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Seattle Seahawks vow no Super Bowl hangover as training camp opens | The MMQB with Peter King
Which player does Earl Thomas believe would be the hardest to replace on Seattle’s Super Bowl-winning defense? Earl Thomas, of course.

Jaworski would take Foles over Wilson and it’s “not even close” | ProFootballTalk
At a time when the jury seems to be out on whether Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will perform at the same level he did in 2013, a former Eagles quarterback is ready to entering a verdict, beyond a reasonable doubt. Recently appearing on 97.

NFL Trade Value, Part 2 «
Bill Barnwell completes his ranking of pro football’s top 50 most valuable assets

Cleaning out the notebook on NFL training camp | Q
Lots of news from around the NFL on Friday now that most training camps have opened.

Why Super Bowl repeats are so hard to achieve | Sportspress Northwest
The Seahawks are among the favorites to win the 2015 Super Bowl, but capturing the big game back-to-back proved too elusive for the nine champions before Seattle.

2 Minute Drill - Brandon Mebane
Seahawks defensive tackle Brandon Membane describes the first day of Training Camp and shows off his new 'kicks.'

2 Minute Drill - Jermaine Kearse
Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse talks about Day 1 of Training Camp at the VMAC and gives a little insight to how he practices his smile.

Earl Thomas Day 2 Training Camp Press Conference
Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas discusses day 2 of Training Camp at the VMAC and his goals for the upcoming season. Thomas even describes what it was like to be slimmed at the Kids' Choice Awards.

News and notes from Saturday practice | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
The second training camp practice of the season is over for the Seahawks.

Seahawks Daily Top 10 — Lynch news highlights first day of training camp | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
2, Staying on Lynch, ESPN’s John Clayton said yesterday he expects Lynch to stay out 5-6 days and then come back, getting no new money:

Report: Seahawks bring in three running backs for workouts | ProFootballTalk
According to Aaron Wilson of National Football Post, the Seahawks took a look at William Powell (Kansas State), Orwin Smith (Georgia Tech) and Phillip Tanner (Middle Tennessee State), all of whom have previous NFL exposure.

Don’t expect Seahawks to change philosophy minus Marshawn Lynch | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Seattle will still emphasize running came and not necessarily lean on Russell Wilson’s arm, said offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.

James Carpenter 2013 vs 2014

Saturday in Hawkville: With Marshawn Lynch away, Robert Turbin reminding everyone that he can play
Robert Turbin has been waiting his turn the past two seasons. But with leading rusher Marshawn Lynch not at training camp, Turbin and Christine Michael are sharing the load with the No. 1 offense.

Russell Wilson’s second training camp practice comes with a catch
They might play on opposite sides of the ball, but quarterback Russell Wilson and free safety Earl Thomas have a similar approach to playing the game that helps set them and their team apart.

Two rookies added to training camp roster
The Seahawks signed safety Steven Terrell and Brandon Denmark on Saturday to fill the spots on the 90-man roster that opened when Marshawn Lynch was placed on reserve/did not report and Dewayne Cherrington was waived/injured.

Russell Wilson Training Camp Press Conference
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson talks about day 2 of Training Camp and explains why this team is 'more explosive.'

Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson and Earl Thomas want to be legendary - ESPN
Russell Wilson said he and free safety Earl Thomas have an unusual goal. “We talk about trying to be legendary in some way,” Wilson said Saturday.

Bowie's injury gives Britt a chance in Seahawks' RT competition - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
The right-tackle competition has been almost entirely one-sided through the first two days of Seattle's training camp.

Seattle Seahawks Camp Report: Day 2 - ESPN
A daily review of the hot topics coming out of the Seattle Seahawks training camp:

Video and quotes: Earl Thomas on punt returning, new defensive rules, and more | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Lots of good stuff today from Seattle safety Earl Thomas as he spoke to the media after practice. The first question — and one of the most intriguing involving Thomas — were to get his thoughts on the punt return battle.

Practice impressions from Jenks and Condotta | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
As always, here are some impressions from today’s Seahawks practice from beat reporters Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta. First, Jenks:

Extra points video: Assessing Russell Wilson's role in year three | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
In today’s Extra Points video, Bob Condotta talks about Russell Wilson and his potential role in his third year as the team’s starting quarterback:

Seahawks place Marshawn Lynch on reserve list, sign two - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
The Seattle Seahawks made more roster moves ahead of the team’s second day of training camp, placing defensive tackle Dewayne Cherrington on the waived/injured list and signing rookie linebacker Brandon Denmark and second-year safety Steven Terrell. The team also placed running back Marshawn Lynch on the reserve/did not report list, which gives the team a roster exemption.

Harvin, Norwood sit on Day Two of Seahawks camp - July 26, 2014 | SPORTS RADIO KJR
Wide receiver Percy Harvin was an enigma for the Seattle Seahawks last season.

Wilson: ‘ It doesn’t really feel different than a year ago’ | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Here’s what Russell Wilson had to say Saturday:

News, notes and quotes: Day two of training camp | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Day two in the sun.

Notes and observations from Day 2 of Seahawks training camp | - Seattle Sidelines
Day 2 of camp is in the books, and no, Marshawn Lynch still isn’t here.

Tyler Gaffney out for season with knee injury -
Panthers rookie running back Tyler Gaffney will miss his rookie season. The Stanford product suffered a knee injury that will require surgery, Ron Rivera announced Saturday.

Twelve things we learned Saturday in training camp -
Once again, Revis Island appears to be the most dangerous real estate in the NFL, as Darrelle Revis shut down New England Patriots teammate Tom Brady. What else can we take away from Saturday?

49ers RB Kendall Hunter tears ACL, lost for 2014 season -
San Francisco running back Kendall Hunter's 2014 season is over after he tore the ACL in his right knee Friday, the team confirmed Saturday.

Report: Colts RB Vick Ballard out for season with torn Achilles -
Colts running back Vick Ballard is likely out for the 2014 season after suffering a torn Achilles in practice on Friday.

Five questions: San Francisco 49ers | ProFootballTalk
A tumultuous offseason has trickled into training camp, with guard Alex Boone holding out and underrated backup running back Kendall Hunter done for the year with a torn ACL.

Andy Reid: Chiefs TE Sean McGrath will retire | ProFootballTalk
Sean McGrath, who led all Chiefs tight ends in receptions in 2013, has elected to retire, coach Andy Reid said Saturday, according to the Kansas City Star.

James Lofton is the Yards Per Catch King —
Yesterday, we looked at which quarterbacks were the best at yards per completion after adjusting for league average. Today, we’ll do the same thing for wide receivers and yards per completion.

Fantasy Impact of New DCs - Three And Out -
Jeff Ratcliffe breaks down the IDP and DST outlooks for teams with new defensive coordinators.

Percy Harvin’s feeling “immensely good” in Seahawks camp | ProFootballTalk
“Oh man, it’s immensely good,” Harvin said, via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. “The trainers today were saying last year this time I was in there consulting with a whole bunch of doctors looking through the mirror and hearing all the music and seeing all of the fans and wanting to be out here so bad. So this year, being able to get my foundation back and go through the whole off season with no problems, OTA’s, minicamp, and then to this camp. As long as I keep practicing and building my foundation, I’ll be fine.”