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Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks throws a pass against the Green Bay Packers at Century Link Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Five Things: Seahawks Trounce Packers In First Thursday Night Football Matchup

It’s easy to pencil the Seahawks as back-to-back Super Bowl champs after their 36-16 beat-down of the Packers last night. Or to think Green Bay is a shadow of the franchise that won it all in 2011 and hasn’t reached the conference championship since.

09/05/2014

Wide receiver Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a catch in the end zone to defeat the Green Bay Packers on a controversial call by the replacement officials at CenturyLink Field on September 24, 2012 in Seattle, Washington.  (Source: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

‘Fail Mary’ Rematch Opens NFL Season As Seahawks Host Packers

At some point they will take a moment to acknowledge the celebration taking place around them. Pete Carroll and his team will step back from an offseason focused on forgetting what happened in 2013 and for a brief second appreciate the festivities commemorating Seattle’s first Super Bowl title.

09/04/2014

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks in action against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Rodgers, Wilson And Harvin Are Must Plays

Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.

09/04/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Jerrod Niemann on Dreams of Sports Commentating and Waiting to Hear Back from Aaron Rodgers

The “Drink to That All Night” singer-songwriter wants another stab at making NFL game picks for CBS Local after a less than stellar showing against fellow country artists including Justin Moore and Rodney Atkins back in 2012.

08/22/2014

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8 Most Entertaining NFL Players To Follow On Twitter

Meet the NFL players you need to follow this football season.

08/22/2014

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions stiff arms Mark Barron #23 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a second quarter catch at Ford Field.  (Source: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Top 20 NFL Fantasy Wide Receivers For 2014

The NFL regular season is getting closer by the day as teams are now finished with their respective training camps and preparing for the all-important third preseason game. Fans are very lucky these days because every single preseason game is made available to them, whether it be online or on television. That gives fantasy football players the opportunity to scout everyone and anyone that they may consider drafting.

08/18/2014

LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball in the third quarter against the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field.  (Source: Elsa/Getty Images)

Top 20 NFL Fantasy Running Backs In 2014

NFL training camps are beginning to wrap up as teams continue making their way through the preseason. It’s a time for players and coaches to sharpen their skills in preparation for the upcoming season. It’s also a time for fans to keep track of which players they may want to draft in their fantasy football leagues and which players they want to avoid.

08/14/2014

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos calls a play during the AFC Divisional Playoff Game against the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  (Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Top 20 NFL Fantasy Quarterbacks For 2014

With the NFL season fast approaching, fans are getting ready to root for their favorite teams and enjoy the wonderful thing that is football Sunday during the fall. There is also another thing that gets football fans worked into a frenzy as the season grows closer, and that thing is fantasy football.

08/13/2014

Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints points from under center in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks To Draft

It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.

08/09/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08:  Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies
is introduced during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Social Media Atwitter Over Johnny Football’s Slide

Even the NFL’s official Twitter account is piling on Johnny Manziel’s slide in the draft.

05/08/2014

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