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League issues memo reminding teams about game-day protocols

The NFL’s $100,000 fines to five head coaches — and $250,000 fines to their teams — showed how serious the league is about its risk-mitigation efforts. The NFL made it crystal clear with a Friday night memo to teams reminding them about game-day protocols, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. The memo emphasized face covering [more]

Seahawks continue to wait for Josh Gordon’s reinstatement

The Cowboys will have Aldon Smith against the Seahawks. The Seahawks won’t have Josh Gordon against the Cowboys. While Smith gained reinstatement from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, and Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory conditional reinstatement, the Seahawks have no idea when the league will allow Gordon to return. “I don’t know,” Carroll said, via Gregg [more]

Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Dolphins and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Tyron Smith, DeMarcus Lawrence are questionable

Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said Friday morning the team won’t know Tyron Smith‘s status until after Saturday’s workout. The left tackle missed last week’s game with a neck injury and is questionable for this week’s game at Seattle. Smith has not played a full 16-game season since 2015. Brandon Knight replaced him Sunday. Defensive end [more]

Mike McCarthy: Saturday’s practice will be a test for Tyron Smith

The Cowboys will issue their final practice report of the week on Friday, but their final practice session before facing the Seahawks won’t come until Saturday. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said at his Friday press conference that the Saturday workout will be an important one for left tackle Tyron Smith. Smith missed last week’s [more]

Russell Wilson wants to be an MVP, not just get a vote

Much has been made of Russell Wilson never getting a single vote for MVP during his eight seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson has helped lead the Seahawks to a Super Bowl victory, two appearances, seven playoff trips and nine postseason victories in his eight seasons in Seattle. He’s never missed a game, never won [more]

Jamal Adams extra motivated going against hometown team

The last time a Seahawks safety had something to prove to his home-state team, it did not go well for the Cowboys. Earl Thomas made seven tackles and two interceptions of Dak Prescott in 2018, bowing to the Cowboys’ sideline after his second pick sealed the Seahawks’ victory. Thomas had hoped the Cowboys would come [more]

Mike McCarthy: We want to score fast, not slow down to keep Russell Wilson off the field

Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy does not buy the idea that his offense needs to slow Sunday’s game down to keep Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson off the field. In fact, when McCarthy was asked today if he doesn’t want to score too quickly because he wants to keep Wilson on the sideline, he said he will [more]

Trevon Diggs back at Cowboys practice, Tyron Smith still out

Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy gave an update on the team’s injured players ahead of Thursday’s practice and said that one of the four who missed Wednesday’s practice will be back on the field. Cornerback Trevon Diggs did not practice Wednesday because of a shoulder injury, but McCarthy said, via multiple reporters, that he will [more]

Damon Harrison visiting Seahawks next week

The Seahawks are looking at a potentially big addition to their ailing defensive line. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, former Lions, Giants, and Jets defensive tackle Damon Harrison is visiting the Seahawks next week after contemplating retirement. The man known as “Snacks” reportedly also had interest from the Bears, Packers, and Bengals. The Seahawks [more]

Russell Wilson is now betting favorite for NFL MVP

Russell Wilson is cooking on the football field and in the sportsbooks. The Seahawks quarterback has never received an MVP vote during his NFL career, but the first two weeks of the season have many thinking that is going to change this season. Wilson has starred during the Seahawks’ 2-0 start and is now the [more]

Randy Moss says he almost joined the Seahawks for their Super Bowl run

The Seahawks’ Super Bowl-winning 2013 team could have had another Hall of Famer on the roster: Randy Moss. That’s what Moss said on a podcast appearance with Russell Wilson, in which he claimed Seahawks General Manager John Schneider called him during the 2013 season, after receiver Percy Harvin got hurt, and offered him a roster [more]

Jarran Reed, Benson Mayowa miss practice for Seahawks

After losing Bruce Irvin for the season to a torn ACL on Sunday night, the Seattle Seahawks had three members of their remaining defensive line held out of practice on Wednesday. Defensive tackle Jarran Reed (back), and defensive ends Benson Mayowa (groin) and Rasheem Green (neck) were among five players that did not practice for [more]

Trey Flowers: Breonna Taylor could spark new wave of sports protests

The decision of a Kentucky grand jury to not indict the officers who killed Breonna Taylor could spark a new wave of protests in the sports world. Lions defensive end Trey Flowers addressed the possibility on Wednesday. “It could lead to whatever it leads to,” Flowers said, via the Detroit Free Press. “It’s just as [more]

NFL’s chief medical officer explains why face coverings are “not optional”

The NFL proved it is serious about making head coaches wear face coverings on the sideline. Pete Carroll, Kyle Shanahan, Vic Fangio, Sean Payton and Jon Gruden found that out the hard way. The NFL docked those five coaches $100,000 each and fined each of their teams $250,000. The question many are asking is: Why [more]

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