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Pete Carroll supports Richard Sherman baby watch: I can’t wait to see little Petey

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is about to become a father, and there’s a possibility that his son is born Sunday, the day of the Super Bowl. Sherman hopes his son waits until the Seahawks have finished the game. “I think he’s going to be a disciplined young man and stay in there until after the game,” Sherman said, smiling...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin on Seahawks: We’re one of the best of all-time

The Seattle Seahawks are gearing up to take on the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Sunday night, and neither team is viewed as much of a favorite. Seattle has a much more dominant defense, while the Patriots have a better all-around offense. Bruce Irvin is one of the starters for the Seahawks’ dominant defense, and he made it clear that he believes his team is one...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman preparing for SB and birth of his son

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has a lot on his mind this week.  Not only does he have the Super Bowl to prepare for, he’s also about to be a father. His girlfriend, Ashley Moss, is expected to give birth to their son in the next week.  Sherman said a visit to the doctor assured them that his son will not arrive in the next few days. But just in case, Sherman...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Papa’ says Marshawn Lynch will retire if media ‘keeps standing in his face’

Marshawn Lynch’s maternal grandfather, Leron Lynch, is the man he calls “Papa.”  The Seattle Seahawks’ running back’s father is Maurice Sapp, who is serving a 24-year sentence for burglary. Papa told USA Today Sports that if the media doesn’t back off from trying to interview Lynch, the 28-year-old will probably walk away from football. “I know he’ll quit...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick on Pete Carroll: ‘He’s made me a better coach’

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick praised Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Tuesday at  Super Bowl XLIX media day. “Good. Great,” Belichick said, via NFL.com. “Not a coach in the NFL I respect more than Pete Carroll. He’s a tremendous coach. He and I have kind of come up together in roughly the same era. We’ve both...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden Tate: ‘There’s a little envy’ of Seahawks

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate caught two passes for 98 yards in his first Pro Bowl on Sunday in Arizona.  Despite the success he’s had this season, Tate was reminded that his former team, the Seattle Seahawks, are also in Arizona, but they’re preparing for Super Bowl XLIX. “There’s a little envy,” Tate told the Detroit Free...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers vs. Seahawks: Dynasty Bowl?

Oh, I’m ever so sick of the word “dynasty,” but I’ve accepted that it is part of our professional sports vernacular. We all want to know who will become the next great dynasty, especially since we haven’t had one in the NFL since the Patriots won three Super Bowls in a four-year span a decade ago. Now, though, if there are two teams that have a better chance than anyone...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Browns, Dolphins, Lions, Raiders, & Seahawks

Browns Rookie QB Johnny Manziel was forced from Sunday’s game with a hamstring injury. Dolphins DE Cameron Wake triggered a $750,000 bonus in his contract after recording his 10.5 sack of the season. (Adam Schefter) Lions Lions C Dominic Raiola looked to have purposely stomped on the ankle of Bears DT Ego Ferguson. Mike Garafolo has a video posted of the incident. Pro...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Seahawks dominating 49ers rivalry, playoff matchups and more

Seahawks News Four more years of Cliff Avril (READ) Four more years of K.J. Wright (READ) Jim Gaffigan asks Jon Ryan for a favor (READ) The 49ers Rivalry 5 head coaches to keep the 49ers Seahawks rivalry alive (READ) Is Joe Montana becoming a Seahawks fan? (READ) A 49ers fan admits how great Doug Baldwin is (READ) The Seahawks are dominating the 49ers (READ) This Michael Crabtree...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks DL Cliff Avril Zings Former Team--Detroit--in Epic Fashion

Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Cliff Avril is a happy man. Less than two years after leaving the team that drafted him in 2008, the Detroit Lions, he is getting paid (just signed a four-year extension worth $28.5 million) and has a Super Bowl ring. It could easily be said that he is doing quite well for himself.So what is so different about Seattle that things have gone so much...
Via FatManWriting
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign Cliff Avril to 4-year deal

USATI The Seattle Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension. “Cliff has been instrumental in what we’ve been building on the defensive side of the ball and we are excited that he’ll be with us for another four years,” said Executive Vice President & General Manager John Schneider. “He has been relentless in his approach to the game...
Via Sports-Glory
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril Signs 4-year Extension

Just one day after signing K.J. Wright to a 4-year extension, the Seahawks have followed up by inking DE Cliff Avril to a multi-year deal. The extension is worth $28.5M over the next four years,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Hawk Blogger
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks sign DE Avril to four-year contract extension

