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  • Seahawks busy as season nears

    SEATTLE – Leroy Hill’s future appeared tenuous this month, the linebacker in danger of being cut out of Seattle’s plans until he agreed to a new deal Tuesday for a …

  • NFL briefs: Cardinals hand Anderson start

    Derek Anderson will start at quarterback again for Arizona when the Cardinals play Washington on Thursday night in their final preseason game. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said he will use the …

  • 32 NFL teams, 7 Matts starting at QB

    There are 32 teams in the National Football League and nearly one-quarter of them – seven – have starting quarterbacks named Matt. (This is a statistical anomaly of epic proportions, …

  • Branch, Seahawks finally feel comfortable with each other

    SEATTLE – Deion Branch botched his first impression in Seattle. And his second. And his third. And his fourth. And somehow, against all opposition, the cameras are still rolling for …

  • Rookie’s TD return highlight of Seahawks’ loss

    MINNEAPOLIS – Looking to catch up on what happened in Seattle’s exhibition game at Minnesota on Saturday night? Well, that’s going to be difficult, considering the speed of Seattle safety …

  • Washington happy to be with Seahawks, back on field

    RENTON, Wash. – Leon Washington is back. He’s no longer a Jet. Yet the former All-Pro is soaring again, 10 months after a grotesque compound fracture in his leg.

  • Seahawks hoping Okung can return for opener

    Sixth-overall draft pick Russell Okung has a high right ankle sprain, putting the key position of left tackle in flux for the Seattle Seahawks heading into the regular season. Coach …

  • Seahawks release former Oregon State WR, add Jones

    The Seattle Seahawks have released former Oregon State wide receiver Mike Hass to make roster room for newly acquired free agent wide receiver Brandon Jones. The team had agreed to …

  • Seahawks lose game to Packers, top pick Okung to injury

    SEATTLE – The Seahawks lost a preseason game to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night. And much more significantly, they may have lost a big part of their future …

  • Seahawks take a chance with AWOL Balmer

    RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks acquired disgruntled defensive lineman Kentwan Balmer, a former first-round pick, in a trade with San Francisco Monday, giving the team another big body in a …

  • Whitehurst answers his skeptics

    SEATTLE – The pressure was more than just a metaphor during Charlie Whitehurst’s first possession in his first game for the Seahawks. The Tennessee Titans’ defense was front-loaded at the …

  • Carroll happy, Whitehurst impressive as Hawks rebound

    SEATTLE – After a start that was probably way too familiar to Seahawks fans, the team’s first preseason game of the Pete Carroll era turned into a mostly positive night …



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