In the immediate aftermath of clinching a return to the playoffs, Aaron Donald made perfectly clear he was thrilled to be getting his wish.
Linebacker Bobby Wagner is now 30 and one of just two defensive players left from the Seahawks’ Legion of Boom era.
One is a freak – a 6-feet-4, 230-pound specimen with the body fat of a mannequin and Formula-1 speed.
On Christmas Eve in 2019, the Seahawks signed a pair of running-back relics in Marshawn Lynch and Robert Turbin.
For much of Sunday, Seattle looked far from a Super Bowl team, pushed around by a beat-up 49ers team playing out the string, the offense continuing its recent downturn.
A report by NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport on NFL.com, the league’s official media arm, said the Detroit Lions “are plotting a potential blockbuster move.” And the move, Rapoport said, is that “the Lions plan to pursue Seahawks GM John Schneider for their vacant GM opening, a hire that would send shockwaves around the NFL.” That report should also send, if not shock waves, then certainly deep concern to the Seahawks, and their fans.
If you were surprised to see the Seahawks actually run a play when they got the ball back with 22 seconds left and a 26-23 lead Sunday against the 49ers, coach Pete Carroll was, too.
There is some early optimism for the Seahawks about Jamal Adams’ availability for next weekend’s Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.
Russell Wilson connected on two fourth-quarter touchdown passes to Tyler Lockett and the Seattle Seahawks rallied for a 26-23 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday to end the season on a four-game winning streak.
On a day that changed nothing -- not their playoff seeding, not their maddening version of momentum -- the Seattle Seahawks could at least savor the sentimental moments in their 26-23 escape over the San Francisco 49ers.
Before San Francisco 49ers wide receivers Kendrick Bourne and River Cracraft shared a position group and an opponent – they host the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday in Arizona - they briefly shared a field in Pullman.
The stakes for this season’s finale between fierce NFC West rivals Seattle and San Francisco are far more one-sided than a year ago.