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Blanchette: For Pete’s sake, that was worst-ever Super Bowl call

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Word has it Robert Kraft was so giddy about his New England Patriots winning another Super Bowl that he celebrated – by firing Pete Carroll again. Thereby …


Blanchette: For Pete’s sake, that was worst-ever Super Bowl call

Word has it Robert Kraft was so giddy about his New England Patriots winning another Super Bowl that he celebrated – by firing Pete Carroll again.


Carroll on call: Nobody to blame but me

Pete Carroll made the call. Malcolm Butler made the play.


Couch Slouch has reasons not to watch Super Bowl

If I had known that Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick were going to meet in Super Bowl 49, I would’ve just watched college football all season. Since the AFL-NFL merger …


How the NFL’s Final Four teams were constructed

SEATTLE – Game plans vary from week to week, opponent to opponent. Any NFL coach will scoff at the notion there’s a formula that works the same against everyone. The …


Seahawks had own Super Bowl hangover to overcome

RENTON, Wash. – Where others saw discord and dissention, and another Super Bowl champion headed down the path of an early end to their season, Pete Carroll saw a challenge. …


Division title is Seahawks’ first priority

If the Seahawks beat St. Louis today, Seattle will capture the NFC West for a second straight year and third time in five years under coach Pete Carroll.


Coach Pete Carroll had a blast watching Seahawks dismantle Arizona Cardinals

RENTON, Wash. – When Marshawn Lynch got to his feet following the longest touchdown run of his career, there was still one more defender to shrug off. Safety Earl Thomas …


Stone: Seahawks play their best when it means the most

The Seattle Seahawks embrace turmoil. They welcome cacophony. The more noise – literal and figurative – the better. In Pete Carroll’s world, it’s just another learning tool. It’s all about …


Eagles QB Mark Sanchez discounts rift with Pete Carroll

RENTON, Wash. – It was, Mark Sanchez said, simply a disagreement. No different than any other among close friends. “Friends do that,” Sanchez said, referring to Pete Carroll’s famous lack …


Thanks to Atlanta win over Arizona, Seattle in position to win NFC West

RENTON, Wash. – During a long weekend of rest, the Seattle Seahawks got the help they needed to take control of their own fate in the NFC West race. And …


Seahawks fail to convert in loss to Chiefs

Russell Wilson threw for 178 yards and two touchdowns, and Marshawn Lynch had 124 yards rushing for Seattle but a series of failed fourth down attempts led to Kansas City’s …


Tough tests ahead

RENTON, Wash. – One day and a lengthy film review later, Pete Carroll was still jazzed over his team’s record-setting steamrolling of the New York Giants. “Really liked this game,” …


Candy man can to tune of 4 TDs

SEATTLE – As the rain started falling harder, a shower of Skittles joined the wet stuff pelting from the sky. Marshawn Lynch was in the end zone again. And for …


Seattle’s offensive line spent Sunday in tatters

RENTON, Wash. – Hey you, can you play guard? That’s how zany it got for Seahawks vs. Oakland. Injuries across the offensive line had coordinator Darrell Bevell and line coach …


Seahawks weathering the storm

RENTON, Wash. – Patrick Lewis never started a game at center. Garry Gilliam never took a snap at any level of football as a guard. DeShawn Shead was a converted …


Carroll: No truth to Lynch rumors

RENTON, Wash. – No, the Seahawks aren’t trading Marshawn Lynch. No, we don’t hate him or think he’s useless. No, you can’t believe everything you read and hear.


Seahawks score late to beat Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Russell Wilson walked into the huddle with his team down a field goal and less than five minutes remaining. He started laughing, sensing the familiarity of the …


Seahawks ready to shake up defense

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks obviously can’t stay the same, not if they want to even have the chance to defend their Super Bowl championship in this season’s playoffs. …


Carroll plans to make changes on defense

Changes are coming the Seahawks’ way, specifically on defense to address the dormant pass rush, coach Pete Carroll said Monday.


Commentary: Seahawks take gamble trading Harvin

SEATTLE – We don’t yet know for certain precisely what made Percy Harvin’s continued presence in Seattle untenable, and his imminent departure a necessity. Right now, it’s just rumors, innuendo, …


Seahawks send Miller under the knife

RENTON – Seattle tight end Zach Miller played 71 of a possible 78 snaps when the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos in overtime on Sept. 21. He did so …


Seahawks TE Miller out after ankle surgery

Seahawks tight end Zach Miller played against Denver on an ankle painful enough that last week he had arthroscopic surgery to repair what coach Pete Carroll called “some loose bodies.”


Pete Carroll’s movie makes impact

RENTON, Wash. – At some point during this past offseason, Pete Carroll decided it was time to make a movie, and it had nothing to do with the Seahawks winning …


Hawks quiet, try to regroup

SEATTLE – With Super Bowl rematch hoopla looming, the Seattle Seahawks spent Monday trying to regroup after being drained by the heat of San Diego. The Seahawks haven’t been accustomed …


Humble Hawks hope for happiness on horizon

With Super Bowl rematch hoopla looming, the Seattle Seahawks spent Monday trying to regroup after being drained by the heat of San Diego.


Norwood’s Seahawks debut may come soon

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said rookie wide receiver Kevin Norwood is healthy enough to play, but it will still be a game-time decision as to whether he will be active …


Seahawks must find ways to better protect Wilson

RENTON, Wash. – After a question was asked about potential changes to the least-used passing game in the NFL the past season, the arch in Pete Carroll’s eyebrow launched and …


Coyle shows Seahawks he has what it takes

Brock Coyle, who played at Montana, appears on the verge of being the Seahawks’ latest undrafted free-agent success story.


Seahawks prepare for exhibition opener

The Seattle Seahawks held a mock game during practice on Saturday as the team prepares for the preseason opener against the Denver Broncos.