In just five games since being elevated from the team's practice squad last month, Jacob Hollister has emerged as a consistent receiving option at tight end for the Seattle Seahawks. Hollister has caught multiple passes in each of Seattle's last four games. In their consecutive overtime victories over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Francisco 49ers, Hollister has combined for 12 catches for 99 yards and three touchdowns.
Should the 49ers have taken a tie at the end of overtime on Monday night? 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan dismissed the notion of intentionally killing the clock with 1:50 remaining and the ball on the San Francisco 20. “If we would've thought three runs were the best plays to go with, we would've done that,” Shanahan told reporters.
SANTA CLARA -- Rookie Justin Skule will "most likely" return to the 49ers starting lineup in place of veteran left tackle Joe Staley, coach Kyle Shanahan said Wednesday. Staley underwent surgery to repair a broken and dislocated finger, an injury that occurred Monday night in the 49ers' 27-24 overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Staley, a six-time Pro Bowler, did not realize the extent of the injury until it swelled on him Tuesday morning.
In a game that featured one of the best if not the best defensive line in the NFL, Monday Night Football showcased a dominant performance from the d-line you did not expect. The Seattle Seahawks (8-2) finally saw their pass rush excel on one of the biggest stages in the league and against the last remaining undefeated team, the San Francisco 49ers (8-1). Niners quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo finally got a taste of the medicine their d-line has been dishing out through the first eight games of this season.
Quandre Diggs found out early last week that the Seattle Seahawks wanted him to start at free safety against the San Francisco 49ers. Diggs played all 83 snaps in his Seahawks debut, recording two tackles and a third-quarter interception that led to Jacob Hollister's 3-yard touchdown catch. Diggs also had a few highlight-reel hits, most notably a crushing blow to 49ers fullback Kyle Juszczyk down the right seam.
One of the best Monday Night Football games to date. One for the ages. An instant classic.
Drew Brees: The Saints' quarterback completed 32-45 passes for 287 yards and no touchdowns in a 26-9 loss to the Falcons. After starting the season 7-1, the Saints were stunned by their division rivals, who seemed to develop a pass rush over the bye week. Next week, the Saints (7-2) face the Buccaneers (3-6) at 1 p.m.
Tyler Lockett had one heck of a bruise. Lockett, the Seattle Seahawks' top receiver, was injured in Monday night's game at the San Francisco 49ers and was on the sideline for overtime. It turned out that Lockett had a bruised shin that was so bad, he was in a Bay Area hospital until flying home on Wednesday.
After suffering a severe leg contusion during the Seahawks’ road win over the 49ers on “Monday Night Football” that required two days of hospitalization, Tyler Lockett has been finally discharged. Better yet, the Seahawks wide receiver is expected to return home on Wednesday. Adam Schefter of ESPN shared via Twitter that Seahawks owner Jody Allen reportedly arranged for the team plane to fly Lockett back to Seattle upon his release from a Bay Area hospital. Schefter also shares that Lockett is expected to be ready to go for the Seahawks’ showdown with the Eagles on Nov. 24 following the team’s bye week. Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said as much as well while speaking to reporters Tuesday. “Our people think he’s going to be fine to play,” Carroll said, per the team’s official site . “He’ll need the rest of this week to make sure everything goes away, but he should be fine to play next week.” Lockett suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of the Seahawks’ 27-24 overtime win, which handed the divisi
ers coach Kyle Shanahan is hopeful tight end George Kittle will make a quicker-than-expected recovery to play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. And Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said Wednesday that his team is preparing as if they will face Kittle at his best at Levi's Stadium this weekend. Kittle, the 49ers' top receiving threat, sat out the 49ers' game Monday night against the Seattle Seahawks due to unspecified left knee and ankle issues he sustained on Oct. 31 against Arizona.
When Russell Wilson entered the NFL in 2012, he joined a Seattle Seahawks team that already featured superstars on the defensive side of the ball and a top-flight running back in Marshawn Lynch that controlled the offense. Essentially, Wilson was a babysitter with the job of making the occasional good play to win games. In his second season, Wilson and the Seahawks won their franchises' first Super Bowl.
