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Seahawks stumble on road against Broncos

DENVER – The temperature was 91 degrees at kickoff, the hottest regular-season home game in this city’s history. The Seattle Seahawks’ meltdown started soon after that.


Seahawks wipe slate clean on road woes

The futility can be arranged neatly into a timeline, a chronology of road wear that can be quantified by years for Seattle. Two years since the Seahawks won an away …


Carroll says pay no attention to Hawks’ past road problems

The Seahawks are 5-20 in their history at Denver, site of Sunday’s matchup, and the Broncos have won 10 consecutive home openers, the longest active streak in the league.


Hill may face more penalties for being fan

RENTON, Wash. – Leroy Hill is eligible to return to action Sunday after serving a one-game suspension last weekend. The Seattle Seahawks’ linebacker, however, may be facing more punishment from …


Seahawks buy in to Carroll’s pep

RENTON, Wash. – In the middle of a special teams practice, Lofa Tatupu started hearing “clinks” coming from the other end of the practice field. Unsure of the sound, the …


Seahawks’ Carroll a rah-rah guy

Pete Carroll coached his first NFL game in 11 years last Sunday and hopped along the Seattle Seahawks sideline like a sugar-filled kid. He spent almost as much time on …


Seahawks lose Unger for season

Seahawks right guard Max Unger, who injured his toe in Sunday’s season opener, was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, meaning the second-year player will be out for the rest of …


Seattle’s defense paves way to dominating win

The play came in the opening moments of the first quarter and spoke to the determination of Seattle’s defense. On a third down inside the Seattle 10, 49ers running back …


Seahawks storm to win over West favorite 49ers

SEATTLE – Throwing an interception on the first play? Four offensive snaps in the first quarter? No first downs in the first 24 minutes – and then only by penalty? …


Blanchette: Culture of Pete gains followers

SEATTLE – Now on sale at the Seattle Seahawks team store: khaki pants and rumpled navy hoodies, essentials from The Pete Carroll Collection. Got to beat that old Pork Chop …


Seahawks roll after slow start

SEATTLE – Throwing an interception on the first play? Four offensive snaps in the first quarter? No first downs in the first 24 minutes – and then only by penalty? …


Uncertainty surrounds Seahawks for opener

RENTON, Wash. – Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll called this week a beginning for him and his team. It’s also a curiosity.


Seahawks’ Jennings gets another shot

RENTON, Wash. – Kelly Jennings can admit it now. The Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback lost his confidence a couple of years ago, which is not good if you’re an NFL defensive …


Seahawks’ Williams will be opening-day starter

RENTON, Wash. – Entitlement is a tricky topic for Seattle’s Mike Williams. When he was young and brash, Williams felt a certain sense of it. He was, after all, taken …


NFL picks: Go with Saints, Seahawks

Maybe this time Brett Favre won’t get picked off with victory in his grasp.


Seahawks purge continues: Terrill waived; Babineaux returns

SEATTLE – Seattle released defensive tackle Craig Terrill on Tuesday, a move that can’t be considered a shock the way the Seahawks have pink-slipped veterans the past four days. The …


Team of Destiny? With no McNabb? Slouch tabs Eagles

In a stunning offseason move, the Philadelphia Eagles dealt quarterback Donovan McNabb to the Washington Redskins. Conventional wisdom says you don’t trade your signature superstar to a division rival. Conventional …


Seahawks cut Babineaux; Jones practices

The Seattle Seahawks have released veteran safety Jordan Babineaux, fullback Owen Schmitt and defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson. They were replaced on the roster Monday by defensive end Raheem Brock, running …


Ravens grab Houshmandzadeh

The Baltimore Ravens upgraded their receiving corps again by agreeing to terms Monday with former Seahawks receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh.


Carrol, Seahawks continue cuts

SEATTLE – “Win Forever” is the title of Pete Carroll’s book. “Shuffle Now,” however, would be a more apt title for the Seahawks’ operating manual, as the team on Sunday …


Houshmandzadeh among Seahawks’ cuts

SEATTLE – Receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh was sent packing from Seattle on Saturday, cut by the Seahawks after just one season as coach Pete Carroll continued his roster purge. Houshmandzadeh, the …


Cardinals release QB Matt Leinart

NFL: The Arizona Cardinals released Matt Leinart, parting ways with the former Heisman Trophy winner who was supposed to be the team’s franchise quarterback but couldn’t escape the backup role. …


Seahawks cut T.J. Houshmandzadeh

Receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh was sent packing from Seattle on Saturday, cut by the Seahawks after just one season as coach Pete Carroll continued his roster purge.


Broncos’ Dumervil confirms he’s done for year

Elvis Dumervil’s season is officially sacked. The Denver Broncos had been holding out hope the league’s top sacker would make a quicker than anticipated recovery from a torn chest muscle …


Roethlisberger’s suspension clipped

The NFL reduced the suspension of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from six games to four games. League commissioner Roger Goodell informed Roethlisberger of the decision during a meeting Friday. …


Houshmandzadeh could be on the trading block

ALAMEDA, Calif. – T.J. Houshmandzadeh didn’t play in Seattle’s final exhibition game Thursday night, a loss against the Oakland Raiders. That wasn’t a surprise. Many of Seattle’s veterans got the …


Seahawks wrapping up preseason, roster

The preseason game that is least appealing to the average football fan is also the most important to the handful of players still on the bubble when it comes to …


Seahawks busy as season nears

SEATTLE – Leroy Hill’s future appeared tenuous this month, the linebacker in danger of being cut out of Seattle’s plans until he agreed to a new deal Tuesday for a …


32 NFL teams, 7 Matts starting at QB

There are 32 teams in the National Football League and nearly one-quarter of them – seven – have starting quarterbacks named Matt. (This is a statistical anomaly of epic proportions, …


Branch, Seahawks finally feel comfortable with each other

SEATTLE – Deion Branch botched his first impression in Seattle. And his second. And his third. And his fourth. And somehow, against all opposition, the cameras are still rolling for …