Found November 01, 2011 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett B tells us sometimes a coach makes a decision that leaves you shaking your head. In the case of Seattle Seahawks HC Pete Carroll it's almost a weekly head-scratch! For starters why did you name Tarvaris Jackson the starting QB before the first preseason football game?

When it comes to chances, Pete Carroll will Nike: He'll just do it

Coach Pete Carroll couldn't have been clearer when talking about the decision to put the ball on the ground and effectively eliminate Seattle's ability to kick field goal before halftime. "I need to do a better job," he said, "and make sure that we get our points when we get our opportunities." Sounds reasonable enough, right? What more can you say when...

Seahawks proceeding as if Tarvaris Jackson will start

RENTON -- Coach Pete Carroll hoped to be able to rest quarterback Tarvaris Jackson on Sunday against Cincinnati.That's not going to be the case this week after Jackson not only played the final three quarters of Sunday's game, but felt OK after doing it."He says he feels OK," Carroll said. "He feels better than he did last week at this time. That's a really...

Bengals 34, Seahawks 12

In a game that was far closer than the lopsided final score indicated, the Seahawks blew numerous opportunities to defeat a tough Bengals team at home yesterday. The game displayed all of the important qualities of the Seattle Seahawks right now- Both the good and the bad. First... Ugh... The Bad: -Pete Carroll's Bizarre DecisionsI love Pete Carroll, and I truly believe he is...

Pete Carroll has a “hormonal” day to forget

Pete Carroll has done a lot of positive things in Seattle in a short time. He’s turned over the roster into a young group with a promising defense. He’s drafted pretty well and won a playoff game. There is no denying one of Carroll’s shortcomings. He has been one of the worst gameday coaches in the…

Carroll on Cowboys rookie: ‘He’s had a lot of dominant blocks’

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is proud of Tyron Smith. Recruited by Carroll to play for Southern Cal, Smith started 12 games at right tackle for the Trojans in 2009, which was Carroll’s last year at the school. The Cowboys selected Smith ninth overall in April. Although he’s coming off a shaky outing in Philadelphia, Smith hasn’t disappointed even though he’s committed three...

Quick hitters from Pete

Pete Carroll just finished his press conference. He said Tarvaris Jackson will get the majority of quarterback snaps with the starters this week, although he will still be listed on the injury report. “He feels the best he’s felt, but he’s still not well,” he said. In other injury news, Cameron Morrah will not practice today with a sore knee, and Mike Williams (hamstring...

Tarvaris Jackson grades himself an 'F' so far as Seahawks QB

Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson says he measures his success by wins, and the Seahawks are struggling at 2-5.

Admitting That I Was Wrong

A little over a month ago, with the Seahawks stumbling as a team and looking like one that would be in the Andrew Luck sweepstakes than anything else. The defense had played well, but the offense had been really bad, especially QB Tarvaris Jackson.It was at that time that I called for a QB change. It was time to try and see if Charlie Whitehurst could provide a spark. Jackson was...

Seattle Seahawks Week 8 Offensive & Defensive Game Balls

After each week of the regular season and possibly during the NFL playoffs should the Seattle Seahawks be so lucky Dave B will stop by and bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Seahawks offensive MVP Quarterback, Tarvaris Jackson, and on defense it goes to Strong Safety Kam Chancellor vs. the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 8...

Week 8 Fantasy Football Fix

Top 5 Free Agents #1. Michael Crabtree SF 54 receiving yards 1 TD When Crabtree has managed to be on the field he has managed to produced. He should become a solid fantasy receiving option. #2. Javon Ringer TEN 102 total yards 0 TD With Chris Johnson continually not producing, Tennessee is giving Ringer more and more chances to take over as the number one back. I would grab Ringer...

Fantasy Football Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickups

The fantasy football season is more than halfway finished. Is your team ready to compete for a fantasy championship? If you need a little help, considering signing one of these waiver wire pickups for Week 9 of the 2011 fantasy football season. QB Tarvaris Jackson, Seattle Seahawks Yeah, everyone hates Tarvaris Jackson. But he’s been getting better and better this season. In Week...
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