We lead this Morning's report with some news. First off, the Regina Leader-Post in Canada is reporting that the Seahawks will sign former Green Bay punter Jon Ryan to a two-year deal and release struggling Ryan Plackemeier.
Green Bay cut Ryan last week when the Packers signed Derrick Frost. Ryan is from Regina, Saskatchewan,
Also, veteran receiver Joe Horn is reportedly visiting with two different teams today and plans to sign with one of them on Wednesday.
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Dave Boling reports that Seattle's 34-10 loss at Buffalo had quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and coach Mike Holmgren at a loss for words, with Hasselbeck describing the defeat as embarrassing and Holmgren reaching all the way back to his Seattle debut against Detroit to find a comparable performance offensively.
More from Boling, who reports that Nate Burleson was stunned to find out his knee injury was much worse than an anticipated, and now the search for a veteran receiver begins for Seattle.
Scott Johnson of the Everett Herald offers some more perspective on the Seahawks injury situation, including Maurice Morris and Lofa Tatupu.
Larry Weisman of USA Today writes about the lack of talented receivers in the NFL.
San Francisco 49ers
Quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan talks about his mistakes in this report from Tom FitzGerald of the San Francisco Chronicle. The story also includes news on back-up quarterback Alex Smith, who says his fractured throwing shoulder is still tender, but he had not received MRI results back as of Monday.
Matt Maiocco of the Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that a decision on whether or not Smith will have season-ending surgery could be made today.
Smith's injury has the 49ers looking to add depth at quarterback.
Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic reports that the Cardinals are not afraid to open up the playbook and try a few tricks. Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt lined up cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie at wide receiver and nearly completed a long pass to him down field.
Mike Tulumello of the East Valley Tribune reports the Cardinals' kicking game looked improved in the team's win over San Francisco.
Tulumello also writes that Arizona's offensive line looked strong against the 49ers.
St. Louis Rams
Rams head coach Scott Linehan takes the blame for his team being unprepared in an embarrassing loss to Philadelphia.
With Drew Bennett sustaining a foot injury against the Eagles the Rams are getting thin at receiver.