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Word came Tuesday that the NFL has granted Colin Kaepernick a private workout this Saturday, including fieldwork and interviews. All 32 NFL franchises were invited to attend the workout, an opportunity to showcase his preparedness and prove whether or not he's worthy of an NFL contract. Per Kaepernick's agents, he's been working out five days per week for the last three years to stay in playing shape.
After having a strong final five games of his rookie season last year, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dante Pettis was expected to become a more consistent contributor for the team this season. However, Pettis has been unable to make a regular contribution to the 49ers offense with just 11 catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns this season. Against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night, Pettis had a chance to seize an opportunity as Emmanuel Sanders and Marquise Goodwin both left the game with injuries and tight end George Kittle was inactive.
Dallas Cowboys defensive end Michael Bennett said his new teammates convinced him to stand during the national anthem, reversing his earlier decision to sit on the bench or stay in the locker room while the anthem played. In protest of police brutality, Bennett did not stand during the national anthem for the past two NFL seasons. Bennett, who was traded from the New England Patriots more than two weeks ago, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Monday that his new decision to stand during the anthem doesn't diminish what's he's advocated for.
As a reminder, the drop list consists of players who are rostered in at least 50 percent of Yahoo leagues and are no longer must-have assets, recommended adds are available in over 50 percent of Yahoo leagues, the watch list contains in-depth notes on players who are worthy of roster spots if possible, and deep cuts includes player notes on those rostered in five percent or fewer of Yahoo leagues. The Drop List QB: Matthew Stafford, Baker Mayfield RB: LeSean McCoy WR: JuJu Smith-Schuster, A.J. Green, Brandin Cooks, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Sterling Shepard TE: Vance McDonald Matthew Stafford's back injury reportedly dates back to last season and could truly keep him shelved for the foreseea...
There’s this pretty dumb conspiracy going around following Monday night’s huge clash between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. With the game headed to overtime tied at 24, Richard Sherman and Geno Smith took to the center of the field for the coin flip. To some, it appears that Smith called tails. The officials indicated he called heads, enabling Seattle to win the toss. You be the judge. Smith himself took to social media on Tuesday and provided us with an all-time great troll job. There’s nothing not great about this tweet. We’ve seen controversies like this in the past. Players purposely sounding like they called both heads and tails. It’s a pretty dumb controversy. Seattle did not score on its opening possession of overtime. Not until the 49ers missed a field goal towards the end of the extra stanza did Seattle come away with a walk-off win on a field goal.
Despite the 49ers not suffering their first loss until Week 10, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo hasn't exactly set the world on fire with his play in 2019. He has done enough to lead his team to victories in all but one game this season, but the 49ers haven't had to ask much of their signal-caller thanks to a dominant defense and a highly-potent running game. His first chance to make a statement against a great team in prime time didn't go as expected, as Garoppolo was just above a 50 percent completion percentage and had his worst QB rating (66.2) of the year in Monday night's 27-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When the Seahawks needed their stars to be great, they delivered.
No matter how many different ways there are to break down the reasons behind Seattle's 27-24 overtime win over San Francisco, it came down to that simple fact.
Whether it was Russell Wilson continuing to build his MVP-caliber resume, or Jadeveon Clowney having his most impactful game since arriving via trade from Houston, the Seahawks found a way to change the scope of their entire season because their brightest players shined.
Seattle now sits at 8-2 going into its bye week. The win over San Francisco turned the NFC West into an actual race for the division title instead of just an eventual coronation of the 49ers. Seattle actually has the upper hand now, as winning out the rest of the way — which would include a Week 17 win over the 49ers — would give Seattle the division title.
No one expects that to happen, especially with the schedule Seattle still must face over the final six games. But the wild momentum swings from Monday night that eventually ended with Jason Myers' game-winning kick provided Seattle a chance to think big.
They're not just in a fight for a playoff berth. They can be a division champ. They can have a home game in the postseason. The Seahawks can even dream of having home-field advantage.
"We need the challenges. We need the big moments and we need to understand how to deal with them and I thought last night was plentiful," Seattle coach Pete Carroll said.
Wilson was again outstanding minus his interception early in overtime. Clowney was a stats machine with five tackles, five QB hits, a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and his second touchdown of the season. But there were plenty of others such as Shaquill Griffin, Jarran Reed, Jacob Hollister...
