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The 2022 season will come to a close in a couple weeks, and the NFL draft will become all that much more important to us Seattle Seahawks fans. Scouting is starting to ramp up, as are the all important profiles, previews, and mock drafts. Coaches on the move include important components in the 49ers defense; the Rams continue to look for a new staff; and who will coach the Cardinals? Also, Sean Payton and Danger Russ.

Seahawks News

How likely is it Geno Smith leaves Seahawks in 2023 market? - Seaside Joe
The teams that are looking, the QBs who are moving, the surprises that could be in store: 1/31/2023

ESPN ranks Seahawks QB Geno Smith among top-five 2023 free agents - Seahawks Wire
The Seattle Seahawks have never been big spenders in free agency. Last year’s signing of outside linebacker Uchenna Nwosu to a two-year, $20 million deal is the most expensive contract head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider have agreed to for an outside player. This year Seattle has one of the top free agents in the class in their own backyard, though.

Senior Bowl measurements & Shrine notes « Seahawks Draft Blog
Senior Bowl measurements revealed

Rost: Lessons learned from the 4 NFL conference championship teams - Seattle Sports
Stacy Rost of Seattle Sports breaks down what stood about about each of the four teams that played on NFL conference championship weekend.

Bumpus: 3 free-agent defenders the Seahawks should pursue - Seattle Sports
The Seahawks need help in the front of their defense, and there are three free-agent defenders who could help Seattle, Michael Bumpus said.

Seattle Seahawks Senior Bowl: 12 Prospects Who Should Be On Seattle's Draft Radar - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Valuing the Senior Bowl as much as any franchise in the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks should have no shortage of quality talent to evaluate when the showcase begins on Tuesday. Which players should John Schneider and his scouts have under the microscope?

NFC West News

NFL Salary Cap Up to $224 Million; How Are Los Angeles Rams Affected? - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
The NFL's new salary cap number means the Los Angeles Rams have some work to do.

Rams 2023 free agency: Would Bengals’ TE Hayden Hurst entice Sean McVay? - Turf Show Times
Tyler Higbee is getting long in the tooth. Brycen Hopkins is still unproven.

49ers news: DeMeco Ryans agrees to a six-year deal to become the Houston Texans head coach - Niners Nation
Six years! Now that’s stability.

49ers QB Brock Purdy weighs his surgery options: ‘What matters to me the most is being ready to play for the season’ - Niners Nation
Purdy went through the different scenarios he’s received

The Eagles Clipped Brock Purdy's Wing, Causing the 49ers Amazing Season to Crash and Burn - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Recapping how the Philadelphia Eagles caused the San Francisco 49ers' season to crash and burn in the NFC Championship Game.

Arizona Cardinals OL Justin Pugh Advocates for Kelvin Beachum's Upcoming Payday - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Arizona Cardinals OL Justin Pugh says his good friend Kelvin Beachum deserves to be paid.

Around The NFL

Sean Payton lands head coach job - Larry Brown Sports
The Denver Broncos have reached an agreement to make Sean Payton their new head coach

Why Isiah Pacheco Is Kansas City's Secret Weapon | Football Outsiders
The Kansas City Chiefs don't run very often, but that may need to change against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sources: Saints, Broncos agree to trade to make Sean Payton Denver's head coach - Yahoo Sports
Sean Payton is reportedly back in the NFL.

Historic Super Bowl of Patrick Mahomes vs. Jalen Hurts is indeed a big deal in NFL's story of Black QBs - Yahoo Sports
Progress does not come easily or even quickly to the NFL. But this is a sign of progress.

Move the Sticks: NFL head coaching hires & trades + East-West Shrine Bowl preview -
Rhett Lewis and Bucky Brooks are back with a new episode of Move the Sticks from Las Vegas, Nevada as they're covering the East-West Shrine Bowl.

Biggest questions surrounding Broncos coaching hire; what's next for New Orleans, Denver? -
What impact will Sean Payton have for the Broncos? What's next for New Orleans? Here are the answers to the biggest questions.

Doug Williams Q&A: Why a Super Bowl with Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Hurts is so meaningful - The Athletic
Williams, in 1988, became the first Black QB to start and win a Super Bowl. He's happy two others will soon share the spotlight in Arizona.

NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Tuesday, Jan. 31 - keeps you up to date with all of the latest league news from around the NFL. Visit's transaction hub for a daily breakdown.

NFL offseason storylines to watch: What will Tom Brady decide? Can Eagles retain their free agents? -
Brady's decision will impact the entire NFL offseason again