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DC Dan Quinn says O'Brien Schofield, Tony McDaniel making names for themselves along defensive line

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said that the defensive line is starting to come together and that some names have popped in training camp and the improvement is hard to ignore. “O’Brien Schofield is somebody who has stood out to me throughout training camp and the first two preseason games,” Quinn said, via the Seattle Times. “I think he has improved...
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VIDEO: Russell Wilson gets passed over again, this time by little kids

Of all the community service promotions that the NFL takes part in, I think the most worthy is the Play 60 initiative. The idea is to get kids outside and active for at least 60 minutes a day. Childhood obesity rates are skyrocketing in the United States, especially in minority communities. Preventable diseases are now the number one killer of Americans, and the biggest factors are...
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Did Russell Wilson play a part in Golden Tate leaving?

Russell Wilson is a very strong Christian man and he recently asked for a divorce. Well it sounds like Wilson is finally getting back in the saddle after announcing his divorce from wife Ashton Meem. The rumor at the time of their breakup was that Ashton had cheated on Wilson with his former teammate Golden […] The post Did Russell Wilson play a part in Golden Tate leaving? appeared...
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Can the Seattle Seahawks exploit the NFL’s new defensive scrutiny?

The Seattle Seahawks got a taste of how the tightened pass-defense rules could impact the game last Friday when cornerback Tharold Simon’s 105-yard interception-returned-for-a-touchdown was taken away on a yellow flag. Over the weekend the NFL admitted the holding penalty was a bad call. They were assisted with intensity by Seattle coach Pete Carroll (himself a college defensive...
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Seattle’s approach of “What’s next?” driving Seahawks to look beyond Super Bowl

What a beautiful day in the Renton, Washington attending Seattle Seahawks practice today at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center.  I am amazed by the property (second largest facility in the NFL) itself which is bounded by Interstate 405 to the east and Lake Washington to the west.  I honestly cannot see how you could any work done with such an incredible setting.  The Seahawks practice...
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Takeaways From The Seahawks First Half Of Preseason

Are the Hawks ready for 2014? Two Seattle Seahawks‘ preseason matchups are finished and we have two to go. As difficult as it is to gain much of anything constructive out of preseason games, I do have a few thoughts as we cross the midpoint of preseason on our way to much more meaningful games. The Offense I like the offense I have seen overall from Seattle.  Most squads on that...
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Rihanna, Coldplay & Katy Perry have been asked to pay the NFL to perform at Super Bowl

The National Football League doesn’t usually pay the act that performs at halftime during the Super Bowl. But in a twist this year, the league has asked artists under consideration for the high-profile gig to pay to play, according to people the Wall Street Journal.  The NFL has narrowed down the list of potential performers for […] The post Rihanna, Coldplay & Katy Perry...
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Fighter & the Kid: Urban Meyer says Percy Harvin is one of the greatest of all time

If there's one thing Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer knows about football, it's finding talent. He's the man who discovered Tim Tebow before he turned into arguably one of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time. Meyer also cultivated a laundry list of current NFL players who started under his tutelage.  From Alex Smith to Carlos Dunlap to Joe Haden, Meyer groomed...
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Seattle Seahawks hold steady in middle of preseason Power Rankings, remain No. 2

Every team has played two games. Most of the starters have seen enough action to provide a sense of what a team has to offer. And the picture is becoming clearer around the league. Yes, it’s dangerous to put too much stock in preseason games. But it’s also foolish to ignore information that can be very valuable, which is what exhibitions provide to the keen observer. With that...
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VIDEO: Richard Sherman & his mom star in ridiculous new Campbell’s soup commercial

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is fast becoming a household name. He may have received a lot of criticism for his epic rant at the end of the NFC Championship game, but you can’t deny that his profile has exploded ever since. Along with name recognition comes opportunities to cash in on that fame, and Sherman is making bank both for himself and his family. One of the...
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Richard Sherman , his mom and Seahawks super fans are featured in the new Campbell’s Chunky Soup commercial (Video)

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Malcolm Smith returned to practice, Wagner, Irvin could return next week

With two weeks left in the 2014 NFL preseason, the Seahawks are starting to get some of their play-making linebackers back on the field. LBs Malcolm Smith and Korey Toomer returned to practice Monday. Bruce Irvin and Bobby Wagner both could return next week, Pete Carroll said. — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) August 18, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '...
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Marc Trestman Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Marc Trestman accepted Jon Gruden’s Ice Bucket Challenge and he went on to nominate two others.  The first being his brother-in-law Jack that apparently owns J3 Clothing in Cleveland (nice plug) and the second was Pete Carroll. He is apparently unaware that Pete Carroll took the challenge a week ago. Check out the video. 12 total views, 12 views today The post Marc Trestman...
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Seattle Seahawks Breakout Player of 2014

