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Seahawks News

The 2013 Seahawks and the secret sauce of a generational defense - The Athletic
The Legion of Boom powered the best champion of the realignment era and spawned copycats all over, but the secret was rooted in simplicity.

Wednesday Round-Up: Seahawks QB Geno Smith Ranks Amongst League's Best By The Numbers
Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith continues to rise statistically as Week 4 approaches

Seahawks Daily: Motor City Made
Originally drafted by the Lions, Quandre Diggs has gone on to become one of the best safeties in the game during his time in Seattle. He returns to face his old friends during Week 4 in Detroit.

Seahawks Football 101: Correcting a pair of basic mistakes - Seattle Sports
Former NFL linebacker Dave Wyman breaks down a Seahawks play each on offense and defense from last Sunday's loss to the Falcons.

K.J. Wright: The issue in Seahawks' defensive scheme, and how to fix it - Seattle Sports
"You can keep the scheme but jiggy rig it a little bit to what the fellas are really good at," K.J. Wright said about the Seahawks' defense.

Bump's Breakdown: Why Seahawks' TEs need to play big role in offense - Seattle Sports
The Seahawks' offense showed improvement in Week 3. What's the next step? Michael Bumpus breaks down the importance of Seattle's tight ends.

Seahawks-Lions: The injury-related shambles of Detroit's offense
Seaside Joe 1302: It didn't matter against the 49ers, will it matter against the Lions?

Quandre Diggs: Seattle Seahawks Defense ‘Needs To Be Better’ - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Nobody expected the Seattle Seahawks to light the world on fire, but is their defense really this bad?

NFC West News

Los Angeles Rams Coach Sean McVay Provides Van Jefferson Injury Update, Return Timeline - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
The Los Angeles Rams have been without starting receiver Van Jefferson since the start of the preseason and will be without his services for the foreseeable future, but coach Sean McVay has set a target return date.

Cooper Kupp Stats: The Rams wide receiver leads the NFL in double-teams. - Turf Show Times
Opposing defenses are double-teaming Cooper Kupp at a very high rate this season

Burn after watching: What we learned about the Cardinals from the Rams loss - Revenge of the Birds
To help cope with the Rams loss, this RotB writer turns to an underappreciated Coen brothers comedy.

Arizona Cardinals Face Must-Win Game in Week 4 - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
It is not a good spot to be in, but the Arizona Cardinals need to win in Week 4 to keep hope alive.

49ers Need the Defense to Sustain Elite Level to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
It is an unfair necessity, but this is what is required for the 49ers to make the playoffs.

49ers news: Why Kyle Shanahan faces the biggest challenge of his career this season - Niners Nation
Putting everything the 49ers have gone through and what we can expect for the rest of the season, Shanahan has plenty of obstacles to overcome this year.

49ers news: 5 plays Shanahan felt cost the 49ers an opportunity to score - Niners Nation
Pass protection was an issue, to say the least

Around The NFL

How Jaguars’ Trevor Lawrence is living up to the hype under Doug Pederson - The Athletic
The Jaguars are 2-1, and Lawrence has looked like one of the NFL's best QBs.

Week 4 injury report for 2022 NFL season tracks each team's injuries ahead of Week 4 of the 2022 NFL season.

2022 NFL season: Four things to watch for in Dolphins-Bengals game on Prime Video's Eric Edholm breaks down four things to watch four when the Miami Dolphins visit the Cincinnati Bengals on "Thursday Night Football" on Prime Video.

RB Index, Week 4: Three NFL teams being held back by lackluster run games
Maurice Jones-Drew takes a look at three teams being held back by lackluster run games. Plus, he provides his updated running back rankings.

With slew of injuries, Lions attempt to game plan for Seahawks - National Football Post
The Detroit Lions have struggled to put in a game plan for Sunday’s game against the visiting Seattle Seahawks.

Report: Panthers concerned about new Christian McCaffrey injury
The Carolina Panthers reportedly have some concerns about a new injury to running back Christian McCaffrey.

The AFC West is not what we thought it was. Here's how things have gone wrong for the hyped division
There are no guarantees in the NFL. Prime example: The AFC West.

Tua & Hurts making the leap, QB class of '21 struggles, Dak vs. Rush & RIP Pro Bowl
Charles Robinson welcomes back Yahoo's newest NFL reporters in Charles McDonald and Jori Epstein to the Wednesday podcast. They kick off the festivities with the end of another festivity: indeed, the Pro Bowl is no more. The crew discusses if this is good for the game as well as the news that Rihanna would be headlining next February's Super Bowl halftime show.

Bill Belichick isn't discussing Mac Jones' injury: 'What do I look like, a doctor?'
On good days, Bill Belichick doesn't like discussing injuries.