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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 11, 2019

Seattle Seahawks knock San Francisco 49ers from unbeaten ranks with dramatic OT win

Jason Myers kicked a 42-yard field goal after Chase McLaughlin missed a kick earlier in overtime, and the Seattle Seahawks handed the San Francisco 49ers their first loss of the …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Seahawks at 49ers: Keys to the game

The Seahawks have won four in a row on the road to start the 2019 season, and have won nine of their past 10 against the 49ers. But it was …


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019

Rookie sensation DK Metcalf has earned Russell Wilson’s trust – and it’s showing for the Seahawks

Russell Wilson liked that his rookie wide receiver would get up 5:20 a.m. to join him for their first throwing sessions together this summer in Los Angeles.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Analysis: Seahawks have shown they can win close games, but can that trend continue all season?

Predicting anything in the “Any Given Sunday” NFL with any degree of certainty is about as risky as trying to tackle Chris Carson with just one arm.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Larry Stone: We’re finally about to find out how good the 7-2 Seahawks really are

The Seahawks have nudged, trudged, finessed, finagled, willed and Wilson’d their way to a 7-2 record.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

John Blanchette: Time to change Hawks’ bird logo to yin/yang symbol

John Blanchette: Perhaps it’s time for the Seattle Seahawks to ditch the beloved Haida eagle logo for something more befitting the 2019 season, like the tai chi symbol. You know. …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 3, 2019

Seahawks outlast Tampa Bay 40-34 in OT

Russell Wilson hit Jacob Hollister on a 10-yard touchdown on the opening possession of overtime, and the Seattle Seahawks rallied for a 40-34 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on …


Fast start helps Seahawks defeat Atlanta Falcons

Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to DK Metcalf, Chris Carson ran for 90 yards and a score, and the Seahawks beat the reeling Atlanta Falcons 27-20 on Sunday. Seattle …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson gets his shot against Dan Quinn’s struggling Atlanta defense

The stats show a Falcons defense that has struggled mightily under coach Dan Quinn, but Russell Wilson says he has gotten a much different picture watching film in preparation for …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019

John Blanchette: The Seahawks have a big problem when Russell Wilson isn’t himself

His previous four passes had sailed or fallen incomplete, and 20 minutes of clock time into the proceedings at CenturyLink Field, it was apparent that Russell Wilson wasn’t Russell Wilson …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019

Seattle Seahawks fall to Lamar Jackson-led Baltimore Ravens

On Sunday, the Seahawks got their first up-close glimpse of Lamar Jackson, Baltimore’s dynamic second-year quarterback who stole some of Russell Wilson’s fourth-quarter magical dust – spinning and sprinting away …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019

Matt Calkins: Russell Wilson on pace for historic season

Six games into the season, Wilson has an NFL-best passer rating of 124.7, which puts him on pace to surpass Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ season record of 122.5 …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019

Seahawks improve to 5-1 as Russell Wilson guides comeback win at Cleveland

As has become the custom for the Seahawks this season, quarterback Russell Wilson remained a rock of stability when all around him often seemed total chaos.


Russell Wilson off to sensational start, Seahawks hit road against Browns

Always underrated, often overlooked and rarely mentioned in any conversations about who is the NFL’s best quarterback, Russell Wilson is outplaying every one of his contemporaries.


Matt Calkins: Russell Wilson should be mentioned in most any MVP conversation

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson might be a future Hall of Famer if he retires this second, and he certainly has proven himself to be one of the best quarterbacks of …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019

Seahawks start fast, defeat Arizona Cardinals 27-10

The Seahawks got right, all right. Coming off an ugly loss at home to New Orleans, the Seahawks rebounded with a 27-10 victory at Arizona on Sunday afternoon to improve …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019

Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson setting QB standard for Cardinals’ Kyler Murray

Russell Wilson is proof that a mobile quarterback who is slightly undersized by NFL standards can have a long and successful career in the league.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019

John Blanchette: Seahawks not afraid to accept blame for blunderous effort

Safe to say that a favorite topic around Sunday’s tailgates was Saturday’s late-night Marx Brothers movie on national TV, featuring a core melt by the Washington State Cougars – turnovers …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019

Seattle Seahawks’ rally comes up short against New Orleans Saints

The Seahawks suffered one of the more embarrassing home losses in their recent history, 33-27 against a Saints team playing without future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019

Larry Stone: Not everything is rosy, but the Seahawks are 2-0 and ‘just getting warmed up’

They have won two games by a grand total of three points against teams that by November – or sooner – might look like they actually should have been pushovers.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 15, 2019

Russell Wilson saves the day and salvages a win for the Seattle Seahawks

On a day when he threw both blocks and dimes, Russell Wilson saved the Seahawks from a potentially unfathomable defeat, leading a final drive that allowed Seattle to escape with …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019

John Blanchette: Seahawks produce answers and questions in Week 1 escape

Earl Thomas got himself an interception in his NFL season opener. Richard Sherman had a pick-6. And their old team, the Seattle Seahawks, surrendered 418 passing yards to Andy Dalton, …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 8, 2019

Plenty of good, bad surface in Seahawks’ win over Bengals

Russell Wilson hit Tyler Lockett for a 44-yard touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks withstood a career day from Andy Dalton to beat …


Can the Seahawks’ last remaining starters from the 2014 Super Bowl – Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright and Bobby Wagner – get to a third?

With Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright and Bobby Wagner, the Seahawks built a Super Bowl champion. Now that their contracts are settled, the question now is whether Seattle can build one …


The Seattle Seahawks rewarded their two signature stars, Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner, with big off-season contracts in hopes that their big ‘Pay Day’ will arrive in January

So, the good guys won. That is to say, Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner won the hearts of management, and thus the locker room and now the lottery.


Larry Stone: Seahawks QB today, tycoon tomorrow –Just call Russell Wilson ‘Mr. Unlimited’

Last year, Russell Wilson somewhat facetiously introduced his alter-ego, “Mr. Unlimited,” to counteract what he termed “the typical boring Russell, Robot Russell.”


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

Matt Calkins: Sounders’ philosophy won’t change with new ownership group

A rapper’s Rolls-Royce parked in the VIP lot. Camera crews descending on a quarterback and a pop star. Music blaring. Kids cheering. This was an event fueled by star power.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019

Matt Calkins: This year’s Seahawks team has been unusually quiet

This year’s subject of the HBO series “Hard Knocks” is the silver and black, and AB is reality-show gold. He has the potential to lead the sports headlines any time …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Sounders add Russell Wilson, Macklemore to ownership group

The Seattle Sounders are adding Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara, hip-hop artist Macklemore and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to the MLS club’s ownership group.


Geno Smith, Paxton Lynch competing for backup QB spot with Seahawks

In the grand scheme of things, serving as the backup to Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is mostly meaningless.