‘Brock and Salk’ impressed by new UW basketball coach Mike Hopkins’ handling of Michael Porter Jr drama

The Huskies appear to be losing the most sought-after recruit in the their men’s basketball program’s history. What’s surprising is the way the new head coach Mike Hopkins responded: By doing nothing. Color 710 ESPN Seattle’s Brock Huard and Mike Salk impressed with that gutsy move. “I think Hopkins is playing this the right way,” Salk said Thursday. Washington introduced...
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Kansas City Chiefs: How good is Marcus Peters?

By now most football fans are aware the 1-5 Kansas City Chiefs have been a huge disappointment up to this point.  After finishing the last two seasons with winning records, expectations were high that the Chiefs would return to the post-season once again. At this point though, the Chiefs are more likely to receive the number one overall pick in 2016, than make the playoffs this...
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

It only took one snap for Marcus Peters to make a big play

In the spring, Kansas City grabbed Marcus Peters with the 17th overall pick. In the fall, Marcus Peters grabbed a pick for Kansas City -- on his first regular-season play. The former Washington Huskies star already looks at home in the Chiefs' defensive backfield. Thrown into the lineup, he jumped a Brian Hoyer pass and came up with a diving interception. The Chiefs cashed in on...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Petersen, Patterson, Purple, Perseverance: Can Washington Follow TCU’s Path?

One team is coached by a Patterson, the other by a Petersen. They’ve both had quarterbacks step away from football, burned out and in need of adjustments beyond the theater of competitive athletics. They’ve both endured ugly off-field incidents and general friction with players who were supposed to be anchors of their defense. They have been forced to endure a lot of adversity...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs viewed Peters as the draft's best cornerback

Not Michigan State's Trae Waynes. Not Wake Forest's Kevin Johnson.Per reports, the Chiefs think their guy, Marcus Peters, will be the top cornerback of his class."I'm told the Chiefs viewed Marcus Peters as the best, pure, more complete cornerback on the board," NFL Network's Ian Rapoport said on the air following the Chiefs pick. Rapoport also reported the Washington Huskies coaching...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Watch out for Marcus Peters at No. 18 overall

With its ferocious pass rush, Kansas City's defense could use another cornerback to round out Bob Sutton's defense. But what happens if Michigan State's Trae Waynes and Wake Forest's Kevin Johnson are both gone by the time the Chiefs pick? One NFL insider thinks John Dorsey could make a play for Washington's Marcus Peters. "Here's a name to watch there: Marcus Peters," NFL Media...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Peters Raising Draft Stock At Combine During Interview Process

INDIANAPOLIS — Being kicked out of a college program can be a death knell for some NFL draft prospects, but Marcus Peters didn’t let it break his spirit. The cornerback was dismissed from the University of Washington football team after multiple fights with coaches. Peters said Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine that reports that he strangled a Huskies coach are “false...
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kiper mocks cornerback Marcus Peters to Eagles—well, ya gotta start somewhere!

Marcus Peters, junior cornerback from Washington, 5-11, 192—played 34 games for the Huskies, 129 tackles, 11 INTs… Frank Caliendo cracks me up— here he is playing Mel Kiper… The greatest Eagles Fan Contest of all— the MACH 10 Draft Challenge—traditionally opens here for early balloting on the 3rd Saturday of March. That makes sense, because by then you have a decent...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington football: Marcus Peters Suspended

During Chris Petersen’s weekly Monday press conference, the Washington football coach announced that he has suspended Marcus Peters for the game against Illinois this Saturday. The game kicks off in Husky Stadium at 1:00 PT and can be watched on FOX or listened to on KOMO 1000 and the Washington IMG college network. [Washington football: Another unimpressive victory] Marcus Petes...
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington football: Previewing the secondary

The Washington football team returns a host of experienced defenders across the board in the front seven. The secondary does not have that same luxury. With one established star and a slew of talented, unproven players making up the Huskies’ secondary, the potential for volatility at the back of the defense is high. That isn’t a bad thing necessarily. The talent is abundant on...
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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