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Normally, a 23-20 defeat in overtime to a division rival isn't the ideal way to finish a season.
But the 2011 Seattle Seahawks had already reached their definition of "ideal" before stepping on the plane bound for the desert.
Despite finishing with the same 7-9 record as last year, the team accomplished milestones that nobody saw coming this year. I'd even go so far as to say the 2011 version of the Seahawks would destroy the 2010 version in ways that would make them deathly afraid to ever leave the house again.
And apparently, I'm not the only one who thinks so.
Clare Farnsworth says the Seahawks this year made progressions that are more important than what the record shows.
Last season, their nine losses came by an average of 21 points; this season it was by an average of 9.8 points.
Last year, the Seahawks lost games by 34 (to the Giants), 30 (to the Raiders) and 23 (to the Buccaneers) points. This year, their most lopsided losses were to the St...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Seattle lost its last game of the season, 23-20 to Arizona in overtime.
Tarvaris Jackson had 222 yards and a TD, while Marshawn Lynch had 86 yards rushing but was held out of the end zone. The Seahawks rushing TD instead went to Leon Washington, who finished with 78 yards on the ground. Ricardo Lockette - yes, that Ricardo Lockette, the rookie out of Fort Valley State...
Tarvaris Jackson played well this season but the Seahawks still need a quarterback who can win tight games in the fourth quarter.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Seahawks' loss Sunday leaves Seattle at 7-9, tied with the Kansas City Chiefs for the 11th-worst record in the league.Why is that important? The draft of course. Strength of schedule is used to break ties in draft order, and that strength of schedule is determined by opponent's combined winning percentage. Seattle and Kansas City are tied in that regard...
Seattle Seahawks blogger C-Mac weighs in with his 2011 No holds barred assessment of the 2011 Seattle Seahawks. This is it. The last game of the season was yesterday for the Seahawks. C-Mac points out with the Seahawks current situation though, alongside John Schneider, Pete Carroll has some time to build a winner. Year Three will be the best indicator and it can’t come soon enough.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch addressed his pending free agency while talking to reporters during his team’s locker room clean out this morning. “Everything’s going to fall into place,” Lynch said about becoming an unrestricted free agent in March. “There’s not too much I can do about it but just wait.” And would he like to be back in Seattle? “I mean...
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says he knows someone eventually is going to come calling for the Seahawks offensive line coach, but so far things are quiet.
Carroll says Seahawks have settled on foundation
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Updated 03:40 p.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Seattle is likely to add a quarterback in the offseason, either through the draft or free agency.