Dave Boling HEADLINES
RENTON — The current leading scorer in the National Football League did not play football until he was a sophomore in college.
They were rarely apart, these two Seattle Seahawks limping along in tandem: The Brotherhood of Broken Tackles. Side-by-side on the shelf for seven weeks, Russell Okung and Breno Giacomini were together so much it would have been easier to identify them with one of those smashed-up celebrity-couple names: Russomini or Brokung.
For those filling in their calendars through January, note that the Seahawks will be playing at home in the divisional round of the playoffs either Jan. 11 or 12.
Anyone questioning whether Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson has returned to health and strength might collect testimony from a few Tampa Bay defenders.
RENTON — Sometimes you’ll see somebody coming in from the Seahawks’ practice field carrying a couple of extra helmets or a veteran’s shoulder pads.
Sometimes you have to go into overtime to pull your wins out from whatever competitive abyss youve dug for yourselves.
RENTON — The midway point of the NFL season, according to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, is “the beginning of the finish.”
RENTON — As a legitimate “franchise” quarterback, Russell Wilson is the Seattle Seahawks’ most valuable asset.
RENTON — People are going to get tired of my response if they keep asking me to affix a letter grade to Seahawks performances.
It’s not a variable factored into the NFL passer ratings, but it’s clearly an attribute of a successful quarterback that Jake Locker has displayed.
Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano turned 53 on Wednesday.
RENTON — According to Pete Carroll, every game is a “championship” game. But the challenge in front of the Seahawks now might be better described as a championship fortnight.
RENTON — Pete Carroll claims it was the first thing he said to the Seattle Seahawks when he took the job.
Seattle Seahawks defenders used to praise coordinator Gus Bradley for his attitude as much as for his schemes.
Renton – Looking back over the scouting profiles on Russell Wilson coming out of college, the negatives involved his size, of course, and the positives extolled his maturity, his intelligence and his arm strength.
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