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The Tale of Dan Velawick and American Patriarchs’ Deflated Footballs
May 17th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Once upon a time there was a coach named Dan Velawick who had a legendary career leading his football team, the American Patriarchs, to numerous division, conference, and league championships. One sunny day during the offseason, he had an epiphany while sitting at his pool, sipping a margarita. Professional football is...

2015 Seattle Seahawks Game Schedule Released
April 22nd, 2015 at 9:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** The 2015 Seattle Seahawks game schedule was released by the NFL yesterday afternoon. The schedule features five primetime games including two at CenturyLink Field. The Hawks will play three times on Sunday Night Football games, one Monday Night Football game, and a Thursday night game. The five nationally televised appearances are...

Author George R. R. Martin Comments on Seattle Seahawks’ Final Super Bowl Play
April 4th, 2015 at 9:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** Before Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin left for the airport to speak at Seattle's Norwescon this weekend, he posted a message on his Not A Blog page: “Headed for the airport in a couple of hours. I am off to Norwescon in scenic Seattle, home of the Superbowl...

Seattle Seahawks Offseason Workouts Begin This Month
April 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks have announced its three phase offseason workout schedule through mid June. The voluntary offseason workout programs are intended to provide training, teaching and physical conditioning for players and adhere to Article 21 of the NFL Players Collective Bargaining Agreement. The team begins Phase One on Monday, April 20...

Free Agency Departures Weaken Seattle Seahawks’ Defense
March 17th, 2015 at 12:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** Before NFL Free Agency began one week ago, players were given a 72-hour period to hear pitches from opposing teams. Seattle cornerback, Byron Maxwell took advantage and signed a six year, $63 million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. Since then outside linebacker, Malcolm Smith inked a two year $7 million deal...

Seattle Seahawks Offer Marshawn Lynch Multi-Year Extension Worth an Estimated $21 Million Dollars
February 21st, 2015 at 2:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks’ general manager John Schneider and Marshawn Lynch’s agent Doug Hendrickson, met yesterday in Indianapolis after the day’s NFL Scouting Combine activities ended, to hammer out details on ways to keep the 28–year old running back on the team for another two or three years. Yahoo Sports Rand Getlin reported...

Fans Questioning the Character of Seattle Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin, Should Give Him a Pass
February 19th, 2015 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** With 5-minutes to go in the third quarter and the Seattle Seahawks leading the New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XLIX, Seattle was threatening once again on the New England 3-yard line. On 2nd-and-goal, wide receiver Doug Baldwin ran a crossing route over the middle of the endzone, scraping...

Seattle Seahawks Will Face One of the Toughest Schedules in the NFL This Season
February 14th, 2015 at 7:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Shortly after Week 17 ended last year, the NFL released Seattle’s list of regular season opponents. John Breech of CBSSports.com reported recently that the Seahawks strength of schedule will be one of the toughest in the NFL this year, ranking fourth in the league. Half of the teams Seattle will face...

The Seattle Seahawks Sign Seven Players
February 12th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks recently signed seven talented young men who, after their college careers, have been to several NFL training camps, and were either cut, injured, or waived and are still hoping to find permanent NFL homes. Kevin Smith, wide receiver Smith spent time in Seattle's training camp last season and will...

Seattle Seahawks Make Compelling Coaching Moves
February 10th, 2015 at 6:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks have named Micheal Barrow linebackers coach, Brennan Carroll assistant offensive line coach, Lofa Tatupu assistant linebackers coach and promoted defensive backs coach Kris Richard to defensive coordinator. Barrow was a second-round choice (47th overall) by the Houston Oilers in the 1993 NFL Draft and played 13 seasons with...

Seattle Seahawks Coaching Exodus a Testament to Always Compete Philosophy
February 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks lost three outstanding coaches to other NFL teams last week. A week ago, defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was named head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, and later, assistant offensive line coach Chris Morgan joined his team. On Friday, linebacker coach Ken Norton Jr. was named defensive coordinator...

Seattle Seahawks’ Motivation Will Be Redemption in 2015
February 8th, 2015 at 6:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks lost Super Bowl XLIX last weekend and there is absolutely no question that the way they lost it will motivate them to seek redemption this coming season. It’s likely the loss will bond them even tighter, and that focused spirit—combined with their formidable talents, will turn the Seahawks...

Former Seattle Seahawks Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn Becomes Atlanta Falcons New Head Coach
February 3rd, 2015 at 7:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Falcons announced that its new head coach will be former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn. At a Falcons press conference today, Quinn said he appreciated the organizations patience while he continued his dedication to the Seahawks through the playoffs and Super Bowl XLIX. "They understood that over the last...

New England Patriots Defeat Seattle Seahawks 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX on Malcolm Butler’s Goal-Line Interception
February 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Trailing 28-24 with 26-seconds left in Super Bowl XLIX with the ball on the New England Patriots 1–yard line, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll sanctioned a quick slant on 2nd–and–goal that safety Malcolm Butler intercepted right at the goal-line. Like fingers extinguishing a candle, the rookie from West Alabama snuffed...

Seattle Seahawks’ Competitive Principles Will Be Tested by New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX
February 1st, 2015 at 12:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll published his book “Win Forever: Live, Work, and Play Like a Champion” in 2010 and then, purposefully instilled his philosophy and principles into the organization over the past four seasons. The New England Patriots will test that way of thinking today in Super Bowl...

Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch Demonstrates Why NFL Media Relations Policy Should Be Refined
January 30th, 2015 at 1:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks’ running back Marshawn Lynch met his NFL Media Relations Policy obligations this week by making himself available to the media. Those in the media fortunate enough to be a part of Media Days at Super Bowl XLIX also met their network obligations by asking him an assortment of...

Russell Wilson’s Toughness is One of His Most Admirable Weapons
January 29th, 2015 at 7:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** When Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes the field in Super Bowl XLIX and looks across the scrimmage line at the opposing New England Patriots defense, competitive physical toughness will be one of his most admirable weapons. After throwing an interception in the NFC Championship Game, Green Bay Packers middle linebacker...

Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks Defend Title Against New England Patriots This Sunday
January 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks will defend its title against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium this Sunday. For the second consecutive season, the game will feature the No. 1 seed in each conference. New England advanced to the Super Bowl by...

Seattle Seahawks Sprains, Strains, and NFL Bills
January 24th, 2015 at 8:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks secondary was banged up last Sunday when they faced the mean, nasty Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field. Free safety Earl Thomas dislocated his shoulder and cornerback Richard Sherman sprained an elbow. Thomas was taped up and returned to finish the game and Sherman refused to take himself...

NFC Championship Game Bailers Seek 12s Step Program
January 22nd, 2015 at 6:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the Seattle Seahawks grappled with the Green Bay Packers last Sunday, trying to reach the Super Bowl for the second straight year, the game was slipping away. After quarterback Russell Wilson threw his fourth interception, Seattle trailed Green Bay 7-19 with 5:04 left to play, so hundreds of 12s stood...