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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 …


Seahawks starter at QB settled

RENTON, Wash. – When the starting quarterback misses 11 games the past two seasons, turns 35 next month and has a history of back and oblique injuries, it’s prudent to …


Seahawks’ Pitcock after fresh start

RENTON, Wash. – Quinn Pitcock’s self-doubts are gone. So is his two-year disappearance from the NFL. The once-promising Colts defensive tackle resurfaced Thursday with a free-agent contract from the Seahawks, …


Seahawks get rare break from practice

RENTON, Wash. – T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Matt Hasselbeck and Lawyer Milloy have 34 seasons of NFL experience combined. Yet they have never experienced a day off just five days into a …


NFL notebook: Okung still no-show for Hawks

Russell Okung can find empathy in fellow first-round pick Aaron Curry, who is one year older. As for one of the most influential Seahawks, 34-year-old Matt Hasselbeck? Okung will get …


Curry still out with concussion

RENTON, Wash. — Seahawks starting linebacker Aaron Curry will likely remain out until at least Thursday because of a concussion he sustained on the opening day of training camp last …


Milloy brings fire, experience to Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. — Lawyer Milloy is shuffling to the side. He’s waving his arms. He’s grooving to the rap music that is blaring yet again during a Seahawks practice run …


Thomas, Seahawks reach deal

Rookie safety Earl Thomas is now a member of the Seahawks, having signed his contract Sunday morning. Now Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is wondering why tackle Russell Okung isn’t too. …


Seahawks, Carroll set for camp

SEATTLE – Pete Carroll has spent the last few weeks touting his new book to everyone from ESPN to shoppers inside a neighborhood grocery in Seattle. It’s title: “Win Forever.”


Seahawks’ top picks close to signing deals

SEATTLE – Good news for new coach Pete Carroll on the eve of his first season running the Seahawks: It sounds like Seattle may not have to endure late reporting …


Seahawks, Leroy Hill just waiting

RENTON, Wash. — The Seahawks are continuing to keep Leroy Hill at home while they wait for the NFL to possibly discipline their dynamic linebacker. Authorities may act first.


Seahawks to Hill: Stay away, for now

Football: Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says the team told troubled linebacker Leroy Hill to stay away from this weekend’s minicamp to avoid being a distraction. Hill missed Seattle’s first …


Hawks’ 1st-round picks shine in camp

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll was excited when Seattle grabbed offensive tackle Russell Okung and safety Earl Thomas during the first round of the NFL draft. The new Seahawks coach …


Seahawks’ Jones ends elite career

SEATTLE – Offensive tackle Walter Jones has retired, the Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday. That ends 17 months of uncertainty after a knee injury Jones suffered on Thanksgiving 2008 in Dallas. …


Commentary: Veteran RBs might just work for Seahawks this time

RENTON, Wash. – The surprise wasn’t that the Seahawks added two running backs during the three-day NFL draft. The surprise was how they did it.


Carroll pulls levers

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll wasn’t kidding when he said he wanted to resurrect his fallen Seattle Seahawks with competition everywhere – from anybody. And he keeps bringing in familiar …


Seattle fills biggest holes

The Seattle Seahawks and their new regime addressed their biggest and most urgent needs by selecting All-American left tackle Russell Okung from Oklahoma State with the sixth overall choice in …


Seahawks draft LT Okung 6th overall

The Seattle Seahawks have selected All-American left tackle Russell Okung from Oklahoma State with the sixth overall choice in the NFL draft.


Carroll pumped for draft

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll is pumped about having the sixth and 14th overall picks in the NFL draft. The Seahawks’ new coach likens it to being a kid waiting …


Hasselbeck knows pressure can come from every side

RENTON, Wash. – Everything is new at Seattle Seahawks headquarters – the coaching staff, the noise level and, yes, the utter lack of expectation, for the time being. Also the …


Eye on the future

RENTON, Wash. – Charlie Whitehurst has yet to throw a pass in an NFL game, but the Seahawks still feel like they know their new quarterback. Turns out that Seattle’s …


Carroll starts talent search

MOBILE, Ala. – Pete Carroll’s sunglasses were perched atop his head. Reading glasses hung from his neck. They were his tools of the trade for a day spent eyeballing football …