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I had the pleasure to watch J.R. Sweezy play at the Battle of Florida and let me tell you the kid was a monster on the defensive line, but could he be a starting guard? I was blown away when I read it, and I could have sworn it was a mistake, but it is the truth. The Seahawks seventh-round pick J.R. Sweezy continues to work as the team’s starting right guard.
As the former defensive tackle at N.C. State, Sweezy was initially considered a long-term project, but after starter John Moffitt’s elbow surgery, Sweezy has stepped in and done a pretty good job. Moffitt has since returned to practice, but Sweezy continues to work with the starters. This is crazy to think that the Seahawks also signed Rishaw Johnson the former big time guard from Ole Miss/Cal (PA), and is still above him on the depth chart. It would be an interesting move, but you cannot take the intensity away from the big Mooresville, North Carolina native. He is more focused then ever, and if it continues he could be the main protector for Russell Wilson.
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The Arizona Cardinals opened as a 2.5-point favorite against the Seahawks for their Week 1 game, but the line has switched by five points — the most of any other Week 1 line — and Seattle is now favored in the game. The Seahawks are favored by 2.5 points most sports books, and favored by 2 points at other places. The line change can be attributed to factors related to each team...
Rookie Russell Wilson was earned the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback job.
That was the word from coach Pete Carroll on Sunday night after he announced that the third-round pick from Wisconsin will start when the regular season begins Sept. 9 at Arizona.
Carroll said he's been extremely impressed by Wilson's performance, not only during training camp and preseason...
MY Seattle Seahawks did a couple of things this past weekend that I loved.
First, they cut Terrell Owens.
No crying or doing situps in the driveway this year, Seattle fans. You should all be celebrating the fact that the Seahawks have decided to not expose their team to the poison that is T.O. Choosing to keep Braylon Edwards and drop T.O. is a step in the right direction.
Despite being perceived as a quasi midget, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll somewhat surprisingly named rookie Russell Wilson the team’s starting quarterback this past weekend. The 5-foot-11, 206 pound Wilson, who the Seahawks took out of the University of … Continue reading →
Seattle Seahawks rookie Russell Wilson continues to look like one of the most dynamic rookie QBs in the league as he has the ability to run, pass and lead a team which not many others can.
If Wilson was just a few inches taller he would have been a first round pick, but as it is, the Seattle Seahawks may have gotten away with highway robbery. If Wilson can continue to play well...
Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has been given the starting job by head coach Pete Carroll. Wilson, a third round pick form the University of Wisconsin, beat out high-priced free agent Matt Flynn after a strong preseason performance.
The starting job was though to be Flynn’s after the Seahawks paid the former Green Bay Packer $10 million guaranteed money this past off-season...
Rookie Russell Wilson will be the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback for the regular-season opener. Coach Pete Carroll made the announcement during a conference call with reporters on Sunday evening. "He's earned this job," Carroll said. "It was a legitimate competition as we said from the beginning, and with the opportunity he's taken advantage...
Seahawks rookie QB Russell Wilson has officially been named the starter for Week 1, coach Pete Carroll said in a press conference Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Wilson is a dual-threat who could be a steal late in drafts. The third-rounder has passed for 464 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for 150 and a score this preseason.
The competition is over, and the rookie has won. Pete Carroll announced tonight that Russell Wilson is the Seahawks' new starting quarterback. He'll start the final preseason game against the Raiders, although there's been no indication of how long they plan on letting him play in the game, then keep the job for the regular season opener against the Cardinals.It should...
The month long debate over who would become the starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks is over. On Sunday night, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll announced that Russell Wilson would start the team’s final preseason game and would be the starting quarterback for the Seahawks in week one of the regular season. Wilson’s play on the field has been superb this preseason.
What started as a three-man competition to be the Seahawks’ starting quarterback is down to only one, as coach Pete Carroll announced Sunday night that rookie Russell Wilson has won the job.
I’ve always been fascinated by team numbers. Numbersology as I call it. Yes I made that word up. My wife always tells me I have my own language of “Q-isms.”
The #3 is a number that we have only seen on display in Seattle a handful of times in the Seahawks short 36 year history.
Three are quarterbacks, the rest kickers and punters.
Braylon Edwards has made himself quite at home in Seattle. The receiver recently gave statements on the difference between his current QB, Russell Wilson and Jets Mark Sanchez who he played with during the 2010 season. Seattle Seahawks receiver Braylon Edwards has played with rookie quarterbacks before. In Cleveland it was Brady Quinn. In New [...]
SEATTLE-After a phenomenal preseason run, the Seahawks have stepped up and named Russell Wilson as their starting quarterback for the immediate future.
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