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Marcus Trufant has played in a Super Bowl and a Pro Bowl, and is now in his 10th season with his hometown team.
Yet for all those experiences, one of the most special moments in his football career with the Seattle Seahawks will come this weekend when he takes the field against his younger brother Isaiah of the New York Jets, and after youngest brother Desmond, a senior at Washington, plays on the same field the night before.
Three brothers, all playing the same position, two of which are already in the NFL with a third very likely to join the professional ranks next season.
And this weekend, all three will take their places on the turf at CenturyLink Field in a span of less than 24 hours. On Saturday night, Desmond will play the final home game of his college career when the Huskies host Utah. About 14 hours after the youngest Trufant walks off the field, Isaiah's Jets will face Marcus' Seahawks.
There is no guarantee any of the three will be playing in the NFL next sea...
BEST OF MAXIM
Three seasons into his five-year contract Pete Carroll is not living up to expectations. While many fans might be quick to point out he has won a playoff game against the then defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints, the reality was it was done with a losing record and not a realistic marker of success. Carroll can argue he is building a team and that takes time, an argument...
The Seattle Seahawks have announced Tuesday that wide receiver Charly Martin has been released.
Martin had only four catches for 42 yards this season. He primarily played on special teams. With a spot open on the roster in mind, note that cornerback Walter Thurmond has been back in practice the last two weeks after being on the PUP list. Thurmond broke his left leg last October...
Last week: 10 (+4)
If history is any indication, the Seahawks are more likely to make it than some other borderline playoff teams in the NFC right now. Every year, 5 new playoff teams make the playoffs that didn’t make it the year before, dating back 17 straight years. I use this in my Power Rankings every week. Right now, Chicago, who didn’t make the playoffs last...
Home sweet home
The Seattle Seahawks are finally back in the win column, after a big win at home against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
This marks the start of a weaker second half of the season, and a chance for the Seahawks to make their move up the standings.
Read more about this here.
With the win on Sunday, the Seahawks are once again over the .500 mark, and are making head...
Start ‘em & Sit ‘em Week 10
Fantasy Football – Seattle Seahawks Week 10 Predictions
The Seahawks are at home for the second week in a row and that can only mean one thing: better than average numbers for all of their position players. Last week it seemed that everyone had a good game, and this week shouldn’t be much different.
The visiting Jets come in off a bye week...
[Note: This article was supposed to go up late last week, but due to other concerns it had to go unfinished until now. But while the subject matter is a bit past tense, if nothing else I figured it’d serve as a nice frame of reference when I take a look at the game tape for the Vikings game.]
The Seahawks’ pass coverage against the Lions was ugly, and looking at it on...
A frustrating loss at St. Louis in Week 4 sent Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll in search of ways to make his offense more productive.
Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' offense had scored more than 20 points just once in four games and were converting just 28 percent of third down opportunities for the season. Against the Rams, Seattle was just 2 of 9 in third down conversions...
Earlier today, the Seahawks released wide receiver Charly Martin. It's presumed that the move was made in order to make room for cornerback Walter Thurmond, but Thurmond still hasn't been officially activated off of the physically unable to play list.
As much as I like the idea of having Thurmond available again, I'm a bit torn about cutting Martin. He isn'...
Seahawks turn it around at home
Seattle Seahawks 30, Minnesota Vikings 20
When: 1:05 PM PST, Sunday, November 4, 2012
Where: CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Washington
At this point in the season, the Seattle Seahawks offense is a lot further along then I expected them to be.
Sunday they needed it to win.
I would still expect them to have ups and downs during the remainder of...
N.Y. vs. Seattle Betting?
Headline: Seattle Seahawks Look to Continue CenturyLink Dominance in Week 10 vs. Jets
The Seahawks will look to make it five-for-five on home turf this weekend when they welcome the New York Jets. The Jets have been one of the bigger disappointments in the NFL thus far – injuries and unflattering offensive play has them clinging to the remote chance of...
The emergence of so many young quarterbacks in recent years has turned the National Football League into a "passing league".Or so say the experts and media outlets who cover the sport.Recent years have also shown that it is possible for teams with weak defenses to not only make it to the Super Bowl, but win it. Sometimes it seems like I'm watching the "Bizarro...
Seven games remain for the Seattle Seahawks to make their run in the NFC. They’re 5-4 on the year, and they’re coming off a solid ten-point victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Currently second place in the NFC West, the Seahawks can make a push toward the postseason with three divisional opponents left on their schedule.
These are the five ways they...