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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....

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...

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...

Tennessee Titans’ Jason Jones Offers Potential Boost to Seattle Seahawks’ Defense; Plans to Visit Seattle This Week
March 15th, 2012 at 2:40 PM
Former Tennessee Titans defensive end Jason Jones is now one of the top players the Seattle Seahawks may be looking to sign this week as the rush to pick up the remaining free agents continues. Jones was the second round draft pick to the Titans in 2008, where he played...

Seattle Seahawks Re-sign Free Agent Red Bryant
March 13th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Within hours of the official kickoff of the 2012 NFL season and the beginning of free agency, Seattle Seahawks free agent defensive end Red Bryant signed a five-year $35 million contract with the franchise today including $14.5 million guaranteed. Last season the 6'4" 323-pound defensive cornerstone had 32 tackles, 1...

The Seattle Seahawks Could Look to Draft a Pass Rusher in April’s NFL Draft
March 12th, 2012 at 9:36 AM
As the NFL draft approaches in April, the Seattle Seahawks have a crucial decision to make regarding its 12th overall pick. With many eyes focused on the quarterback position, the other area of concern for Seattle is at the defensive end or outside linebacker position. With a young, talented, and...

Seattle Seahawks Have Limited Time to Offer Contract to Top Defensive End Red Bryant
March 11th, 2012 at 4:43 PM
The Seattle Seahawks have a short time to re-sign their star defensive end, Red Bryant, who landed himself a spot among the top players to enter free agency when it begins this Tuesday. Both sides have expressed interest in continuing the partnership into the next season, though, no formal contract...

Seattle Seahawks 101 Inside Blitz: Staff Commentary
February 28th, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Editors Note: Seahawks101.com would like to thank longtime Seahawks fan Bert Staggers from Tacoma, for joining us for today's Seahawks 101 Inside Blitz. Scott Heyamoto: Should the Seahawks pay big money and go after Mario Williams? Scott Whittum: There’s nothing to lose by pursuing Mario Williams, if he’s healthy and the price is...

Seattle Seahawks: Breaking Down Pete Carroll’s Hybrid Defense
February 28th, 2012 at 11:18 AM
There's been considerable debate and confusion—both on the Internet and in the media—over the unusual defensive scheme head coach Pete Carroll has installed in Seattle, and understandably so. Much of the debate has been centered around just what scheme it is exactly that the Seahawks were running. This is because,...

Red Bryant’s Playing Style and Unique Qualities Compliment Pete Carroll’s Player Strategy for the Seattle Seahawks
February 26th, 2012 at 9:47 PM
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reported Friday from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis that the team would love to have defensive end Red Bryant back and is doing everything it can to keep him from leaving the team through free agency. ***PHOTO1*** When the media hinted Bryant might be overrated, Carroll...

Seattle Seahawks: Veteran Free Agent Red Bryant a Top Priority This Off-Season
February 4th, 2012 at 5:35 PM
Projected as a prototypical 3-4 defensive end coming out of the 2008 NFL Draft, Bryant was seen as too good to pass on in the fourth-round, even though Seattle ran a 4-3 defense at the time. The Seahawks played him at interior lineman until making the switch to their current scheme....

Alabama Crimson Tides’ Courtney Upshaw Could Be a Seattle Seahawk in April
February 1st, 2012 at 9:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** University of Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw, one of the nation's most feared pass rushers could become a part of the Seattle Seahawks in April. A finalist for the Butkis Award, the first team All-American has all the tools necessary to meet head coach Pete Carroll’s need to improve the Seattle...

Seattle Seahawks Front Seven is Key to Its Menacing Defense
December 18th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle is 6-7 today, entering Chicago's Soldier Field, winning four of its last five games. Much of its second half success is due to a veteran defensive front seven with 33 years of combined NFL experience. When the Season began, many in the media found it difficult to find a Seahawks...

The Seattle Seahawks Place Cornerback Ron Parker on Injured Reserve
December 14th, 2011 at 9:14 AM
The Seattle Seahawks reported late yesterday that the team has placed cornerback Ron Parker on injured reserve. Parker was picked up off waivers late in October after playing three games on special teams for the Oakland Raiders. He continued the roll with Seattle playing in just two games. The team also...

Seattle Seahawks Defensive End Raheem Brock Charged with Drunken Driving One Year After Traffic Stop
December 8th, 2011 at 5:35 PM
The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Seattle Seahawks defensive end Raheem Brock has been charged with a DUI one year after the traffic stop and that the King County Prosecutor charged the Seahawk in district court. Brock is to be arraigned on the twenty-first of this month. Official sources reported that...