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Injuries test NFL teams’ depth

To win in the NFL, it takes more than great players. Teams must have quality backups, too, or at least serviceable ones. Just ask the Colts, Chiefs, Rams, Broncos, Giants, …


Seahawks open competition for Curry’s starting spot

Former No. 4 overall pick linebacker Aaron Curry is now in a fight to keep his starting job with the Seattle Seahawks.


The price wasn’t right for Seahawks

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks won’t just see the path not chosen on Sunday afternoon, they will face it when Kevin Kolb drops back to pass for the Arizona …


Notes: NFL warns teams of penalties for faking injuries

The NFL sent a memo Wednesday to all 32 teams warning of fines, suspensions and loss of draft picks if the league determines players faked injuries during a game. Yet …


Seahawks’ poor start extends beyond Jackson

RENTON, Wash. – Tarvaris Jackson hasn’t done much yet as Seahawks quarterback. That doesn’t entirely explain why Seattle ranks last in the league in yards and second to last in …


Dupree ends Storm season with putback

WNBA: Candice Dupree’s putback with 1.9 seconds remaining lifted Phoenix to a 77-75 victory over the Seattle Storm in Game 3 on Monday night, sending the Mercury to the Western …


Here’s the catch …

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Steve Spagnuolo and the St. Louis Rams came to the Meadowlands bearing gifts and the New York Giants readily accepted them. Eli Manning threw two touchdown …


Steelers shut out Seahawks as offense sputters

PITTSBURGH – Pete Carroll isn’t sure the Seattle Seahawks have actually started the 2011 season yet. Better hurry. Pittsburgh drilled Seattle 24-0 on Sunday as the Seahawks managed just 164 …


Chiefs lose Charles; Romo bounces back

Jamaal Charles could be out awhile for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Dallas Cowboys are thankful Tony Romo came back quickly. The Chiefs’ All-Pro running back was carted off the …


Atlanta tops Eagles, spoils Vick’s return

ATLANTA – Michael Vick wobbled off the field with an aching neck late in the third quarter, all done in his return to Atlanta as a starting quarterback. This is …


Seahawks pointless in loss

Pittsburgh drilled Seattle 24-0 on Sunday as the Seahawks managed just 164 yards.


Seahawks, Steelers took different paths after Super Bowl

For Seahawks fans, today’s game in Pittsburgh is sure to bring up memories of Super Bowl XL. For current Seahawks players, however, that Super Bowl is simply a game that …


Seahawks’ injuries piling up

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks will find themselves short-handed in Pittsburgh on Sunday, and not just because 6-foot-4 receiver Sidney Rice will miss his second consecutive game because of …


Battered Seattle prepares for Steelers

The Seattle Seahawks will find themselves short-handed in Pittsburgh on Sunday, and not just because 6-foot-4 receiver Sidney Rice will miss his second consecutive game because of a shoulder injury.


Seattle adopts earlier times to prepare for trip East

RENTON, Wash. – This week started early for the Seattle Seahawks. That’s true for their practice times and their alarm clocks as they prepare to play in Pittsburgh on Sunday.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …


Sunday’s NFL peak performers

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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 …


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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …