NFC West News and Rumors
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Instead of taking to their “war room” in preparation for the start of the NFL Draft on Thursday (since the league decided an extra two weeks of waiting wouldn’t drive everyone crazy), the Seattle Seahawks were taking a look at a pair of veteran free age…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 8 hours agoFormer Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby was arrested over the weekend for OVI -- operating a motor vehicle while impaired -- in Ohio. He is considered a top NFL draft prospect and could be a target of the 49ers at pick No. 30. However, because of all …Upvote Share Tweet
49ers notes: Anthony Davis had surgeryESPN.com 9 hours agoSan Francisco right tackle Anthony Davis wrote on Instagram that he recently had shoulder surgery. He said he was hurt against Indianapolis in Week 3 but played through the injury. Davis wrote he is excited that he will be able to play with two arms in …Upvote Share Tweet
Five Cards games to watch in 2014ESPN.com 10 hours agoTEMPE, Ariz. -- Here's a surprise: The Arizona Cardinals play in the toughest division in football. Here's another surprise: Three of my top five games to watch this season are against NFC West teams. The Cardinals play the eighth-hardest schedule, acco…Upvote Share Tweet
49ers' Smith won't face felony in airport caseThe Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has referred Aldon Smith's airport arrest earlier this month to the Los Angeles city attorney's office for misdemeanor consideration.Upvote Share TweetMarcus Trufant always will be a Seahawk now. The longtime Seattle cornerback and Tacoma native officially retired as a Seahawk Thursday. Trufant signed a one-day contract with the Seahawks so he could retire as part of the team where he spent his entire…Upvote Share Tweet
Daryl Washington’s future in NFL's handsIt's been a year to forget for Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington. On April 3, 2013, he was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of last season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. A month later he was arrested and char…Upvote Share Tweet
King: Seahawks nearly got hellish scheduleCNNSI.com 14 hours agoThe MMQB's Peter King tells the story of how the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks narrowly missed out on a torturous three-game road trip during the 2014 NFL season.Upvote Share Tweet
Montana, Marino part of game at CandlestickESPN.com 14 hours agoThere will be one more San Francisco 49ers' presence at Candlestick Park and it will feature the most important player in team history.Upvote Share Tweet
Was the NFL worried about a Broncos-Seahawks repeat in the season opener?yahoo.com 16 hours agoMost of us don't think about the gymnastics that go into making the NFL schedule. We just complain that the league will never announce the exact date when it will be announced, then enjoy fantasizing about the matchups once it's released, while finding …Upvote Share Tweet
Hot ticket: Pack-Seahawks most expensiveESPN.com 16 hours agoAs NFL schedules were announced on Wednesday night, many season ticket holders scrambled to the secondary market to list their game tickets.Upvote Share TweetIn the aftermath of Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s on-field tirade against 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree after the NFC title game, Sherman vowed to stop belittling other players. Now, Sherman is singing a different tune. In January, in an item …Upvote Share Tweet
NFL draft: Q&A with Colorado State C Weston Richburgyahoo.com 17 hours agoWeston Richburg drove his old Chevy truck recently from Mesa, Arizona, where he was training, to the Arizona Cardinals facility for a visit with the team. Then he drove home, 10 hours straight to Bushland, Texas — population 130 — where he grew up. Ther…Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks narrowly avoided 11,010 miles of travel in 15 daysprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoAt a time when Seahawks fans may be rightfully grousing about the lack of prime-time home games beyond Week One (that’s what happens when Oliver Reed’s advice from Gladiator is ignored), it could be worse. Peter King of TheMMQB.com explains that the run…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 24 (yesterday)The Seattle Seahawks will host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4 for the kickoff of the 2014 NFL season. However, it’s the only time this year the defending Super Bowl champions will be at home for a nationally televised prime-time game. The Se…Upvote Share Tweet
No grand prize winner in Rams schedule contestprofootballtalk.com Apr 24 (yesterday)The St. Louis Rams were willing to pay a cold, hard $100,000 in cash if someone could correctly guess every aspect of their 2014 schedule before the lineup was officially released on Wednesday evening. Much like Warren Buffett’s $1 billion contest to co…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 24 (yesterday)The St. Louis Rams said Wednesday night that no fan had won the $100,000 prize for correctly predicting the team's exact schedule.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 24 (yesterday)The NFL is using a new TV broadcast format next season, but the matchups are compelling as ever.Upvote Share Tweet
Is Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman the best defensive back in the NFL?Apr 24The Seahawks' Richard Sherman is considered one of the premier defensive backs in the game -- but is he the best? The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses how he stacks up against the field.
Pressure on San Francisco 49ers to win Super Bowl?Apr 24San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis said the team must win a Super Bowl in 2014, but how can they get there? Our analysts explain what has to go right in order for the 49ers to win it all.
Will Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman be highest-paid corner?Apr 24Ian Rapoport reports that Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman wants to be paid more than New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis.
Inside The Huddle With John ClaytonApr 24John Clayton scores with four NFL segments: RB's salaries going down, players taking big pay cuts to stay on their teams, offensive linemen possibly being drafted higher than expected and the Broncos needing a Super Bowl-or-bust approach.
Don Banks: 'Fail Mary' reunion perfect way to start 2014; more schedule Sn…Apr 23Takeaways from the long-awaited but not understated release of the NFL's 17-week, 256-game 2014 regular-season schedule ...
2014 schedule - Super Bowl rematch among top gamesApr 23A Super Bowl rematch between the Seahawks and Broncos is among the highlights of the 2014 NFL schedule, writes John Clayton.
NFL schedule to be released Wednesday nightApr 22The NFL schedule is going to be officially announced and released at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday.
Don Banks: 2014 NFL Mock Draft 4.0Apr 22Not only will the NFL draft fall later than ever this year when it finally commences on the night of May 8, but also it will apparently pass the threshold of the calendar's fifth month while retaining its sense of utter mystery at the top. There are ple…