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In a mere 14 months, running back Marshawn Lynch and his hard- charging running style has become the Seattle Seahawks’ identity nationally, which I write about in my story today. Just ask his coach. “He’s been the face of the program here,” Pete Carroll said. “In terms of setting the tempo and the attitude, the philosophy that he brings, the competitiveness that he stands for in his play that you can’t help but see by the way he brings it, are all exemplary and emblematic of what we’d like to be. So, he’s had a big play in this.” …
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This week, the NFL's two most impressive active streaks in will be at risk in Seattle, when the Seahawks host the Niners. Marshawn Lynch has scored at least one touchdown in each of his last 10 games; San Francisco's defense hasn't allowed a rushing score all season.
On Saturday, one of these streaks will probably (but not necessarily) come to an end. Sure, Lynch could...
(12-23) 21:38 PST - Fair warning: You've probably read this story before.
The main characters, as always, are the same.
On one side: the members of the San Francisco 49ers ' defense, which hasn't allowed a 100-yard rusher or a rushing touchdown in, seemingly, forever.
On the other side: a...
Here’s my Christmas wish list for the Seahawks:
A playoff birth this year
A Marshawn Lynch contract extension
A quarterback of the future
A consistent pass rush
Linebackers who can cover a … [visit site to read more]
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:22:54 CST
This is the one Pete has been waiting for.
Four years ago, Pete Carroll watched the Stanford Cardinal spoil his Trojans’ perfect season in the Coliseum. Pete’s USC team were 41-point favorites to take care of business against the previously lowly Cardinal, but Jim Harbaugh’s boys spoiled the day for them in stunning fashion, winning 24-23.
Since that game, Carroll and Harbaugh...
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QB: Kyle Orton, Chiefs
Make no mistake: this proposal only applies to those competing in two-QB formats or deeper leagues, as well as owners searching for suitable replacements for Ben...
49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio saw this coming years ago. As a Baltimore Ravens assistant, he once warned his defensive coordinator Rex Ryan that running back Marshawn Lynch was one of the best backs in the league.
In a pivotal NFC West showdown, the Seattle Seahawks host the San Francisco 49ers Sunday; at 4:15pm EST. Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh are familiar foes, having coached against each other nearly four years ago in the Pac-10. This is a different stage where Harbaugh comes in with the powerhouse Niners, who are trying to clinch a first round bye, where as the Seahawks are trying to...