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Five Takeaways From Thursday's Week 1 Press Conferences With Kris Richard, Earl Thomas & Cliff Avril

Key takeaways from Thursday's press conferences with Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard, free safety Earl Thomas, and defensive end Cliff Avril.
19 days ago

Pete Carroll has nothing but praise for DC Chris Richard

Despite the Seattle Seahawks seemingly dismal outlook for the rest of the season, on the defensive side of the ball, head coach Pete Caroll is standing new defensive coordinaotr Kris Richard. “I think Kris is doing a really good job,” Carroll said during “Brock and Salk” on 710 ESPN.  “I’ve been really impressed with the way he’s handled this group. It’s a big...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Richard now taking over running Seahawks defense

RENTON, Wash. (AP) This is the lineage - and expectation - that Kris Richard has inherited. Under the watchful eye of Pete Carroll from the start, the Seattle Seahawks developed into the best defense in the NFL, starting with Gus Bradley as defensive coordinator. They remained at the pinnacle of the NFL with Dan Quinn running the defensive show. And now the Seahawks fall under the...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Playing cornerback in Seattle means learning the technique

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Kris Richard makes it sound like some covert activity. That sharing this information will is somehow equate a security leak. Or, he's simply joking. ''It's kind of one of those things to where, if we tell you we can't let you leave,'' Richard said. The topic is technique. Or at least providing a definition to a specific technique, the one that has helped make...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kris Richard ranked No. 10 for top defensive coordinators in the NFL

According to Bucky Brooks at, Seattle Seahawks first-year defensive coordinator Kris Richard makes the list at No. 10 for the best defensive bosses. The Seahawks moved forward and selected defensive back coach Kris Richard as their new defensive coordinator replacing Dan Quinn, who accepted the head-coaching job with the Atlanta Falcons and was responsible for one of...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New Seahawks DC Kris Richard intends to 'keep the ball rolling' on defense'

New Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard intends on keeping the same principles that built the unit into a powerhouse, but he says his approach may be little different. A little more laid back than former defensive boss Dan Quinn, who left this offseason to become the coach of the Atlanta Falcons, Richard believes his style will be equally effective. "We’re...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

New Seahawks DC Kris Richard keeps practice positive and upbeat

Seattle Seahawks new defensive coordinator Kris Richard is inheriting one of the best defenses in football and he doesn't plan on changing the Seahawks' philosophy of being positive and upbeat. Richard told the Seattle Times that you can get more out of a player by being positive than ripping into them. “You don’t have to rip a guy in order to get your point across to him,...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: The Seattle Seahawks picked Kris Richard as their new defensive coordinator

Dan Quinn went down to Georgia to get himself a head coaching gig with the Atlanta Falcons, so the Seattle Seahawks need to find a new defensive coordinator. Yesterday we reported that defensive backs coach Kris Richard was the reputed frontrunner for the position. This morning that info was corroborated by Ian Rapoport: Expected to be Kris Richard from their staff RT @oQuarterback...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks Promoting Kris Richard To Defensive Coordinator

Alex Rozier is reporting that the Seahawks are, in fact, promoting defensive backs coach Kris Richard to defensive coordinator. Rozier adds that HC Pete Carroll told the team about Richard’s hire after Ken Norton reached an agreement to be the Raiders defensive coordinator. Seattle is expected to announce the move at some point in the near future. This comes as no surprise...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks DBs coach may be frontrunner for new defensive coordinator

Former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is busy assembling his new staff as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. The story goes that he wanted to bring Seattle’s defensive backs coach Kris Richard with him, but apparently that’s not happening… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The top 10 free agents in the 2015 class QB Rankings: Rating all 32 QBs as 10-year prospects...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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