Lost in all of the news about Koren Robinson's return to Seattle was Shaun Alexander visiting the Detroit Lions on Tuesday.
Alexander worked out at the Lions practice facility for the team's coaching staff, along with former Bears running back Cedric Benson and former Packers running back Vernand Morency. Detroit is reportedly happy with the stable of running backs on the team and is just looking at potential candidates should they need a running back later this season.
Koren Robinson returns to Seattle. Here's the story and a list of his transgressions during his time in the NFL. Robinson said he's been sober for over two years and his ready to contribute.
John McGrath writes that when you're 0-2 character issues become less important while finding players that can help you win becomes a priority.
ESPN's Mike Sando, who covered the Seahawks during Koren Robinson's time in Seattle, offers some perspective on Robinson's return to Seattle while talking with KJR's Ian Furness in this audio link.
ESPN's report on the Robinson signing.
San Francisco 49ers
Matt Maiocco of the Santa Clara Press Democrat interviews Tacoma native and Detroit quarterback Jon Kitna, who has nothing but good things to say about quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan and offensive coordinator Mike Martz. The 49ers face Detroit this week.
Dan Brown of the San Jose Mercury News unearths a couple interesting stats on O'Sullivan. He leads the league in number of completions 25 yards or more, and is third in the league in average yards per pass attempt.
Matt Burrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that after being bottled up against Seattle, running back Frank Gore is ready to bust out this week.
Arizona quarterback Kurt Warner earns the NFC player of the week honor after his performance against Miami on Sunday. Warner finished 19 of 24 for 361 yards and three touchdowns, with a perfect158.3 passer rating.
Sando writes that things can't get much better for the Cardinals.
St. Louis Rams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Jim Thomas says the Rams' defensive woes are a group effort.
St. Louis Dispatch columnist Bryan Burwell says now is the time to start cleaning up the mess that is the St. Louis Rams.