The NFL announced on Tuesday that the Week 12 Eagles-Seahawks matchup slated for “Sunday Night Football” on Nov. 24 has been bumped to 1 p.m. ET. In its place, NBC will broadcast an NFC showdown of the now-division leading Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers. Both teams could very likely be contending for their respective divisions in Week 12.
BIGGEST RISE: SEATTLE SEAHAWKS ODDS TO WIN SUPER BOWL LIV OPEN: 30/1 WEEK 10: 25/1 WEEK 11: 16/1 Seattle dealt San Francisco its first blemish of the season with an exciting overtime victory on Monday Night Football, improving to 8-2 SU. The Seahawks have won three straight and six of their last seven games, fueled by MVP front runner Russell Wilson (+160). They're on a bye in Week 11 before the home stretch of the season, which sees Seattle on the road for three of its next four contests.
NEW YORK (AP) — Lamar Jackson has been one of the most dynamic players in the league this season.
The Baltimore Ravens quarterback has 2,036 passing yards and 15 touchdowns, along with 702 rushing yards and six rushing TDs. Jackson went 15 for 17 for 223 yards and three touchdowns and added a dazzling 47-yard touchdown run in the Ravens' 49-13 rout of winless Cincinnati, Baltimore's fifth consecutive victory.
And Jackson and the surging Ravens have flown all the way to the top of the latest AP Pro32 poll .
Baltimore received seven of the 12 first-place votes for 375 votes in balloting Tuesday by media members who regularly cover the NFL.
"Shakeup at the top. The Ravens earned the top spot with the victory over the Patriots," said Charean Williams of Pro Football Talk. "How many No. 1s are we going to have this year?"
There have been three so far.
The New England Patriots, who were on their bye week, received the remaining five first-place votes for 372 points and moved up a spot to No. 2. The Patriots' only loss this season came in Week 9 at Baltimore.
The San Francisco 49ers, who were the league's last unbeaten team, dropped from the top spot to No. 3 after losing 27-24 in overtime Monday night to the Seattle Seahawks. Russell Wilson and the Seahawks moved up a spot to No. 4 and trail the 49ers by a half-game in the NFC West.
"Russell Wilson's magic continues in a thrilling comeback in an overtime win against previously unbeaten San Francisco," Newsday's Bob Glauber said. "The Seahawks quarterback shows once more why he's on track to win his first MVP ... (coach) Pete Carroll doing a fabulous job."
The NFC North-leading Green Bay Packers gained two spots to No. 5 after holding on to beat the Carolina Panthers 24-16.
And the New Orleans Saints fell four spots to...
The Seattle Seahawks have one of, if not the best locker room cultures in the NFL, and it's been that way since Pete Carroll has been the team's head coach. Seattle has an unbreakable confidence and optimism that something good is always about to happen. Now we have another example with Seattle's commitment to Jason Myers.
It was the clutch quarterbacking of Russell Wilson that set up the game-winning field goal in overtime of a Monday night thriller against San Francisco, but the Seahawks were able to hand the 49ers their first loss of the season thanks in large part to the play of their defense. After an interception by Wilson on the first possession of overtime, the 49ers defense held strong by stalling out a seven-play drive that ended in a missed field goal. When the Seahawks weren’t able to do anything on offense on the ensuing drive, the defense held strong again by forcing three straight pass incompletions for the three-and-out. Wilson eventually led the offense down the field to set up Jason Myers’ game-winning field goal. After the game, Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner provided a very interesting tidbit. Apparently he and fellow linebacker K.J. Wright were able to pick up on some of the checks made by 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. “They’re a team that runs so many different things that it’s hard to get a tenden
Seattle Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett had an injury scare Monday night as he suffered a bad leg bruise that swelled up and caused him to be hospitalized. The good news is that surgery was not required to relieve pressure, and head coach Pete Carroll believes his receiver will be okay going forward. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network relayed this information on Tuesday. Lockett was hospitalized as a precautionary measure, as a flight could have exasperated his swelling. Normally one of the top weapons for Russell Wilson in Seattle’s lineup, Lockett caught just three passes for 26 yards before suffering the injury Monday night. He was unable to play for most of the fourth quarter and overtime due to the severe bruise. Now thanks to a bye week, Lockett should have plenty of time to heal up in time for Seattle’s next game in Week 12 against the Philadelphia Eagles.
