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Seattle DBs thrive in defensive scheme

RENTON, Wash. – NFL defensive backs earn their living covering receivers, but in the Seattle Seahawks’ defense, they’re getting to have a little extra fun this season. While locking down …


Cutting down turnovers key to two straight Seahawks wins

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck is not what he used to be. That statement is not a critique of his performance nor a commentary on the caliber …


Seahawks atop NFC West

SEATTLE – Olindo Mare has made his last 30 field goal attempts, dating back 13 months. Or is that 33 straight?


Blanchette: Williams, Seahawks revived together

SEATTLE – Not to put an indelicate spin on it, but the Seattle Seahawks are the Farmer Ted of the National Football League. Remember him? From “Sixteen Candles”? He crowned …


Williams, Seahawks revived together

SEATTLE – Not to put an indelicate spin on it, but the Seattle Seahawks are the Farmer Ted of the National Football League. Remember him? From “Sixteen Candles”? He crowned …


First-place Seahawks

SEATTLE – Olindo Mare has made his last 30 field goal attempts, dating back 13 months. Or is that 33 straight? Whatever the math, the Seattle Seahawks placekicker got plenty …


Seahawks take over NFC West

SEATTLE — No matter how unimpressive, Pete Carroll’s Seattle Seahawks are leaders of the mediocre NFC West after seven weeks.


Seahawks rookie faces wily Arizona receiver

RENTON, Wash. – The introduction will be courteous. At least that’s what rookie cornerback Walter Thurmond has been told to expect if he finds himself facing Arizona’s Larry Fitzgerald.


Seahawks sign RB Henry

The Seattle Seahawks have signed running back Chris Henry from the practice squad and released offensive tackle Breno Giacomini. The Seahawks made the moves Saturday, one day before hosting Arizona …


Seahawks succeed at ‘two-gap’ strategy

RENTON, Wash. – When Pete Carroll took over as head coach of the Seattle Seahawks in January, he quickly realized the players he inherited didn’t give him the option of …


Carroll’s Seahawks take on Trojan appearance

RENTON, Wash. – When Pete Carroll’s offense at Southern California was clicking at a record rate, there was a set schematic makeup behind its efficiency. Carroll’s offense relied on two …


Seahawks haven’t let opponents run

To understand Seattle’s defensive success in Chicago, you must go back to the beginning. The first play from scrimmage when Chicago’s Jay Cutler handed off to Matt Forte, who was …


NFL brass hits back

The NFL will immediately begin suspending players for dangerous and flagrant hits that violate rules, particularly those involving helmets.


Young tackle plays key role for Seahawks

RENTON – The thinking after the Seattle Seahawks’ Sunday’s win in Chicago is that Russell Okung must have played pretty well in his second NFL game. Watching a football game …


Blitzes do their job for Seahawks

CHICAGO – Two weeks ago, the New York Giants teed off on Jay Cutler, sacking the Chicago Bears quarterback nine times before knocking him out of the game with a …


Seahawks top division by sacking Bears for rare road win

CHICAGO – Sometimes, there’s no point even trying to downplay the significance of a single game. The standard cliché in football, after both crushing defeats and uplifting victories, is to …


Seahawks deliver knockout

CHICAGO — The way Jay Cutler got knocked around, Lawyer Milloy and the Seattle Seahawks couldn’t wait for this game. When it came, they delivered another beating.


Seahawks must pass big test with secondary

Seattle’s primary concern in Chicago is really more of a secondary matter. The Seahawks’ secondary, to be more precise, because the Bears have a strong-armed quarterback and an offensive coordinator …


Branch’s departure opens door for Seahawks receiver

RENTON, Wash. – As time progressed and teammates started moving on to other places, Seattle wide receiver Deon Butler noticed position meetings becoming quieter and quieter. It’s the fallout of …


Seahawks’ healthy line needs more time to gel

RENTON, Wash. – The good news for the Seahawks is that they may field, for the first time, the offensive line – minus guard Max Unger, who is out for …


Seahawks trade Branch to Patriots

RENTON, Wash. – Deion Branch is headed back to the New England Patriots and a reunion with Tom Brady. Branch, the former Super Bowl MVP wide receiver with the Patriots, …


Chad: Trio of Gronkowskis move into NFL

The following is a reenactment of real events. The names have not been changed because, well, this column is about these very people: A long time ago in western New …


Seattle, Pats discuss Branch

SEATTLE – The Seahawks have a bye this weekend, with the players given four days off before returning Monday. That doesn’t mean the team is idle, though. Not with the …


Seahawks acquire Bills running back Lynch

SEATTLE – A fresh start for Marshawn Lynch. A rugged runner for Seattle’s lagging ground game. And a clear sign the rebuilding continues in Buffalo.


RB Marshawn Lynch traded to Seahawks

Bills running back Marshawn Lynch was traded to Seattle on Tuesday, and the Seahawks made room for him by releasing Julius Jones.


Carroll’s gambles failing at Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll’s words rang true, until they didn’t. A week ago, the Seattle Seahawks coach was lamenting his own mistake in being too “bold” and calling for …


Rams end 10-game losing streak to Seahawks

ST. LOUIS – In recent years, even as they floundered through road loss after road loss, the Seahawks could at least count on a victory in their annual trip to …


Dispirited in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – In recent years, even as they floundered through road loss after road loss, the Seahawks could at least count on a victory in their annual trip to …


Rams ramble over Seahawks

No kickoff returns to save Seattle this week. No game-changing interceptions, either. Nothing to protect Seattle from its own offense Sunday in St. Louis.


Seahawks want to get after Rams’ Bradford

SEATTLE – The pressure is on. At least that’s the Seahawks’ plan today.