Century Links 8/11: Jazz Ferguson Pushing for Playing Time

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Wide receiver Jazz Ferguson making his case for Seahawks roster spot
Undrafted free agent Jazz Ferguson is making the most of his opportunity with the Seahawks, leading all receivers in his preseason debut.

Seahawks Sign QB J.T. Barrett & LB Juwon Young; Waive SS Marwin Evans & LB Chris Worley
The Seahawks made a couple of roster moves Saturday, adding depth at quarterback and linebacker.

Seahawks Player Q&A: Catching Up with Seahawk Legend Cliff Avril
Get to catch up with former Seahawks Legend Cliff Avril.

Seahawks depth chart: Paxton Lynch winning battle for No. 2 spot with Geno Smith injured – CBSSports.com
Seahawks need to figure who backs up Russell Wilson, and more on their 2019 depth chart

Penalties a negative spot in Seahawks preseason victory
The Seattle Seahawks looked good for the most part in Thursday’s victory, but penalties were an issue for the young team.

Seahawks sign former Ohio State star quarterback J.T. Barrett in wake of Geno Smith injury – CBSSports.com
Seahawks sign former Ohio State star QB J.T. Barrett following Geno Smith injury

Upon Further Review: Vikings at Saints | FOX Sports
What we learned from the Minnesota Vikings’ 34-25 preseason win over the New Orleans Saints.

Bonner County Daily Bee – Sports, Rookie Blair makes loud first impression in Seahawks debut
SEATTLE — If Denver receiver Nick Williams and Seattle Seahawks safety Marquise Blair had been in the same sit

Jets kicker Chandler Catanzaro retires – ProFootballTalk
The Jets thought they might need a new kicker after Chandler Catanzaro missed two extra points in the preseason opener. Now they know they do. Catanzaro has retired, the Jets announced this morning.

Panthers claim John Yarbrough, put Dillon Gordon on IR – ProFootballTalk
The Panthers shuffled their offensive line options on Saturday. The team announced that they made a successful waiver claim on center John Yarbrough. Yarbrough was added to the 90-man roster and tackle Dillon Gordon was placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move.

Gruden on Antonio Brown: ‘We’re gonna support him’ – NFL.com
Following preseason win over Rams, Raiders coach Jon Gruden offers support to receiver Antonio Brown: “We’re gonna support him. And whatever his decision is, we’ll stand by it.”

What we learned from Saturday’s preseason tilts – NFL.com
The reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes quite surprisingly played in Week 1 and he dazzled as usual, while the Raiders were left still searching for a pass rush in a game in which Nate Peterman stole the show.

Darius Philon cut by Cardinals after assault arrest – NFL.com
Cardinals DL Darius Philon was arrested Friday in Phoenix with one charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and was subsequently cut by Arizona on Saturday.

Pederson: Eagles comfortable with two backup QBs – NFL.com
Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson says he’s confident having two backup quarterbacks behind Carson Wentz while Nate Sudfeld remains sidelined with a broken wrist.

Roundup: Harbaugh anticipates Griffin Week 1 return – NFL.com
The Detroit Lions activated defensive end Trey Flowers from the PUP list and Ravens coach John Harbaugh anticipates Robert Griffin III will return by Week One.

Lions sign QB Josh Johnson after Tom Savage injury – NFL.com
The Detroit Lions signed veteran quarterback Josh Johnson on Saturday. The move comes following backup QB Tom Savage’s head injury suffered in Thursday’s preseason game.

Jets kicker Chandler Catanzaro retires – ProFootballTalk
The Jets thought they might need a new kicker after Chandler Catanzaro missed two extra points in the preseason opener. Now they know they do. Catanzaro has retired, the Jets announced this morning.

Panthers claim John Yarbrough, put Dillon Gordon on IR – ProFootballTalk
The Panthers shuffled their offensive line options on Saturday. The team announced that they made a successful waiver claim on center John Yarbrough. Yarbrough was added to the 90-man roster and tackle Dillon Gordon was placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move.

Buccaneers release Evan Smith – ProFootballTalk
The Buccaneers are parting ways with veteran offensive lineman Evan Smith. According to multiple reports, the Buccaneers are releasing Smith from their 90-man roster. The move clears $2 million in cap space.

Lane Johnson, Dallas Goedert expected to miss rest of preseason – ProFootballTalk
The Eagles are going to be without a couple of offensive regulars for the rest of the summer. The team added right tackle Lane Johnson and tight end Dallas Goedert to the list of injured players this weekend.

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