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Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman Nominated for ESPYS
June 25th, 2014 at 9:09 AM
The ESPYS are the pinnacle of sports awards in the United States. And, with the Seattle Seahawks being on top of the National Football League mountain, the ESPYS nominations were sure to follow. ***PHOTO1*** ESPN didn't disappoint Tuesday when the cable sports giant announced the nominations for their annual award ceremony. The...

Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas yearns to be the best ever
June 23rd, 2014 at 8:14 PM
The dreaded Super Bowl Hangover is a real thing. The last team to play in two-straight Super Bowls was the New England Patriots, when they won the championship in 2004 and 2005.But Seattle Seahawks All-Pro safety Earl Thomas doesn’t see that hangover affecting his team. Not even close. ***PHOTO1*** “There’s still an...

Seattle Seahawks Get Their Super Bowl Rings, Fans Can ‘virtually’ Wear One
June 20th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
The Seattle Seahawks got their bling Thursday night. The entire 2013-14 team and staff received their Super Bowl XLVIII championship rings at a private ceremony in downtown Seattle.  ***PHOTO1***  The ring was made by Tiffany & Co., after several meetings between the team's owner, Paul Allen, head coach Pete Carroll, general manager John...

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble: Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman Throws Punches
June 19th, 2014 at 9:59 AM
The giant chip on the shoulder of the Seattle Seahawks last season was a driving factor in leading the franchise to its first-ever Super Bowl title. The 2013 edition of the Seahawks weren't satisfied with just the NFC West Championship, home-field advantage in the playoffs or the NFC Championship. ***PHOTO1*** That desire led...

Seattle Seahawks Secondary Built for High Powered Denver Broncos Attack
January 26th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
When the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos meet in Super Bowl XLVIII, it will be a classic match-up of an outstanding defense versus a terrific offense. The Seahawks are the number one rated defense and the Broncos have the best offense in the league. Seattle will rely on their...

NFL Fines Seattle Seahwaks CB Richard Sherman for Taunting/Unsportsmanlike Conduct
January 24th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
As the Seattle Seahawks prepare to take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, cornerback Richard Sherman is getting fined for taunting and unsportsmanlike conduct in the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers. Sherman has been the topic of a media circus after making famous post game...

Seattle Seahawks Get by Carolina Panthers 12 – 7 in NFL Season Opener
September 9th, 2013 at 9:52 PM
The Seattle Seahawks traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina for its NFL 2013 season opener, beating the Carolina Panthers 12 - 7 in a game that looked like it might slip away from Seattle in the fourth quarter when Carolina sustained a 56 yard drive before fumbling the ball at the...

Seattle Seahawks Begin Phase Three of the Offseason with First OTA
May 23rd, 2012 at 1:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** The third and final phase of the offseason is in full swing as the Seattle Seahawks hold the first of ten offseason team activities (OTAs) this week at Virginia Mason Athletic Center. Under the new collective bargaining agreement, phase three allows all coaches to be present at on-field team practices...

Seattle Seahawks Draft LB Bobby Wagner from Utah State with 47th Pick in 2012 NFL Draft
May 3rd, 2012 at 1:10 PM
On Day two of the NFL Draft the Seattle Seahawks traded down four spots to pick No. 47 in a trade with the NY Jets that also included additional picks in the 5th and 7th rounds. Hawks management chose linebacker Bobby Wagner, who, after missing the NFL combine due to...

Seattle Seahawks’ First Round Draft Pick Bruce Irvin was Surprised by Pete Carroll
April 28th, 2012 at 1:48 PM
Seattle Seahawks’ first round draft pick Bruce Irvin told the media this morning that he thought he might be selected somewhere between 26 and 32 or possibly early on day two of the 2012 NFL Draft and was surprised when he received a phone call from Pete Carroll right before...

Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll Says 1st Round Draft Pick Bruce Irvin was a Tightly Kept Secret
April 27th, 2012 at 11:42 AM
“A ton of teams would have taken this kid had they known him better” Pete Carroll ***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reported today on 710 AM ESPN with “Brock and Salk” that Bruce Irvin was a tightly kept secret leading up to yesterday’s first round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft....

Seattle Seahawks Pick Defensive Pass Rusher Bruce Irvin in First Round of 2012 NFL Draft
April 26th, 2012 at 7:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks selected West Virginia Mountaineers defensive end Bruce Irvin today in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Irvin at 6’2” 245 pounds, is known for aggressive bull rushing against larger offensive tackles. Known for quickness off the snap, he most likely will be used immediately at...

Seattle Seahawks Re-sign CB Marcus Trufant for a 10th Season
April 12th, 2012 at 3:29 PM
The Seattle Seahawks agreed to a one-year contract with cornerback Marcus Trufant who has played nine seasons with the team and ranks 10th in Seahawks history for tackles. Trufant was released on good terms by the team in early March with two years left on his contract due to salary...

For Seattle Seahawks—Linebacker Position Should Be Top Priority in NFL Draft
April 6th, 2012 at 5:05 AM
While the Seahawks may have shored things up along the defensive line this off-season, they've since sprung a major leak at the linebacker position. ***PHOTO1*** With the loss of David Hawthorne to the New Orleans Saints, Seattle has suddenly become very thin at linebacker. Hawthorne signed a five year deal with New...

Seattle Seahawks Free Agent Watch: Linebacker David Hawthorne Agrees to Join the New Orleans Saints
April 3rd, 2012 at 9:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** David Hawthorne, Seattle’s middle linebacker and leading tackler for the past three seasons has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.   The 26-year old athlete made the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2008 and for the past three seasons ‘The Heater’ registered over...

Order Released—Seattle Seahawks Hold 3 of Top 75 Picks in 2012 NFL Draft
March 29th, 2012 at 10:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** After what has already been an eventful off-season for Seattle, Seahawks fans have even more to get excited about following the release of the league’s official draft-order earlier this week. Seattle holds three picks in the top 75, including the 12th overall in 2012. They won't, though, have a fifth-round...

Seattle Seahawks 2012 Schedule: a Look at Upcoming Match-ups
March 27th, 2012 at 5:54 PM
Fans are eagerly awaiting the release of the full 2012-2013 NFL schedule next month, so in the meantime let’s take a look at the opponent match ups for home and away games this season.  Part 1 will examine games the Seahawks will host at CenturyLink Field, while Part 2 covers...

Seattle Seahawks 101 Inside Blitz: Staff Commentary
March 26th, 2012 at 11:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** What grade would you give the Seahawks so far in free agent signings? Sims: The Seahawks earn an A in my book; they made an attempt to get Peyton Manning even though it was a long shot and when he denied us they picked up the second hottest quarterback in free...

Seattle Seahawks Draft Watch: Boston College Linebacker Luke Kuechly
March 22nd, 2012 at 8:59 PM
The Seattle Seahawks could choose 6’3” 242lb linebacker Luke Kuechly first next month in the rapidly approaching NFL draft. The Dick Butkus Award winner is football savvy, with superior instincts and skills and may be the best athlete available when Seahawks general manager John Schneider is granted 10-minutes to make...

Free Agent Jason Jones Signed by Seattle Seahawks to Bolster Interior Pass Rush
March 21st, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Lost in the excitement of coming to terms with quarterback Matt Flynn is the Seahawks' recent signing of free agent defensive tackle/end, Jason Jones. Though somewhat less sexy than Flynn's arrival, Jones promises to help the Seahawks get more pressure from the interior of the defensive line, a distinct area...