San Francisco's offense went eight-straight drives without scoring with six of those possessions lasting four plays or less. Apparently he missed the beginning of Seattle's locker room celebrations in order to gloat about his winnings. Both the 49ers and the Seahawks seem destined for the playoffs, which means Sherman will have to wait until January or maybe even February in order to make good on the bet.
Geno Smith and the Seattle Seahawks have found themselves at the center of the latest NFL coin toss controversy, but a closer examination of what transpired at the start of overtime on Monday night proves there really should be no controversy at all. For the second time this month, Smith was the player the Seahawks sent out to call the toss when their game against the San Francisco 49ers went to overtime. Seattle won and elected to receive, but Twitter was ablaze with people who thought Smith called “tails” and watched the coin land on heads. That’s not what happened. It might sound like Smith said “tails” if that’s what you’re listening for, but both the referee and Richard Sherman were standing right next to him. Their ears are far more trustworthy in that situation that the television broadcast, and Sherman would have put up a fuss if he thought Smith lost the toss. Confusion during the overtime coin toss is nothing new in the NFL, but there would have been a lot more reaction if the ref misunderstood Smi
Tyler Lockett was forced to exit Monday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers with a leg injury that landed him in the hospital, but fortunately it does not sound like the Seattle Seahawks receiver’s season is in jeopardy. In his appearance on 710 ESPN Seattle on Tuesday, Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll confirmed that Lockett spent the night in the hospital with a thigh injury but said he expects him to be fine. Lockett suffered a contusion that Carroll described after the game as “pretty severe,” so the positive update is obviously a relief. Lockett is Seattle’s leading receiver and has caught 62 passes for 793 yards and six touchdowns this season. The yardage total places him fifth in the NFL. The Seahawks recently acquired Josh Gordon and have gotten good production out of rookie receiver DK Metcalf, but their Week 11 bye appears to be coming at a perfect time for Lockett.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco coach Kyle Shanahan easily could have played for a tie at the end of overtime and protected the 49ers' safe lead in their division.
Instead, his decision to put the ball in Jimmy Garoppolo's hands backfired, giving the Seattle Seahawks plenty of time to rally for a game-winning field goal that tightened the NFC West race significantly.
With a chance to drive to the winning score or burn precious time off the clock, Garoppolo threw three straight incomplete passes late in overtime, setting the stage for Russell Wilson to put the Seahawks in position for Jason Myers' 42-yard kick that handed San Francisco a 27-24 loss for its first defeat of the season Monday night.
"It's a little gut check taking this L tonight," defensive tackle DeForest Buckner said. "But we're going to bounce back."
The 49ers (8-1) had their chance to win in overtime after Dre Greenlaw intercepted a pass from Wilson at the 4 on the opening drive of the extra session and returned it to the Seattle 49.
San Francisco then drove down to the 29 before Raheem Mostert was stopped just short of a first down on third-and-2. Fill-in kicker Chase McLaughlin, signed last week when Robbie Gould injured his quadriceps in practice, missed badly to the left after making all three tries in regulation.
"Just rushed it a little bit, hit it a little high and unfortunately missed it," he said.
The Niners then forced a three-and-out and took over at their own 20 with 1:50 remaining and Seattle out of timeouts. With San Francisco holding a two-game lead in the loss column over the Seahawks (8-2), Shanahan could have played it safe and made sure to take some time off the clock to ensure at least a tie.
But he called for a pass play on first down that went incomplete to Ross...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson high-stepped his way down the sideline before hugging coach Pete Carroll after Jason Myers' kick split the uprights.
After a wild overtime that featured a rare Wilson interception, a missed field goal by San Francisco and a questionable decision from 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, the Seahawks had knocked the Niners from the ranks of the unbeaten and made sure the NFC West would remain tight down the stretch.
Myers kicked a 42-yard field goal after Chase McLaughlin missed a kick earlier in overtime, and the Seahawks handed the San Francisco 49ers their first loss with a 27-24 victory on Monday night.
"That was the craziest game I've ever been a part of," Wilson said.
Myers gave Seattle (8-2) its second straight overtime win after Wilson got the Seahawks into position with an 18-yard scramble on third-and-3. After being iced by a timeout, Myers delivered one week after missing two field goals and an extra point, moving Seattle on the heels of San Francisco (8-1) in the NFC West.
