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Hawk and Awe– Seahawks Stun Packers In NFC Championship

Seattle Packing For Super Bowl 49 I find myself staring blankly at walls today, the day after the Seattle Seahawks won the NFC Championship over the Green Bay Packers, 28-22.  No adjective I can find in my thesaurus accurately describes the comeback the Seahawks made Sunday.  I’m forced to give you several. Improbable, Unimaginable, Breathtaking,  Classic, use any of these...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the 2015 Seattle Mariners A Complete Team?

Who Are The Starting 25 For The M’s? The Seattle Mariners’ 2015 roster is pretty well dialed in.  I think they are done acquiring players that have a chance to make the 25 man roster.  Maybe they make a move for an aging vet or two and give them minor league deals with spring training invites but I think we’ve seen what we are going to see. The question now becomes– ...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFC Championship Preview — Packers at Your Seattle Seahawks

Will The Seahawks Dominate The Pack Again? Think way back to Week 1 of the blossoming NFL Season when the Seattle Seahawks squared off against the Green Packers at Century Link.  The game was never really in doubt for the Seahawks as they beat the Pack 36-16 and had everyone talking repeat right from the outset. A couple of things stood out in that Seahawk victory.  Richard Sherman...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Playoffs: The Seattle Seahawks send the Panthers Packing

Seahawks Move On To NFC Championship Game Like a bird taunting a cat, the Seattle Seahawks slowly but surely forced the Panthers to the point where they started making mistakes.  As the mistakes mounted, the Seahawks’ score climbed.  Eventually the Seahawks found themselves victorious, winning 31-17 over a hopelessly overmatched Carolina Panthers team. For the Seahawks, it means...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hall Calls Johnson, Edgar Left Out Again

Johnson In, But Edgar Deserving Tuesday the MLB Hall of Fame released the results of the hall vote.  At last we know who is headed to Cooperstown and who is stuck on a clogged ballot loaded with names of worthy candidates. The good news for Seattle Mariners fans was that ace starting pitcher Randy Johnson is in on his very first try.  The bad news is that Edgar Martinez is still...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Playoff Time – Seahawks Host Panthers In 2015 Divisional Round

Do The Panthers Pose Any Threat To The Seahawks? After a week of rest, and hopefully some healing of nagging injuries, the Seattle Seahawks are now preparing for their first playoff game of the 2014 NFL Season.  After securing the #1 Seed in the NFC the Seahawks also got home field advantage which means they will host Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers this Saturday. Most analysts...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Ravage Rams, Take #1 Seed and Home Field Advantage

A Slow Start But A Strong Finish for Hawks Even in the final regular season game for the Seattle Seahawks, Carroll’s bunch certainly had plenty left to play for. A win over the underrated St. Louis Rams would propel them into NFC West Champions once again, along with the #1 Seed in the NFC playoffs and home field advantage. A was a bit of a struggle at first but the Seahawks rose...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Seattle Mariners Done Adding For 2015?

Mariners Hot Stove Grinds To Halt In an MLB offseason that took off like greased lightening with the majority of the big deals occurring before or during the Winter Meetings it seems that it has stopped just as fast as it started. I think it’s a stretch to say the Seattle Mariners missed out on deals.  The made some deals, some good ones too but all too often fans’ expectations...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Home Field Advantage On The Line In Seahawks Final Regular Season Game

Rams And Their Bag Of Tricks Visit Seattle The playoff scenarios are really pretty simple for the Seattle Seahawks as they head into Week 17, the final week of their season.  A win over the visiting St. Louis Rams gives the Seahawks the #1 Seed in the NFC which comes with the perk of a 1st round bye and of course, home field advantage throughout the playoffs. Technically, the Seahawks...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Blast Cardinals From The Sky, Clinch Playoff Spot

#1 Seed and Home Field Advantage Still Up For Grabs It really doesn’t get any better for Seattle Seahawks fans than what they were able to witness on Sunday night.  In front of a loud, hostile Arizona Cardinals crowd the Seahawks absolutely destroyed a Cardinal team that has been limping their way toward the playoffs for some time. In this one the Seahawks’ message to the rest...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

A Battle For Supremacy: The Seahawks Head to Arizona in NFL Week 16.

Division Rivalry Games Don’t Come Any Bigger To poetically say, “It all comes down to this” wouldn’t be 100% accurate but the Seattle Seahawks upcoming matchup against the Arizona Cardinals is without question, their biggest game of the year so far. Yes, the Seahawks would still be mathematically alive in the playoff chase should they go down to Phoenix and lose this Sunday...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mariners Quest For A Full Time Right Fielder May Come Up Empty

No Melky, No Rios, Now What? After seemingly being on the verge of signing free agent right fielder Melky Cabrera the Seattle Mariners instead swung and missed as he wound up signing a three year deal with the White Sox. Why did this happen?  Maybe the Mariners wouldn’t go four years.  Maybe they didn’t think Melky was worth $14 million per season when that’s pretty much...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Seattle Seahawks Eliminate The 49ers From Playoffs With Big Win

