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It’s interesting to me how many of our Seattle Seahawks this season have something serious to prove, not only to themselves but the coaching staff. If these players prove to be above league average, they may push the ‘Hawks to the NFC championship game. Phil Haynes is one of those players. As a fan base, how confident are you in Phil Haynes’ abilities as a right guard? Will he make that big step forward most of us have been hoping for? Let us know in the comments below.

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Seahawks News

Derick Hall or Zach Charbonnet? - Seaside Joe
Voting on the next FREE Seahawks Origin Story: Seaside Joe 1547

Seahawks DC Clint Hurtt calls Bobby Wagner 'the ultimate leader' - Seahawks Wire
The Seattle Seahawks have been having quite the “can't miss” offseason. From re-signing quarterback Geno Smith to an incredibly team-friendly deal to a 2023 NFL draft many are buzzing positively about, it seems Seattle can do no wrong. After a one-year separation, Wagner is back in the Pacific Northwest and ready to lead a Seahawks defense looking to improve. Defensive coordinator Clint Hurtt spoke at length about what this means for the team.

DK Metcalf stands up for teammate Artie Burns - Seahawks Wire
Perhaps what Burns needs is a second chance in the Emerald City, and he'll be doing so in the No. 3 jersey.

Huard: 3 focuses for Seahawks rookie Derick Hall to develop - Seattle Sports
Brock Huard shared where he thinks Seattle Seahawks second-round pick Derick Hall has room to grow as he comes to the NFL from Auburn.

Seahawks' Receiver Depth Making A Strong Impression In OTAs -
Following Thursday’s practice, Offensive Coordinator Shane Waldron discussed how the wideout position can play a key factor in Seattle’s 2023 season.

Seattle Seahawks' Phil Haynes Taking On Leadership Role For Young O-Line: 'One of the Vets' - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Entering his fifth NFL season as a favorite to start for the first time in his career, a more confident Phil Haynes has taken on a mentorship role during the Seattle Seahawks offseason program while looking to lock up the right guard job in the process.

NFC West News

Shanahan revisits how Lance’s finger injury impacted his development - Niners Nation
The Niners head coach gave some interesting insight on how Lance’s rookie-season injury impacted his development.

Eight Barriers To A 49ers Championship, Part 1 - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
Analyzing the eight barriers standing between the San Francisco 49ers and a Super Bowl championship.

DeAndre Hopkins Still Looking for Huge Payday After Arizona Cardinals Release - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Teams wouldn't pay up to trade for former Arizona Cardinals WR DeAndre Hopkins - but he's still looking for a nice payday.

Budda Baker plans to attend training camp: 'When it's time to be there, I'll be there smiling' -
Despite requesting a trade in April, Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker says he plans to attend the team's training camp on June 13.

Cardinals' release of DeAndre Hopkins sets up divorce option with Kyler Murray in 2024 - Yahoo Sports
Kyler Murray’s most powerful advocates in Arizona are mostly gone. Could that hint at a future divorce with the star quarterback?

Cardinals’ rookie Michael Wilson primed to start in wake of DeAndre Hopkins’ release - Revenge of the Birds
Arizona cut five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver on Friday

Rams youthful roster could end up surprising folks this season - Turf Show Times
With little expectations, LA could thrive with newfound youth

NFL Coach Rankings: Where's Los Angeles Rams' Sean McVay? - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay comes in at No. 7 in The 33rd Team's ranking of NFL coaches

Around The NFL

Howie Roseman explains decision to trade up one spot for Jalen Carter - ProFootballTalk
The recent #PFTPM interview with Eagles G.M. Howie Roseman, which took on a life of its own for reasons I’ll get to later today or maybe tomorrow or whenever I get around to it, included a conversation regarding the decision to trade up from No. 10 to No. 9 in order to select Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter.

Lions' Aidan Hutchinson on rookie year, 2023 NFL expectations - ESPN
Hutchinson discusses winning big in Detroit, the pressure that comes with being the hometown hero, beating Aaron Rodgers in his final game as a Packer and his expectations for 2023.

Why Packers rooks may mesh better with Jordan Love than Aaron Rodgers - ESPN
Packers receivers might find it easier to relate to the younger Love than the future Hall of Famer Rodgers.

Why NFL teams have OTAs and how they can get the most out of them - The Athletic
NFL organized team activities vary in number, intensity and attendance. Here are six ways they can give a team a boost before training camp.