"We practice these situations every day," left tackle Duane Brown said. "Russell Wilson is the best quarterback in the league. When you have him under center, I don't care how much time is on the clock. We feel like we have a chance."
The Seahawks blew an opportunity to win the game on the opening possession of overtime when Wilson was intercepted at the 4 by Dre Greenlaw.
It was Wilson's second interception of the season and just the second red-zone interception in overtime in the last 25 years, according to STATS, with Jacoby Brissett having the other in 2017 against San Francisco.
Greenlaw returned it 47 yards to the Seattle 49 and the Niners moved the ball 20 yards before McLaughlin missed badly to the left on a 47-yard attempt. McLaughlin had made...
The Seattle Seahawks battled it out with the San Francisco 49ers before winning 27-24 in overtime Monday night, and then two of the respective teams’ stars exchanged jerseys afterward. The contest went back and forth multiple times and included a tying field goal by San Francisco to send the game to overtime and a missed one in the extra period. In the end, Seattle prevailed, which must have been difficult for Richard Sherman. Sherman spent the first seven seasons of his career with the Seahawks before leaving to sign with the 49ers in what felt like a very personal move aimed at revenge. Before the 2017 season — Sherman’s final one with the Seahawks — a report said there was a rift between the Pro Bowl cornerback and Russell Wilson. Sherman reportedly took Seattle’s Super Bowl loss to the Patriots harder than most and reportedly blamed Pete Carroll and Wilson for the Seahawks not having won more championships. Sherman supposedly held resentment toward Wilson. Despite whatever issues Sherman may have had wit
SF_FG McLaughlin 43, 8:19.
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Sea_Clowney 10 fumble return (Myers kick), 2:51.
Sea_Hollister 3 pass from R.Wilson (Myers kick), 4:37.
Sea_Carson 1 run (Myers kick), 1:42.
SF_Buckner 12 fumble return (Bourne pass from Garoppolo), 12:01.
SF_FG McLaughlin 39, 6:17.
Sea_FG Myers 46, 1:45.
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The San Francisco 49ers hosted the Seattle Seahawks at Levi’s Stadium to cap off a wild NFL Week 10 on "Monday Night Football." All I can really say is, wow. A battle of NFC West heavyweights, this one did not disappoint. The 49ers opened up a 10-0 lead early, but a game-changing defensive touchdown got the Seahawks right back in it. At the half, San Francisco led 10-7. Turnovers by both teams created a wild second half in which the Seahawks took a 21-10 lead and appeared to have all the momentum, only to have it ripped away from them by San Francisco’s dominant defense. Rookie kicker Chase McLaughlin, who was only signed this past week because Robbie Gould is injured, nailed a 47-yard field goal at the end of the fourth quarter to tie the game and send it to overtime. In the overtime period…well, you’ll see. These were the biggest winners and losers from "Monday Night Football." Winner: Dre Greenlaw steals it In overtime, predictably, Russell Wilson took over. The Seahawks won the toss, and Wilson proceeded
The San Francisco 49ers were on the verge of seeing their undefeated record come to an end against the Seattle Seahawks Monday night. Down 21-10 after a mistake-filled performance on offense, San Francisco’s league-best defense stepped up in the fourth quarter. Cornerback K’Waun Williams sacked Russell Wilson, who fumbled the ball. It was recovered by offensive tackle Germain Ifedi. He also fumbled, leading to Pro Bowl defensive tackle DeForest Buckner returning it 12 yards for a touchdown. : #SEAvsSF on ESPN : NFL app // Yahoo Sports app Watch free on mobile: https://t.co/SlB0VGjZhH pic.twitter.co m/uHBN5UxDf3— NFL (@NFL) November 12, 2019 That’s just next level absurd there. We have no idea what the Seahawks were doing. We’re also pretty sure that Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll agreed with that sentiment. What exactly was Ifedi doing there? Did he legit try to take the ball from his quarterback? Either way, it resulted in eight points for the 49ers and a mere three-point deficit.
