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Seahawks repeat a scary prospect for NFL

PHOENIX (AP) Here are some scary thoughts for the rest of the NFL: A win Sunday will stamp the Seahawks as one of the best teams of the Super Bowl era. And, given Seattle's makeup and philosophy, the future for the franchise might be brighter than for any other club. Rarely has a team with so many key young players been so formidable. The last such group might have been the Jimmy...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots take air out of Deflategate topic before Super Bowl

  Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it. Not only was the topic rarely raised in questioning of players from both sides Tuesday, but Kraft's protesting how his franchise is being portrayed seemed to provide the last word on the issue -- for now. In a short appearance...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Deflated topic: air pressure in footballs

PHOENIX (AP) Patriots owner Robert Kraft's pre-emptive strike the previous night took the issue of air pressure in footballs on Super Bowl media day and, well, deflated it. Not only was the topic rarely raised in questioning of players from both sides Tuesday, but Kraft's protesting how his franchise is being portrayed seemed to provide the last word on the issue - for now. In a...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Post-NFC Championship Game Mock Draft

1st Round (32nd Overall): Tyler Sambrailo, OL, Colorado StateAt first glance, Colorado State offensive tackle Tyler Sambrailo may not look the part of a Seattle Seahawks' type of lineman. He needs to add more strength and needs to work on some skills in the run game. But, he is very versatile and would be a quick upgrade for the sometimes very weak pass blocking. Quarterback Russell...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawk' Max Unger, Byron Maxwell expected to play vs. Packers

  The Seattle Seahawks expect center Max Unger and cornerback Byron Maxwell to be fine for Sunday's NFC Championship Game versus Green Bay. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Unger appeared to be fine after having the back of his legs rolled up on in the fourth quarter of the Seahawks' win over Carolina on Saturday. The concern was that Unger had aggravated a high-ankle...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks expect Unger, Maxwell to be able to go vs. Packers

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks expect center Max Unger and cornerback Byron Maxwell to be fine for Sunday's NFC championship game versus Green Bay. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Unger appeared to be fine after having the back of his legs rolled up on in the fourth quarter of the Seahawks' win over Carolina on Saturday. The concern was that Unger had re-aggravated...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The three biggest questions for the Seattle Seahawks as they face the Panthers

There are some huge questions facing the Seattle Seahawks and their fans this week. Fortunately, the outcome of this weekend’s biggest mis-match is not one of them. This is Cam Newton’s inaugural trip to Century Link field. That doesn’t usually go well for quarterbacks in the Pete Carroll era. And Vegas seems to have taken note. I’m not saying it’s impossible for the Panthers...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Center Max Unger set to go for Seahawks in NFC playoffs

  Center Max Unger is expected to start on Saturday when the Seattle Seahawks host Carolina in the NFC divisional playoffs. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Unger was ''good to go'' on Thursday as the Seahawks wrapped up practices for the week. Unger missed the final six games of the regular season with an ankle injury. The Seahawks' lone injury question is tight end Tony Moeaki...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Unger set to go for Seattle; Moeaki a game-time decision

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Center Max Unger is expected to start on Saturday when the Seattle Seahawks host Carolina in the NFC divisional playoffs. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Unger was ''good to go'' on Thursday as the Seahawks wrapped up practices for the week. Unger missed the final six games of the regular season with an ankle injury. The Seahawks' lone injury question is tight...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Unger's return should help solidify Seahawks' offensive line

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Of all the positions on the offensive line, center is the one most needing continuity. And it's been the one most like a revolving door for the Seattle Seahawks this season. Four different players have started at least three games at center this season. But just in time for Saturday's NFC divisional playoff game against Carolina, veteran Max Unger is expected...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers at Seattle Seahawks: 2014 Divisional Round NFL Pick

Carolina Panthers (8-8-1) at Seattle Seahawks (12-4) I had the Panthers as the 2nd hottest team coming into the playoffs. They won their final 4 straight games just to make the playoffs and, in their final 5 games, they moved the chains at a 77.38% rate, as opposed to 61.98% for their opponents, a differential of 15.40%, since their week 12 bye. Over that time period, their only...
Via The Football Fan Spot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Unger, Kearse, Helfet all inactive for Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) Seahawks center Max Unger, tight end Cooper Helfet and cornerback Tharold Simon are all out for Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. Unger missed his sixth straight game as he continues to recover from a high ankle sprain. Unger practiced this week and was questionable on the injury report, but Seattle decided to hold him out at least until the playoffs. Helfet...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks LT Okung cleared to play; C Unger a game-time decision

