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Pre-Snap Reads 7/1: How Dre’Mont Jones gets it done


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Sometimes, you make the big moves. You make the moves that are available to you. Dre’Mont Jones became available and our Seattle Seahawks signed him with a quickness. His success will mean a great deal to our team and our defensive scheme. If he his as dominant as some project, how will he get it done? What are his strengths as a pass rusher? What can the young players on our team learn from him? Only 72 days until the Seahawks season opener!

Seahawks News

Seahawks fans: Who is the worst person in sports media? - Seaside Joe
Quandre Diggs responds to Seaside Joe, Umbrellas vs Raincoats, and more origin story news: Seaside Joe 1581

Geno Smith Top 10 QB, according to Pro Football Network - Seahawks Wire
Imagine telling someone five years ago the Seahawks would have a Top 10 quarterback going into the 2023 season and it was not Russell Wilson

WATCH: Damien Lewis’ pass block highlights - Seahawks Wire
Geno Smith proved he can still play at a high level in the league, but having linemen like Lewis certainly helps

Bumpus: The formation the Seahawks should use on offense in '23 - Seattle Sports
Michael Bumpus thinks the Seattle Seahawks have the ability to use a split-back formation with Geno Smith under center in 2023.

Friday Round-Up: Seven Seahawks Legends Named Best Player To Ever Wear Jersey Number By Touchdown Wire -
Doug Farrar of USA Today’s Touchdown Wire ranks the greatest player to wear every number, 00-99, with several former Seahawks taking the honors.

Seattle Seahawks Summer School: Breaking Down Dre'Mont Jones' Pass Rushing Toolbox - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
One of the most productive interior pass rushers in the NFL, the Seattle Seahawks backed up the Brinks truck for Dre'Mont Jones in large part due to his polished game and untapped potential. How does he get the job done hunting down quarterbacks?

NFC West News

49ers Brock Purdy & Trey Lance beat out Kirk Cousins in preseason MVP odds - Niners Nation
Taking a look at where some of the Niners’ top players stand on DraftKings, and whether they have a chance to win

Can Los Angeles Rams' Van Jefferson Step Up Behind Cooper Kupp? - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
Receiver Van Jefferson struggled on the injury-plagued Los Angeles Rams

Rams roster: This edge rusher makes sense to sign before training camp. - Turf Show Times
Rams still need help at edge rusher after signing CB Akhello Withspoon.

Comparing the situation of first-year Cardinals coach Jonathan Gannon to that of Kliff Kingsbury - Revenge of the Birds
Like former coach Kliff Kingsbury, Jonathan Gannon is a young rookie NFL head coach. How does his situation taking over the team compare to Kingsbury’s?

Budda Baker's Agent Clears Up Arizona Cardinals Contract Demands - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Arizona Cardinals Budda Baker never asked to be the highest paid safety in the league, according to his agent.

What to expect from the Cardinals' offense and Kyler Murray in 2023 | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF
Kyler Murray is set to miss time at the start of the 2023 season as he works his way back from a torn ACL. Once he returns, he'll slot into a new Arizona Cardinals offense.

Around The NFL

ESPN lays off Todd McShay, other big NFL names - Larry Brown Sports
ESPN laid off NFL Draft analyst Todd McShay and several other big-name NFL personalities as part of its latest cuts

2023 NFL Preview: Josh McDaniels turns to Jimmy Garoppolo to help fix Raiders - Yahoo Sports
The Raiders decided a QB change is what they needed.

Brian Callahan: This is best offensive line we've had since I joined the Bengals - NBC Sports
The Bengals have put a lot of effort into finding the right players to protect quarterback Joe Burrow and offensive coordinator Brian Callahan thinks they've hit on the right combination.

How QB helmet cams can give NFL teams an edge - ESPN
The Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa and Steelers' Kenny Pickett wore the technology to help coaches and teammates get insight into their decision-making.

How Bills' new playmakers could shake up depth chart, open up the offense - ESPN
The Bills' offense slowed down in the second half of last season. Here's how their new additions could make them more dangerous.

Projecting NFC North hierarchy for 2023 season: Who will win NFL's tightest division race? -
Heading into the 2023 NFL season, one division appears more tightly packed than the rest. So, how will a wide-open NFC North race between the Bears, Lions, Packers and Vikings actually play out? Bucky Brooks provides a pecking order, and No. 1 might surpr

State of the 2023 Baltimore Ravens: Will Lamar Jackson and Co. get over the playoff hump? -
Can Lamar Jackson lead Baltimore on the deep playoff run that has proved elusive in his career so far? Adam Rank examines the state of the Ravens heading into the 2023 NFL season.

The best quarterbacks in different situations: Geno Smith excelled deep down the field, Tua Tagovailoa impressed against zone coverage | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF
A look at how some of the NFL's best quarterbacks performed at different throw depths, against pressure and facing man and zone coverages.

NFL’s overhyped and overlooked teams: Is this the Cowboys’ year? Can Jags build on success? - The Athletic
We've heard a lot about the Jets, Lions and Packers, among other teams, this offseason. The 2023 expectations for some may be inflated.

2023 NFL Offseason Rankings, Part II: Breaking down which teams thrived the most with their roster building -
See which franchises did the best this offseason