Montana’s middle linebacker a solid late pick for Seahawks

Yesterday when I wrote that the Seattle Seahawks probably won’t be able to keep middle linebacker Bobby Wagner past 2015, I started contemplating a future without him, and it was not pretty. I’m not the only one that’s worried. Last night I spoke with Paul Beyer on 12for12s radio and we talked about the fact that the Seahawks defense would be dramatically different without...
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Can the Seahawks afford to keep Bobby Wagner?

The old adage goes that the middle or inside linebacker is the quarterback of the defense. They get the play calls from the sidelines and are responsible for relaying that information to their teammates and making sure everybody is on the same page. It’s arguably the most important position on the defense. If you want a great example of how vital a middle linebacker is, take a...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner says Seahawks will hit Broncos if they run “pick plays”

If (when) the Denver Broncos try to utilize “pick plays” against the Seattle Seahawks defense during Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks will be ready for it. The Seahawks’ secondary is capable of playing tight man-to-man coverage against opposing receivers. Against man coverage, the Broncos frequently employ the use of crossing routes that can leave trailing...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks players not very fond of NYC

It doesn’t sound like some of the players on the Seahawks are very happy with their New York City experience so far. “I heard New Yorkers are rude,” linebacker Bobby Wagner said when asked for his biggest pet peeve about the city via the New York Post. “It’s tough, man, and they’re aggressive. They are really aggressive in their driving,” Sherman said. “The traffic...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks DC Dan Quinn impressed with Bobby Wagner this offseason

New Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was really with what he saw from second-year linebacker Bobby Wagner. “The guy who’s had a really good offseason is Wagner – in terms of the approach and that kind of stuff,” said Quinn, via “One of the things that kind of fires you up about a guy like him is his approach, like, ‘OK, what are some things I need...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner says the Seahawks are the favorites in the NFC West

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner told’s Around the League that he believes the Seahawks are in the best team in the NFC West going into next season. “I consider us the favorite,” Wagner said. “I think we can beat any team that’s on the field with us as long as we’re doing our job and everybody is taking care of what they need to do.” Even though the...
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February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner Seattle’s linebacker still a little kid inside but a man on the field

Bobby Wagner came out of college last year, where he was quite the linebacker for Utah State.  He is still very much involved with the Utah State team, and tries to watch as many games as possible, but why is he considered the little kid in the locker room for the Seahawks? Well several Seahawk players have laughed at Bobby and picked on him because he is still a child they say...
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December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner is making a difference in the middle for the Seahawks

At the 2012 NFL Draft, Wagner was selected in round 2, pick 47 by the Seattle Seahawks. He is the highest selected player from Utah State since Rulon Jones in 1980.  Seattle was hoping that the speedy linebacker would be able to come in right away and make a difference.  Well Wagner has not fell short of that dream. He has been lights out since day one in Seattle.  Right now,...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Bobby Wagner set to start for Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks 2nd-round pick Bobby Wagner is expected to take over the starting role at middle linebacker. He had been in a close competition with veteran Barrett Ruud, but the Seahawks dealt Ruud to New Orleans on Tuesday. Wagner’s backup will be veterans Heath Farwell and/or Matt McCoy. Wagner was a four-year starter at Utah State and a team captain during his junior and...
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August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks rookie LB Bobby Wagner played with the first team

Getty Images According to The News Tribune, Seattle Seahawks rookie Bobby Wagner played middle linebacker for the first team defense on Friday. The Seahawks are trying to figure out who’ll man the middle linebacker spot, since David Hawthorne left in free agency.  They really like Wagner’s speed and athleticism thus far.
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May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

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