A return of morning links as we head into the Seahawks' first regular-season game, along with a question to start things off. How much yardage will Seattle rush for offensively today? Let us know in the comments section.
Frank Hughes offers a good perspective piece on wide receiver Nate Burleson, who needs to play big with experienced receivers Bobby Engram and Deion Branch unavailable because of injuries this week.
Dave Boling checks in with some key things to look for in today's game.
Scott Johnson of the Everett Herald talks to Maurice Morris, who says he's ready to step up after serving as Shaun Alexander's back-up for six years.
Johnson also touches on the expectations of the Seahawks in the team's season opener.
A preview of today's matchup from USA Today.
For some perspective on the Bills we check in with the Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News, who says the Bills need improvement offensively to compete for a playoff spot this season.
And here's another article from the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle touting the Bills' playoff chances.
San Francisco 49ers
Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat says the 49ers are eager to unwrap the game plan put together by Mike Martz for today's game against Arizona.
Maiocco also wonders aloud if injured quarterback Alex Smith has thrown his last pass for San Francisco.
Daniel Brown of the San Jose Mercury News writes J.T. O'Sullivan's big day as a starting NFL quarterback has finally arrived.
Paul Gutierrez of the Sacramento Bee writes that O'Sullivan, who hales from Cal-Davis, joins other quarterbacks from small schools like Tony Romo, Jon Kitna, Phil Simms and Randal Cunningham to earn starting spots in the NFL.
Kent Somers of the Arizona Somers says a revived Kurt Warner, at 37, is playing for the love of the game. Warner will be the starter for the Cardinals as they take on San Francisco today.
Not to be a distraction or anything, But Anquan Boldin's agent Drew Rosenhaus says the best thing for his client is a trade.
Mike Tulumello of the East Valley Tribune writes that there's reason for optimism for the Cardinals heading into the opener.
But the Cardinals will have to deal with the loss of starting center Al Johnson, whose been put on the injured reserve for the rest of the season due to lingering issues with his left knee.
St. Louis Rams
Defensive end Leonard Little says his team is not going to be 3-13 this season.
A key matchup for the Rams today will be veteran receiver Torry Holt going against a veteran Philadelphia secondary.
After a 27-day holdout during the preseason, running back Stephen Jackson is ready for some action.