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Some new faces and key returning players as Seattle Seahawks start 2021 regular season

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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) greets wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) during warmups before the team's NFL football preseason game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Aug. 28, 2021, in Seattle.

The Seattle Seahawks open their regular season Sunday on the road against the Indianapolis Colts. They're hoping to do better than their one-and-done playoff appearance last season. More from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

Kirsten Kendrick has been hosting KNKX’s Morning Edition since 2006. She handles all aspects of the show - from news selection and writing to audio production. Kirsten has worked in radio for 30 years. She was born in Ohio, grew up in Indiana and attended high school and college in North Texas. In addition to being a journalist and active in the public radio host community, Kirsten is also sports lover. She and her husband Troy live in Seattle with their son Del and their dog Jillian.