up preseason with win
Paul Gallant takes stock of the Seahawks after they wrapped up the preseason with a 27-0 win over the Chargers on Saturday night.

Who shined for Seahawks' offense in preseason finale win over Chargers
The Seahawks wrapped up their preseason against the Chargers. Brandon Gustafson looks at what stood out on offense for Seattle.

What The Seahawks Said Following Their 27-0 Preseason Win Over The Los Angeles Chargers
Interviews, transcripts and press conferences from Seattle's preseason game vs. Los Angeles.

Pre-season week #3 thoughts (vs LA Chargers) « Seahawks Draft Blog
It’s stating the obvious but this was a vast improvement (well, they won 27-0, duh).

‘Sweet Feet’ Collins helps Seahawks take a step up – Sportspress Northwest
The annoyance of haphazard play in the first two weeks of fake games vanished quickly Saturday night at the Loo when the Seahawks went up 14-0 in the first quarter en route to a 27-0 dope-slap (box) of the Los Angeles Chargers. The deed was done without Russell Wilson and eight other starters, who were held out of harm’s way.

TNT's Gregg Bell on glimpses of Shane Waldron's new offense, Alex Collins, more from Seahawks preseason finale | Tacoma News Tribune
The News Tribune's Gregg Bell on glimpses of Shane Waldron's new offense, Alex Collins, more from the Seahawks' preseason finale win over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Darrell Taylor's future's so bright he was wearing shades after Seahawks' preseason finale | Tacoma News Tribune
Rush end/linebacker Darrell Taylor missed all his rookie season last year trying to come back from leg surgery. Now his future's so bright he was wearing shades after the Seahawks' preseason finale.

NFC West News

Did Los Angeles Rams Punter Corey Bojorquez Win the Job vs. Denver Broncos? - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
The Rams have a punter battle on their hands and a decision will have to be made before Tuesday's roster cutdown.

Instant Reaction to Rams falling to Broncos in preseason game - Turf Show Times
The Los Angeles Rams played the Denver Broncos in a preseason game on Saturday evening and lost 17-12 when the offense again failed to find a scoring play in the final moments when they desperately needed to get into the end zone.

5 winners and 4 losers in Rams’ preseason loss to Broncos on Saturday - Turf Show Times
The Rams fell to 0-3 on the preseason, but there were a number of positive developments from the game.

Raiders vs. 49ers - Game Recap - August 29, 2021 - ESPN
Get a recap of the Las Vegas Raiders vs. San Francisco 49ers football game.

49ers beat up on the Raiders in preseason finale 34-10 - Niners Nation
The 49ers escaped the preseason without any major injuries.

Arizona Cardinals final 53 roster predictions - Revenge of the Birds
Happy Sunday one and all.

Around The NFL

Trevor Lawrence and Jaguars find some confidence after preseason win over Cowboys – The Athletic
Lawrence got a needed confidence boost, completing 11 of 12 passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns in three series.

Jake Plummer, Arizona State and the 25-year anniversary of a forgotten Heisman Trophy snub – The Athletic
He didn't have the numbers or reputation, but Jake Plummer had the belief and attitude that made him a college football folk hero.

In getting his roster down to size, Washington coach Ron Rivera channels the unkindest cut of all – The Athletic
Veteran head coach Ron Rivera knows all too well what it's like to be told your NFL playing (or coaching) services are no longer required.

Source - Baltimore Ravens RB J.K. Dobbins has season-ending torn ACL
Baltimore Ravens running back J.K. Dobbins has a torn ACL and will miss the 2021 season, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

What The Chargers Said Following Their 27-0 Preseason Loss To The Seahawks
Transcripts, interviews and press conferences from Seattle's preseason game vs. Los Angeles.

Reports: Jets to acquire DE Shaq Lawson from Texans - National Football Post
The New York Jets are acquiring defensive end Shaq Lawson from the Houston Texans, multiple media outlets reported on Sunday.

Jerry Jones: QB Dak Prescott 'good to go' for Week 1 - National Football Post
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has declared quarterback Dak Prescott “good to go” for the season opener.

NFL rumor: Dolphins in trade talks for Deshaun Watson
The Texans are seeking three first-round draft picks and two second-round selections, a team that dropped out of trade discussions with Houston told Yahoo Sports.

Belichick on whether Cam Newton or Mac Jones will start Week 1: 'We still have a lot of decisions to make'
Following the Patriots’ 22-20 win over the Giants on Sunday, coach Bill Belichick said he has yet to determine who’ll be his starting quarterback for Week 1 against the Dolphins.

Patrick Mahomes praises Chiefs' O-line following impressive preseason
The Chiefs new O-line has shown promise through three preseason games. Patrick Mahomes believes they'll be even better as the regular season wanes on.

NFL roundup: Latest league news from Sunday, Aug. 29
The Vikings will be without TE Irv Smith to begin the year. Plus, other news around the NFL.

Bills WR Emmanuel Sanders enthralled with uptempo offense: 'It’s going to be an exciting year for sure'
Entering his first season with the Bills, Emmanuel Sanders already is loving his experience in Brian Daboll's uptempo offense.

Video: Cam Newton, Mac Jones had funny sideline moment
New England Patriots quarterbacks Mac Jones and Cam Newton had a funny moment on the sideline during Sunday's preseason game.

Urban Meyer was 'choked up' by Gardner Minshew trade
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer admitted he got a little emotional when informing quarterback Gardner Minshew of his trade to Philadelphia.

Video: Joe Burrow gets standing ovation from Bengals fans in return
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow got a standing ovation from Bengals fans as he took the field for the first time in preseason.

Video: Trevor Lawrence flashes his potential with incredible throw
Trevor Lawrence flashed his potential with a perfect throw to Phillip Dorsett during a preseason game. See the video.