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Much of Russell Wilson’s Success May Be Found at Second Base, Part One
December 21st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson is a tremendously gifted athlete and much of his success stems from playing second base. The crossover athletic skills between playing second and quarterback are significant. Wilson was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the fourth round (140th pick overall) of the 2010 MLB Draft. That...

Seattle Seahawks Aim to Pluck Arizona Cardinals’ Perfect Home Record on NBC Sunday Night Football
December 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Tomorrow night the Seattle Seahawks (10–4) take on the Arizona Cardinals (11–3) on NBC Sunday Night Football. Pay no heed to all the hype and postseason scenarios surrounding this primetime NFC West division game. The game will really be about the NFL’s number one defense traveling to Glendale, Arizona to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Antonio Pierce: Richard Sherman News Taking Pressure Off of Russel Wilson
January 25th, 2014 at 4:03 PM
Former Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champ Antonio Pierce appeared on ESPN today and agreed that the spotlight being on Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has likely taken some pressure off of young quarterback Russell Wilson. The news broke Friday that Sherman would be fined almost $8,000 for "unnecessarily taunting...

Seattle Seahawks’ Percy Harvin not Headed to Season-Ending IR; Will Practice This Week
January 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It had seemed like a foregone conclusion that Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin would land on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) as he continues to recover from offseason hip surgery. However, despite playing in only one game this season, Harvin looked surprisingly crisp and healthy during a Monday throwing session...

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’ Quarterback Russell Wilson Game Uniform in Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 27th, 2013 at 1:18 PM
When you visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio don’t forget to look for the uniform Russell Wilson was wearing against the Buffalo Bills on Week 15 in Toronto last season. All the rookie quarterback had to do was run for three touchdowns and throw a touchdown pass...

Seattle Seahawks Close Regular Season with 20-13 Win Over St. Louis Rams
December 31st, 2012 at 11:04 AM
  The Seattle Seahawks close out the regular season with yet another 4th quarter game winning drive as rookie quarterback Russell Wilson ran for a 1-yard touchdown, leading the Seahawks to an 11-5 record entering the playoffs. Although the Seahawks had already secured a spot in the playoffs they hoped to...

Seattle Seahawks: Russell Wilson Takes the Lead in Quarterback Competition
August 23rd, 2012 at 4:10 PM
Seattle’s three way quarterback competition has certainly been fun to watch this preseason. After two preseason games the most unlikely candidate in the competition sits atop the depth chart. Pete Carroll has announced that rookie quarterback Russell Wilson will start the Seahawks third preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs....

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Training Camp Competition Preview
July 21st, 2012 at 8:36 AM
The Seattle Seahawks have one of the most intriguing quarterback competitions in the league. This summer, Tarvaris Jackson, Matt Flynn and Russell Wilson will compete to be the starting quarterback of the Seahawks. What adds to the intrigue of this competition is the fact that Seahawks’ head coach Pete Carroll...

Seattle Seahawks Acquire QB Russell Wilson in 3rd Round of the NFL Draft
April 29th, 2012 at 12:09 PM
The Seattle Seahawks addressed pressing needs in the NFL draft this week by adding ten rookies to the roster before turning attention to talent in the undrafted free agency. One of the most appealing draft picks is QB Russell Wilson (Wisconsin) picked up with the Seahawks’ 12th pick in the...

Could Seattle Seahawks Pick Quarterback Russell Wilson in 2012 NFL Draft?
April 16th, 2012 at 5:27 PM
The Seattle Seahawks are making significant changes at quarterback this year, signing Matt Flynn and veteran Tarvaris Jackson while releasing Charlie Whitehurst in the free agency has left the team with the option of also adding a quarterback from the NFL Draft pool. With a 12th overall pick in the...