Posts Tagged ‘Seattle Seahawks’

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to start and sit for NFL Week 12

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Darnold could continue to shine for his fantasy users as he faces a Raiders defense that allows the eighth-most fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks along with the third-most touchdown passes allowed (24). SIT: Jared Goff, QB, Rams: Goff has failed to throw a touchdown pass in his past two games while also tossing three interceptions. The Ravens have solved their early season issues against opposing passers and have allowed the fourth-fewest fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks.

How Shaquem Griffin can be a mismatch despite not being prototype edge rusher

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Given the madness of the Seattle Seahawks overtime win against the San Francisco 49ers, it was pretty easy to gloss over a notable lineup change. Shaquem Griffin was given his first defensive reps of the season – 13 to be exact. "He's active," Pete Carroll said of Griffin following the primetime win.

It appears to be Ugo Amadi time for the Seahawks

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Less than 48 hours later, Taylor has been waived by the Seattle Seahawks in order to make room for Ed Dickson. The veteran tight end was activated from Injured Reserve on Wednesday morning. Dickson's return is notable given Luke Willson's hamstring injury, but the bigger story here is that Seattle will have a new starting nickel cornerback moving forward.

Seahawks activate tight end Ed Dickson

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

The Seahawks got a needed boost to a thin position Wednesday. The team announced that veteran tight end Ed Dickson had been activated from injured reserve. Dickson had knee surgery during training camp, and is coming back at a fortuitous time.

Hustle, sizzle and savor: D.K. Metcalf plans for life after football

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

D.K. Metcalf has been cookin' for the Seattle Seahawks this season. The first-year wide receiver has quickly become one of Russell Wilson's main contributors, hauling in 35 receptions for 595 yards and five touchdowns. In a recent "Plan for Amazing" video with The Players' Tribune and John Hancock, the 21-year-old shared his aspirations to serve up more than game-changing plays: Metcalf wants to be restaurateur after he hangs up his cleats.

Vegas currently sees a Patriots-Saints Super Bowl

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The folks at the Westgate Superbook have updated their Super Bowl odds. The Saints are 7/5 favorites to win the NFC title, and the Patriots are 6/5 favorites to win the AFC Championship. Elsewhere in the NFC, the 49ers have 7/2 odds, followed by the Packers at 6/1, the Vikings at 7/1, the Seahawks at 8/1, and the Cowboys at 10/1.

2019 Week 12 Expert Fantasy Football Rankings

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

While Russell Wilson and the Seahawks were on bye in Week 11, Lamar Jackson delivered an outstanding performance in a blowout win over the Texans. As a result, Lamar took hold of the top spot on the fantasy quarterback totem pole. Wilson returns to action in Week 12 against the Eagles — can he get it back?

Pete Carroll says Seahawks “hoping, planning” for Tyler Lockett to play against Eagles

Monday, November 18th, 2019

After spending two extra nights in the Bay Area following the Seahawks' 27-24 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers last week, wide receiver Tyler Lockett is on the mend from a severe leg contusion. While it will take until later in the week to know for certain, head coach Pete Carroll said Monday that the team is optimistic Lockett will play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. “He's doing better,” Carroll said.

Seahawks were “real curious” about Colin Kaepernick, “disappointed” to miss workout

Monday, November 18th, 2019

The Seahawks are the only team to show at least lukewarm interest in Colin Kaepernick over the past 2 1/2 years. Seattle had Kaepernick visit in the spring of 2017 when it was looking for a backup to Russell Wilson. The Seahawks, though, did not work out Kaepernick.

No one has a stronger case for NFL’s best team than the Ravens

Monday, November 18th, 2019

The Ravens are on a roll, to put it mildly. They've won six straight games for the first time since 2000 -- as a reminder, they won the Super Bowl that year -- taking down Seattle, New England and Houston in the process. Not only has Baltimore beaten a number of fellow contenders in the last month, but they've done so in convincing fashion.