Found April 04, 2012 on
NorthWest Sports Beat:
The NFL just released the preseason schedule for the 2012 season. Who do the Seahawks have on the schedule? According to @ByTimBooth, the schedule shakes out like this:
Game 1 the Seahawks will face Matt Hasselbeck, Jordan Babineaux, Steve Hutchinson and the rest of the Tennessee Titans in Seattle.
Game 2 pairs Seattle with the fish that got away in Peyton Manning and the new-look Denver Broncos. That game will be played in the Mile High City.
Game 3 sends the Seahawks to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs. No smart ass remarks on this game unfortunately.
Game 4 brings the yearly contest between the Seahawks and the Oakland Raiders in Seattle. Wonder how loud the boos for Aaron Curry will be?
The NFL seems to be trying to keep itself relevant by spacing the offseason regiment out to keep the NFL a hot topic even in the offseason.
What do you think, 12th man? Like the pre-season match ups?
You have to love the AFC West nostalgia they're throwing in there.
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The Titans announced the move on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not released.
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