NFL Notes: Jaguars, Rams & Seahawks

  Jaguars Jaguars Offensive Coordinator Jedd Fisch reiterated that RB Toby Gerhart will be the “workhorse” and will play all three downs.  Fisch views Jordan Todman and Denard Robinson as change of pace backs.  (Florida Times-Union) Seventh-round pick RB Storm Johnson will enter camp as the fourth back.  (Florida Times-Union) Rams Starting LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar was arrested...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Times asks: How many carries will Christine Michael really get this season?

Local media is asking a salient question in Washington (State), as fans of the team and fantasy football owners alike have been pondering the question of sophomore RB Christine Michael‘s workload all offseason. In part due to Marshawn Lynch‘s prolonged standoff with the team, but also as a result of Michael’s undeniable talent legitimate questions about their relative roles...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Seattle Seahawks trade Marshawn Lynch to the Oakland Raiders?

Attention Seahawks: You need to trade Marshawn Lynch. With Seahawks training camp beginning in exactly one week, the NFL’s Silly Season is almost over. This means, of course, it’s time to let your wildest SFW Seahawks dreams see the light of day. As a devout Seahawks fan in Oakland, with a place in my heart for the Raiders, this is mine. The Seahawks’ Needs   With both...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Bold Predictions For The 2014 Seattle Seahawks

 How do you follow up the best season in franchise history? Well if you are Pete Carroll apparently the answer is simple, you compete. In 2013 we watched as the Seattle Seahawks defense took over the NFL.The Seahawks rode that stellar defense all the way to a Superbowl. After the Superbowl confetti cleared it was time to get back to business. Pete Carroll made sure that the defense...
Via Football Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynch Still Seahawks Bell Cow, But Christine Michael More In The Mix

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times predicts Marshawn Lynch will still be the focal point of the Seahawks' offense in 2014 but that he'll lose a few carries per game to Christine Michael.Fantasy Spin:Lynch averaged 18.8 carries per game last season and Condotta predicts he'll be around 15-16 this year which will put him at 240-256 for the entire season. Lynch will still...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How many carries will Christine Michael get this season?

We’ll continue the countdown with what is one of the most-asked questions about this season — how many carries will Christine Michael get this season? It’s a topic that has a couple of different components — specifically, how much can the Seahawks still lean on Marshawn Lynch? And is Michael ready for a bigger role if the team needs it? I wrote in April about what a big...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks running backs: the beauty or the beast?

Training camp for the Seattle Seahawks will begin in a couple of weeks. Many players are still battling with their fellow position players for a spot on the roster. Marshawn Lynch is not one of those players. After nearly four seasons of demolishing opponents with power runs in the NFL’s most prolific rushing offense, Lynch has earned his place at the table. This run against the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Pre-Training Camp Projected 53-Man Roster and Depth Chart

The defending champions, the Seattle Seahawks, are hoping that they can repeat last year’s great success. With the moves they’ve made in the offseason, will they be able to repeat as champions? These are my Pre-Training Camp predictions for the Seahawks 53-Man roster.Quarterback#468659969 / gettyimages.comRussell Wilson Terrelle PryorTavaris JacksonWilson’s job is in no danger...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Preview: Seattle Seahawks

The most feared division in the NFL is the NFC West. They have bonafide defenses all over. If you’re looking for a fantasy defense, any of the defenses from this division is a top option this season. The only downside to having four great defenses in fantasy football is the risk of taking offensive players from all of these teams. Marshawn Lynch, Colin Kaepernick, Zac Stacy; the...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Fantasy Football Outlook

The Seattle Seahawks capped of their impressive 2013/14 season with a Super Bowl championship. On offense they relied on their running attack which had the highest percentage of running plays for an offense at 54.79 %. This turned out the 4th most productive rushing attack in the NFL at 136.8 yards per game. Marshawn Lynch carried the bulk of the load amassing 301 carries for 1257...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks:The Good, Bad & Ugly heading into 2014

In Super Bowl 48, the Seahawks left no doubt who was the best team in the NFL by running the Broncos out of Metlife stadium.They were a balanced and complete team whose perceived weaknesses never surfaced as their strengths ruled the day. But what now? Las Vegas already has Seattle at the the same Super Bowl odds as Denver for the upcoming season, and they tend to be pretty clever...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: nude Beast Mode, idiots on Richard Sherman’s lawn & more

We have now hit the dog days of the NFL calendar. Mini camp is in the rearview mirror and the pre-season is a long way off, but there’s still plenty of news to go around Seahawks land. Here are our top stories from this week: Seahawks Columns - Who will win the Seahawks final wide receiver spot? (READ) - Marshawn still the man, but Christine Michael’s star is rising (READ)...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshawn still the man, but Christine Michael’s star is rising

