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Staking his claim

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s going to take a lot more than one dazzling performance against the Kansas City Chiefs’ first-team defense to surprise Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson. …


Wilson does it again for Seahawks

It’s going to take a lot more than one dazzling performance against the Kansas City Chiefs’ first-team defense to surprise Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson. Perhaps getting the starting …


Seahawks coach Carroll loves watching rookies make a name for themselves

SEATTLE – Patience in the pocket can be considered a virtue for a quarterback. It’s not the way coach Pete Carroll has approached rookie Russell Wilson’s NFL introduction, though.


Commentary: Carroll rolls dice with QB Wilson

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll stepped to the podium adjacent to the practice field Tuesday afternoon, looking as defiant as a middleweight champion announcing his next title defense. Staring into …


Commentary: Carroll rolls dice with QB Wilson

Pete Carroll stepped to the podium adjacent to the practice field Tuesday afternoon, looking as defiant as a middleweight champion announcing his next title defense.


Hawks trade Ruud

RENTON — The Seattle Seahawks parted ways with a veteran linebacker Monday, showing just how confident they are in a rookie linebacker. Barrett Ruud, who was signed in April as …


Foles, not Vick, saves day

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Michael Vick keeps taking his lumps. His Philadelphia Eagles keep winning. The star quarterback was leveled after throwing a long pass in the first quarter and underwent …


New-look Jets offense looks familiar

Things were supposed to look a lot different for the New York Jets’ offense. There’s a new coordinator in Tony Sparano, a rededication to a run-first approach and the addition …


Seahawks owe Wilson shot at starting

If Russell Wilson doesn’t start the Seahawks’ third exhibition game Friday in Kansas City, it will be an abdication of coach Pete Carroll’s strategy in camp, as well as his …


Rookie Luck looks sharp in Colts’ loss to Steelers

PITTSBURGH – Andrew Luck shook off a pair of early interceptions to put together three second-quarter scoring drives, giving the Indianapolis Colts a halftime lead before the Pittsburgh Steelers rallied …


Titans’ quarterback situation remains unclear

Jake Locker’s struggles in his first preseason start have the Tennessee Titans pushing back their timetable for announcing their starting quarterback for this season. Mike Munchak had pegged the third …


Steelers already believe in Luck

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck needed just one game to make Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin a believer. Tomlin says the top pick in April’s NFL draft played like a …


Wilson carries Seahawks past Denver in exhibition

DENVER – Yes, Russell Wilson was playing against Denver’s backups. No, Matt Flynn did not have the Seahawks’ full array of receivers, as Sidney Rice, Doug Baldwin and Ben Obomanu …


Wilson guides Seahawks past Denver

DENVER - Yes, Russell Wilson was playing against Denver’s backups.


Bowe signs franchise offer from Chiefs

Perhaps receiver Dwayne Bowe was just waiting for the Chiefs to break training camp to finally sign his franchise tender. The team said in a statement Friday that Bowe had …


Spokane football star Cogdill needs operation to survive

The handsome face is undimmed by age, and the man moves with the grace of the wide receiver he once was. Gail Cogdill is only 75 and has a lot …


Seahawks receiver Owens defies age with grueling workouts

RENTON, Wash. – Terrell Owens’ reputation preceded him in Seattle. That’s unavoidable given that his career includes his own reality-television show, a trail of messy breakups with NFL teams and …


Jaguars defeat New Orleans with late touchdown pass

Jordan Palmer hit Kevin Elliott with an 11-yard touchdown pass on fourth down with 13 seconds left, lifting the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars to a 27-24 preseason victory over the New …


Cogdill needs heart procedure to survive

The handsome face is undimmed by age, and the man moves with the grace of the wide receiver he once was. Gail Cogdill is only 75 and has a lot …


Seahawks’ Okung healthy, fulfilling promise

RENTON, Wash. – One of the most important players to this Seahawks season has gone largely unmentioned through three weeks of training camp. Left tackle Russell Okung is fine with …


Browns’ Weeden improves in second start

Rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden showed improvement in his second preseason game, avoiding major mistakes as the Cleveland Browns beat the Green Bay Packers 35-10 in Green Bay, Wis., on Thursday …


Okung finally avoids injuries for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – One of the most important players to this Seahawks season has gone largely unmentioned through three weeks of training camp.


Jury convicts Broncos linebacker Williams

Jurors convicted Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams on Wednesday of driving while ability-impaired, casting further doubt on the star tackler’s playing time this season. Williams was charged with driving under …


Luck has short list as Colts hit field

Andrew Luck brought his revised to-do list to work on Tuesday. Make better protection calls. Complete more passes. Get ready for his first NFL road test at Pittsburgh.


Johnson’s marriage ends after 41 days

NEW YORK – Evelyn Lozada is ending her 41-day-old marriage to Chad Johnson after the football star was arrested for allegedly head-butting her over the weekend. A rep for the …


Flynn will start Seahawks’ second preseason game

RENTON, Wash. – Even though Pete Carroll insists the competition is ongoing, it is clear Matt Flynn is the leading contender to be the Seattle Seahawks’ starting quarterback when the …


Seahawks select Flynn to start again

RENTON, Wash. – Even though Pete Carroll insists the competition is ongoing, it is clear Matt Flynn is the leading contender to be the Seattle Seahawks’ starting quarterback when the …


Raiders’ McFadden looks sharp

OAKLAND, Calif. – Darren McFadden needed one series to show he’s in midseason form for Oakland following a foot injury that cut his last season short. Most of the rest …


VH1 dumps Ocho

For Chad Johnson, a weekend confrontation with his wife has led to repercussions beyond a misdemeanor charge and NFL unemployment. VH1 pulled from its schedule the reality series “Ev and …


As Luck would have it, Colts rookie shines

NFL: Andrew Luck started his NFL career just like Peyton Manning – with a long touchdown pass on his first throw. Then he one-upped his predecessor by winning his first …