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Lots in the links today! Are you still feeling emo? I am. Let’s get to it and see if Field Gulls can help. We’ve got tons and tons of words from all our favorite Seattle Seahawk bloggers, writers, and luminaries disssecting Sunday’s somewhat surprising loss. We’ve got injury updates regarding Cross, Lucas, Lockett, and more. We’ve got Pete’s interview this morning with Seattle Sports 710 ESPN. And we’ve got some bright spots, some nice moments to highlight as well. Week 1, game 1 in the rearview mirror. Gear up for the Motor City darlings. Thanks for being here.

Seahawks News

(8) 7 reasons to be patient, 8 reasons to be impatient with the Seahawks - Seaside Joe
DK Metcalf's lack of self-control continues to cost the Seahawks for no good reason, plus what Seattle needs to be impatient about: 9/11/2023

Pete Carroll’s Seahawks were exposed by the Rams « Seahawks Draft Blog
I drove home at 2am. I made a cup of tea. And I watched the game.

Jamal Adams will return to practice on a limited basis this week - NBC Sports
Safety Jamal Adams will return to practice this week, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday.

8 game clips that show how the Rams beat the Seahawks - Seahawks Wire
Here are eight distinct moments that helped win the day for LA.

Rost: What went wrong for Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 loss? - Seattle Sports
The Seattle Seahawks' Week 1 performance against the Los Angeles Rams was a surprise on both sides of the ball, and not in a good.

Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll: 'We gotta get our act together' - Seattle Sports
On Seattle Sports' Pete Carroll Show, the Seattle Seahawks head coach shared his thoughts coming out of a disappointing Week 1 loss.

Geno Smith says Rams 'wanted it more' after opening loss - ESPN
The Seahawks were outgained 257-12 over the final two quarters of Sunday's loss to the Rams.

Jamal Adams Returning To Practice, Potential Tackle Depth & Other Takeaways From Pete Carroll’ - Seahawks.coms Monday Press Conference
News and notes from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s Monday press conference following his team’s Week 1 loss to the Rams.

Catching Up With Seahawks Legend Ricky Watters -
Ricky Watters played for the Seahawks from 1998-2001 and was the 12 Flag raiser for the home-opening game vs. the Los Angeles Rams.

Does the Seahawks’ defense have a new Achilles’ heel? - The Athletic
It’s only one game, but the Seahawks know from the past that one game can be emblematic of a larger, recurring problem.

Seattle Seahawks Report Card: Top Performers From 30-13 Loss to Los Angeles Rams - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
Picking up just one first down in the second half and giving up over 400 yards to the Los Angeles Rams, the Seattle Seahawks laid an egg to open the 2023 season in a 30-13 loss at Lumen Field. Reporter Corbin Smith dishes out his top five grades and other notable performances from a Week 1 to forget.

NFC West News

49ers vs. Steelers grades: Brock Purdy passes with flying colors - Niners Nation
It’s hard to get off to a better start than that.

The 49ers Learn From History in Their Win Over the Steelers - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
For the first time since 2019, Kyle Shanahan’s 49ers are playing for January in September.

Why Arizona Cardinals Fans Should be Encouraged After Week 1 Loss - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Losing is never fun, but the Arizona Cardinals sure could use Week 1 as a stepping stone.

Red Rain Podcast: Cards Fumble Away Near Victory - Revenge of the Birds
For three quarters versus the Washington Commanders in Landover, Maryland, the 2023 Arizona Cardinals were playing aggressive defense and solid special teams while clinging to a 16-10 lead, plus a...

Rams QB Matthew Stafford targeted Seahawks MLB in coverage, found success - Turf Show Times
Bobby Wagner showed why Rams wanted to turn the page at middle linebacker

Los Angeles Rams Matthew Stafford Showing Promising Connection With Puka Nacua - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
The Los Angeles Rams could have a budding connection building between quarterback Matthew Stafford and rookie receiver Puka Nacua.

Around The NFL

Baker Mayfield captured on video talking trash to Vikings DB - Larry Brown Sports
The Tom Brady era at quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is over. Baker Mayfield is the franchise's present.

Jets overcome Aaron Rodgers injury to beat Bills on punt return TD in overtime - Yahoo Sports
The Jets had to play most of Monday night's game without Aaron Rodgers.

Justin Fields panic? Before you write him off, remember that Week 1 in the NFL is a fantastic liar - Yahoo Sports
Fields apologized to Bears teammates and fans following Sunday's all-too-familiar pummeling at the hands of the Packers. But one year ago, Week 1 lied to us about another young QB who was looking to take a good, healthy step forward.

NFL Fantasy Football Podcast: Week 1 fantasy recap -
Marcas Grant and Michael F. Florio are back for another edition of the NFL Fantasy Football Podcast!

Move the Sticks: Breaking down big Week 1 games -
Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Rhett Lewis look back at the weekend and recap the action from Week 1 of the NFL season on a new episode of Move the Sticks.

Deion Sanders as an NFL head coach, Mike McCarthy’s first game back as play caller: Sando’s Pick Six - The Athletic
Plus Dan Campbell and Detroit's new turn, the Chargers' new concern, Derek Carr's new world and more

NFL Week 1 winners and losers: Tua Tagovailoa, Brock Purdy back on top early in 2023, Giants trip out of gate -
Who gained (or lost) ground to start the 2023 season?

NFL Week 1: PFF Team of the Week & Player Awards | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF
Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and interior defender Jordan Davis headline PFF's NFL Week 1 Team of the Week.