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When the Seattle Seahawks drafted defensive end Bruce Irvin with the 15th overall pick this past April many people questioned why the Seahawks took him so high.
After another strong performance today, Irvin went on Twitter laughed at his doubters.
I was a reach at 15 though! Haaa loving proving y’all wrong it’s only the beginning!
— Bruce Irvin (@BIrvin_WVU11) October 8, 2012
Irvin already has 4 sacks in five games.
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When Seattle took DE Bruce Irvin in the first roiund everyone was in shock. I remember thinking what a great pick, because the Seahawks had a great scheme to put the thin passer rusher in. Well he is continuing to shine, yesterday he had two sacks in Week 5 and is up to 4.5 for the season. The Seahawks have already posted 16 sacks in five games this year after managing just 33...
Pete Carroll has quietly been building an immoveable force over in the Pacific Northwest and it's time to take notice. Through five games, the Seahawks lead the NFL in total defense, allowing just 258.6 yards per game. What's scarier is how well balanced the team is. They're fifth in pass yards allowed (192 per game) and third in rushing yards allowed (66.6 per game)...
For as much promise as Cam Newton and the Panthers showed just a season ago, they've shown nothing but disappointment so far in 2012, dropping to 1-4 following today's loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Once again, Cam Newton couldn't find his rhythm, completing less than 50% of his passes on the day.
The bad news is, help is not on the way.
The Panthers have their bye...
Considering the unique challenges the Carolina offense presented, Pete Carroll believes the Seattle Seahawks' defensive performance against the Panthers could be the best since he returned to the NFL as Seattle's coach in 2009.
The Seahawks leaned on their defense heavily in Sunday's 16-12 win over Carolina to make up for three turnovers early in the second half that...
The Seattle Seahawks need their tough defense to make things easier on rookie quarterback Russell Wilson. The plan worked perfectly against Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers.
Wilson threw the go-ahead touchdown pass to Golden Tate late in the third quarter, while the defense frustrated Newton and the Panthers throughout Sunday's 16-12 road win.
Wilson threw for a season...
Going for broke
On Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks take their number one ranked run game into NASCAR country to take on the Carolina Panthers.
This game is a tale of two beasts in the backfield that will hope to lead their teams to victory as both QB’s are having a rough go of it lately.
Matchup: Seattle vs. Carolina
Venue:Bank of America Stadium
Time: 1:05 PM (Local)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson pieced together enough on Seattle's drives into Carolina Panthers territory to make it a happy homecoming. The Seahawks won 16-12 Sunday at Bank of America Stadium, where the Panthers couldn't overcome quarterback Cam Newton's struggles. It took one touchdown for the Seahawks (3-2) to win for the first time in...
The Seahawks are on the road again this week taking on yet another opponent they should be able to beat in the Panthers. The lynchpin of Carolina's offense is still Cam Newton, who through four weeks has been putting up similar numbers to those from his Pro Bowl rookie season. He's getting plenty of help in the ground game from DeAngelo Williams, but his only...