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  • FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2015, 12:38 P.M.

    Connor Halliday appears to be done with football

    Connor Halliday has been rehabbing since November to prepare himself for professional football, but now appears to be finished with the sport.

  • MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013

    Seahawks secure homefield in brawl with Rams

    SEATTLE – The Rams tried to get inside their heads. But when it ended, it was the Seahawks walking off the field wearing the crown they had been working for …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013

    Lessons learned, Seahawks go to head of class

    Russell Wilson, compulsively thorough and detailed, concluded his postgame press conference as is his custom, with an enthusiastic “Go Hawks.” But this time he paused a moment, recognizing a critical …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013

    NFL notes: More records for Manning

    Peyton Manning set the NFL record for most yards passing in a season and helped make the Denver Broncos the highest-scoring team in league history. Manning threw for 266 yards …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013

    Playoffs set after final outcomes

    The Eagles and Packers went on the road Sunday and headed home with playoff berths. Philadelphia completed a big turnaround under new coach Chip Kelly by beating Dallas 24-22 to …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 29, 2013

    Seahawks hold fate in hands

    RENTON – There are no cracks in the foundation, the Seahawks insisted all week. No shaking of the confidence.

  • MONDAY, DEC. 23, 2013

    Cards show Seahawks not invincible at home

    SEATTLE – In the end, the silence at CenturyLink Field was deafening. At the venue where the Seahawks were thought to be invincible, a fan base renowned for its ability …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 23, 2013

    Hawks miss another chance to clinch West

    SEATTLE – After a defeat as disheartening and surprising as any they have experienced together, the Seattle Seahawks said they will now try to do what their offense never really …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 22, 2013

    Seahawks’ major goals on line

    RENTON, Wash. – For once, Pete Carroll’s insistence that each week is a “championship week” is a literal assessment. The 12-2 Seahawks host the resurgent Arizona Cardinals (9-5) at CenturyLink …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

    Seahawks dominate Giants, close in on NFC West title

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – It didn’t matter that Richard Sherman wasn’t really certain which teammate was behind him. What mattered is that he knew for sure that one of his …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

    Seahawks’ Baldwin proves his point against Giants

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Doug Baldwin’s irritation was clear earlier in the week. Baldwin, cerebral and fiery, has earned the nickname “Angry Doug” for his tenacious temperament.

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 15, 2013

    Seahawks need to win 2 of last 3 for top seed

    Did last week’s loss to the 49ers in San Francisco give you more questions about where this Seahawks’ season is headed? Well then, you’ve come to the right place. You’ve …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

    Late field goal keeps Seahawks from clinching division title

    SAN FRANCISCO – It was all there for the Seahawks on Sunday – a chance to win the division title on the home turf of the defending champs (and their …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 9, 2013

    Seahawks take what they can from defeat

    SAN FRANCISCO – Like the number of injuries suffered by Seahawks players on Sunday, the 19-17 loss to San Francisco was painful but not fatal. An opportunity was forestalled but …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 8, 2013

    Seahawks can clinch NFC West with win over 49ers

    The Seattle Seahawks can lay claim to a pretty valued title Sunday afternoon at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park – NFC West champions. A win against the 49ers is all it …

  • MONDAY, DEC. 2, 2013

    Seahawks have shown Monday Night Football magic

    RENTON, Wash. – Throughout a 38-year history that has featured many more downs than ups, there has been one constant for the Seattle Seahawks – “Monday Night Football.” The Seahawks …

  • MONDAY, NOV. 25, 2013

    Seahawks’ Thurmond suspended four games

    SEATTLE – Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond has been suspended four games for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, adding to Seattle’s challenge against New Orleans, the No. 2-ranked passing …

  • MONDAY, NOV. 18, 2013

    Harvin, Seahawks impressive in win

    SEATTLE – Now, with 15 days until their next game, the Seahawks will scatter, the bye week giving everyone a few days to return home. “I’m going to get back …

  • MONDAY, NOV. 11, 2013

    Seahawks an all-around success at Atlanta

    ATLANTA – As the Seahawks quieted the Georgia Dome Sunday, they also sent maybe their loudest message yet about what this season can be. “It’s a great statement across the …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2013

    Concussions slow two Seahawks

    RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks center Max Unger and defensive end Red Bryant did not participate in practice Wednesday as each went through the mandated concussion protocol after being injured …

  • MONDAY, NOV. 4, 2013

    Seahawks defy logic with latest miracle

    Turns out, it’s not always “about the ball,” as Pete Carroll preaches. Because the Seahawks were minus-3 in turnovers on Sunday. And, no, Coach, you can’t always win the game …

  • MONDAY, NOV. 4, 2013

    Down by 21, Seahawks beat odds

    SEATTLE – History may not remember that Golden Tate actually didn’t score a touchdown on his 71-yard punt return Sunday afternoon. In fact, all the Seahawks got out of it …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 28, 2013

    Seahawks head to St. Louis for latest test of newfound road prowess

    Michael Robinson spent the first seven weeks of the NFL season at home waiting for the right job opportunity to come his way and making observations about what was happening …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 24, 2013

    Seattle thrives with one of NFL’s best pass rushes

    RENTON, Wash. – At the end of last season, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll delivered an autopsy of the freshly completed campaign. His report was filled with positives, but included …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 21, 2013

    Colts QB bests his predecessor in Manning’s return to Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS – Andrew Luck and the Colts ruined Peyton Manning’s return to Indianapolis and handed the Denver Broncos their first loss of the season. Luck, who replaced Manning as quarterback …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 17, 2013

    Arizona has special memories for Wilson

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson made his NFL debut in Arizona a little over a year ago. He lost that game, but his Seahawks are 17-6 since as …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2013

    Boling: Composed Wilson helps rescue Seahawks

    SEATTLE – In a game cluttered with fumbles and muffs and flaws, and failures in scoring position, quarterback Russell Wilson rescued the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson was like the adult at …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 14, 2013

    Lynch’s two TDs lift Seahawks despite litany of mistakes

    SEATTLE – Pete Carroll cracked jokes about decisions he regretted, and the odd plays and strange bounces on Sunday. Seattle’s coach was in a mood to smile because Marshawn Lynch …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 7, 2013

    Seahawks focus on positive after disappointing defeat

    INDIANAPOLIS – It’s dangerous to take it down to the wire against a team with horse shoes on its helmets and a quarterback named Luck. Still, the Seahawks’ 34-28 loss …

  • MONDAY, OCT. 7, 2013

    Colts’ rally sends Seahawks to first loss after 4-0 start

    INDIANAPOLIS – Their first regular-season loss in more than 10 months, the Seattle Seahawks promised afterward, won’t linger. “We’ll flush it right after we watch it tomorrow,” Seattle cornerback Richard …



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