The Seattle Seahawks needed a spark, down 10-0 in the second quarter to the San Francisco 49ers Monday night. Jarran Reed and Jadeveon Clowney provided it. Jimmy Garoppolo dropped back to pass, couldn’t find anyone open and Reed came up with the sack/strip. Clowney recovered the fumble and rumbled into the end zone for six points. After the extra point, the Seahawks were down just 10-7, and the entire tenor of this game was completely changed.
Few things can change a football game quite like a defensive holding penalty. Just ask the Seattle Seahawks about that. The Seahawks thought they had an interception of Jimmy Garoppolo in the first quarter of Monday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers, but it was wiped out by a penalty. Shaquill Griffin intercepted Garoppolo, who was late throwing a pass across the middle intended for Emmanuel Sanders. However, a flag was down because Jamar Taylor was called for holding Kendrick Bourne. Rather than Seattle having the ball at San Francisco’s 45 and nearly in field goal range, the 49ers retained possession and were able to drive for a field goal to take a 3-0 lead. The penalty was a huge turning point early in the game.
The Raiders recently replaced Karl Joseph on their active roster with D.J. Swearinger, but with Lamarcus Joyner battling an injury as well, they are searching for cornerback help. Ex-Seahawks and Lions corner DeShawn Shead is working out for the team Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. Shead has not played this season but was most recently linked to both of his former teams. He caught on with the Seahawks earlier this year and worked out for the Lions last month. Shead's career turned during a 2016 divisional round game in Atlanta, and he has not returned to the full-time starter role he occupied before his ACL tear that day. However, the 30-year-old defender did play in 12 games (with one start) for the Lions last season. Oakland has lost some key secondary cogs this season, with Johnathan Abram going on injured reserve and Gareon Conley being traded to Houston. The team has used Joyner more as a slot corner than in the pure safety role he played with the Rams the past two seasons.
One of the biggest games of the season is coming your way, folks. The Seattle Seahawks will visit the San Francisco 49ers for a pivotal Monday Night Football matchup with playoff implications. San Francisco (8-0) is the NFL’s only remaining undefeated team. The Seahawks (7-2) desperately need a win to gain ground in the division and stay near the top of what’s become an incredibly competitive NFC playoff race. Looking ahead to this huge game, there are some big questions that need to be answered for both teams. Can Russell Wilson keep making magic? Seattle’s defensive woes are well documented, but the Seahawks enter this game with a 7-2 record. That can mostly be attributed to one Russell Wilson, who’s undeniably the NFL MVP at this point in the season. Wilson already has four fourth-quarter, game-winning drives on record this season. He’s making all the right decisions in clutch situations. Wilson is completing 68.3% of his passes, averages 278 passing yards per game, eludes pressure like nobody else in the
The Seahawks hope they finally found the perfect environment for wide receiver Josh Gordon. One of the most talented receivers in the league, Gordon’s career has been consistently impacted by his struggles with mental illness and substance abuse. After sitting out last week’s game against the Buccaneers, Gordon is expected to make his debut for Seattle and play a “fairly significant amount” on Monday night against the 49ers, according to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. Gordon told reporters that Seattle had long been a target destination for him, according to Mike Florio of NBC Sports. Reports recently revealed Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had lobbied team executives to sign controversial wide receiver Antonio Brown, and Gordon mentioned that he and Wilson had discussed teaming up “for awhile.” Here’s more from around the NFC West: Cardinals running back Chase Edmonds is planning to return in Week 11, according to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. Edmonds has been out with a hamstring injury and hopes his injury will res
There are very few people in the world who could write a check for an NFL team without having to raise funds, but the founder of Amazon is certainly one of them. And if a team should come on the market, he could make the bidding process a short one. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who is currently the wealthiest person in the world with an estimated net worth of more than $110 billion, is interested in purchasing an NFL team, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports. While no teams are currently for sale, Bezos has strong support within the league and would be able to easily pay cash for a franchise without needing any outside funding. Bezos owns the Washington Post and is in the process of moving to the nation’s capital. La Canfora notes that he has spent “considerable time” with Redskins owner Daniel Snyder, who has been trying to build a new facility for the team in DC to replace FedEx Field. Amazon is setting up a new hub in the area, and there’s a belief that Bezos could assist Snyder in getting a new sta
