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Off bye Saints look for 2nd straight win on road at Seahawks

Oct. 21, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (3-2) at SEATTLE (2-4) Monday, 8:15 p.m. EDT, ESPN OPENING LINE: Saints by 5 1-2, according to FanDuel SportsBook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Saints 3-2; Seahawks 3-3. SERIES RECORD: Tied 8-8. ...

Steelers eye momentum as Seahawks face life without Wilson

Oct. 15, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger is encouraged. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, however, is not convinced his team's early offensive struggles are firmly in the rearview mirror. Yes, there were signs of progress last week against Denver. Najee Harris ran with...

Column: Imagine what else lurks in those 650,000 emails

Oct. 15, 2021 16:03 PM EDT

Just imagine what else lurks in those 650,000 emails. Surely the racism and misogyny and homophobia weren't a Jon Gruden exclusive. But the NFL, instead of thoroughly addressing what is likely just the tip of a very toxic iceberg, hopes we'll all just...

Najee's knowledge; Steelers rookie RB learning on the job

Oct. 15, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bobby Wagner has seen the highlights of what happens when Najee Harris gets in space and there's a defender within arm's reach. And it's not good. Not if you're a defender anyway. “When he reads the holes, when he sees it, he...

Steelers look to build momentum against Wilson-less Seahawks

Oct. 14, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (2-3) at PITTSBURGH (2-3) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: Steelers by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Seahawks 2-3; Steelers 2-3. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead...

Now question in NFL is: Does Gruden reflect broader culture?

Oct. 13, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

When Shad Khan set out more than a decade ago to become the first member of an ethnic minority to own an NFL team, the Pakistani-American heard the scuttlebutt. “The conjecture was, ‘You will never get approved, because you’re not white,’” Khan, now the owner of...

Russell Wilson a spectator as 'Hawks return from mini break

Oct. 11, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Until now, Russell Wilson has never missed a game and only on rare occasions been absent for a practice. For the next few weeks, the sight of Wilson on Monday wearing a jacket and baseball hat while his teammates went through practice is going to...

Slumping Seahawks look to rebound in showdown vs. 49ers

Sep. 30, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After nearly a decade run where they finished near the top of the NFC West standings each year and were almost always a contender in the NFC, the Seattle Seahawks find themselves in an unusual spot early this season. With back-to-back losses...

Frustration builds for Seahawks after consecutive losses

Sep. 29, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll came away from team meetings this week feeling confident the severity of the situation facing the Seattle Seahawks is clear. The Seahawks' performances over the past two weeks have left players frustrated and they know two upcoming...

For Cousins and winless Vikings, nemesis Seahawks are next

Sep. 23, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins moved last week into fourth place on Minnesota's career list for games started by a quarterback, even though it might seem as if he just arrived with the Vikings. For all the skepticism that has followed Cousins through his NFL career,...