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Woeful Seahawks still in the hunt

Lost in all the commotion over the Seahawks’ quarterback situation these past few days was the oddity that came out of this past weekend for Seattle. The Seahawks, despite losing …


No change at QB for Seahawks

Pete Carroll spent part of Monday just watching. The Seahawks coach wanted to see how quarterback Matt Hasselbeck reacted in meetings to the blunt criticism of all the mistakes he’s …


Bears run wild

MINNEAPOLIS – Brett Favre was bundled up in a heavy gray coat by the time Devin Hester sped through the snow with his record-setting return. Favre’s surprise start ended with …


Hasselbeck keeps his job

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll spent part of Monday just watching. The Seahawks coach wanted to see how quarterback Matt Hasselbeck reacted in meetings to the blunt criticism of all …


Atlanta takes advantage of Seattle miscues

SEATTLE – Despite their late-season swoon, the Seahawks came into Sunday’s game against the NFC’s best team a confident bunch. Seattle left Qwest Field a team still searching for answers …


Falcons start of tough final road for Seahawks

SEATTLE – The Falcons are a team the Seahawks hope to be one day. But for now, Atlanta is a team Seattle hopes to beat today as the margin for …


Milloy faces Falcons

Lawyer Milloy isn’t bitter about his time in Atlanta coming to an end. The Falcons had a new coach, a rookie quarterback and were looking to get younger, and Milloy …


Hasselbeck must rebound from nightmare game

RENTON, Wash. – Matt Hasselbeck had never had a game like this before. Hasselbeck was responsible for a career-high five turnovers in Sunday’s 40-21 beating at the hands of the …


Seahawks need wide receivers

The Seahawks need more than just a hand in their passing game. They could use several pairs of hands attached to able-bodied receivers. Seattle played without starters Ben Obomanu and …


Seahawks throw away good opportunity

RENTON, Wash. – The opportunity was there for Seattle to shut the door on San Francisco and take control of the woeful NFC West, leaving it to just the Seahawks …


Five Hasselbeck turnovers fuel rout

SAN FRANCISCO – The pass was more like a present. “A freebie with a bow on it,” Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck said. “Just a gift.”


Metrodome roof collapse could boost Favre’s chances of playing

MINNEAPOLIS — Brett Favre is getting help from the Minnesota Vikings medical staff, the athletic trainers and perhaps even the weather gods as he tries to keep his incredible consecutive …


Injury makes Hawks even thinner at WR

SAN FRANCISCO – Seattle Seahawks receiver Deon Butler broke his right leg in the closing minutes of Sunday’s 40-21 loss at San Francisco after being hit while scoring a touchdown. …


49ers bury Seahawks

Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in a triumphant return to the starting lineup following a five-game absence, and the 49ers improved their once-slim playoff hopes with …


Every game equal in coach Carroll’s eyes

Pete Carroll won’t talk about it, and the Seahawks’ coach will do everything in his power to make sure his players aren’t thinking about it, but two seasons are potentially …


Cole’s long layoff over

RENTON, Wash. – The only other time Colin Cole missed a significant amount of a season was 2007 when an arm injury landed him on injured reserve and he knew …


QB spot signals gap between Seattle, 49ers

RENTON, Wash. – The teams are two games apart in the standings, but one position clearly separates the Seahawks from the 49ers: quarterback. The most important man on the field, …


QB spot signals gap between Seattle, 49ers

The teams are two games apart in the standings, but one position clearly separates the Seahawks from the 49ers: quarterback.


Seahawks choose to ignore cold, hard statistics

SEATTLE – The paint-by-numbers picture isn’t pretty for Seattle, but coach Pete Carroll has a way to change that: He turns a blind eye to the league’s statistics. “I’m not …


Fun-loving, charismatic NFL icon dies at 72

Maybe he wasn’t the best quarterback who ever lived, or the toughest, or the coolest, or the funniest, or the most respected by the teammates who knew him best. But …


Second-half surge helps Hawks top Panthers

SEATTLE – An up-and-down season appeared to be headed toward rock bottom Sunday. Hosting the team with the NFL’s worst record, Seattle inexplicably found itself trailing by two touchdowns early …


Seattle can’t afford defeat

RENTON, Wash. – No game is bigger than the next in the world of Pete Carroll, but when you’ve lost four of five and are walking the fine line between …


Seahawks sputter without injured WR

RENTON, Wash. – It wasn’t a secret the type of season Mike Williams was having. But just how much the Seattle Seahawks’ offense had come to rely on the 6-foot-5 …


Seahawks offense stalls; defense can’t stop Kansas City

SEATTLE – The Seattle Seahawks didn’t lose to Kansas City on Sunday. They submitted. Trailing by 18 points and down their starting center, Matt Hasselbeck took a knee with a …


Former WSU receiver gets chance with Jags

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jason Hill figured he would move across the country, get a fresh start and have plenty of time to get acclimated to his new team, new offense, …


Hawks’ season at tipping point

SEATTLE – The homestretch starts today. The Seahawks have played only two games at Qwest Field the previous eight weeks, and now they will play four of their next six …


Seahawks WRs understated, underestimated

RENTON, Wash. – Ben Obomanu plays a position known for personality, yet he’s a wide receiver so quiet you might not know he’s in the room. He was his high …


Seahawks focused on stopping run

RENTON, Wash. – This is not the best week for Seattle to suddenly start questioning the problems with its run defense. Not with the best ground team in the NFL …


Seahawks focused on stopping run

RENTON, Wash. – This is not the best week for Seattle to suddenly start questioning the problems with its run defense. Not with the best ground team in the NFL …


Took time for Carroll to trust his quarterback

SEATTLE — The relationship could have been described as an arranged marriage. Pete Carroll was the coach hired to reshape the entire franchise, Matt Hasselbeck the quarterback he inherited.