49ers Sent Home, Playoff Push Continues for Hawks The sun was shining, the air was crisp and your Seattle Seahawks put an end to the playoff aspirations of their hated rivals, the San Francisco 49ers, on Sunday with a key 17-7 win. For the Hawks the playoff chase will continue next week as they travel to Arizona to face the division leading Cardinals.  For the 49ers, the winds...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Face Fading 49ers At Home In NFL Week 14

Is Seattle Underestimating The 49ers? The quest for back to back NFC West Championships for the Seattle Seahawks takes them home this week to face their most hated division rival, the San Francisco 49ers. For the Seahawks, the road to the division crown is simple: Win your final three games. For the 49ers, well, the playoffs are probably not a realistic opportunity anymore while...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Seattle Mariners Hot Stove Keeps Cranking

Is Melky Cabrera The Latest M’s Addition? The buzz is reaching a fever pitch for Seattle Mariners fans during this offseason. The Mariner’s General Manager, Jack Zduriencik, has been on a spending spree that stretches back all the way to last year’s off-season when they signed Robinson Cano.  And it doesn’t look to be stopping anytime soon either. Jack Zduriencik says...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Take Down Eagles Amidst A Chorus Of Boos

Seahawks Control Their Destiny With Philly Win It doesn’t happen very often, but I was right this time.  24-14 was exactly the final score Sunday afternoon as the Seattle Seahawks played an excellent game of keep-away against the Philadelphia Eagles. It really wasn’t that close either.  The Seahawks dominated time of possession. The game reminded of two older brothers throwing...
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December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Birds Of A Feather:  Seahawks at Eagles Preview

Seahawks Win Could Decide Home Field I feel like I keep saying this but a win for the Seattle Seahawks against the Philadelphia Eagles would be a monster accomplishment for the Hawks in 2014.  A win could just land the Seahawks not just a playoff spot but potentially home field advantage throughout the playoffs. Anyone want to come to Century Link and try and win a playoff game...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bon Voyage: The Seattle Mariners Take A Cruz

Slugging Right Fielder Signs With Seattle Well now, that was an interesting first day of December wasn’t it?  If you are a Seattle Mariners fan and somehow missed the news the Seattle Mariners continue to sign big checks. First it was Felix Hernandez, then it was Robinson Cano.  This fall it was Kyle Seager.  The M’s latest big check is labeled: Pay To The Order of Nelson...
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December 02, 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...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy Thanksgiving – Seahawks at 49ers Is Must Eat Turkey TV

Niners or Hawks? Who Will Gobble Up A Wild Card Spot? It’s that time of year again.  Turkey, stuffing, your relatives blocking your driveway and this year we even get an added bonus.  The Seattle Seahawks take on their least favorite divisional foes, the San Francisco 49ers, and it all happens on Thanksgiving. Put simply, this game is what happens when an unstoppable force meets...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks Takeaways

Hawks Come Up Big When It Counts The 2014 Seattle Seahawks certainly have had their ups and downs this season.  Fortunately for them, and Hawk fans across the northwest, the Seahawks chose to have an up, as opposed to a down, when their entire season was on the line against the division leading Arizona Cardinals Sunday. The Seahawks were literally backed into a corner.  A loss...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2014 Seattle Mariners Off-Season Stove Is Heating Up

Kyle Seager has 100 Million Reasons To Be Thankful The Seattle Mariners start to the offseason has been painfully slow.  Perhaps that feeling has been artificially created by an unusually quick start to the MLB off-season for other teams.  Look at what we’ve seen already. Victor Martinez signed big money to stay with the Tigers, the Braves traded Heyward in a blockbuster deal...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

It’s Now Or Never – Your Seahawks host Cardinals In NFL Week 12

Hawk Playoff Hopes On The Line Call it the Super Bowl jinx.  Blame it on a mountain of injuries or a loss of depth at key positions during the off-season.  Maybe you could even call it a combination of all three of those things but make no mistake about it.  The 2014 Seattle Seahawks are playing for their proverbial playoff lives this Sunday as they square off with the Arizona...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs Takeaways

Losses, Injuries & Frustration Continues To Mount For Hawks The Seattle Seahawks visited “friendly” Arrowhead stadium on Sunday hoping for a win over former divisional rival Kansas City to try and keep pace with the NFC West leading Arizona Cardinals and it simply wasn’t meant to be. The Seahawks managed to get Marshawn Lynch over 100 yards rushing, they won the turnover...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Crunch Time – Your Seahawks Visit Chiefs In NFL Week 11

This Is A Tough One for Hawks The Seattle Seahawks head to the barbecue capital of the world Sunday to meet the Kansas City Chiefs.  With the Seahawks still two games down to the Cardinals in the NFC West, every game has become critical. Historically speaking, winning in Kansas City has not come easy for the Seahawks.  The former conference rivals squared off often in the past...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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