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Pete Carroll to Be Inducted into USC Hall of Fame
July 8th, 2014 at 9:13 AM
Seattle Seahawks' head coach Pete Carroll is offically a Hall of Famer, at least at the University of Southern California. USC announced on Monday that Carroll will be inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Carroll had a nine-year run (2001-09) as head coach at USC and saw...

Seattle Seahawks Preseason Open Practices Nearly Sold Out
July 22nd, 2013 at 12:55 PM
The Seattle Seahawks will hold 14 open practices beginning this Thursday, July 25 through Wednesday, August 14. All open practice dates with the exception of the 10:00 am practice on July 30 are sold out. Only fans registering at trainingcamp.seahawks.com may attend the open practices. Camp access includes transportation from The...

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—Favorites in the NFC West for 2012?
March 25th, 2012 at 9:59 AM
With their noses fixed firmly to the grind stone for the past two years, coach Pete Carroll and GM John Schneider have been hard at work reconstructing the Seahawks' house from the foundation up. And though they had their work cut out for them, their collective vision appears on the...

Seattle Seahawks’ Off-Season Moves Reveal Confidence in Current Roster
March 17th, 2012 at 10:02 AM
Less than a week into the NFL's free agency period, the Seattle Seahawks relative inactivity speaks volumes about coach Pete Carroll's assessment of his team's roster. True to his word, Carroll had stated heading in to the off-season that the roster was pretty well set and that a repeat of...

Seattle Seahawks Release All-Pro Defensive Back Marcus Trufant
March 9th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO3*** Marcus Trufant, a fixture in the Seahawks' secondary for nearly a decade, was released on Wednesday. A first round selection in the 2003 NFL Draft, the Washington State alumn's career in Seattle was nothing short of stellar. Trufant racked up over 600 tackles, 21 interceptions, two sacks and two touchdowns over...

Seattle Seahawks Roster Decision About Marshawn Lynch Chrystal Clear from GM John Schneider
February 24th, 2012 at 2:06 PM
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider fielded questions from the media yesterday at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis reporting that discussions with running back Marshawn Lynch’s agent since mid-December continue to be positive and with no animosity. The GM told reporters that if a contract is not reached the Seahawks...

Seattle Seahawks’ Scouting Department Travels to Indianapolis for 2012 NFL Combine
February 22nd, 2012 at 7:24 AM
The Seahawks' scouting department has their work cut out for them as they travel to Indianapolis on Wednesday for this year's NFL Combine. With the 12th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Seattle will have to be prepared for the variety of different scenarios that could play out between now...

Breaking Down Seattle Seahawks General Manager John Schnieder’s Comments on the Quarterback Search
February 19th, 2012 at 9:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** As it has been the talk of sports talk radio all over the Seattle area, the debate over the quarterback position for the Seattle Seahawks. John Schneider came out recently with some telling comments about the process and how fans need to have patience with the Seahawks. For example here is...

The Seattle Seahawks Could Seek a Trade Deal for Veteran Corner Marcus Trufant
February 9th, 2012 at 9:52 PM
Despite his popularity among the fans and the considerable level of production he's maintained, no one should be shocked should the Seahawks end up seeking a trade deal for All-Pro, veteran defensive back Marcus Trufant. While considering the trade of a homegrown fan-favorite like Trufant might seem ridiculous under normal circumstances,...

David Knutson: the Man Behind “Taima,” the Seattle Seahawks’ Bird
January 31st, 2012 at 10:00 PM
For David Knutson, the opportunity to become a part of the Seattle Seahawks organization was a unique one with several challenges. First, when the team moved into its new stadium in 2002 Paul Allen decided that he wanted a new game-day tradition. Mr. Allen, wanted an authentic seahawk to lead...

Should Seattle Seahawks Backup Quarterback Charlie Whitehurst Be Re-signed?
January 29th, 2012 at 12:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** When current Seattle Seahawks free agent back-up quarterback Charlie Whitehurst was acquired in 2010 for a third-round draft pick from San Diego, many Seahawks fans believed it marked the genesis of its new franchise quarterback, post Matt Hasselbeck. However, Whitehurst, who was dubbed the nickname “Clipboard Jesus," has underachieved while...

A Peyton Manning Deal with the Seattle Seahawks Could Be a Ruinous Mistake
January 28th, 2012 at 9:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Recent speculation that the Indianapolis Colts may cut loose its future hall of fame quarterback Peyton Manning has sparked heated discussions in many NFL cities looking to solve quarterback issues. Bringing Manning to the Seattle Seahawks could be a huge mistake on a couple of levels. First, a somewhat polarizing sentiment...

Former Seattle Seahawks Executive Gary Wright Named Seattle Sports Star Executive of the Year
January 23rd, 2012 at 9:00 PM
As he has for over three decades now, former Seahawks' Vice President Gary Wright remains a prominent fixture on Seattle's professional sports scene. He's showing no signs of slowing down, either. Wright, at age 67, has been awarded the 77th Seattle Sports Star Executive of the Year for 2012. Since retiring...

The Seattle Seahawks May Bargain for Green Bay Packers Backup Quarterback Matt Flynn
January 9th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Green Bay Packers backup quarterback Matt Flynn has been a popular name to supplant the Seahawks signal caller Tarvaris Jackson next season. It is not farfetched for Seahawks general manager John Schneider to express interest in Flynn, who was drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL draft by...

Marshawn Lynch Running Style Makes Feature Back a Top Free Agent Priority for Seattle Seahawks
January 8th, 2012 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seahawks management has some tough decisions facing them during the off-season, not the least of which is whether or not to re-sign All-Pro running back, Marshawn Lynch. The tenacious, fan-favorite heads a list of no less than 18 unrestricted free-agents, eligible to test their value on the open market in...

Seattle Seahawks Roster Questions for General Manager John Schneider
January 5th, 2012 at 9:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks offense enters the offseason with a some major questions to address. The quarterback position with Tarvaris Jackson going into the final year of his contract along with the likely release of Charlie Whitehurst is beginning to bubble into a continuous debate. The impatient Seattle media and the Seahawks...

The Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Debate: Starting Tarvaris Jackson or a Rookie in 2012
December 28th, 2011 at 12:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** After Tarvaris Jackson's critical fourth quarter fumble in the closing minutes last Saturday against the San Francisco 49ers, leading to a fourth home loss of the season, fans are in a bit of a tizzy and the debate rages on about what to do at quarterback going into 2012. Some in...

Re-Signing Marshawn Lynch Won’t Be Painless for the Seattle Seahawks
December 27th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
“It took months to get the deal done." PETE CARROLL Should the Seattle Seahawks re-sign running back Marshawn Lynch? That will be the number one question to answer for Seahawks general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll heading into the offseason. Seahawks fans have grown to love Lynch in the short...

For the Seattle Seahawks—John Schneider Has Recipe for Success
December 21st, 2011 at 9:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** Despite the criticism thrown at Seattle's front office over the last couple years, a closer look with the benefit of hindsight reveals that the Seahawks are a team in excellent hands. Initially, as the wholesale dismantling of the team began to take place, many of those watching were at a...