Found August 07, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Photo Credit: With the 2012 NFL Preseason already underway, the clock is ticking for Pete Carroll and company to decide on the Seattle Seahawks‘ starting signal-caller for the start of September and put an end to the uncertainty. Matt Flynn has the early edge in the competition, according to Michael David Smith of  On Tuesday, coach Carroll announced that Flynn will be the starter on Saturday when the team opens its preseason against the Tennessee Titans. Flynn, 27, will take the first-team reps at practice this week and is expected to play the entire first half on Saturday. Rookie Russell Wilson, 23, selected in the third round (75th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft, may play the whole second half, as Carroll indicated that the coaching staff doesn’t need to see last year’s starter Tarvaris Jackson, since they know his capabilities. As PFT’s MDS (Michael David Smith) adds, this doesn’t necessarily mean that Flynn will beat out Jackson and Wilson, win...

Pete Carroll, Terrell Owens punk Seahawks

Prankster Pete Carroll has struck YET again. Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll played the role of prankster for the second time in as many years, that we know of anyways a few days prior to the teams first pre-season game vs. the Titans this week. Newly signed Terrell Owens was also in on the prank. Seahawks long snapper Clint Gresham tweeted Our whole team just got...

Flynn to start first preseason game

For this week, Matt Flynn is the Seattle Seahawks starting quarterback. Coach Pete Carroll announced after practice on Tuesday that Flynn will be the starter on Saturday night when the Seahawks open the preseason at home against Tennessee. Flynn will play the first half after getting snaps with the No. 1 offense the rest of this week. Additionally, rookie Russell Wilson will play...

Why Signing T.O was a Dumb Decision for Seattle

Can Matt Flynn suceed without the weapons he had in Green Bay? (Courtesy iSports Web) Written By: Kyle Newton (@KNewt22) The Seattle Seahawks have signed journeyman wide receiver Terrell Owens. T.O has been trying to find a way back into the league for a year now at all costs. He has opened up workouts to the media to prove he is in shape.  He has tried playing in the Arena Football...

Matt Flynn Will Start Preseason Opener

According to the Seattle Times, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said quarterback Matt Flynn will handle first-team reps this week before starting the team's first preseason game Saturday.Fantasy Spin:Flynn's performance in practice this week and in Seattle's first preseason game could go a long way toward determining the winner of the team's quarterback battle.

Flynn to start Seahawks' opener

Matt Flynn will start at quarterback for the Seahawks' preseason opener at home against Tennessee on Saturday, and likely play the entire first half. Flynn, signed as a free agent from Green Bay over the offseason and believed to have the inside track to the starting job, is competing with incumbent Tarvaris Jackson and rookie Russell Wilson in training camp. That Flynn is...

Carson Palmer helped Terrell Owens land on his feet in Seattle

Raiders QB Carson Palmer has been something like a fairy godfather to Terrell Owens over the past three years. It seems that when Owens is at his lowest most unemployable forks in the road, Palmer swoops in to save the day. To read this feature please click the link below.

Report: Terrell Owens to visit with Seahawks

Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks continue their quest to bring in as many over the hill wide receivers as possible, as Terrell Owens is reportedly headed to the Pacific Northwest for a tryout. As reported by Mike Florio of, Owens is heading to Seattle for what is assumed to be a tryout. Florio writes: For now, it’s just a visit.  It’s unknown whether Owens is getting...

Pete Carroll got advice from Carson Palmer about Terrell Owens

Getty Images Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told the News Tribune that he spoke with Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer about bringing in Terrell Owens. “Carroll said that he’s known Owens since his days in San Francisco. Carroll also said that in doing his research on Owens that he talked with his former quarterback at USC Carson Palmer about Owens, and received a good...

Seattle Seahawks Will Surprise in 2012

The Seattle Seahawks will be the biggest surprise tean of 2012. Each year in the NFL there is one team that surprises everyone. It’s usually a team that didn’t perform well the previous year and missed the playoffs. The 2008 Arizona Cardinals and 2011 San Francisco 49ers are a prime example of recent surprise teams.   Staying in the NFC West the Seattle Seahawks now have what...

State Of The Seahawks: Quarterbacks

The Three QuarterbacksPhoto credit: Every day for the next week I will be selecting a position group to analyze as part of our new "State of the Seahawks" series. First up: The Quarterbacks. From 2003 to 2010, the phrase “quarterback competition” was foreign at Seahawks training camp. Matt Hasselbeck was the starting quarterback, and there was no disputing...

Seattle Seahawks QB Battle

The Seahawks have been searching for a new quarterback. Last year, they decided to part ways with then quarterback, Matt Hasselbeck. Hasselbeck struggled to match his best year under Seattle, which was the year of their Super Bowl run. In their search for a new QB, the Seahawks turned to Tarvaris Jackson. In my opinion, this was just a temporary replacement. In a full season with...
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