A recap of a busy news day for the Seahawks on Wednesday follows in this morning's links.
Get ready to see Seneca Wallace at receiver this Sunday. With Seattle's depletion at receiver Wallace is likely to get reps out wide this week.
With Seattle experiencing so many injuries early in the season, Dave Boling discusses the constant churn in the NFL.
Frank Hughes talks Hawks with Ian Furness of KJR on this audio link.
Scott Johnson of the Everett Herald leads this notebook with the return of Rocky Bernard and Jordan Babineax to the practice field after serving one-game suspensions.
Holmgren said the Seahawks talked to about 30 different receivers they would be interested in bringing in, including ex-Seahawk Koren Robinson, but ultimately decided on Billy McMullen and Samie Parker.
Aaron Fentress of The Oregonian also weighs in on the receiver situation, talking to U. of Oregon product Samie Parker, who said he can be a playmaker in Seattle's offense.
San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers officially announced quarterback Alex Smith has been put on the injured reserve list with a season-ending shoulder injury, presumably ending his career in San Francisco.
San Francisco Chronicle columnist Gwynn Knaap writes that the relationship between Smith and the 49ers was doomed from the start.
Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat offers a detailed breakdown of where things went wrong for Smith.
Matt Burrows of the Sacramento Bee notes that Alex Smith's shoulder injury problems began in a game against the Seahawks. Seattle's Julian Peterson, an ex-49er, talks about Smith not looking right in the team's second game against San Francisco last season.
After the first game Arizona's pass rush is much improved, with the addition of linebacker Travis LaBoy, and the return of Bertrand Berry.
Mike Tulumello of the East Valley Tribune writes about the Cardinals depth on defense.
St. Louis Rams
Quarterback Mark Bulger owns up to mistakes his team made, and vows to get better this week.
Coach Scott Linehan will have to boost cornerback Tye Hill's ego after he got beat deep twice against Philadelphia in the season opener.