Found October 17, 2011 on Seahawks Blog:
Two years ago, the Seahawks came out of the bye at 2-4 and the postseason possibilities fairly sunk.Seattle returns to work Monday at 2-3, but the glass appearing at least half full.The records may not be all that different, but the circumstances are.In 2009, Seattle had a favorable schedule early with four of their first six games at home. Seattle had four road games in five weeks during the month of November, a murderer's row that included Dallas and Minnesota.When Seattle played Arizona at home in Week 6, the Seahawks very clearly needed a win to stay relevant. The Cardinals were 2-2, and proceeded to lay a 27-3 beatdown that was striking in just how completely one-sided it was. Seattle gained 14 rushing yards, which at the time was a franchise record for fewest.The Seahawks went into the bye very clearly facing an uphill climb that turned into an avalanche of lopsided losses.The Seahawks have the same number of victories at the bye this year as two years ago. The difference ...

Jackson improving but Whitehurst could play

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Bye Week Blues – Seahawks Edition

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Marcus Trufant to IR, Shirley, Franklin signed

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Trufant placed on IR, Jackson still in play for Sunday

It was a pretty eventual Monday here at the VMAC. The big news is veteran cornerback Marcus Trufant has been placed on season-ending injured reserve with a back issue. Trufant was initially diagnosed with a bruised sacrum, but Seattle head coach Pete Carroll said as team doctors checked him out further, they came to the realization that he was suffering from the same back disk problems...

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Tarvaris Jackson still has a chance to play this week

Share: Tarvaris Jackson RENTON — The Seahawks are preparing to start Charlie Whitehurst at quarterback this week against the Cleveland Browns. That doesn’t mean Tarvaris Jackson has been ruled out, though. Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Jackson is “way ahead” of schedule after straining his pectoral against the Giants in Week 5, and that it’s still possible...

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