The Seahawks will be off from practice today and tomorrow before returning to the field on Monday to begin preparing for their final exhibition game Thursday against the Raiders at CenturyLink Field.
What projects as the bigger news this week is the beginning of roster cutdowns — teams must get to 75 by Tuesday, and then to the final 53 by the following Saturday.
Given the way Seattle’s younger players have played throughout the exhibition season — Seattle has outscored teams 45-17 in the second half — even the first cuts project as being a little tough for the Seahawks.
For now, a few links looking back at last night’s win over the Packers, clinched when Stephen Williams (above in an AP photo) caught a 42-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. …
— Seahawks.com recaps the game and names Christine Michael as the top player;
— Here also is a game story from Seahawks.com;
— Danny O’Neil also reviews the game;
— ESPN.com’s Terry Blount says the Seahawks are winning despite penalties;
— ESPN also offers some video of Wilson after the game;
— Pro Football Focus says defensive tackle Tony McDaniel was the player of the game for the Seahawks;
— NFL.com has four takeaways on the game, as well as a note on Green Bay’s running issues;
— Speaking of the Raiders, could Matt Flynn lose the starting QB job to Terrelle Pryor?.