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Pre-Snap Reads 12/31: Seahawks prepare to battle familiar faces on Sunday


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The implications are many, the match-ups are intriguing. Your Seattle Seahawks play an interesting New York Jets team filled with former Seahawks. As well the ‘Hawks roster contains a few notable former Jets. Two wins in the nest two weeks and the ‘Hawks most likely make the playoffs. Let’s see if they can put together a clean game at home. Matchup previews and more in the the links below!

Seahawks News

Vision Board: Seahawks-Jets - Seaside Joe
3 predictions for Sunday: Seaside Joe 1397

What to watch for when Seahawks host Jets in Week 17 — plus Bob Condotta's prediction - The Seattle Times
Taylor has revived what was on course to be a disappointing season with some better play in recent weeks — he has three sacks in the last four games in 72 snaps played and now has six for the season, one away from the seven of last year that elicited a lot of excitement, and second on the team behind the nine of Uchenna Nwosu. Mafe, meanwhile, has played well enough in recent weeks that coaches said this week they need to increase the playing time of the second-round pick out of Minnesota.

Can we be serious about drafting a quarterback please? « Seahawks Draft Blog
I was listening to a segment on 710 Seattle Sports yesterday where a discussion was taking place as to whether the Seahawks should consider drafting a quarterback with their highest pick in 2023.

Pete Carroll Preview: The challenge of Seahawks facing familiar faces - Seattle Sports
During the latest Pete Carroll Preview, the Seahawks HC discussed the importance of Tyler Lockett and facing two former Hawks with the Jets.

Rost: What kind of Jets team can Seahawks expect to play this week? - Seattle Sports
What kind of team can the Seahawks expect Sunday? And what kind of team do they need to be to beat the Jets? That and more from The Huddle.

Bumpus: Why Austin Blythe has a key role in Seahawks' matchup vs Jets - Seattle Sports
The Jets have a star D-lineman in DT Quinnen Williams, so Michael Bumpus is looking for Austin Blythe to step up for the Seahawks this week.

What To Watch In The Seahawks’ Week 17 Game vs. The Jets -
Players, matchups and storylines to watch when the Seahawks host the New York Jets on Sunday.

5 Things To Know About The Seahawks' Week 17 Opponent, The New York Jets -
Learn more about Seattle’s Week 17 opponent, the New York Jets.

Seahawks-Jets notes: Geno Smith’s revenge game, Tariq Woolen vs. Sauce Gardner - The Athletic
Smith is set for his third — and most notable — revenge game this season, while Woolen is trying to prove he's the Rookie of the Year.

Seattle Seahawks Final Two Games 'Must-Wins' Says LB Jordyn Brooks - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
If the Seahawks want to claim an NFC playoff spot, they cannot afford to lose either of their final two games.

Seattle Seahawks Spoils: How Geno Smith Went From New York Jets' 'Milk' to Seattle's MVP - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith is choosing to feel positive about the past due to how it has shaped him for the future.

NFC West News

Cardinals vs Vikings Week 8 Podcast Recap: Analyzing Arizona loss to Minnesota, looking ahead to Seattle - Revenge of the Birds
LISTEN: Blake breaks down the Cardinals loss to the Vikings and looks ahead to the Seahawks and the outlook for the rest of 2022.

Cardinals Hard Knocks Episode 7 - Revenge of the Birds
While watching the Cardinals’ Hard Knocks series with keen interest, I am finding myself getting more and more emotional as the episodes go by. When Kliff Kingsbury reminds us, typically after...

The Arizona Cardinals Are on Their Fourth Starting QB - Here's How We Got Here - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
The Arizona Cardinals are set to start David Blough at quarterback - here's how we got to this point.

49ers Kyle Shanahan Shares Positive News on Deebo Samuel and Elijah Mitchell - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan provided phenomenal news on the return of Deebo Samuel and Elijah Mitchell.

49ers news: Brock Purdy’s excellence on third downs is taking the offense to new heights - Niners Nation
Purdy knows where to go with the ball, and his playmakers are doing the rest.

Rams-Chargers: 5 things the Rams need to do to win the Battle for LA - Turf Show Times
What do the Rams need to do to win the Battle for LA?

Rams have another difficult quarterback contract to navigater - PFT
After the Rams made it to the Super Bowl four years ago, they decided to give their starting quarterback a contract that they quickly came to regret. After winning the Super Bowl last year, the same thing may have happened.

L.A. Rams vs. L.A. Chargers Preview: Crosstown Rivals Clash - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
With quarterback Baker Mayfield leading the team, the Los Angeles Rams play their crosstown rival the Los Angeles Chargers from Sofi Stadium on Sunday.

Around The NFL

Drew Brees causes Citrus Bowl betting halt in bizarre gambling situation - Larry Brown Sports
Former NFL QB Drew Brees, recently hired as an interim assistant coach for Purdue, has caused a Citrus Bowl betting halt in an odd situation.

NFL Week 17 picks, schedule, odds, injuries, stats, fantasy tips -
Everything you need to know for the NFL in Week 17, including bold predictions, key stats, fantasy advice and score picks.

RB Index, Week 17: Cowboys, Packers lead NFL's top five rushing duos this season -
Maurice Jones-Drew reveals his top five rushing duos in the NFL this season. Will the Cowboys or Packers tandem earn the No. 1 spot? Plus, an updated ranking of his top 15 running backs ahead of Week 17.

NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Friday, Dec. 30 - keeps you up to date with all of the latest league news from around the NFL. Visit's transaction hub for a daily breakdown.

Dolphins trust Teddy Bridgewater with chance to clinch playoff spot - Miami Dolphins- ESPN
With Tua Tagovailoa in concussion protocol, Bridgewater is getting the start vs. New England in key AFC matchup.

Millions in NFL bonuses on the line in last two weeks -
Smith could cash in on a significant incentive if the Seahawks reach the playoffs, which is a long shot, but Smith has achieved the unexpected this season.

NFL Week 17 roundtable: Dolphins-Patriots, Vikings-Packers and a titanic MNF matchup - The Athletic
The rest of Week 17 roars to life Sunday with Aaron Rodgers fighting for a playoff spot and a tasty matchup on "Monday Night Football."

Five bold predictions for Week 17: Chiefs move closer to No. 1 seed, Packers keep playoff hopes alive -
As the regular season enters its final two weeks, here are some bold predictions for Week 17

2023 New Year's resolutions for all 32 NFL teams: Dolphins, Jets must explore QBs; Cardinals due for a reset -
One thing every team can focus on as the calendar turns