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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 …


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 …


Seahawks lose tight end Carlson for season

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 punch at tight …


Manning returns from PUP list

INDIANAPOLIS – Peyton Manning is back. Whether he is ready to play is still an open question. The Colts activated Manning from the physically unable to perform list Monday. A …


Vick agrees to $100 million contract

PHILADELPHIA – Michael Vick is really back on top now. Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles agreed on a six-year contract on Monday that again makes the Pro Bowl quarterback one …


Seahawks look like they have plenty of work to do

RENTON, Wash. – The third exhibition game is the NFL equivalent of a dress rehearsal. And to see the Seahawks’ performance in Denver on Saturday, they’ve got a lot of …


NFL Notes: Brees, Saints cruise by Raiders

Drew Brees threw for 189 yards and led New Orleans to scores on all three drives he played in the Saints’ 40-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday night …


NFL briefs: Lions’ Stafford outplays Brady in preseason game

Matthew Stafford threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, leading the Detroit Lions to a 34-10 preseason win over the New England Patriots Saturday night …


Denver’s defense exposes Seahawks’ ongoing issues

DENVER – Seventeen fourth-quarter points were enough to make the Seahawks’ exhibition game at Denver a nail-biter that the Broncos won on the game’s final play. Those 17 points weren’t …


Broncos edge Seahawks 23-20

Kyle Orton led Denver back from a shaky start with two touchdown drives and the Broncos’ defense throttled Tarvaris Jackson in a 23-20 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday …


Seahawks’ Cable determined line makes grade

RENTON, Wash. – Tom Cable knew there would be growing pains. Really, with an offensive line this young and inexperienced, how could there not be? Still, that doesn’t mean the …


Pryor practices with Raiders for first time

On his second play of his first NFL practice with the Oakland Raiders, Terrelle Pryor fumbled the snap and had to fall on the ball. He had one more fumbled …


Packers beat Colts in preseason action

Graham Harrell led Green Bay to 11 points in the final 35 seconds, rallying the defending Super Bowl champs to a 24-21 victory over host Indianapolis on Friday night. Harrell …


Seahawks OL coach Cable looks for progress

Tom Cable knew there would be growing pains. Really, with an offensive line this young and inexperienced, how could there not be?


Seahawks defensive back Thurmond returns to playing mode

RENTON, Wash. – Gasping to catch his breath, his lip covered in blood, Walter Thurmond looked and sounded every bit like a person in the midst of an intense game …


Raiders reach agreement with QB Pryor

Quarterback Terrelle Pryor agreed to a four-year contract with the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, three days after being picked in the third round of the NFL supplemental draft. A person …


NFL’s new kickoff rules affect Seahawks’ Washington

RENTON, Wash. – Leon Washington put the Seattle Seahawks’ dominant special teams unit on full display with a two-touchdown performance in a win over San Diego last year. Under the …


Browner, Pinkard make most of chances with Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – Cornerback Brandon Browner and safety Josh Pinkard overcame long odds to get here. They can no longer be considered long shots to make Seattle’s roster, though. And …


Raiders wait for Pryor to show

The Oakland Raiders have one quarterback back and are still waiting on another. While starter Jason Campbell returned to the practice field in Napa, Calif., on Tuesday, new quarterback Terrelle …


Curry’s time in Seattle may not be long

RENTON, Wash. – Linebacker Aaron Curry’s contract change has little to do with his present situation. He is the Seattle Seahawks’ starting strongside linebacker, and that was going to be …


Seahawks’ long shots turn heads

Cornerback Brandon Browner and safety Josh Pinkard overcame long odds to get to the Seattle Seahawks.


Time for inventory of Seahawks preseason

SEATTLE – There were a couple of red flags in Saturday’s Seahawks exhibition game. Those were just for replay reviews, though.


NFL notes: Manning doesn’t plan to play in preseason games

Peyton Manning still thinks he can be ready for the Indianapolis Colts’ regular-season opener. The rest of the preseason appears to be out.


Quinn jumps ahead of Tebow on Broncos’ chart

Brady Quinn leapfrogged Tim Tebow, at least for one night. Kyle Orton, who has rendered the quarterback drama in Denver a question of who will be his backup, led the …


Minnesota turns back Seahawks, former Vike Jackson

SEATTLE – Saturday night provided the first extended look at Seattle’s new-look offense led by quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. It also showed that said offense still has a ways to go …


Vikings harass Jackson in win over Seahawks

New Seattle quarterback Tarvaris Jackson saw far more of his former team than he wanted. Minnesota’s new starter, Donovan McNabb, got on the field just long enough to put together …


New York Giants’ Umenyiora undergoes knee surgery

Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora isn’t going to be practicing with the New York Giants for a while, and this time it has nothing to do with his …


Seahawks hopes Jackson-Rice chemistry provides winning formula

SEATTLE – Tarvaris Jackson’s first pass as a Seahawk didn’t involve a football. Jackson tossed a suggestion Pete Carroll’s way back on July 26 when free agency began: Give Sidney …


Seattle’s Jackson, Rice ready for ex-team

Tarvaris Jackson’s first pass as a Seahawk didn’t involve a football. Jackson tossed a suggestion Pete Carroll’s way back on July 26 when free agency began: Give Sidney Rice a …


Seahawks tight end Miller relishes holding own at line

RENTON, Wash. – Zach Miller’s hands have caught more than just the NFL’s attention. He is one of only four tight ends in the league with 50 or more receptions …