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Seahawks call up speedy Lockette

RENTON, Wash. – The dentist’s chair was going to have to wait. Ricardo Lockette had to take a call he’d been waiting for all season. Lockette was just settling into …


Seahawks expect better weather in Chicago

RENTON, Wash. – The skies should be clearer Sunday than they were for the Seahawks’ last trip to Chicago, which was for a January playoff game that took place amid …


Bears receiver Hurd locked up

Chicago Bears wide receiver Sam Hurd was locked up in federal custody Thursday as his stunned teammates learned he had been charged with trying to set up a drug-dealing network …


Atlanta Falcons score complete victory

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Falcons had been waiting all season for a complete game. They finally got it.


Browner blossomed when Seahawks gave him a shot

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle’s Brandon Browner knew this was probably going to be his last shot. Six teams had given him tryouts over the last three years and no one …


Run-first strategy saved Seahawks’ season

RENTON, Wash. – The meeting sticks out in Pete Carroll’s memory. The Seahawks’ head coach was talking with assistant Tom Cable and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell when they decided they …


League, union examine handling of McCoy’s concussion

An investigation by the NFL and Players Association into the Cleveland Browns’ handling of Colt McCoy’s concussion could lead to changes in the league’s medical procedures and protocol on head …


Chiefs, Dolphins fire coaches

The losses kept mounting, the tension kept growing and ultimately Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli decided the status quo was no longer good enough. It was time to …


Tebow gains believers

Tim Tebow is doing what decades of conventional NFL wisdom said couldn’t be done. He’s winning game after game playing the most important position on the field less like a …


NFL Notes: Patriots TE Gronkowski sets touchdown mark

Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots set the record for most touchdown catches in a season by a tight end, raising his total to 15 with two Sunday against …


Seahawks fired up for tonight’s divisional tilt with Rams

The lights will be on at CenturyLink Field as the Seahawks play their second consecutive prime-time game. The cameras will be there, too – about 30 of them, as ESPN …


Seahawks fired up for tonight’s divisional tilt with Rams

The lights will be on at CenturyLink Field as the Seahawks play their second consecutive prime-time game. The cameras will be there, too – about 30 of them, as ESPN …


NFL players embrace fantasy game with approval of league

INDIANAPOLIS – There was only one good reason for Matt Hasselbeck to run out of bounds at the 1-yard line against Carolina. To help his fantasy football team, of course.


Shurmur defends treatment of McCoy

Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur strongly defended his team’s handling of Colt McCoy after the quarterback sustained a concussion during Thursday night’s loss to Pittsburgh. Scrambling from pressure, McCoy was …


Tate’s NFL future looks Golden now

RENTON, Wash. – Since he first arrived in Seattle, Golden Tate has made it a point to watch the Seahawks raise a ceremonial flag in honor of their fans before …


Lineman Jeanpierre gets his shot with Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – With injuries continuing to plague the Seahawks’ offensive line, lineman Lemuel Jeanpierre is ready to step in and keep Seattle’s improving running game moving forward. Despite losing …


It’s a bull market for Packers stock

The cheese is going fast. The Green Bay Packers, the NFL’s only publicly owned team, said Thursday that it sold 185,000 shares in the first 48 hours of a stock …


Steelers clamp down on Browns for 15th win in teams’ last 16 meetings

PITTSBURGH – Ben Roethlisberger added to his burgeoning reputation as one of the toughest players in the game by returning from a gruesome second-quarter sack to pass for 280 yards …


Wire and news services Former Cougars linebacker Bush dies at 42

SAN DIEGO – Former Washington State linebacker Lew Bush, who played for the San Diego Chargers for seven seasons and was part of their lone Super Bowl team in 1994 …


Former Cougar, pro football player Lew Bush dies at 42

The San Diego Chargers report that Lew Bush, who played seven years with the Chargers and his college ball at Washington State, has died at age 42.


Ivory’s prospects improve with Ingram’s injury

METAIRIE, La. – Mark Ingram pulled a protective walking boot out of his locker and set it on the floor, then acknowledged that he might have to sit out with …


NFL Notes: Seahawks’ Brock charged with DUI

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Raheem Brock was charged with drunken driving, more than a year after he was pulled over and accused of driving 85 to 90 mph on Interstate …


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. …


Bears’ Forte not sure when he’ll return

Chicago Bears star running back Matt Forte isn’t sure when he’ll return from a sprained right knee. His status for the rest of the season is in question after he …


Lions coach Schwartz downplays Suh’s ‘fender bender’

DETROIT – Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz hasn’t talked to defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh since his weekend traffic accident because NFL rules prohibit contact with suspended players. But Schwartz downplayed …


Proctor regains momentum at National Finals Rodeo

LAS VEGAS – Shane Proctor regained the momentum in the chase to win the bull-riding world championship. The Grand Coulee cowboy, who entered the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo with a …


Rivers leads Chargers easily past Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – This was the Philip Rivers everyone expected all season. Rivers threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns, burning Jacksonville’s depleted secondary early and often, and the San …


Monday Night Football: Lightning in a bottle

Philip Rivers threw for 294 yards and three touchdowns, burning Jacksonville’s depleted secondary early and often, and the San Diego Chargers beat the Jaguars 38-14 on Monday night to snap …


Packers edge Giants to remain unbeaten

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Green Bay Packers are still perfect and heading to the playoffs. Aaron Rodgers engineered a last minute drive to set up a 30-yard field goal …


Carroll moves Seahawks in right direction

Pete Carroll is the stubborn male driver who won’t stop to ask for directions. Scream all you want that he’s going the wrong way. He’s not listening. He believes too …