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Russell Wilson is one win from becoming the third fastest quarterback to 100

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has 99 career wins. On Sunday against the Titans, he can become the third fastest quarterback in league history to get to 100. On Thursday, he was asked to discuss the significance of the achievement. “Every day I wake up and tell people, because they’ll ask me, ‘What’s your job, can [more]

Derrick Henry: We want to play to our standard, play to our identity

Derrick Henry has led the league in rushing each of the past two seasons. He currently ranks 20th after gaining only 58 yards on 17 carries. It was his fewest rushing yards since he ran for 57 on 19 carries against the Bills last Oct. 13. It was that kind of day for the Titans [more]

Taylor Lewan: There’s no denying Chandler Jones “dummied me all day”

Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan had a rough go in Week One facing Cardinals edge rusher Chandler Jones. While Lewan didn’t surrender all five of Jones’ sacks in the contest, he played poorly enough that he felt it necessary to send a tweet thanking Jones for “exposing” him. On Thursday, Lewan said he felt too [more]

Bobby Wagner wishes K.J. Wright was still with the Seahawks

One year before the Seahawks drafted linebacker Bobby Wagner, they drafted linebacker K.J. Wright. Wagner is still there, but Wright is now gone. Wagner was impressed with what he saw from Wright during his debut with the Raiders. “The 34 actually looked better than I thought,” Wagner said of Wright and his homage (intentional or [more]

Dee Eskridge not practicing after concussion, Penny Hart back to work for Seahawks

It appears as though the Seattle Seahawks will be without top draft pick Dee Eskridge for this weekend’s game against the Tennessee Titans. Eskridge was at home on Wednesday and unable to return to practice after sustaining a concussion in Sunday’s season opening victory over the Indianapolis Colts. With the nature of the concussion protocol [more]

Happy 70th birthday, Pete Carroll

Several years ago at the league meetings, Patriots owner Robert Kraft told me he’d like to see Bill Belichick coach the team into his 80s. Asked later that same day about this possibility, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told me, “Why stop there?” Carroll turned 70 today, and he continues to be as energetic as a [more]

Mike Vrabel on Julio Jones criticism: I don’t say anything publicly that I don’t say to the players

Titans coach Mike Vrabel had plenty to say publicly about receiver Julio Jones committing a personal foul in Sunday’s regular-season opener. On Wednesday, Vrabel made no apologies for his candor. Via Jim Wyatt of the team’s official website, Vrabel said, “I’ve never said anything to you guys, the cameras, that I haven’t said to the [more]

Seahawks place Ethan Pocic on injured reserve

The Seahawks made the promotion of linebacker Jon Rhattigan official Wednesday. Rhattigan, who wasn’t a starter at Army until his senior season, made his NFL debut Sunday and recorded a tackle on 16 special teams snaps. The team placed center Ethan Pocic on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Kyle Fuller started at center and [more]

Raiders signing Jordan Simmons off of Seahawks practice squad

The Raiders are going to be without Week One right guard Denzelle Good for the rest of the season, so they are making a move to bolster their offensive line group. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that they are signing guard Jordann Simmons off of the Seahawks practice squad. The move will become official [more]

PFT’s 2021 MVP watch, Week Two

It’s time for a new in-season feature, given the constant interest (especially from a wagering standpoint) in the annual NFL MVP award. Every Wednesday, we’ll list our current favorites for the ultimate prize in the NFL, along with the PointsBet odds for the finalists, those on the watch list, and those whom we regard as [more]

Titans promote kicker Randy Bullock to active roster, place Amani Hooker on injured reserve

After releasing Michael Badgley on Monday, the Tennessee Titans have promoted kicker Randy Bullock from the practice squad to handle their placekicking duties for this weekend’s game at the Seattle Seahawks. The Titans waived Badgley after he missed a 46-yard field goal try wide left and missed one of his two extra point attempts in [more]

Seahawks promote Jon Rhattigan from practice squad

The Seahawks have promoted linebacker Jon Rhattigan from their practice squad, signing him to a one-year deal, Gregg Bell of The News Tribune reports. The team activated Rhattigan off the practice squad for Sunday’s game, and he played 16 snaps on special teams. He made one tackle. Rhattigan is an undrafted free agent from Army. [more]

NFL Players Association asks Roger Goodell to reinstate Josh Gordon

Josh Gordon, the supremely talented wide receiver whose career has been derailed by substance abuse, may soon get another chance in the NFL. The NFL Players Association has recommended to the NFL that Gordon be reinstated after he completed a treatment program, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would make the [more]

Frank Reich: Sunday’s pass protection was not up to our standards

Under head coach Frank Reich, the Colts have built a reputation for protecting their quarterbacks well. But that was not the case in Week One. Quarterback Carson Wentz was hit 10 times and sacked three times in his Indianapolis debut, often facing pressure from Seattle’s pass rush. After reviewing the film, Reich said on Monday [more]

Rashaad Penny out a few weeks

Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny is set to miss some time. Penny re-aggravated his calf injury on Sunday against the Colts and will need to sit out a few weeks to heal, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The Seahawks had planned on Penny sharing carries with Chris Carson, but Penny was hurt after [more]

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