  The Seattle Seahawks could get two key offensive linemen back for their regular-season finale against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Left tackle Russell Okung has been cleared to play after bruising a lung two weeks ago against San Francisco. Okung had to be taken to a hospital for evaluation following a block from former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald on an interception return...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Okung cleared, Unger to be game-time decision

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks could get two key offensive linemen back for their regular-season finale against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Left tackle Russell Okung has been cleared to play after bruising a lung two weeks ago against the San Francisco 49ers. Okung had to be taken to the hospital for evaluation following a block from former 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's QB Stanton, 2 Seattle o-linemen out for game

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona quarterback Drew Stanton was inactive for the Cardinals' game Sunday night against the Seattle Seahawks. Stanton, who sprained his knee against St. Louis 10 days ago, practiced on a limited basis Thursday and had been listed as doubtful for the game. Coach Bruce Arians had called Stanton a game-time decision but said the best he would be was a backup...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Year In Seattle Seahawks – Putting The Super Bowl “Curse” To Rest

The expectations were high: The Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks remained mostly intact, save for the notable departures of DE Red Bryant, T Breno Giacomini, and of course, Mr. Fail Mary himself, WR Golden Tate.  Seattle was everybody’s favorite to win the Super Bowl this season (and by everybody I mean every major forecaster on ESPN, NFL Network, and the Las Vegas Odds...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Max Unger of the Seattle Seahawks the best center playing in the NFL right now?

The NFL may be a passing league but if you ask me too much attention goes to the guy behind center and not enough on the center himself. What do Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady all have in common? They all need their centers to not screw up the snap and protect them up the middle, at the very least. Let’s find out who are the top five best centers playing in the NFL...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Unger, Burley, Helfet Inactive Today

The Seahawks will again be without tight end Cooper Helfet today against San Francisco, leaving the productive Tony Moeaki to start. Max Unger continues to recover from knee and ankle injuries this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Hawk Blogger
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks center Unger out for third straight week

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Seahawks center Max Unger, tight end Cooper Helfet and cornerback Jeremy Lane are out for Seattle's game against Philadelphia. Unger is sidelined for the third straight week because a high-ankle sprain. Helfet also is out with a high-ankle sprain and Lane has a glute injury. Also inactive for Seattle (8-4) is linebacker Allen Bradford, wide receiver Bryan Walters...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks rule out Unger, Helfet doubtful

RENTON, Wash. (AP) For the first time since Week 5, the Seattle Seahawks have just three players listed as questionable or worse heading into Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Center Max Unger has officially been ruled out for the third straight week with a high-ankle sprain. Head coach Pete Carroll is optimistic that Unger will have a chance to return next week for...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers: 2014 Week 13 NFL Pick

Seattle Seahawks (7-4) at San Francisco 49ers (7-4) The Seahawks beat the Cardinals in Seattle in impressive fashion last week, but they are not nearly as good on the road as they are at home. Since 2007, the Seahawks are 46-20 at home, including playoffs and they aren’t just having success straight up as they are 44-21-1 ATS. They outscore opponents on average by 7.80 points per...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Injury Report: Marshawn Lynch, Bobby Wagner, Max Unger

The Seattle Seahawks are preparing for what just might be the biggest game of the season thus far. A must-win game against the division rival Arizona Cardinals who currently lead the division by three games. Fortunately, the Seahawks do have a few injured players returning. #455883262 / gettyimages.com First, the outs, according to the team website. Cornerback Marcus Burley,...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeanpierre returns to add depth at center

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Facing a dilemma at the center position following an injury to Max Unger last week, the Seattle Seahawks were fortunate that former backup Lemuel Jeanpierre was still available as a free agent. The Seahawks re-signed Jeanpierre on Tuesday to provide depth at center following a high-ankle sprain suffered by Unger last week against the Kansas City Chiefs. With Unger...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

With Max Unger out the Seattle Seahawks could be heading for a bloodbath

With Pro Bowl center Max Unger leading the Seattle Seahawks offensive line, Seattle has the most dynamic rushing offense in the league. Without Max Unger, who was injured in Kansas City on Sunday, the Seahawks averaged under two yards per rush and could not move the chains. With Unger in the game, Seattle averaged nearly six yards per run and put up 20 points. Without him, Seattle...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Mornings After – Seattle Seahawks Fall To Chiefs 24-20, May Not Get Back Up

This column written by Brian Nemhauser of HawkBlogger.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News. This was a game meant to determine whether the Seahawks could challenge for the division title or just hope to earn a playoff spot. It wound up being much more than that. The loss of the game narrowed the Seahawks playoff possibilities. The loss of Max Unger makes the last six games a zombie...
Via Oregon Sports News
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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