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Pete Carroll Shares Injury Updates From Seahawks’ Preseason Game at Minnesota
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll shares personnel updates from Seattle’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Rapid Reaction: Seahawks at Vikings
Notes, takeaways, and reaction from the Seattle Seahawks’ second preseason game of 2019 against the Vikings in Minnesota.

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Beat Russell Wilson, Seahawks in Week 2 of Preseason | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
The Minnesota Vikings stayed hot in the preseason with a 25-19 Week 2 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. Russell Wilson and Kirk Cousins started Sunday’s game at U.S…

Seahawks rookie WR Metcalf set for knee surgery
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told reporters Sunday night that rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf needs knee surgery, but said there’s optimism Metcalf could be ready for the start of the regular season.

Seahawks GameCenter: Live updates, highlights from Seattle’s preseason loss in Minnesota | The Seattle Times
The Seahawks hit the road for their second preseason game against the Vikings in Minneapolis. Who will have their breakout game of the preseason, a la Jazz Ferguson last week…

Mr. Irrelevant becomes relevant in Seattle Seahawks’ secondary – al.com
The rookie from Alabama caught a TD pass during an NFL preseason game on Sunday night.

Seahawks definitely have the beef to shut down the run
The Seahawks were pretty bad against the run last year. They’ve added some serious beef to the defensive line to stop running backs in their tracks.

NFL Week 2 preseason scores: Paxton Lynch recipient of helmet-to-helmet hit by Holton Hill – CBSSports.com
Everything you need to know about the preseason games played on Sunday

Gruden: McCoy likely won’t be ready for season opener – NFL.com
The quarterback competition in Washington is narrowed down to two players. Redskins coach Jay Gruden says Colt McCoy might not be ready until “two or three weeks into the season.”

Kingsbury: Cardinals offense holding back in preseason – NFL.com
The ‘Air-Raid’ offense was one of the big reasons why the Arizona Cardinals hired Kliff Kingsbury, but the first-year head coach says we will have to wait until Week 1 of the regular season to see it in full throttle.

Brown’s agent responds to Raiders GM’s last word – NFL.com
The Antonio Brown helmet saga continues. In response to Raiders GM Mike Mayock’s “all-in or all-out” comment yesterday, Drew Rosenhaus made a late-night response and assures they’re working toward a solution.

Seahawks rookie D.K. Metcalf to have knee surgery – NFL.com
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said rookie wideout D.K. Metcalf will have knee surgery later this week but did not say when he’s expected to return. “I don’t think this is going to derail him for long,” Carroll said.

Seahawks QB Paxton Lynch in concussion protocol – NFL.com
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch is in the concussion protocol after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from Vikings cornerback Holton Hill in a preseason game Sunday evening.

Jets’ Gase: Le’Veon Bell will not play preseason games – NFL.com
After losing linebacker Avery Williamson to a season-ending injury last week, Jets coach Adam Gase said running back Le’Veon Bell will be held out of New York’s remaining preseason games.

What we learned from Sunday’s preseason games – NFL.com
Week 2 of the 2019 preseason continued Sunday, with the Saints and Chargers receiving standout showings from backup quarterbacks and the Saints and Vikings featuring their starters.

Mayock to Antonio Brown: Time ‘to be all-in or all-out’ – NFL.com
Just 24 hours after participating in the Raiders’ walkthrough, Antonio Brown did not attend Oakland’s workout in Napa, California on Sunday. GM Mike Mayock delivered a stern message afterward to his absent wideout.

Roundup: Falcons OT McGary to begin rehab process – NFL.com
Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Kaleb McGary is set to begin individual work this week, coach Dan Quinn announced. McGary underwent a cardiac ablation procedure last month.

Bears waive Elliott Fry; kicking battle remains open – NFL.com
The Chicago Bears waived kicker Elliott Fry after a lengthy kicking competition this offseason for the starting job. Matt Nagy says the kicker battle remains open.

Eddy Pineiro still on “thin ice” with Bears after Elliott Fry’s departure – ProFootballTalk
The Bears cut Elliott Fry on Sunday, which leaves Eddy Pineiro as the only kicker on their roster with the start of the regular season coming in just over two weeks. Outlasting his competition didn’t lead to a sigh of relief from Pineiro, however.

FMIA: Kyler Murray, All-In On Arizona; Raiders, ‘All-Out’ On Antonio Brown? – ProFootballTalk
Peter King’s Football Morning in America column includes Kyler Murray in Arizona, Oakland’s frustrations with Antonio Brown and more.

Bills release E.J. Gaines with injury settlement – ProFootballTalk
A groin injury led the Bills to place cornerback E.J. Gaines on injured reserve earlier this month, but Gaines may resurface with another team during the 2019 season. According to multiple reports, the Bills have released Gaines with an injury settlement.

Laquon Treadwell: It’s fun being the underdog – ProFootballTalk
The Vikings aren’t making any secret of their desire to trade wide receiver Laquon Treadwell before the start of the regular season. After Treadwell caught four passes for 47 yards on Sunday, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said the team was trying “to showcase” the 2016 first-round pick for other…

Paxton Lynch in concussion protocol after Holton Hill hit – ProFootballTalk
Seahawks quarterback Paxton Lynch was on the receiving end of a nasty hit from Vikings cornerback Holton Hill on Sunday night and he’ll need to get cleared through the NFL’s concussion protocol before he’s allowed back on the field.

Ryan Tannehill knows he’s Marcus Mariota’s backup, period – ProFootballTalk
Becuase Marcus Mariota is entering the last year of his contract, and because he hasn’t exactly lived up to expectations, and because the Titans found a backup quarterback with some degree of starting experience, there are some who want to cast what’s happening in Nashville as an open competition.

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