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North Carolina State Wolfpack
Two years ago, J.R. Sweezy was playing defensive tackle at North Carolina State. Now, he's a starting offensive guard for the Seattle Seahawks.
It's quite a transition for a player to make once he reaches the professional level but Sweezy has acclimated entering his second season playing the position and earned the trust of the Seahawks coaching staff.
''It's finally coming together,'' Sweezy said. ''I finally feel like an offensive lineman. I know the combos, I know my responsibilities, and now it's just a matter of doing them fast.''
Sweezy had been battling with John Moffitt for the starting job at right guard. Through two preseason games, the Seahawks had seen enough from Sweezy to declare him the winner of the competition.
''We gave (Moffitt) a really good chance,'' head coach Pete Carroll said. ''We alternated all through camp to see if he could get J.R. and J.R. beat him out.''
Even now, it...
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Former NFL star Terrell Owens has filed a lawsuit against Drew and Jason Rosenhaus, his former agents, for $6.5 million over business advice they gave him.
Seattle Seahawks receiver Golden Tate never understood the hate he received for his questionable “Fail Mary” catch.
In week 3 of the 2012 NFL season,he contributed to a play that became a symbol of why the replacement referees had to go.
Almost a year later, Tate is gearing up to head back to Green Bay for a preseason matchup that will be the first time that Tate has set...
Stephen Cohen of SeattlePI.com believes Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate still looks like he’s ready for a break season in 2013.
Cohen believes that without Percy Harvin, Seattle will be fine. And I happen to agree with him.
Even without Sidney Rice and Percy Harvin, the Hawks’ receivers stood out. Kearse caught his second touchdown pass of the preseason, as did Williams...
According to Local21News.com, Seahawks defensive tackle Jordan Hill has a partially torn biceps muscle and will miss about 3-6 weeks.
Hill’s injury was believed to be much more serious, but an MRI taken was negative for a complete tear and he will not require surgery, according to a source with knowledge of the injury. The Seahawks have yet to announce the injury. A team spokesman...
According to Jason Bristol of CBS 21, Seattle Seahawks DT Hill could miss up to 3-6 weeks with a partially torn biceps. An MRI was negative for a total tear and will not require surgery. Defensive tackle Jordan Hill was unable to finish practice with the team on Tuesday after suffering the injury.
Check out this motorcycle the Seahawks are auctioning off.
Next Impulse Sports and Shutdown corner have the details.
The Seahawks are auctioning off this customized motorcycle for charity and, for a $50 donation, you can have a chance to mount the ol’ hog. The bike is a 2005 Harley Davidson Road King, which was chosen because that was the year Seattle won the NFC championship and...
There is nothing but good vibes in Seattle as the Seahawks undergo training camp off of a playoff season. Stemming from head coach Pete Carroll, the team is buying into some unconventional practices that could have the league turning heads, but just as quickly jumping on the bandwagon. Looks like they are having some fun too, making this year’s training camp seem more like...
This is hilarious!
“Darian Foster” and “Marshawn Lynch Sr.”
Awesome new EA Sports video just out on YOUTUBE this week. The truth behind Arian Foster and Marshawn Lynch’s path to becoming elite NFL running backs is finally revealed.
Lynch & Foster realize if they raise sons to be elite NFL running backs they can use them to school each other in Madden.
You can also...
Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Jordan Hill has suffered a
partially torn biceps, an injury that will sideline him for three to six weeks,
according to Jason Bristol of CBS 21.
The Seahawks initially believed Hill’s injury was much more
serious and would result in a longer absence. However, an MRI taken recently
didn’t reveal a complete tear of Hill’s biceps muscle, but...
Seahawks have ruled out wide receiver Sidney Rice and tight end Zach Miller for
their next preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, according to ESPN.com's Terry Blount. Seattle appears to be taking every precaution with their offensive
weapons as Rice spent all week running full speed in practice and Miller has since
told reporters he is completely healthy at...
The Seattle Seahawks had a surplus at right guard, a problem they fixed by sending John Moffitt to the Cleveland Browns on Monday for defensive end/tackle Brian Sanford.
Sanford will help Seattle’s defensive line, where the Seahawks are dealing with injuries. Sanford is entering his fourth year in the league but has played just six games in his career.
Moffitt had been competing...
Flags and Fumbles
So if you missed the Seattle Seahawks‘ last preseason game against the Denver Broncos, you may still be able to find some blue and orange corpses scattered across Century Link Field.
The Hawks led a stampede over the traveling Broncos.
It was a beautiful sight. So many things went right. Russell Wilson looked sharp after a shaky week one, finding nearly every...
Well I’m officially hard. Arian Foster and Beast Mode both have surprisingly decent acting chops, too. LetR…
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