Found October 23, 2012 on
San Francisco 49ers
Last Thursday’s road game against the 49ers was supremely frustrating to watch. The Seahawks looked awful, and that’s led to a lot of fans voicing opinions of the “fire coach X and/or bench player Y” variety. That’s understandable, but I think it’s premature to be calling for changes that drastic. Right now, the Seahawks are 3-0 at home and 1-3 on the road, with one more road game in Detroit coming up on Sunday to finish out the first half of the season. If they can sweep at home and win just one of their remaining four road games, that’ll give them a 10-6 record – not enough to win the division, probably, but good enough to put them in contention for a wild card berth.
Granted, sweeping at home is going to be tough considering one of those games is going to be a rematch with the 49ers, but losing that one home game would still leave Seattle with a 9-7 record, which wouldn't be enough wins to make the playoffs but would give the team its first winning season since 2007. Be h
BEST OF MAXIM
Asked about the progress of his rookie quarterback, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll acknowledged that there have been some obstacles for Russell Wilson to overcome, but overall he’s pleased with the development the University of Wisconsin product has made through seven games. Carroll has been careful to keep a lid on Seattle’s offense while the team has compiled a 4-3 record...
The Seahawks responded to comments from 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and his belief that Seattle’s defensive backs were overly physical with San Francisco’s wide receivers in the Thursday night game, to the point he intended on speaking with the league. You’re supposed to be happy after you win a football game, right? I’m not big for media anyway. That’s just who he is, I guess...
In my weekly column, we will take a long look at two rookies. I will compare their performance to date against my original expectations of them. Let’s continue this series off by looking back at Seattle Seahawks running back Robert Turbin and Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard after their week seven games:
Robert Turbin, RB SEAHere is what I saw in college...
The Pete Carroll-Jim Harbaugh rivalry has thankfully continued into the NFL.
Carroll had criticism over Harbaugh's recent complaints that the Seahawks' defensive backs were getting away with too-physical play down the field, implying that it contradicted Harbaugh's accusation that Giants' offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride was trying to influence...
Outside of some sore ribs and an ankle that was a little gimpy, injuries never became a major problem for Doug Baldwin during his breakout rookie season.
It's why Baldwin was able to lead the Seattle Seahawks in receiving, becoming the first undrafted rookie to lead his team in pass catches in more than 50 years.
This year, it's been a different health story for Baldwin...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is on a mission to validate his franchise as a serious contender.
Well Seattle takes on Detroit at 1:00 this Sunday, and Sherman decided to go Transformers on us.
We all know Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson carries the Label Megatron, and carries it very well.
Well I’m assuming Sherman wants Johnson to know he is his equal because...
Always a Bright Spot
On days when the Seattle Seahawks‘ defense can’t even hold on (granted they are on the field for the majority of the game) and the offense is… well, being the Seahawks offense, the Special Teams unit helps out both units.
Be it by giving the opposing offense awful starting field position, or Leon WashingtonÂ electrifying the game with a stunning return...
Pull The Trigger!
Headline: The solution is a QB change; the compromise is the Chiefs WR making Seattle’s offense better.
The Seattle Seahawks need to do something for their defense, a defense that is the best in the NFL and could win a Super Bowl if given the opportunity.
Since no one in management or on the coaching staff is willing to change their minds (a stubborn bunch),...
PRIME TIME PLAYER
Before they match up on Sunday, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman changed his Twitter name to let everyone know he's not intimidated by Megatron.
I like to ride in style Juan…
Patrick Willis went to Cali Wheels to pick up some new shoes for his Chevelle. The 49ers will clash with the Cardinals on MNF in what will be a huge game in determining the NFC West. The Cardinals have dropped 3 straight and are going to desperate for a win against a team they have played tough in recent years.
Avoid And Exploit Week 8
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Ouch, a heart breaker in SF
Another road game, and another lack of a passing game, or scratch that, another lack of a receiving game is more like it.
The Seahawks have had this issue for the balance of this century, yes, even in the Super Bowl year.
It’s nothing new to write about, or to get peeved about, or to even care about really.
This is just one of those things that is...
Leave it to Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman to come up with a new way of talking about an opponent without saying a word.
Sherman, who drew plenty of attention after Seattle's win over New England for his comments about Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, changed his name on his Twitter page Wednesday to ''Optimus Prime,'' a Transformers character. That wouldn...
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (ribs) said he "did everything" in practice Monday and thinks he'll be fine for next Monday's game, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee.Fantasy Spin:Gore came out late in San Francisco's victory over Seattle last Thursday due to a rib injury. With 11 days in between games, he should be fine for Week 8.
Seahawks vs Lions Gambling?
Headline: Hawks Look to Bounce Back in Motor City
The Seattle Seahawks fly east this week off 10 days rest looking to rebound from a 13-6 loss at San Francisco. Their opposition this week the Detroit Lions who themselves are coming off a close low scoring loss on Monday night.
It looks like your classic Offense vs. Defense matchup in this one needless...