Found January 07, 2012 on
NorthWest Sports Beat:
This week my boy Earl Thomas was selected to the 2nd Team NFL All Pro.
The NFL All-Pro Team gets selected by The Associated Press.
Troy Polamalu and Eric Weddle made the first team over Earl Thomas?
For my money there was no better safety in the NFL in 2011.
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The Seahawks are approx. $20 million under this year’s salary cap of more than $120 million.
Here’s the full list of 2012 Seattle Seahawks unrestricted free agentsName Years - Accrued - 2011 Base Salary
S Atari Bigby - 6 - 685,000
DE Raheem Brock - 10 - 1,000,000
DE Red Bryant - 4 - 600,000
TE John Carlson- 4 - 620,500
LB Heath Farwell - 7- 685,000
RB Justin Forsett...
"Seahawks? PFFT. Why the hell did you guys sign Tarvaris?" That was what a TSA agent said to me before I boarded my flight west for that Seahawks v Cardinals game last September. Few of Seattle's offseason moves were more derided than the twin decisions to let Matt Hasselbeck walk and replace him with ex-Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson. I'll admit that at that moment...
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate is on the Matt Flynn rollercoaster today. He brings us his top 5 reasons why the Seattle Seahawks should sign Flynn, citing his NFL experience and low cost with not having to give up draft picks to get him. Get it done Pete Carroll and John Schneider, and do it now. Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst are not the answers in Seatown!
By all measures, Marshwn Lynch had a great year. He set new career highs for yards and touchdowns, and did so playing behind one of the weakest offensive lines (at least for the first half of the season) in the NFL.
What’s amazing about the 1204 yards that Lynch finished with is that after 7 games (6 games played, and 1 he missed due to a back injury), Lynch had just 263 yards...
I’m already getting tired of the QB topic. I know it’s the biggest question of the offseason, but … [visit site to read more]
While disappointed his team didn’t make the playoffs, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll overall was pleased with the progress his young team made this season, even though the Seahawks finished 7-9 for a second straight year. Still, when asked where he thought his team needed to improve at a season-ending press conference this week, Carroll said he wanted to add speed at linebacker...
Seahawk insider Brandon Choate brings us an article of epic proportions today. He lists his top 5 positions the Seattle Seahawks need to fill through the 2012 NFL Draft. The Seahawks should consider players like Robert Griffin III, Chris Polk, Dre Kirkpatrick and Andre Branch. They will instantly compliment the talent on the team already. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Marshawn Lynch, Sidney Rice.
The Seattle Seahawks announced that they have signed two more players to futures contracts as they firm up the 80-man roster for 2012, receiver Charly Martin and defensive tackle Adrian Taylor. Martin, 27, is 6-foot-1 and 212 pounds, played at West Texas A&M and was with Jacksonville’s practice squad last season. Taylor, at 6-foot-3, 311 pounds, played for the University of...