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Edwards sues, says restaurant cost him

San Francisco 49ers receiver Braylon Edwards filed a $14 million slander lawsuit, claiming allegations that he was directly involved in a fight at a suburban Detroit restaurant cost him a …


Seahawks safety Thomas draws comparisons to Polamalu

RENTON, Wash. – Locked out this summer like the rest of his NFL colleagues, Earl Thomas decided to do a little homework. But Thomas wasn’t studying to finish his degree …


Jets defensive back Trufant seizes opportunity

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Isaiah Trufant watched the football bounce in front of him and waited a split-second to judge where it was going. Into his hands, the New York …


Seahawks hope young offensive line learns quickly

RENTON, Wash. – Tom Cable told us there would be a learning curve. His warning wasn’t even subtle back on Aug. 1 as he addressed implementing his new blocking scheme …


Ravens start off strong with rout of Steelers

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Ravens had just beaten their bitter rivals in record-breaking fashion, and some of the players felt inclined to put some perspective on their 35-7 manhandling of …


Two return TDs in fourth thwart Seahawks comeback

SAN FRANCISCO — The Seahawks thought they were on their way to a comeback victory Sunday afternoon. Then Ted Ginn Jr. happened.


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Ravens roll to victory over rival Steelers

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Ravens had just beaten their bitter rivals in record-breaking fashion, and some of the players felt inclined to put some perspective on their 35-7 manhandling of …


Ginn has two return TDs as 49ers beat Seahawks

SAN FRANCISCO — Here’s the deal, Pete Carroll: Jim Harbaugh is one up on you at this level. Ted Ginn Jr. returned a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns in …


Seahawks open regular season season Sunday at San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – Ready or not? That question will be answered all across the NFL this weekend after an unprecedented offseason. Ready or not? It’s what we’re about to find …


Undrafted free agents stick at higher rate in NFL despite lockout

NEW YORK – Hey, kid, too bad you didn’t get drafted by the NFL before it went back into lockout mode. Fat chance of being around for opening day. So …


Seattle Seahawks offense likely to start season without Gallery, Rice

RENTON, Wash. – The Seahawks got out their wallets when free agency opened this summer, mostly spending on players they hope will upgrade the offense. When the season opens Sunday, …


Peyton Manning could miss entire NFL season

Peyton Manning underwent more neck surgery Thursday, the third time in 19 months, and will miss not only the opening game but possibly the entire season. Losing Manning for any …


Packers show little post-Super Bowl rush in opening victory over Saints

GREEN BAY, Wis. – A Super Bowl hangover and the NFL lockout weren’t about to slow down Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. The New Orleans Saints just couldn’t …


Just as many new faces for Seahawks in 2011

RENTON, Wash. – In just two seasons, Pete Carroll has redefined NFL shelf life, at least when it comes to the Seattle Seahawks. When Seattle takes the field on Sunday …


Seahawks Gallery, Rice still mending

RENTON, Wash. – Veteran offensive lineman Robert Gallery and wide receiver Sidney Rice, two of Seattle’s biggest offseason acquisitions in free agency, are still uncertain for the Seahawks’ season opener …


Seahawks’ hopes hinge on QB Jackson

RENTON, Wash. — The Minnesota Vikings did not believe in Tarvaris Jackson as a starting quarterback. The Seattle Seahawks do. And as the start of the 2011 season approaches, that …


Younger yet

RENTON, Wash. – For the second consecutive season, the Seattle Seahawks spent the weekend before the opener rummaging through the rest of the league’s leftovers. After adding six players during …


NFL Notes: Saunders steals spot with Steelers

The Steelers’ 53-man roster includes all the usual names, including captains Ben Roethlisberger, James Farrior, Hines Ward and Arnaz Battle. One name, however, raised some serious eyebrows on one of …


Seahawks claim four players off waivers, cut four more

RENTON, Wash. – As far as oxymorons go, an NFL team’s final 53-man roster ranks right up there with jumbo shrimp. There’s not much final about it. Especially not in …


Seahawks cut veteran DL Cole, a two-year starter

SEATTLE – A year ago Seattle looked at its training-camp roster and couldn’t find 53 players it truly wanted to keep. This year when the Seahawks trimmed their roster to …


Pryor watches as Raiders fall to Seattle

SEATTLE – Terrelle Pryor’s night consisted of holding a clipboard, with an earpiece hooked to his left ear and a football tucked under his left arm. So much for Pryor …


Colts hire Tressel as consultant

Jim Tressel is heading to the NFL. The disgraced Ohio State head coach was hired Friday by the Indianapolis Colts as a game-day consultant to help determine when the team …


Seahawks end preseason play with win

Thomas Clayton and Vai Taua had short touchdowns runs, Jeff Reed kicked a pair of field goals, and the Seattle Seahawks closed out the preseason with an uninspiring 20-3 victory …


Former Cougar Harrison guides Lions in preseason finale

Running back Jerome Harrison helped Detroit (4-0) cap a perfect preseason with a 16-6 victory over the Buffalo Bills (1-3) at Orchard Park, N.J. The last time the Lions went …


Seahawks face last chance to make impression

RENTON, Wash. – Whether the Seattle Seahawks like it or not, preseason preparation ends tonight. After the Seahawks host Oakland in their final preseason game, they’ll make roster cuts Saturday. …


Ex-Vandal Keo works to catch on with Texans

HOUSTON – Shiloh Keo is a cold-weather guy, and he instantly recalls the most frigid conditions he played in during his four-year career at Idaho. In November 2009, his junior …


Football section arrives Thursday

Football: Speed is of the essence and the main topic for our special football section that will be inserted into Thursday’s paper. The section features players of speed from every …


49ers running back Gore agrees to extension

Frank Gore has his new deal from the San Francisco 49ers, 13 days before the season opener. Just as he wished it. Agent Jason Rosenhaus told the Associated Press on …


Carlson out for season

RENTON, Wash. – When the Seahawks signed Zach Miller in free agency, Pete Carroll insisted it was not to replace John Carlson, but to give the team a potent one-two …