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Seahawks News

'Take care of my son': The Seahawks' Bobby Wagner had just one college offer, and he made the most of it – The Athletic
Wagner's prep coach told his mom he'd find her son a scholarship. Utah State came through, setting the stage for a legendary NFL career.

3 Takes Heading Into Seattle Seahawks' Week 2 Matchup With Tennessee Titans - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
In the latest "3 Takes," reporter Ty Dane Gonzalez discusses whether or not a potential Geno Atkins acquisition is still necessary, why the Seahawks' cornerbacks are in for a long day and why Jamal Adams blitzing less is a good thing.

Seahawks' Dissly: Offense started strong but 'there's a ton left in the tank'
Seahawks TE Will Dissly stopped by The Huddle to discuss Seattle's Week 1 win over the Colts and the team's new offense under Shane Waldron.

Seahawks' Week 1 a sign Shane Waldron's offense can live up to the hype
Why is Jake Heaps encouraged that the Seahawks' offense is just getting started? He details what he saw in Week 1 and what may be to come.

Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson mourns loss of mental-conditioning coach, 'best friend' Trevor Moawad
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is mourning the loss of Trevor Moawad, mental conditioning coach, business partner and, in his own words, "best friend."

Closing In On 100th Win, Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson Is “Just Getting Warmed Up”
Following the Seahawks’ third preseason game in 2012, Russell Wilson was summoned to a basketball hoop set up in parking lot just outside the VMAC locker room.

Thursday Round-Up: Rasheem Green Discusses Renewed Focus In His Fourth Season
The fourth-year defensive end joined 710 ESPN’s “Wyman & Bob” to discuss what has fueled his strong start to the 2021 season, his kickboxing workouts over the summer, and more.

Seahawks expect fully running Derrick Henry from Titans | Tacoma News Tribune
Bobby Wagner, Pete Carroll, Seahawks are blowing off last week as an aberration. They expect the Titans to run the full Derrick Henry at them Sunday in Seattle.

NFC West News

Arizona Cardinals DeAndre Hopkins Uses Smarts to Get Open - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
The Cardinals receiver scored two touchdowns Sunday against Tennessee and both were things of beauty.

Red Rain: Kyle Odegard Power Half Hour - Revenge of the Birds
Thanks to Kyle Odegard, editor of, for his insights on the Cardinals win over the Titans and for the Cardinals’ matchup this week with the Vikings.

49ers News: How will the Eagles attack the 49ers? - Niners Nation
The Eagles will use RPO plays to make things easier for Jalen Hurts against the defense.

NFL draft steal: Where did we miss on 49ers sixth-round RB Elijah Mitchell?
There are always Week 1 lineup surprises. But it shocked some fantasy footballers when the 49ers activated 2021 sixth-round running back Elijah Mitchell in the opener over their third-round back, Trey Sermon.

49ers OC Mike McDaniel Assesses Trey Lance's NFL Debut - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel assesses Trey Lance's NFL debut.

Inside Rams QB Matthew Stafford’s 3 season-opening passing touchdowns and why they worked – The Athletic
Matthew Stafford connected with Van Jefferson, Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods for touchdowns in his first game with the Rams.

Los Angeles Rams at Indianapolis Colts Week 2 Preview: 3 Storylines to Follow - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
After a dominant Week 1 performance against the Chicago Bears, the Los Angeles Rams face off against the Indianapolis Colts on the road in Week 2. Check out 3 storylines to watch out for before Sunday's matchup.

Rams bold predictions: Colts might be surprised by these 4 things happening - Turf Show Times
Matthew Stafford throws for twice the yards as Carson Wentz and other bold predictions for week two’s matchup

Rams draft class report: The 2020 UDFA signings look solid already - Turf Show Times
Les Snead’s track record is looking good with Sean McVay.

Around The NFL

Giants vs. Washington Football Team live updates: Thursday Night Football score, stats, news and highlights - The Athletic
The Washington Football Team beat the New York Giants 30-29 on a field goal with no time left Thursday.

Week 2 Open Discussion | Football Outsiders
Daniel Jones! Taylor Heinicke! Only on Thursday Night Football!

2021 NFL season, Week 2: What we learned from Washington's win over Giants on Thursday night
As NFC East rivals the Giants and Washington went back and forth, it was QB Taylor Heinicke who led Washington down the field with the game on the line and kicker Dustin Hopkins who delivered a 30-29 Washington win on "Thursday Night Football."

Sando: The myth of the ‘Winning Drive QB’ and why Baker Mayfield didn’t blow it vs. Chiefs – The Athletic
Was Mayfield deserving of criticism for the ending of the Brown's opener? A look inside the numbers provides the answer.

Aaron Rodgers, Packers look to get well vs. Lions - National Football Post
Aaron Rodgers tends to shrug off adversity and an occasional poor performance. The reigning Most Valuable Player is staying true to form after an inept season-opening game against New Orleans.

Tom Brady on playing until 50: 'I think it's a yes' - National Football Post
Tom Brady appeared pretty spry during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ season-opening victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

Defensive force T.J. Watt leads Steelers against Raiders - National Football Post
T.J. Watt’s performance in his first game as the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history — and as the reigning AFC Defensive Player of the Year — was certainly up to his standards.

'Hard Knocks' is long gone, but the troubling roster punches are just starting for the Cowboys
Even in the second practice week of the regular season, seismic NFL shifts happen in a blink. And in that respect, the Dallas Cowboys are suddenly and very painfully ahead of schedule when compared to last season’s messy depth chart.

Fastest NFL players in 2021, 2020 and the Next Gen Stats era | RSN
Tyreek Hill, Raheem Mostert and Melvin Gordon are some of the NFL’s quickest ball carriers. Which player takes the title for fastest in the league?

NFL Week 2 Preview - Schatz & Tanier Football Outsiders LIVE! | Football Outsiders
Football Outsiders Live! debuts Schatz & Tanier hosted by Aaron Schatz with Mike Tanier.

Torrey Smith: Taylor Heinicke has ‘it’ factor, displayed it with Panthers | RSN
Heinicke is making just his third career start on Thursday Night vs. the Giants.

Move the Sticks: Players that stood put in Week 1 + college programs with most players on NFL rosters
Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks discuss players that stood out in Week 1 of the NFL season and college programs with the most players on active NFL Kickoff Weekend rosters.

NFL roundup: Latest league news from Thursday, Sept. 16
Devonta Freeman has been called to the boss' office. He's getting promoted. The Ravens elevated the veteran running back to the 53-man roster.

Film Room: Tyrod Taylor and the Pistol | Football Outsiders
The Houston Texans are alone in first place in the AFC South.