Found October 22, 2012 on
The Pete Carroll-Jim Harbaugh rivalry has thankfully continued into the NFL.
Carroll had criticism over Harbaugh's recent complaints that the Seahawks' defensive backs were getting away with too-physical play down the field, implying that it contradicted Harbaugh's accusation that Giants' offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride was trying to influence officials prior to the 49ers-Giants game. Carroll fired back at his long-time rival during his weekly segment on "Brock and Salk."
"Wasn't it just a couple weeks ago when they were talking about not
doing things like that? The Giants, Kevin Gilbride, or something like
that?" Carroll said. "I thought there was something about that where we
don't go out and express our concerns and all."
Harbaugh said on Friday that he was planning on contacting the NFL over the official rules about how much contact a defensive back can have down the field. The Seahawks secondar...
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It only took a season and a half, but it would appear that Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh have carried their feud from their college days over to the professional level.
The 2012 NFL Season is reaching the midway point of the season and the NFL Playoffs are beginning to take shape. This is the time when we begin looking at the bigger picture of things in terms of wins and losses. Every week wins and losses are important but many seem to think wins and losses aren’t as important in the beginning of the season since teams can recover.Yet, looking...
After last Thursday’s win over the Seahawks, 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh made it clear that he was unhappy with how his receivers were being covered. He felt like the Seattle cornerbacks were getting away with holding.Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll called Harbaugh out on Brock & Salk on ESPN 710 (via ProFootballTalk.com) because he told Giants offensive coordinator Kevin...
ollowing the 49ers' 13-6 win over NFC West rival Seattle on Thursday, Jim Harbaugh was not happy about the aggressiveness of the Seahawks' coverage in the secondary. He went as far as to complain to the NFL about it. Harbaugh claimed cornerbacks Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner were maybe a little too physical with his wide receivers. Sherman actually played for Harbaugh...
In my weekly column, we will take a long look at two rookies. I will compare their performance to date against my original expectations of them. Let’s continue this series off by looking back at Seattle Seahawks running back Robert Turbin and Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard after their week seven games:
Robert Turbin, RB SEAHere is what I saw in college...
Pull The Trigger!
Headline: The solution is a QB change; the compromise is the Chiefs WR making Seattle’s offense better.
The Seattle Seahawks need to do something for their defense, a defense that is the best in the NFL and could win a Super Bowl if given the opportunity.
Since no one in management or on the coaching staff is willing to change their minds (a stubborn bunch),...
Always a Bright Spot
On days when the Seattle Seahawks‘ defense can’t even hold on (granted they are on the field for the majority of the game) and the offense is… well, being the Seahawks offense, the Special Teams unit helps out both units.
Be it by giving the opposing offense awful starting field position, or Leon WashingtonÂ electrifying the game with a stunning return...
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore (ribs) said he "did everything" in practice Monday and thinks he'll be fine for next Monday's game, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee.Fantasy Spin:Gore came out late in San Francisco's victory over Seattle last Thursday due to a rib injury. With 11 days in between games, he should be fine for Week 8.
Last Thursday’s road game against the 49ers was supremely frustrating to watch. The Seahawks looked awful, and that’s led to a lot of fans voicing opinions of the “fire coach X and/or bench player Y” variety. That’s understandable, but I think it’s premature to be calling for changes that drastic. Right now, the Seahawks are 3-0 at home and 1-3 on the road, with...