Former top-five pick Dion Jordan will resurface in Oakland. The Raiders and the veteran defensive end agreed to terms, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. Jordan will join D.J. Swearinger in joining the Raiders. To make room on the 53-man roster, Karl Joseph will head to IR. Joseph suffered a foot injury late in the Raiders’ Thursday win over the Chargers. This marks yet another chance for Jordan, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 draft. Suspensions nearly chased the Oregon product out of the league, but he did play 12 games for the Seahawks last season. Multiple teams were interested in adding him this year. Jordan, who was banned 10 games for a violation of the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy, will join a Raiders team that recently lost Arden Key for the season. Jordan missed the 2015 season because of a substance-abuse ban and was shelved for all of 2016 as well. The pass rusher has battled both suspensions and injuries, having never come close to justifying his draft position. Jordan did reg
We got the first glimpse of Josh Gordon in a Seattle Seahawks uniform earlier on Thursday after they picked him up off waivers last week. The expectation all along has been that Gordon would make his debut with Seattle against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night. That might now be in question. Gordon already popped up on the Seahawks’ injury report with a new ailment to his ankle. Listed as a limited participant, it’s not yet known what this means for Gordon over the short term. The former Pro Bowl receiver was dealing with a knee injury that landed him on injured reserve with the New England Patriots before they released him. Set to take on an undefeated 49ers team that ranks No. 1 in the NFL against the pass Monday night, Seattle could use all hands on deck. The very same injury report noted that starting left tackle Duane Brown and top pass-rusher Jadeveon Clowney did not participate in practice. That, too, could be huge news. San Francisco averages the most sacks per game in the NFL. Whoever mans lef
NFL Hall of Famer and former San Francisco 49ers receiver Terrell Owens isn’t worried about the Seattle Seahawks signing Josh Gordon. In fact, he doesn’t think the signing will amount to much at all. Speaking about the move on 95.7 The Game Tuesday, Owens shaded Gordon and said the 49ers won’t have to worry about much from him. “Josh really hasn’t been a factor the last two or three years,” Owens said. “It sounds good in theory, but he hasn’t really done much for those guys in the secondary to be of concern. To me, he’s not even a deep threat. He hasn’t really done a whole lot with the Patriots — pedestrian at best. Ouch. However, when Gordon played the past couple of seasons for the New England Patriots, he played well. Appearing in 17 games between the 2018 and 2019 seasons before his release, Gordon caught 60 passes for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns. Regardless, Owens believes that, despite Gordon’s talent, he won’t be a huge problem for the 49ers come Monday night. “With Richard Sherman as well, I’m su
There’s natural excitement for Josh Gordon‘s debut with the Seahawks, but Pete Carroll cautioned that the organization isn’t setting any expectations for the talented wideout. “I’m telling you, I’m just waiting to see him,” Carroll said Monday (via Charean Williams of ProFootballTalk.com). “I’ve seen him on film. He looks pretty special. He’s got a good history of making plays and all that, but I want to see him when he mixes with our guys and really just take it one step at a time with no expectations of how much he would contribute or play or whatever. I’m just going to see what happens.” Gordon was sidelined in mid-October by a knee injury, and he was placed on the injured reserve and later cut by the Patriots. Despite the ailment, Carroll said the receiver is ready to go. “Yeah, he’s been cleared to go,” Carroll said. “He’s ready to go, so Thursday when we get rolling again, he’ll be going. He’s in the building, studying and all that, getting ready. We’ll see how it goes.” Let’s check out some more notes
The Seattle Seahawks bolstered their wide receiver corps this week when they claimed Josh Gordon off waivers, and Gordon apparently was not the only troubled former New England Patriot that they considered adding to the mix. ESPN’s Adam Schefter said Sunday that the Seahawks entertained the possibility of signing Antonio Brown before they claimed Gordon. Russell Wilson was reportedly in favor of the move to sign Brown and pushed for it. Schefter was told by Brown’s agent Drew Rosenhaus that there are “a few teams that are very interested in signing Antonio once this process is over.” Brown’s talent is undeniable. The 31-year-old made a huge impact in the lone game in which he played for the Patriots, and he looked like he was going to be a natural fit with Tom Brady. However, he was facing a sexual assault lawsuit at the time and then a second woman alleged sexual misconduct, and New England parted ways with him after he sent troubling text messages to the second woman. The NFL could still place Brown on the