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Three ‘Can’t Miss’ Games for the Seahawks in 2021

The Seahawks last season won the NFC West with a mark of 12-4. It looked as if the team was ready to make a serious Super Bowl run, but a pothole stopped their run.

The rival Rams came into Lumen Field and laid down a win to knock Seattle out of the playoffs, ending the season much to the shock of many fans.

Now the team is looking to be more consistent, and they want to make their head coach Pete Carroll who has been there for some time proud as they take the field.

On Wednesday night, the NFL released the 2021 Seahawks schedule, and we couldn’t be more excited for the upcoming season!

After looking through the schedule and giving it some careful consideration, these are the 3 matchups that I’m most looking forward to:

09/26 at Minnesota – Seattle heads to the road as they head almost exactly sideways to go to Minnesota to take on the Vikings. Minnesota has a couple big playmakers on both sides of the ball, and why they look a lot like a .500 club, they on the road will have to be dealt with, so the Hawks can’t just assume it’s an easy win.

10/17 at Pittsburgh – Playing in Heinz Field in prime time isn’t easy, but the Steelers lost to Cleveland in the playoffs so there is more than enough hope for the Hawks as they head in for a big 8:20pm EST game on NBC. The big matchup in this game is Russell Wilson trying to avoid that Pittsburgh pass rush, with T.J. Watt leading the way.

12/19 at Los Angeles Rams – After losing at home in the playoffs to the Rams, the team will look for revenge to hand the Rams a big home loss. It’ll be interesting to see where these two teams stand on December 19th, as it could be a huge game in terms of long term records of who will take home the NFC West.

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Seahawks 2021 Schedule Released, Team Ready to Repeat as NFC West Champs

The 2020 Seattle Seahawks season ended with a flat sound, as the team fell in a NFC Wild card game at home to the rival Los Angeles Rams.

The team had a golden shot to move forward in the postseason to play the Packers, but it was all over before it started, and the Rams moved on to eventually play Green Bay.

This season Seattle had a productive offseason and look like a team that is ready to make a big impact in the NFC.

The team has a solid roster, and is ready after free agency and the draft for the team to be even better than they were a season ago.

Wednesday the slate for 2021 came out, you can You can check out the full Hawks slate below:

Seattle Seahawks 2021 Schedule

Week 1: at Indianapolis Colts, 1:00 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 2: vs. Tennessee Titans, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
Week 3: at Minnesota Vikings, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 4: at San Francisco 49ers, 4:05 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 5: TNF vs. Los Angeles Rams, 8:20 p.m. ET, NFL Network/Amazon
Week 6: SNF at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC
Week 7: MNF vs. New Orleans Saints, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN
Week 8: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS
Week 9: BYE
Week 10: at Green Bay Packers, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
Week 11: vs. Arizona Cardinals, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 12: MNF at Washington Football Team, 8:15 p.m. ET, ESPN
Week 13: vs. San Francisco 49ers, 5:20 p.m. ET, NBC
Week 14: at Houston Texans, 1:00 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 15: at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 16: vs. Chicago Bears, 4:05 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 17: vs. Detroit Lions, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX
Week 18: at Arizona Cardinals, 4:25 p.m. ET, FOX

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Seahawks Bring Back Backup QB Geno Smith to Backup Russell Wilson

Geno Smith is back for another year, Joe Fann of NBC Northwest reports. ESPN’s Field Yates reported that Smith has agreed to a deal to return to the Seahawks for a third-consecutive season to serve as Russell Wilson’s backup. The Seahawks have also confirmed the signing.G

Smith has appeared in just one game over his two years in Seattle, that being the blowout against the Jets last season. He completed 4-of-5 pass attempts for 33 yards in that fourth quarter against New York.

Everyone within the organization has raved about Smith ever since he arrived in the Pacific Northwest, which made him the obvious choice to back up Wilson once again. Back in 2019, Smith beat out Paxton Lynch to earn the team’s No. 2 job.

Are the Seahawks Actually Taking Calls About Moving QB Russell Wilson?