With the big news of the recent arrival of running back Marshawn Lynch at Seattle Seahawks minicamp, 12s across the Northwest and the world were able to give the old sigh of relief and get back to what really matters: trembling with anticipation for the next Super Bowl run. The off-season team activities were voluntary up to this point, but the minicamp is not. Both are held at the...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Who Will Soar in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of the year when many big-name contributors receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Who will break out for the...
Via Gridiron Grit
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bennett Brothers Speak up For Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch

Seattle Seahawks’ Pro Bowl running back Marshawn Lynch is seriously considering retirement if he doesn’t receive higher pay. Pass rusher Michael Bennett of the Seahawks, who hopes the standoff ends quickly, speaks on Lynch’s behalf. Michael Bennett had this to say regarding Lynch (via NFL AM). Come back, Marshawn, come back! We need you. Without Marshawn, we wouldn’t win...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshawn, Marshawn, Marshawn. What Are You Doing?

If you ask me, it’s too early for a fantasy football frenzy. Yet a frenzy is just what we got, according to, when Seattle Seahawks Offensive Coordinator Darrell Bevell stated last week that the Seahawks aim to go with a “running back by committee” approach this season. While I can’t be worried about the fantasy impact, I do wonder what it means for real football....
Via Oregon Sports News
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Turbin had his knee cleaned out

Seahawks head coach Pete Carrol told reporters on Monday that back up running back had his knee cleaned out this offseason. Carroll said #Seahawks RB Robert Turbin "got his knee cleaned up" at some point. Back in action. — Liz Mathews 710 ESPN (@Liz_Mathews) June 9, 2014 Turbin is a good running back that went get past Marshawn Lynch and Christine Michael on the depth...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Christine Michael To Takeover As Seahawks No. 2 RB

We believe Seahawks second-year running back Christine Michael should overtake Robert Turbin for the backup role to Marshawn Lynch.Fantasy Spin:Unless Marshawn Lynch gets hurt or has more legal issues, Michael shouldn't have much fantasy value this season, but keeper league owners should keep an eye on him as he looks like a more explosive option/handcuff than Robert Turbin.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Back Off of Running Back By Committe Talk

Last week the Seattle Seahawks shocked the football loving world when the team said it was looking to join the masses and start using a running back by committee approach. Yes, even though they have one of the better running backs in the league, Marshawn Lynch, carrying the ball already.Nuts, right? Or are they thinking about keeping Beast Mode healthier during the season?The talk...
Via FatManWriting
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Marshawn Lynch getting phased out of the offense?

Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell created a stir last week at the Seahawks town hall. When he was asked what role Christine Michael would play in the running game in 2014, he replied that the team was planning on a running back by committee approach. What this would mean is a more equal distribution of carries in stead of relying on Marshawn Lynch to put the team...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Christine Michael Flashes Explosion For The Seattle Seahawks

This column written by Brian Nemhauser at The hype train is gaining steam on Christine Michael after the comments from Pete Carroll and Darrell Bevell. Those who have read this blog for a while know I see Michael as a Pro Bowl player once he gets enough carries if he can stay healthy. Coaches have talked about his explosive ability. What fans may not know is what...
Via Oregon Sports News
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Stone on Marshawn Lynch’s silent off-season

There’s been a lot said about Marshawn Lynch of late. Skipping the White House visit. His role in what offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said this week could be a “tailback-by-committee for Seattle this season. His post-2014 future with the team. But as is usually the case, we haven’t heard anything from Lynch. Seattle Times columnist Larry Stone puts it all into perspective...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ RB-by-Committee is a Win-Win Situation

In the past, fans have accused Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell of being too predictable, too bland. But if fans saw this week’s announcement coming, they might be forced to rethink those accusations. Speaking Wednesday night at the Seahawks’ Town Hall event, Bevell told the crowd of fans that the team would be switching to a running back “by committee” approach...
Via Seahawk Addicts
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Considering Going To RB By ‘Committee’

Are the Seattle Seahawks really preparing for the post Marshawn Lynch era, or is this just a smokescreen to get Beast Mode to focus on football? Lynch has been absent from OTAs, while 2013 second-rounder Christine Michael has coaches raving about his potential.  On Wednesday, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said the Seahawks would be “switching to a running back by committee...
Via Thacover2
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Considering Going To RB By ‘Committee’

Are the Seattle Seahawks really preparing for the post Marshawn Lynch era, or is this just a smokescreen to get Beast Mode to focus on football? Lynch has been absent from OTAs, while 2013 second-rounder Christine Michael has coaches raving about his potential.  On Wednesday, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said the Seahawks would be “switching to a running back by committee...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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