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TEMPE, Ariz. When the Seahawks signed free agent quarterback Matt Flynn this summer, some assumed they were grooming their franchise quarterback a guy who would eventually take the reins from Tarvaris Jackson (now with Buffalo).
Then Seattle drafted Wisconsin standout Russell Wilson in the third round and the game changed. After an impressive preseason, Wilson was named the starter for Seattles opener Sunday in Arizona. That means one high-priced free agent quarterback (Flynn) will be staring across the field at another, Kevin Kolb, who lost the Cardinals QB battle to former fifth-round draft pick John Skelton.
Thats the price of free agency, Seattle coach Pete Carroll said. You take people off the free-agent market, youre going to have to pay for it.
The difference between the Seahawks and Cardinals situations is that Seattle gave itself options by signing Flynn and drafting Wilson in the same offseason to help shore up a position of weakness.
When the Cards signed Kolb, they...
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The curtain-raising matchup for the 2012 NFL season between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants could serve as metaphor for the renewal of hostilities between Steven and me as we once again pit our prognosticating prowess against each other. On the one hand, you have an underachiever hoping that 2012 will be different than the disappointing 2011 effort (That would be Steven...
The Seattle Seahawks are not sure whether running back Marshawn Lynch will be able to play in Sunday's regular-season opener against the Cardinals because he has had back spasms, ESPN.com reported. Lynch did not practice Monday and has not played since the second week of the preseason. Lynch rushed for 1,204 yards last season, when he started 15 games for Seattle. The one...
Seattle Seahawks rookie Robert Turbin may be forced into a starting role for his NFL debut as Marshawn Lynch is reportedly questionable for their opener against the Cardinals.
Turbin may start on Sunday
The Seahawks also have Leon Washington and Kregg Lumpkin on the roster, but Tubrin would be the best fit in terms of replacing Lynch. He’s a physical runner with a similar build...
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has been suffering back spasms this preseason and his status is uncertain for Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. If Lynch is unable to go, rookie RB Robert Turbin will start in his place according to 710 ESPN Seattle. In deeper leagues, Turbin is worth owning this season.
I have watched every Seattle Seahawks preseason game this summer...
Marshawn Lynch sat at his locker on Wednesday as Seattle's star running back talked for the first time since the start of training camp.
The Seahawks hope Lynch is on his feet and on the field come Sunday in the season opener at Arizona and not just a spectator on the bench.
''The goal is to (play). But I stay ready,'' Lynch said. ''So if I do, I do...
It’s the first week of the NFL regular season and before I begin talking about it, why don’t we take a moment to be thankful that football is back. Now I know college football started last week and I’m aware that the preseason started over a month ago, but for an NFL guy like me, Wednesday night was the beginning of the best time of the year. The Giants and Cowboys already...
Seattle halfback Marshawn Lynch (back) returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday, according to the Tacoma News Tribune.Fantasy Spin:There's really no way of predicting whether Lynch will be available Sunday. Even if he doesn't have back spasms for a few days the spasms could always return prior to Sunday's game. Lynch owners should be ready to plug in another option...
The Seattle Seahawks may be without their starting running back when they open their season in Arizona on Sunday.Marshawn Lynchhas had troubles with chronic back spasms this week, putting his status for Sunday’s game in question and possibly in doubt.
The trickle down affect in fantasy football leagues is great, as this could put more on the shoulders ofRussell Wilson. The Cardinals...
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has experienced back spasms and the team is uncertain if he'll play Sunday.Fantasy Spin:It's looking like Lynch is going to carry a questionable tag Sunday and he may even wind up being a game-time decision.
The Seattle Seahawks could possibly be without Marshawn Lynch for Sundays season opener at the Arizona Cardinals.
The running back has been experiencing issues with back spasms, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, and his status remains up in the air at this point.
The Patriots continue to weed through tight ends, and thus the upcoming visit of Kellen Winslow isn’t surprising. Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez, and Visanthe Shiancoe are currently gainfully employed as the Patriots tight ends, however, we all know Shiancoe could be gone in a heartbeat. Winslow, released last week by the Seattle Seahawks will be passing through Gillette, but...
These teams have strong defenses.In a division won by the 49ers last year because of defense, this should come as no surprise. Teams often wind up mimicking their divisional rivals (the Ravens are built around defense, power running, and a developing quarterback with a big arm and big body, just like the Steelers), and the NFC West is no exception.Both teams have considerable continuity...