Doug Baldwin was signed by the Seattle Seahawks in 2011 as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Stanford. At 5'10" 189 pounds Doug Baldwin is not the biggest of wide receivers in the NFL, But Baldwin could find himself in a big role for the Seahawks in 2014. Last season, Baldwin was the second leading receiver on the Hawks, Golden Tate was the teams leading receiver, but...
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2014 Fantasy Football: How Much Does Beast Mode Have Left in the Tank?

Source: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America For a guy that finished as the No. 4 RB in the league last year finishing a run of three straight top seven finishes, Marshawn Lynch sure has fallen out of favor with fantasy owners quickly. The theory seems to be after three straight seasons of over 300 touches, the physical back is destined to breakdown. The assumption of Christine...
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The Cold War – How Pete Carroll Is Defeating Jim Harbaugh Off The Field As Well

Column written by Brian Nemhauser of HawkBlogger.com, a partner of Oregon Sports News It is no secret that the Seahawks won the Super Bowl thanks in large part to Pete Carroll’s coaching ability. He has proven to be one of the best defensive minds in NFL history while contributing to dominant defenses over four decades. He has become a championship head coach by playing a classic...
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Pete Carroll likes the way Terrelle Pryor is throwing the ball

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is liking what he sees from back up quarterback Terrelle Pryor and the way he throws the ball off. “I like the way he throws the ball,” Carroll said. “He’s been great in practice. He hasn’t had as much opportunity yet [in games] as we’d like to see. The games have just gone in a manner that he hasn’t had to [throw the ball]. But he throws...
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Before drafting you need to see Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Why offense will explode league-wide with the new rules emphasis

When the Seahawks’ dominant defense used a highly physical style of play to grapple and claw their way to a championship — pushing rules to their limit, but still staying (mostly) within them — it was easy to see a course correction coming. But hey, NFL, maybe we can find some middle ground with this new emphasis on defensive holding and pass interference? Because It would...
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Seattle Seahawks: Is Pete Carroll promising a better offensive line?

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll interviewed this morning with 710 ESPN Seattle radio. Topics ranged from the NFL calling the Seahawks to admit Tharold Simon‘s illegal contact penalty should not have been called to fans worrying about Earl Thomas returning punts. “It’s another football play,” said Carroll, “You can worry all you want. I don’t live in the world...
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National confidence level in Seattle Seahawks rises after preseason Week 2

Now, it’s getting interesting. Across the NFL, teams are honing in on what they have for 2014, trying to establish what they are and what they’re going to do this season. A week after seeing a lot of starters sit out around the league, almost every marquee player was on the field during the second week of the preseason. This week and next, teams will essentially have dress rehearsals...
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AMAZING PHOTO: Someone over at NFL.com is a huge Seattle Seahawks fan

According to this incredible screengrab, it’s clear that somebody over at NFL.com is a huge Seattle Seahawks fan. When I first saw this on Twitter I assumed it was some kind of clever photoshop joke, so I didn’t even bother to mention it. But apparently this was legitimately on the NFL.com front page for a little while on Friday night during the Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego...
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NFL admits they screwed Seahawks cornerback Tharold Simon out of his pick 6

In the first quarter of Friday night’s preseason matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Diego Chargers, cornerback Tharold Simon made an incredible play. San Diego quarterback Philip Rivers looked for wide receiver Dontrelle Inman in the end zone, but Simon picked off the pass and ran it all the way back to the other goal line for a 103 yard touchdown. Then the NFL’s...
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Wait, what? NFL.com headline reads, ‘Seahawks Giving the Dick’ (photo)

Huh. That’s … odd. Attempting to come up with any legitimate reason how this NFL.com headline about how the Seattle Seahawks were ‘Giving the Dick’ to the San Diego Chargers during Friday’s preseason game was the result of some terribly unfortunate typographical error may be an exercise in futility. Try as one might, there simply […] The post Wait, what? NFL.com headline...
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The positive takeaways from the Chargers’ frustrating loss against Seattle

The Chargers got trounced 41-14 at the hands of the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks on Friday, and it is easy to pile on and tear down San Diego’s performance. There were a lot of bad plays on both sides of the ball.  Seattle sent a warning shot across our bow Friday night, but it was not a direct hit and as much as people say, the ship is not sinking.  While everyone...
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