The Seattle Seahawks signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a $28.5 million, four-year extension on Friday, FOX Sports 1's Mike Garafolo reports. Avril's deal comes a day after the Seahawks signed linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year extension worth $27 million. Avril and Wright were two of Seattle's priorities as the Seahawks tried to keep the pair from becoming free agents after...
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pass rush monster Cliff Avril gets another four years with Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen’s pen has been pretty busy this week. Yesterday the Seahawks gave outside linebacker K.J. Wright a four-year extension. Today they followed it up by inking edge rush monster Cliff Avril to a four-year deal as well, according to Ian Rapoport: #Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a 4-year extension worth $28.5M with $16M guaranteed,...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

AP Source: Seahawks lock up Avril with extension

RENTON, Wash. (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Seahawks have signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a $28.5 million, four-year extension, preventing one of their top pass rushers from reaching free agency. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not been officially announced yet. NFL.com first reported...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Sign Cliff Avril To 4-Year, $28.5 Million Extension

The Seattle Seahawks faith in Cliff Avril has paid off and now the organization will bless him with a new $28.5 million deal, $14 million guaranteed. #Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a 4-year extension worth $28.5M with $16M guaranteed, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 19, 2014
Via Thacover2
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Lock Up DE Cliff Avril To A Four-Year, $28.5M Extension

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Seattle Seahawks have signed DE Cliff Avril four-year contract extension worth $28.5 million. Rapoport adds that Avril will receive  $16 million guaranteed as part of this agreement. This agreement will keep him under team control through the 2018 season. Rapoport mentions that one of the reasons why the team dealt WR Percy Harvin a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders Draft Prospects: Defensive end Nate Orchard

Name: Nate Orchard. DE. Utah Height: 6’4” Weight: 254lbs NFL Comparison: Cliff Avril/Bruce Irvin, Seattle Seahawks Analysis: Orchard is playing at a high level for a decent Utah squad. This season, he’s accumulated 18 sacks. These occur in bunches, including 11 against teams ranked in the Top 25. Speed and coordination are what scouts see in Orchard. Agile enough to man the...
Via cover32 - Raiders
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Four reasons the Seattle Seahawks will beat the Eagles in Philadelphia this week

On Sunday, the Seahawks travel to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. It’s an important game for both teams. The Eagles are trying to stay ahead of the Cowboys in the NFC East race. Meanwhile, the Seahawks are trying to catch up to the newly fallible Cardinals, whose lead in the NFC West is down to one game. Both teams need to win, but only one bird can come out on top. Here’s five...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers Takeaways

Hawks Regain Swagger and Playoff Contention The Seattle Seahawks certainly gave us reason to be thankful this year.  In front of a hostile, holiday crowd in Santa Clara, the Seahawks decided to eat the 49ers for Thanksgiving dinner, then have turkey for dessert. Posting an identical score as the Cardinal game, the Seahawks beat the 49ers 19-3 and quite frankly, it wasn’t even...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

RECAP: Seattle Seahawks bodyslam Arizona Cardinals in classic NFC West slugfest

This game was the very definition of the brutality the NFC West division has come to be known for. Both quarterbacks took a pounding but the Seattle Seahawks beat the Arizona Cardinals 19-3 at CenturyLink Field this afternoon. Here’s how it happened. MVP – Cliff Avril Too often we glorify the play of quarterbacks and receivers without giving credit on the other side of the...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Seahawks pass rusher Cliff Avril scarred Derek Carr for life on this monster hit

I like this photo of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril pounding Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. I like it a lot. via http://i.imgur.com/k709tnS.jpg It works for me on so many levels! I might like it too much in fact. You can almost hear Carr squealing like a little piglet as Avril comes down on him, can’t you? That’s the kind of fear that the Seahawks pass rush...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks trying to find right mix to get to QB

RENTON, Wash. (AP) One of the hallmarks of the Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl run was the ability to wreak havoc on quarterbacks. Whether it was Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett or Chris Clemons - to name a few - the Seahawks were constantly putting opposing quarterbacks under pressure. This season, Seattle's pass rush isn't close to matching its effectiveness from last year. ''It's the...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports claim Percy Harvin punched teammate, was poison in Seahawks locker room

The sports world is still reeling from today’s news that the Seattle Seahawks have traded wide receiver and kick returner Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for a conditional draft pick. Now that more reports have been coming in we have a better idea of exactly what went wrong between Harvin and the ‘Hawks. According to Lance Zierlein of Rotoworld, Harvin’s anger issues followed...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Percy Harvin punched teammate, was poison in Seahawks locker room

The sports world is still reeling from today’s news that the Seattle Seahawks have traded wide receiver and kick returner Percy Harvin to the New York Jets for a conditional draft pick. Now that more reports have been coming in we have a better idea of exactly what went wrong between Harvin and the ‘Hawks. According to Lance Zierlein of Rotoworld, Harvin’s anger issues followed...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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