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Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas was named to the Pro Bowl, one of three safeties named to the team.Thomas is the first Seattle Seahawk named to the Pro Bowl since 2008 when the linebacker Julian Peterson and offensive tackle Walter Jones were named Pro Bowlers. Jones did not play in that game because of a knee injury.That doesn't mean Thomas is the only Seahawk who will be appearing in the game. A number of alternates will be included in the game as players drop out because of injury.For instance, Matt Forte is one of the three running backs named to the team along with Philadelphia's LeSean McCoy and San Francisco's Frank Gore. Forte was placed on injured reserve Tuesday because of a knee injury, which could open up a spot.Kam Chancellor, Seahawks strong safety, said he was named the first alternate at his position via Twitter.
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Here are some brief injury updates from coach Pete Carroll's press conference Wednesday.
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WR BEN OBOMANU (knee)
"We're just going to take it all the way to game time with Ben. We're going to rest him during the week and see. We think he can play. We have to see how effective he'll be, really when we run him full speed on Sunday."
If you notice Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's shoes seem especially colorful from now on, that might be because he's wearing Skittles on his feet.
Lynch's Skittles habit (a handful after every touchdown) is well known to football fans, and now Nike is getting some publicity by designing a pair of shoes featuring the fruit-flavored candy -- made special just for...
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 yet again running back Marshawn Lynch, and on defense this week DB Kam Chancellor.
His heart wishes the Seattle Seahawks had two extra weeks to vie for the postseason.
The rest of Golden Tate's body knows better.
If the NFL had its way, the regular season would grow from 16 to 18 games. Under such a scenario, the 2011 Seahawks (7-8) would still be in contention for a wild-card berth with three contests left to play. Instead, the playoffs are now a pipe dream...
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Seahawks coming up short at homeBy Danny O'Neil | The Seattle TimesClose wasn't part of Seattle's vocabulary last season when each of the Seahawks' nine losses was by double digits.Compare that to this season when Seattle has trailed by double digits throughout the fourth quarter only once: a Week 2 loss at Pittsburgh.In all four of Seattle's home losses, the...
Marshawn Lynch has had a remarkable season, and could finish No. 2 overall in Ken Crippen’s ’Rusher Rating’ stat. A look at Lynch’s season and all the league-wide numbers.....
Dave Boling of The News Tribune profiles Seahawks safety Earl Thomas after Tuesday’s announcement that he made the Pro Bowl as a starter at free safety. Thomas said while the interceptions numbers aren’t as much as last year, more film study and a commitment to playing sound defense has led to less big plays given up by Seattle’s defense. “We always know what we’re going...
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Seattle Seahawks vs Arizona Cardinals Odds
The Seattle Seahawks have won and covered three straight against the Arizona Cardinals and they are now 4-0-1 ATS in their past 5 road games.
Seattle has also been an OVER machine in December, going 8-1 past 9. They face an improved Arizona team that is 8...