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In Today’s Links: news about Uchenna’s injury and the potential fall-out; how close is Boye Mafe to becoming a star player; numbers of note from Sunday’s victory; and of course, more Geno talk. Our 2023 Seattle Seahawks march forward, now but a half game back from a vulnerable 49ers squad. The ‘Hawks will spend this week dissecting, theorizing, plotting, practicing, and preparing for a unique opportunity this Sunday. The long-awaited throwbacks will be our attire. A hungry defense will look up to see a back-up QB on the menu. Glory awaits! Thanks for being here. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Seahawks News

Uchenna Nwosu injury out for year: Seahawks trade replacement options - Seaside Joe
Can Seahawks find acceptable replacement for Uchenna Nwosu?

Thoughts and notes on several 2024 draft prospects « Seahawks Draft Blog
Some reflections, both in general and based on what I saw at the weekend…

Is Seattle Seahawks QB Geno Smith's play a cause for concern? - Seattle Sports
Geno Smith has had decision-making errors in back-to-back games for the Seattle Seahawks, bringing back a question his long-term viability.

Carroll: Seahawks' Witherspoon 'left his mark' again in Week 7 win - Seattle Sports
Even with an interception and a sack both called back for penalties, Seattle Seahawks rookie cornerback Devon Witherspoon "made his mark."

Hawk Talk Podcast: Recapping Seahawks vs. Cardinals -
Michael Bumpus and Nasser Kyobe recap a Week 7 win over the Cardinals.

12 Numbers Of Note From The Seahawks’ Week 7 Win Over The Arizona Cardinals -
Twelve numbers that help tell the story of Sunday’s 20-10 win over the Cardinals.

Seattle Seahawks' Boye Mafe Making Star-Studded Leap for Potent Pass Rush - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Continuing to blossom into one of the NFL's best young all-around edge defenders, as demonstrated in a dominant outing against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, learning from his mistakes has been vital to Boye Mafe's ascent for the Seattle Seahawks.

NFC West News

49ers vs Vikings: Brock Purdy throws 4th-quarter interceptions in loss - Niners Nation
Missed field goals. Interceptions. Poor pass coverage. Mistakes were aplenty for the San Francisco 49ers in loss to Minnesota Vikings

Fred Warner's unreal stop on Vikings' QB sneak goes viral - Larry Brown Sports
49ers fans need no reminder of how disruptive Fred Warner is on defense. The Niners linebacker on Monday refreshed their memories anyway.

Brock Purdy can't come through for 49ers, who lose to Kirk Cousins' Vikings - Yahoo Sports
Kirk Cousins came up big, while Brock Purdy didn't.

San Francisco 49ers 17, Minnesota Vikings 22: Grades - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Grading the San Francisco 49ers position by position following their 22-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

When Will Kyler Murray Play for Arizona Cardinals? - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
The Arizona Cardinals are set to see Kyler Murray return to action - but when?

Red Rain Podcast: SEA 20 ARI 10 What Players Should the Cardinals Trade or Keep for 2024? - Revenge of the Birds
What current players would you trade before next Tuesday’s trading deadline?

Is the problem Matthew Stafford or the Rams team around him? - Turf Show Times
The Los Angeles Rams can pass the ball, but not when it matters most: Will the problem be solved in time?

Los Angeles Rams Notebook: Puka Nacua Shines Amidst Special Teams Chaos - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
The Los Angeles Rams fell victim to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, despite Puka Nacua's best efforts. What went wrong in Week 7's loss?

Around The NFL

NFL Winners and Losers: Maybe we need to tone down the Lions hype for a while - Yahoo Sports
The Lions took a big step back against the Ravens on Sunday.

Kirk Cousins has spectacular night when the Vikings needed it most - NBC Sports
No Justin Jefferson?

Jordan Addison, Kirk Cousins lead Vikings past 49ers - ESPN
Cousins and Addison hooked up for two touchdowns, including a game-changer late in the first half, to lead Minnesota to an unexpected win.

Ranking the best receptions of 2023 - ESPN
Matt Bowen stacked the top receptions so far this season, including toe-tapping snags from Puka Nacua and Jake Bobo.

Move the Sticks: Breaking down the big Week 7 games -
Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Rhett Lewis are back with a new episode of Move the Sticks.

The best NFL coaching jobs no one is talking about: Sando’s Pick Six - The Athletic
Plus, Lamar Jackson's and the Ravens' takeoff, the truth about the Bills, the ugly truth about Derek Carr and more

NFL Week 7 winners and losers: Bill Belichick strikes back, while Bills, Lions stumble in pivotal matchups -
Assessing the biggest movers and shakers from the weekend

A statistical review of NFL Week 7: Ravens torch the Lions through the air, Eagles get the better of the Dolphins and more | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF
PFF broke down the numbers immediately after every NFL Week 7 game, giving an in-depth look at the numbers behind every contest.