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Pre-Snap Reads 9/3: Takeaways from Pete Carroll’s press conference


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NFL: Los Angeles Chargers at Seattle Seahawks Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Shout out to K.J. Wright.

Seahawks News

Darrell Taylor is finally ready to deliver for the Seahawks' defense, a journey he didn't take alone – The Athletic
Taylor lost his 2020 rookie season to injury. Thanks to his "younger brother," the edge defender is ready for what's ahead with Seattle.

In Year Four, Seattle Seahawks CB Tre Flowers Looking to 'Put It All Together' by Reclaiming Starting Job - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Offering the most starting experience of any cornerback on the Seahawks' roster, Tre Flowers has put in the work this offseason to shake his battle with inconsistency. With a chance to start once again in the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, the time to put it all together is now.

Groz Remembers: Celebrating the historic 2005 Seattle Seahawks
The Groz has a new series for, this time looking back on the 2005 Seahawks, which went to the franchise's first Super Bowl.

Huard: Seahawks' Blair can be 'kryptonite' for opposing NFC West offenses
Marquise Blair is healthy and Brock Huard thinks that's big for the Seahawks, especially as they match up against the rest of the NFC West.

Thursday Round-Up: Seahawks Celebrate Back To School
With students across the region returning to the classroom this week, the Seahawks are celebrating in a big way with several school-related initiatives and programs.

Cornerback Competition, Injury Updates & Other Takeaways From Pete Carroll’s Wednesday Press Conference
News and notes from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s press conference following Wednesday’s practice.

Seahawks cornerback spots still under construction – Sportspress Northwest
In the eight months since they were handed their helmets by the Rams in the playoffs’ first round, the Seahawks worked around COVID-19, a firing of the offensive coordinator, a controversial burst of public petulance by Russell Wilson, the tiniest draft haul in club history, losses in free agency led by CB Shaquill Griffin, and free agent signings that snapped the heads of no one in the NFL.

New Seahawks center Dakoda Shepley describes how he played Omega Red in Deadpool 2 | Tacoma News Tribune
New Seahawks center Dakoda Shepley describes how he played Omega Red in the X-Men movie Deadpool 2.

NFC West News

Cardinals put DT Jordan Phillips on IR - National Football Post
The Arizona Cardinals put defensive tackle Jordan Phillips on injured reserve and activated offensive lineman Justin Pugh from the reserve/COVID-19 list on Thursday.

Keim’s Kool $11.2M - Revenge of the Birds
In my opinion...

49ers' bigger receivers give offense more opportunities on field | RSN
The 49ers' sizable receivers offer more mismatches on the field than in years past.

Trey Lance injury update: How hurt is that finger? - Niners Nation
The latest news on Trey Lance’s injured finger from Kyle Shanahan and John Lynch on Wednesday.

12 questions about the 2021 LA Rams that remain unanswered - Turf Show Times
We can’t wait to SEE this team for real!

Los Angeles Rams 2021 roster: 5 fun facts about the team this year - Turf Show Times
Size? School? Age? It’s all right here!

Around The NFL

Inside the Saints' chaotic move to Dallas as Hurricane Ida rapidly approached New Orleans – The Athletic
On Friday, players were told to go home, pack and bring whatever family members they needed with them.

Ravens news, notes, opinions: What roster moves are ahead and why draft Ben Mason in the first place? – The Athletic
The Ravens lost at least a couple of players they hoped to have back, but for the most part, they're content returning as many as they did.

An Ode to K.J. Wright, One of the Most Underrated Seattle Seahawks of All-Time - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
With only one Pro Bowl to his name, Wright often went unnoticed nationally playing on a star-studded defense. But with his career in Seattle likely finished, he will always be remembered as one of the most popular players in franchise history.

Can the New England Patriots' Mac Jones change the narrative of Alabama QBs in the NFL?
Crimson Tide quarterbacks have done little since Bart Starr, Joe Namath and Ken Stabler, but New England's rookie is in position to make an impact.

Five-time Pro Bowl DL Jurrell Casey retires - National Football Post
Former Tennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey is retiring after 10 seasons and five Pro Bowl selections.

Packers GM says he's had 'really good conversations' with Aaron Rodgers
The Aaron Rodgers vs. Green Bay Packers drama, one of the big stories of the offseason, is mostly behind us now.

FO Radio Hour: Patriots with Greg Bedard and College Preview with Parker Fleming | Football Outsiders
An all-new stream of the FO Radio Hour hosted by Aaron Schatz with Mike Tanier and special guests Greg Bedard editorial director of Boston Sports Journal and Football OutsidersCollege Football Contributor Parker Fleming.

Browns, Dolphins, and the Masters of Addition by Subtraction | Football Outsiders
Roster cutdowns taught us a lot about how different NFL teams assemble their rosters: the Browns take chances on troubled talent, the Dolphins aren't afraid to cut veterans loose, and the Vikings will do just about anything to keep up appearances.

2021 NFL playoff predictions: Who will win hotly contested AFC North, NFC West?
Which eight NFL teams will be crowned division champions this season? Who'll nab the six wild-card slots? Our analysts provide their playoff picks for the 2021 campaign.

NFL roundup: Latest league news from Thursday, Sept. 2
Reuben Foster is getting another chance to restart his NFL career.

Cowboys rookie gives Tom Brady some bulletin board material
Dallas Cowboys rookie Osa Odghizuwa inadvertently gave Tom Brady some bulletin board material with comments he made Thursday.

5 NFL teams that could surprise in 2021
These five NFL teams could surprise in 2021, some for a good reason, some for a bad: Patriots, Giants, Panthers, Vikings and 49ers.