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Column: Harbaugh vs. Carroll always entertains

Two franchises playing for high stakes. Two teams waging battle on national TV in prime time. Two young quarterbacks on a quest to prove they are capable of leading a …


Carroll says team handled blowout properly

RENTON, Wash. – One thing Pete Carroll learned in his nine years at Southern California was how to handle blowouts. Once the Trojans got rolling in the middle of the …


Wilson heroics draw praise

RENTON, Wash. – The distances the Seattle Seahawks offense needed to cover late in regulation and then again in overtime left plenty of opportunity, as coach Pete Carroll put it, …


Seahawks brace for playoff run

RENTON, Wash. - Ten games into coach Pete Carroll’s third season, the Seahawks are beginning to play like a viable postseason contender. Whether they fulfill that promise will depend upon …


Seahawks found what worked for Wilson

RENTON, Wash. – A frustrating loss at St. Louis in Week 4 sent Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll in search of ways to make his offense more productive.


Seahawks defense can’t get off field

RENTON, Wash. – What started out as a mild concern for the Seattle Seahawks became a full-blown issue after losing to the Detroit Lions. For all the success Seattle has …


Firing by Patriots molded Carroll’s philosophy

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll feels no animosity where maybe some could be justified. After just three seasons of trying to implement what he believed to be at the time …


Seahawks’ Carroll prepares for former team

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll feels no animosity where maybe some could be justified.


Seahawks continue to struggle on third down

SEATTLE – The training wheels have to come off. Or the handcuffs need to be loosened or the leash lengthened. A variety of metaphors has been invoked to call for …


Seahawks coach Carroll doesn’t go by the book

SEATTLE – Conventional doesn’t suit Pete Carroll. Never did in college. Certainly doesn’t calling the shots in the NFL. Since taking control of the Seattle Seahawks, he’s given second chances …


Seahawks receiver Owens defies age with grueling workouts

RENTON, Wash. – Terrell Owens’ reputation preceded him in Seattle. That’s unavoidable given that his career includes his own reality-television show, a trail of messy breakups with NFL teams and …


Flynn will start Seahawks’ second preseason game

RENTON, Wash. – Even though Pete Carroll insists the competition is ongoing, it is clear Matt Flynn is the leading contender to be the Seattle Seahawks’ starting quarterback when the …


Seahawks select Flynn to start again

RENTON, Wash. – Even though Pete Carroll insists the competition is ongoing, it is clear Matt Flynn is the leading contender to be the Seattle Seahawks’ starting quarterback when the …


Family: Ex-Shock player needs mental illness check

A former pro football player arrested for arson in June remains in solitary confinement at the Spokane County Jail, and his mother says his mental health issues will worsen without …


Art Thiel: You have to be pulling for Brian Banks

For every Seattle sports fan pulling mightily against the success of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA finals, take a break. For a few minutes, try pulling FOR something.


Flynn happy to compete for job

RENTON, Wash. – When Matt Flynn came to visit the Seattle Seahawks, he wowed the staff with his personality and ability to understand offensive systems. That still wasn’t enough to …


Jackson the answer?

As you peruse the NFL playoffs, it’s worth considering how thin the margins are in the NFL, particularly between the 7-9 Seahawks and 13-3 49ers, NFC West champs who are …


Finishing 8-8 a big deal for Seahawks, Cardinals

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll has coached 31 regular-season games as Seattle’s head coach. Today’s will be the first one that is completely devoid of playoff implications. Do not, however, …


Okung injury forces more line changes for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – Already saddled with two major losses on the offensive line, the Seattle Seahawks returned from a four-day break Tuesday with even more shuffling to do up front. …


Seahawks show potential but not consistency

RENTON, Wash. – A psychologist would have a tough time diagnosing these Seattle Seahawks. They didn’t hold a halftime lead in the first half of the season, they had more …


Season has presented unique challenges to Carroll

RENTON, Wash. – This is uncharted territory for Pete Carroll. Now we find out how he and his team will handle it.


Seattle Seahawks frustrated, restless

The first moment where Pete Carroll could tell the frustration was growing in his Seahawks team came when normally sure-handed receivers like Sidney Rice and Zach Miller started seeing passes …


Seattle Seahawks offense likely to start season without Gallery, Rice

RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks got out their wallets when free agency opened this summer, mostly spending on players they hope will upgrade the offense. When the season opens Sunday, …


Carlson out for season

RENTON, Wash. – When the Seahawks signed Zach Miller in free agency, Pete Carroll insisted it was not to replace John Carlson, but to give the team a potent one-two …


Seahawks RB Washington enjoys first full healthy offseason since serious knee injury

RENTON, Wash. – It was a simple thing, really. Leon Washington lined up in the backfield with the first-team offense, caught a short pass from Tarvaris Jackson and sprinted down …


Seahawks hand starting QB job to Jackson

RENTON, Wash. – Tarvaris Jackson can’t practice with the Seattle Seahawks yet, but that doesn’t mean the former Minnesota Viking can’t move ahead of Charlie Whitehurst on the depth chart. …


Seahawks hand starting QB job to Jackson

Tarvaris Jackson can’t practice with the Seattle Seahawks yet, but doesn’t mean the former Minnesota Viking can’t move ahead Charlie Whitehurst on the depth chart. Jackson, who like other free …


Seattle Seahawks’ coaching staff can focus on draft

RENTON, Wash. – With no players to work with during the NFL’s labor issues, Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider has found a few more voices chiming in about whom …


Carroll explains why he switched offensive line coach

RENTON, Wash. – Sorry, got to run. That was essentially Pete Carroll’s message Wednesday as he explained the staff changes headlined by the firing of offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates and …


Seattle boosts health

RENTON, Wash. – Coach Pete Carroll has not seen an injury report this small in more than two months. And it couldn’t come at a better time for his Seattle …