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Seattle Seahawks’ Linebacker K.J. Wright Signs Four-Year Contract Extension
December 18th, 2014 at 7:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks and outside linebacker K.J. Wright confirmed today they have reached agreement on a four–year contract extension, reported by Ian Rapport of NFL Network and NFL.com to be worth $27 million dollars. "In the offseason, we identified K.J. as one of our core players moving forward and aimed to...

San Francisco 49ers Release Defensive Tackle Ray McDonald
December 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Hours after learning that its eight year veteran defensive tackle Ray McDonald had been named as a suspect in a sexual assault investigation, the San Francisco 49ers released him. "Ray has demonstrated a pattern of poor decision–making that has led to multiple distractions for this organization and this football team that...

Pre-snap Penalties Could Be the Seattle Seahawks Achilles Heel
December 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1***The Seattle Seahawks lead the NFL with 56 pre-snap penalties. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers trail Seattle with 44. Many of these penalties killed drives resulting in punts or field goals, reducing Seattle’s ability to apply situational pressure on its opponents. These mental mistakes might end up costing the defending super...

Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll Says Pass Protection a Key Concern Against Arizona Cardinals
December 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks' head coach Pete Carroll was reminded during his Monday press conference that the pass protection issues his offense dealt with Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers are exactly the same issues it faced against the Arizona Cardinals on Week 12. Even though Seattle beat Arizona 19-3, quarterback Russell...

Seattle Seahawks Sweep San Francisco 49ers 17-7; Shatter Postseason Dreams
December 15th, 2014 at 6:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 17-7 at CenturyLink Field Sunday, shattering any dreams the beleaguered franchise had of entering postseason. With only two games remaining on this cast of characters' schedule, the 49ers can now only dream of spoiling postseason scenarios for the San Diego Chargers and...

The Seattle Seahawks Could Face Heisman Trophy Winner Marcus Mariota as an NFC Quarterback
December 14th, 2014 at 12:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** There is plenty of football left, but if the NFL season ended today, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would pick first in the 2015 NFL Draft. Their choice would likely be this year's Heisman Trophy winner, Marcus Mariota. Sitting at the bottom of the NFC South with just two wins, Tampa needs...

Seattle Seahawks Vs San Francisco 49ers Game Preview
December 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The past two weeks the San Francisco 49ers have played a lousy brand of professional football. Losing at home to its division rival Seattle Seahawks 19-3 on Thanksgiving and on the road last Sunday to its bay area rival Oakland Raiders 24-13. Its offense has combined 412 total yards, one touchdown,...

Seattle Seahawks’ Dan Quinn Says San Francisco 49ers Game This Sunday Will Be Another Battle
December 11th, 2014 at 10:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn reported that his defense has not been preparing for the (7-6) San Francisco 49ers any differently than it did before facing them on Thanksgiving a couple weeks ago. He said Seattle respects each opponent’s unique strengths and tendencies but mainly focuses on Seattle's own...

Brian Billick Says Seattle Seahawks’ Victory Over Philadelphia Eagles was Most Impressive Win in Two Years
December 10th, 2014 at 10:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick appeared on 950 KJR radio’s “Mitch in the Morning” program yesterday and said the Seattle Seahawks 24-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday was the most impressive regular season win the Seahawks have had in the past two years. Leading the Ravens to victory...

Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll Monday Press Conference
December 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reported that he is pleased with his teams health when compared to other NFL teams at this time of the season. He said the fact that linebacker Bobby Wagner is back and safety Cam Chancellor is at full health has been resounding to the...

Seahawks Offer Limited Edition Prints to Benefit Charity
December 9th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
RENTON, Wash. - The Seahawks Women's Association announced limited-edition art will be sold through an online charity auction site at Seahawks.com/SWA now through December 18 at 5 p.m.. (PT). The prints feature iconic images combined with sound wave frequencies representing key moments from last year's championship season. "Soundwaves Art provided the...

Arizonal Cardinals Place Feature Running Back Andre Ellington on IR
December 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Steve Smith of AZ Cardinals 101 reported yesterday that the Arizona Cardinals have lost second-year running back Andre Ellington for the season. During his brief three game career against the Seattle Seahawks Ellington has averaged 4.2 YPC for a total of 118 yards and no touchdowns. ***PHOTO1***

Seattle Seahawks Dominate Philadelphia Eagles 24-14
December 8th, 2014 at 9:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks completely out played the Philadelphia Eagles yesterday dominating them in nearly every category, winning the game 24-14. Both teams came off wins on Thanksgiving and had 12 days to prepare for the conference matchup. The Eagles were undefeated at home this season until facing the defending super...

Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles: Matchup Breakdown
December 7th, 2014 at 8:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** NFL Week 14 - Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles Kickoff - 4:24 PM ET at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA Coverage - FOX Local Radio 710am ESPN Seattle Sports Radio 94WIP Philadelphia MATCHUP Win/loss - Seattle 8-4 / Philadelphia 9-3 Average Points - Seattle 24.8 / Philadelphia 31.3 Average Points Allowed - Seattle 18.4 / Philadelphia 23.8 Home Record -...

Takeaways Could Be a Factor When the Seattle Seahawks Face the Philadelphia Eagles on Week 14
December 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Seattle Seahawks rank 5th in the NFL in Give/Take ratios entering Week 14 against the Philadelphia Eagles and must take advantage of Philly miscues tomorrow afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field. Seattle has nine interceptions, nine fumble recoveries, and has given up the ball nine times this season. When a...

The Seattle Seahawks Introduced Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Mark Sanchez to Their Brand of Football in 2012
December 5th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez takes the field this Sunday afternoon, it will be the second time he has faced the Seattle Seahawks. His first meeting while playing for the New York Jets was in Week 10 of 2012 and it did not go too well for the young...

The Seattle Seahawks Must Improve Red Zone Production This Sunday
December 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reported yesterday that his team needs to improve its red-zone performance against the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday. "Penalties, down-and-distances, and a couple of miscues against the 49ers. We’re just not quite as sharp as we need to be down there. We need to improve that...

Seattle Seahawks’ Read-Option a Major Concern for Philadelphia Eagles’ Defense in NFL Week 14 Matchup
December 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Adam Hermann of philadelphiaeagles.com reported yesterday that containing Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s read-option will be a major issue for its defense this Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. ***PHOTO1*** Commenting on Wilson's mobility, defensive coordinator Bill Davis cited the importance of finishing all the way to the ball and having all eleven...

Seattle Seahawks Keys to Victory Vs. San Francisco 49ers on Thanksgiving Day
November 26th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
The Seattle Seahawks face its tough NFC West division rival the San Francisco 49ers on Thanksgiving with only four days rest after both teams fought desperately to remain statistically viable and competitive to either win the division out-right, or enter the NFL playoffs as wild cards. When Seattle travels to...

Seattle Seahawks Defeat Arizona Cardinals 19-3 in NFC West Divisional Matchup
November 23rd, 2014 at 6:30 PM
The Seattle Seahawks outplayed the Arizona Cardinals 19-3 in what would become a frustrating defensive struggle for both teams on Sunday. Trailing the NFC West Division leading 9-1 Cardinals by three games, the 6-4 Seahawks were able to pull off a must-win at CenturyLink Field to stay within reach of...