It may seem like an extreme long shot, but when it comes to making a trade of a quarterback the worth of Russell Wilson, the Seahawks would be foolish not to at least listen.

NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport is stating that Wilson’s name has come up a few times as the team has gotten a couple of calls about if he’s available for a trade.

The report went on to say that GM John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll have zero interest in trading Wilson right now, but again, this is the NFL where things can change quickly if the stakes are made higher than they are at the moment.

Wilson has been under center for the Hawks since the 2012 season, meaning in 2021 he’ll be entering his 10th year as the team’s starter.

He’s made the Pro Bowl in seven seasons, led the team to two Super Bowl appearances, and won a Super Bowl in the 2013 season 43-8 when he and the Hawks defense dominated Hall of Fame QB Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos.

It’s not the first time that Wilson’s name has reportedly come up in trade rumors, as last May around the NFL Draft when there were rumors that Seattle offered Wilson to the Cleveland Browns for the first pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Will the Seahawks Bring Back RB Chris Carson in 2021?

The Seahawks have a big decision to make this offseason when it comes to the future of running back Chris Carson, who will hit the free agent market.

Carson has been the best running back on the team the past two seasons, and if the club loses him to another team they are going to have to figure out a game plan, either signing another player via free agency or spending a high draft choice on a running back.

“I do know Chris has got to…look out for himself,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said.

“So he’s got to see what the situation is. We would love for him to be with us. He’s been a terrific part of our team, and hopefully we can keep that going. In my mind, I can’t imagine anything else happening.”

The former 7th round draft choice had 1230 yards back in 2019 with seven scores, and this season with the Hawks in 11 games he has 637 yards with five scores.

He has been injury prone, but the team still needs to make a decision on if he’s worth the risk to resign him as he’s still just 26 years old.

Seahawks Home Stadium CenturyLink Field to Be Renamed Lumen Field

The name CenturyLink Field is no more, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times reports.

Starting with Thursday night’s Seahawks-Cardinals game, the Seattle venue will be known as Lumen Field, the move reflecting CenturyLink’s rebranding as Lumen Technologies in September.

The Seahawks made the name change official in a statement Thursday morning.

The new name is pending approval Thursday by the Washington State Public Stadium Authority, the Washington state public corporation owner of the stadium.

Video: Two 6-3 NFC West Foes to Do Battle as the Seahawks Host the Cardinals

If it’s anything like the first battle, Thursday evening’s matchup between the Seahawks and Cardinals should be a classic for all to see.

The Cards won the first game in stunning fashion in overtime, knocking the Hawks at the time off the ranks of the undefeated.

Seattle, now at home, will be looking for revenge as they come in at 6-3, the same mark as the Cardinals, who are coming off a huge last play win over the Bills Sunday 32-30.

Here’s a preview of the game from NFL.com.

Seahawks Add Veteran DL Carlos Dunlap in Deal with Bengals

In a move that could have been considered a shock to many, the Seahawks finally added some beef to their defensive line, grabbing Cincinnati Bengals all-time sack leader Carlos Dunlap.

The Hawks sent back to the Bengals offensive lineman B.J. Finney and a seventh-round pick in the 2021 NFL draft.

The trade won’t be official until after 4pm EST today.

Seattle, who enter this weekend with a mark of 5-1, are still having major issues on defense, having allowed the most yards of any team through six games in NFL history.

Their defense continued to have problems Sunday night as they seemed to have their prime-time game against the Arizona Cardinals in hand, only to allow Cards QB Kyler Murray and the team to do enough to rally to eventually win the game in overtime.

The Hawks were not credited with an official hit on Murray during the three-point loss, reason enough for Seattle to pull the trigger on bringing in Dunlap.

The 31-year-old Dunlap had two more seasons left on the contract extension he inked a few years back. He had been getting more and more frustrated with the coaching staff as well as his role on the team.

In 11 seasons he put up 82.5 sacks, and should be able to add a big piece to the defensive line.

Currently L.J. Collier is listed as the starter at the left defensive end spot that Dunlap will take over once he arrives.

Collier this season has just seven total tackles to go along with one sack in the Hawks 3-4 base defense.

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