Dave Boling Newsletter


Dave Boling: Seahawks’ old-school style would fit any era

Pete Carroll’s approach with an aggressive defense and running the football have been a time-tested recipe for success in the NFL

Seattle defenders, from left, K.J. Wright, Earl Thomas, Bruce Irvin and Kevin Williams wrap up Raiders running back Darren McFadden during the NFL game at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014.

Dave Boling: With Sherman, Revis, Super Bowl could answer debate over NFL’s top corner

Seattle’s Richard Sherman has better statistics, but Patriot Darrelle Revis can cover receivers as few have been able

New England cornerback Darrelle Revis, left, and Seattle corner Richard Sherman are considered two of the best in the NFL. They face off Sunday in the Super Bowl.

Dave Boling: MVP Malcolm Smith returns to Super Bowl under the radar again

Malcolm Smith made big plays on the way to Super Bowl win last season, but now he’s mostly in the role of reserve and special-teamer

In this Feb. 2, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) reacts as he returns an interception for a touchdown against the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, N.J. Slowed by injuries since the offseason, Smith returns with Seattle to the Super Bowl still a bit under the radar.

Unger’s duel with massive Wilfork a key to Seahawks’ offensive fortunes

Patriots defensive tackle will be a threat to obstruct the Seahawks’ top-rated rushing attack

Seattle Seahawks center Max Unger was voted first-team All-Pro after the 2012 season and received Pro Bowl nods twice in his six-year NFL career.

Boling: Seahawks start Super week with typical aplomb

Pete Carroll trained this team to be calm and comfortable regardless of external distractions

The Seattle Seahawks cornerback meets the press on Monday after the team's arrival in Arizona for Super Bowl preparations.