, fell apart somewhat. Without him out there, suddenly they gave up 23.8 points per game and split their final six contests, including playoffs.Letís put away the numbers, though. Thomasís extended middle finger isnít for the fans, teammates, or the postseason prospects of the 2018 Seahawks. Itís an expression of authenticity. Because he craved security and nobody, including himself, did their job to make it happen. And now maybe the one thing heís actually great at, in the one city where he excelled, maybe that chapter of his life is over. What authentic human wouldnít want to flip someone off when it all came crashing down?Century Links 8/25: Will Seahawks Keep Brandon Marshall? Rapid Reaction: Vikings 21, Seahawks 20Key notes, observations, and takeaways from the Seattle Seahawks' preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings.Instant reaction: Seahawks beaten late, 21-20 | Seahawks Draft BlogIt's never worth overreacting to pre-season. It's why the OTT negativity after the Chargers loss was unnecessary. Today was a very different game and Seattle'sVikings top Seahawks 21-20 in third preseason game - Story | KMSPMINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kirk Cousins helped Minnesota's offense make some progress by passing for 182 yards in the first half, and third-stringer Kyle Sloter threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns as the...Seahawks may miss J.D. McKissic more than it appearsSeahawks may miss J.D. McKissic more than it appears. McKissic offers versatility and depth, if he makes the team. Which this writer thinks he should.Make-A-Wish kids get the ultimate Seahawks Experience | Q13 FOX News"I want to meet Russell Wilson." That's what 17-year-old Amber Louden of Bellingham told Make-A-Wish of Alaska and Seattle.During the past decade, Amber has spent too many days in the hospital. She often passed the time watching her beloved Seahawks.Sam Darnold looks strong in bid to win Jets' QB job - NFL.comIt's clear the New York Jets are eyeing Sam Darnold as their Week 1 starting quarterback based on the amount of playing time he had against the cross-town rival Giants on Friday night.Seahawks Training Camp Special : A comprehensive previewLast year, the Seattle Seahawks missed the postseason for the first time since 2011, finishing 9-7. Will Seattle, with a cast of new faces, bounce back and return to the playoffs? Our AJ...Russell Wilson the 2018 MVP? Adrian Peterson in perfect spot - NFL.comIs Russell Wilson about to embark on an MVP season, and is Adrian Peterson set for a renaissance with the Redskins? See Bucky Brooks' take as he dives into hot topics around the NFL.Cowboys mull sitting starters due to OL injuries - NFL.comThe injuries on the offensive line are starting to pile up for the Dallas Cowboys. Owner Jerry Jones said Friday his team could sit multiple offensive starters in order to avoid further injuries.Jon Gruden unsure if Raiders have backup QB on roster - NFL.comThe Raiders own the luxury of knowing who their starting quarterback will be: Derek Carr. It's not as simple for his understudy. Coach Jon Gruden expressed concern related to the position Friday.Adam Humphries proves value to Bucs with return TD - NFL.comAdam Humphries confirmed his place with the Buccaneers in 2017 by finishing second on the team in receptions with 61. He added to his resume Friday with an unconventional score.Around The NFL Podcast: Football year resolutions - NFL.comDan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Chris Wesseling and Colleen Wolfe share their "New Football Year Resolutions" as they get ready for the upcoming NFL season.What we learned from Friday's NFL preseason games - NFL.comWe're knee deep in Week 3 of the NFL preseason -- also known as dress rehearsal week for the upcoming season. Here's what we learned so far from Friday's games.Mike Zimmer puts some pressure on Daniel Carlson Ė ProFootballTalkGood news, rookie Daniel Carlson: You're now the Vikings kicker. Bad news: Daniel Carlson, you're now the Vikings kicker. The fifth-round draft pick recently won a training-camp competition with Kai Forbath. And Carlson celebrated by missing a pair of field goals and pissing off his head coach.Jay Gruden ďimpressedĒ with Adrian Peterson in his first game action Ė ProFootballTalkLess than a week ago, Adrian Peterson was waiting for a phone call. It came, and then came his chance to suit up and play. Fifty-six yards on 11 carries later, Peterson's new coach liked what he witnessed. "I saw a big guy running pretty hard really," Jay Gruden told reporters.