Good morning. Let’s get to it.
Non-Seahawks game of the day
New Orleans (5-0) at New England (4-1), 1:25 p.m.
Tom Brady, Drew Brees, no Gronk, 60 and sunny in Foxborough. Oh, and forget those quarterbacks. Give me some Jimmy Graham. Dude needs a nickname. The Goldsboro Gladiator?
The Patriots picked up their first loss of the season last week, when Brady had his 52-game passing touchdown streak snapped. The Saints are still rolling and allow just 14.6 points per game. Mills, your thoughts?
Into the playbook
This week, in lieu of highlights, here’s a playbook look from former NFL head coach Brian Billick at some things the Titans and Seahawks do.
View from the other side
Two writers from The Tennessean discuss today’s game:
Flashback video of the day
“The curtain rose on the 1986 season in a brand-new setting. The Seahawks’ modern headquarters was finally finished.”
Today in bacon
Favorite Seahawks moment:
None. Nada. You folks didn’t come through for me, so we have a blank space this week. Too bad.
If you have a favorite Seahawks moment you want to see in this space, email me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recipe of the day
With Tennessee in town, we’ll go with a Memphis Rub. While you make it, listen to Memphis Slim sing the blues about that dang Beer Drinkin’ Woman.
Chalk Talk with Brock Huard of 710 ESPN
Now, that’s funny (at least to me):
At times, a Seahawks star or two whacks down some pre-practice fast food. That reminded me of this:
Today’s weather forecast
We’ll try to find a good, longer story for each Sunday. This one from SI’s Thomas Lake called, “The Ghost of Speedy Cannon,” is excellent.
This week’s schedule:
|Green Bay at Baltimore||10 a.m.||FOX||M&T Bank Stadium|
|Philadelphia at Tampa Bay||10 a.m.||FOX||Raymond James Stadium|
|Pittsburgh at N.Y. Jets||10 a.m.||CBS||MetLife Stadium|
|Carolina at Minnesota||10 a.m.||FOX||Mall of America Field|
|Oakland at Kansas City||10 a.m.||CBS||Arrowhead Stadium|
|St. Louis at Houston||10 a.m.||FOX||Reliant Stadium|
|Cincinnati at Buffalo||10 a.m.||CBS||Ralph Wilson Stadium|
|Detroit at Cleveland||10 a.m.||FOX||FirstEnergy Stadium|
|Tennessee at Seattle||1:05 p.m.||CBS||CenturyLink Field|
|Jacksonville at Denver||1:05 p.m.||CBS||Sports Authority Field|
|New Orleans at New England||1:25 p.m.||FOX||Gillette Stadium|
|Arizona at San Francisco||1:25 p.m.||FOX||Candlestick Park|
|Washington at Dallas||5:30 p.m.||NBC||AT&T Stadium|
|Monday, Oct. 14|
|Indianapolis at San Diego||5:40 p.m.||ESPN||Qualcomm Stadium|