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Seahawks News

Wagner and Adams must shine when Seahawks face Titans' running game
When the Titans visit Seattle, Jake Heaps is looking for the Seahawks' two highest-paid defenders to have massive games stopping the run.

Seahawks welcome back fans to play Derrick Henry, Titans | Tacoma News Tribune
Russell Wilson, Darrell Taylor, Seahawks pass rushers excited for the return of fans in Seattle. Tennessee Titans’ Derrick Henry is bringing his own noise.

Seattle Seahawks: 4 bold predictions for Week 2 vs. Titans
The Seattle Seahawks are coming off of a great week one victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Can they sustain their success against the Titans?

Seahawks aim to continue success in home openers under Carroll |
Seattle faces Tennessee on Sunday having won 12 straight home openers and 17 of 18 overall.

NFC West News

Best against the best: Aaron Donald vs. Quenton Nelson a must-see battle in Rams-Colts game – The Athletic
Aaron Donald vs. Quenton Nelson is the kind of epic trench matchup that makes the men with big necks swoon and speak in reverential tones.

Rams promote Micah Kiser, Justin Lawler from practice squad for Week 2
Teams are permitted to promote two players each week from the practice squad, effectively giving them a 55-man roster heading into every game.

What the 49ers Have to do to Beat the Philadelphia Eagles - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Analyzing the five things the San Francisco 49ers have to do to beat the Philadelphia Eagles.

49ers writer gives 3 reasons why the Eagles will win in Week 2 - Bleeding Green Nation
Looking at the enemy’s biggest concerns.

49ers fans descend on Philadelphia, take over famous Rocky statue | RSN
The Faithful has arrived in Philly ahead of the 49ers’ game against the Eagles on Sunday.

Behind Enemy Lines: Cardinals-Vikings Q&A preview for Week 2 matchup
The Arizona Cardinals seek to start the season 2-0 as they play their home opener against the 0-1 Minnesota Vikings. To help preview this Week 2 NFC matchup, Vikings Wire managing editor Jack White takes us “behind enemy lines” to learn more about the Vikings in 2021.

Cardinals GM on Chandler Jones: 'We're not in the business of moving on' from good players
In the midst of a contract year, Chandler Jones is out to prove his worth. Cardinals GM Steve Keim has certainly noticed the star edge rusher's hot start to the 2021 season.

Saturday before football Sunday: What to watch for in Vikings-Cardinals - Revenge of the Birds
Another formidable trio awaits the Cardinals; Patrick Peterson’s reunion with his former team.

Around The NFL

New England Patriots-New York Jets rivalry goes to Gen Z at QB - Mac Jones, Zach Wilson
For the first time in the 62-year history of the series, these teams will start rookie quarterbacks against each other. Learn more about them for Week 2.

Taylor Heinicke believes he’s done enough to be Washington’s quarterback for the remainder of 2021
Washington quarterback Taylor Heinicke made his first start of the 2021 season on Thursday and led the WFT to a critical 30-29 win over the New York Giants.

Steelers vs Raiders: 5 bold predictions for this week
Last week, no one gave the Pittsburgh Steelers a chance to beat the Buffalo Bills. This week, everyone thinks the Steelers cannot lose to the Las Vegas Raiders. We tend to think this is going to be a huge game for the Steelers so here are five bold predictions for this week.

NFL admits mistake on play that potentially cost the Dallas Cowboys a Week 1 win over the Buccaneers - Blogging The Boys
The Cowboys are feeling cheated by the NFL.