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Seahawks News

TNT’s Seahawks 53-man roster projection: Tre Flowers out | Tacoma News Tribune
The News Tribune’s annual Seahawks 53-man regular-season roster projection: Tre Flowers and Rashaad Penny go opposite ways. Jake Curhan over Cedric Ogbuehi.

Seattle Seahawks: How many games will they win in 2021? – The Athletic
Vegas has set the Seahawks' over/under win total for this season at 9.5. Why is it so low? And can they again overdeliver?

Analysis: 3 Things Seattle Seahawks Must Accomplish Between Now and Week 1 - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Roster cutdowns are on the horizon and more moves will be sure to follow. Taking advantage of the bye week, here are three things the Seahawks must accomplish before they face the Colts in 13 days.

Seahawks make trade with Jaguars for cornerback Sidney Jones
The Seahawks have made a deal with Jacksonville to bring former UW Huskies standout Sidney Jones back to Seattle.

Huard: What do Seahawks do at RB with Alex Collins, Rashaad Penny?
Alex Collins was impressive this preseason, but was it enough to earn the job as the Seahawks' backup to Chris Carson over Rashaad Penny?

What we learned and are still wondering about from Seahawks’ preseason
Stacy Rost sorts through the position battles, scheme questions and more that lingers after the Seahawks finished up their preseason.

Monday Round-Up: Media Reactions After Seahawks’ Week 3 Preseason Win Over The Chargers
Local and national media had plenty to say after the Seahawks wrapped up the preseason with a 27-0 victory.

Thoughts on the Seahawks’ trade for Sidney Jones « Seahawks Draft Blog
Cornerback is a real issue for the Seahawks.

Report: Seahawks trade for CB Sidney Jones | RSN
The Seahawks reportedly traded a sixth-round pick for cornerback Sidney Jones.

NFC West News

Three winners and losers from the 49ers 34-10 win over the Raiders - Niners Nation
The 49ers saved their most impressive preseason performance for their final game before the 2021 regular season.

A preview? 49ers shuttle Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance in and out during preseason finale
Kyle Shanahan is pretty smart. He knows that if he does something in the preseason, he's giving something for his Week 1 opponent to prepare for.

San Francisco 49ers hopeful Trey Lance can rejoin team next week after resting finger injury
Niners rookie Trey Lance is expected to miss about a week with a "small chip" in a finger on his right (throwing) hand. The team hopes he can return to practice Monday ahead of its Week 1 game against the Lions on Sept. 12.

49ers news: Jimmy Garoppolo and Trey Lance love the dual QB system - Niners Nation
Zero drama detected after a dominating performance.

NFL: Cardinals CB Malcolm Butler considering retirement: Report
Arizona signed the former Patriots Super Bowl hero to help offset the departure of Patrick Peterson.

Chandler Jones back at Cardinals practice, 'definitely has a chip on his shoulder'
Defensive end Chandler Jones was back at practice Monday and head coach Kliff Kingsbury said "there's no doubt" he has a chip on his shoulder as the pass rusher heads into a contract year.

Arizona Cardinals announce cutting 10 players including KeeSean Johnson - Revenge of the Birds
The Arizona Cardinals started to make moves to get to their final 53 man roster.

Rams release 6 on Monday, but what’s going on with Johnny Hekker? - Turf Show Times
LA still has a lot of big decisions to make ahead of Tuesday’s deadline.

Rams 53-man roster deadline: Which draft picks will not make it? - Turf Show Times
Some Rams rookies balled out during the preseason. Who made the cut?

Will Los Angeles Rams Punter Johnny Hekker Head To Dallas If Released By L.A.? - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
What does the future of Rams punter Johnny Hekker entail?

Around The NFL

Tampa Bay Buccaneers working to restructure WR Mike Evans' contract to clear cap space, sources say
The Buccaneers are working on a contract restructure for star receiver Mike Evans, adding cap space for another potential championship run, sources told ESPN.

NFL 100: At No. 10, Bears' Dick Butkus instilled fear to become 'the ideal linebacker' – The Athletic
Sports Illustrated dubbed him 'the most feared man in the game.' You'd be hard-pressed to find an opponent who would refute that title.

NFL Rank: Predicting the top 100 players for the 2021 season and why they'll be among the league's best
We ranked the top 100 players in the NFL based on expectations for the 2021 season. Here's the complete annual list, beginning again with one of the league's top QBs.

Tempers flare at Steelers practice as Chase Claypool, Minkah Fitzpatrick scrum - ProFootballTalk
It was all the talk in Pittsburgh on Monday, with Steelers coach Mike Tomlin the only one not talking about the fight that broke out during practice.

Giants trading DL B.J. Hill to Bengals for C Billy Price - National Football Post
The New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals are finalizing a trade to swap linemen, with DL B.J. Hill going to Cincy in exchange for center Billy Price, Giants head coach Joe Judge confirmed Monday.

Five Rookie Quarterbacks That We Meet Every Year | Football Outsiders
Rookie quarterbacks may be fun to root for in August, but they usually disappoint once the regular season rolls around.

The Dolphins are keeping their QB options open, and it's up to Tua Tagovailoa to close them
To steal a line from Nora Ephron, everything is copy. Even in the NFL.

Will Houston really pay Deshaun Watson $10 million to not play all season?
The Deshaun Watson situation is messy, horrible, practically unprecedented and has no logical end in sight.

Around The NFL Podcast: Season predictions with Patrick Claybon
A room filled with some heroes – Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler and Patrick Claybon bring you the latest news in the NFL and determine what actually matters.

NFL, NFLPA agree to COVID-19 protocols for regular season
The NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to COVID-19 protocols for the 2021 regular season, which include weekly testing for fully vaccinated players and staff members, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported on Monday.

NFL roundup: Latest league news from Monday, Aug. 30
Tim Boyle suffered a broken thumb in Friday's loss to the Colts and will undergo surgery to repair the injury. Lions HC Dan Campbell said he doesn't believe it will end the backup QB's season, he admitted he can't yet rule it out.