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The Seattle Seahawks have a historically daunting issue in front of them: repeating.
INDIANAPOLIS — The sun was out and nonsense in full swing Friday morning at the NFL combine.
Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider said Thursday that re-signing unrestricted free agent defensive lineman Michael Bennett is a priority.
INDIANAPOLIS — Looking down from the podium, Austin Seferian-Jenkins was finally here. He was surrounded by the NFL logo at the NFL combine. The place he had always worked to be at since he was a kid in Gig Harbor.
Player arrivals began Wednesday and continue through Saturday. Workouts start Saturday and go until Tuesday. They will be aired on the NFL Network.
Thumbs have been tested, batteries charged. The clicks of a stopwatch will become benefits or boulders over the next several days in Indianapolis.
The Seahawks have signed wide receiver Chris Matthews to a 2014 future contract, the team announced today.
When Malcolm Smith walks into his Seattle digs, two footballs sit on a table near the door: the one he intercepted to seal the NFC title game and the one he returned 69 yards for a pick-six in the Super Bowl.
Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Champs Richard Sherman and MVP Malcolm Smith will appear Tuesday night on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The show airs at 11:35 p.m. on ABC (KOMO channel 4 in Puget Sound.)
Jake and Kim Greger from Puyallup knew getting into downtown Seattle on Wednesday would be a nightmare.
The 7:20 a.m. boat came and went Wednesday with no room to spare. Hundreds of undaunted Seattle Seahawk fans were left at the Bremerton Ferry Terminal just before sunrise, layered against the chill with 12th Man spirit on their sleeves and on their lips.
Peter Anspach and about 700,000 other people werent going to miss the biggest party in Seattle history.
Give or take a million people, this was a typical Seattle Seahawks event: It included an overwhelming expression of emotion and an unprecedented connection between the team and their fan base along with whatever slice of Theater of the Absurd that running back Marshawn Lynch can contribute.
Parade over, stadium celebration over, players out. The offseason has begun.
Did the Seattle Seahawks victory parade inspire kids and teachers to play hooky Wednesday?
The Seahawks and their faithful celebrated a Super Bowl championship with an hours-long parade which wound its way through the streets of Washington's biggest city on Wednesday.
It was harder for Seahawks fans to get to the victory parade in downtown Seattle this morning than it was for the Denver Broncos to get into the end zone during the big game. Seattle police estimated 700,000 people showed up along the 2-mile route that will end at CenturyLink Field.
Just days after the organization’s first Super Bowl win, eyes are already turning to next season. The world champion Seattle Seahawks will parade through the heart of Seattle on Wednesday afternoon. A handful of the revelers might not be back for next season, during which Seattle is already the betting favorite to win the Super Bowl in 2015.
Hundreds of thousands are expected to flood downtown Seattle Wednesday for the much-anticipated Seahawks victory parade.
Snowfall started early Monday and continued throughout the day, causing traffic jams and flight cancellations for Seahawks fans trying to get home after the teams big win.
New York, NY (Sports Network) - Sunday's Super Bowl matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos was watched by an average audience of 111.5 million people, more than any television program in U.S. history.
Pete Carroll finished the week undefeated and untied in press conferences. As he has been all week, the Seahawks coach was again a media all-star Monday. This time, he was standing next to the shiny Super Bowl trophy carrying the name Vince Lombardi.
We've all heard the idiom "sly as a fox" - a nod to just how smart and clever those animals can be.
The Seahawks released information regarding a parade on Wednesday.
There were several:
Two years and five days after throwing his last collegiate pass, Russell Wilson has as many Super Bowl titles as Peyton Manning.
The postgame news conference of Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith was interrupted Sunday by a man who called for an investigation into the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Healthy after August hip surgery – and finally cleared to play after suffering a concussion in the divisional playoffs – Percy Harvin showed in Super Bowl XLVIII what all the fuss was about.
The first snap of the game was errant, leading to the quickest score in Super Bowl history. From there, things continued to be historic, hectic and down-right strange in the opening 15 minutes.
Richard Sherman praised Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos' record-setting offense in the days leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII, but he did have one critique of Manning.
Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse had big nights during the season's biggest game, helping them shed the title of overlooked or underrated.
The Seahawks saw this coming. The sign, literally, was on the wall.
Malcolm Smith didn't mind the notoriety that eluded him after his end-zone interception in the NFC championship assured the Seattle Seahawks of a trip to Super Bowl XLVIII.
Defense wins championships.
Share with us your elation and your thoughts on the game. Here are a few questions for you to answer.
The Seattle Seahawks rode the NFL's best defense to the franchise's first Super Bowl title.
Seahawks 43, Broncos 8. The Seattle Seahawks are Super Bowl XLVIII champions, delivering the downtrodden sports region its first title in 35 years and the organization its first since its inception in 1976 in its second Super Bowl appearance.
The News Tribune asked many celebrities in New York City who they thought would prevail in the Super Bowl matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos.
At some point in the future, President Russell Wilson will look back at the Seahawks' 34-24 win over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII as the moment when he realized he had a future in the national spotlight.
Once the singing stops and the ball is rested on a tee for the kickoff of Super Bowl XLVIII in MetLife Stadium, the first title game in league history between the team that led the NFL in points and yards against the team that allowed the fewest points and yards will be a kick from beginning.
'Pot Roast' is on the Seahawks' radar. Terrance 'Pot Roast' Knighton has excelled in the playoffs and made the signature play of the Broncos' AFC Championship Game win over the New England Patriots when he chucked Tom Brady to the ground.
Byron Maxwell will start in the Super Bowl on Sunday, a scenario the third-year player out of Clemson could not fathom when the season began.
I had Seattle at 13-3 after the regular season. I had Seattle winning two playoff games at home. I precisely anticipated, five months ago, Seattle competing in the Super Bowl for the second time. The only thing I missed was the opponent.
Statistics say Super Bowl XLVIII will pair Denver's top-ranked offense against Seattle's top-ranked defense.
Denver is pretty tough to hate. But it's hardly impossible to hate Denver.
Seahawks left tackle Walter Jones on Saturday was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on his first year of eligibility after a 13-season career in which he was voted to nine Pro Bowls and earned seven All-Pro honors.
Walter Junior Jones simply made the best pass rushers in the NFL disappear. He did it with a surprising grace that belied his power, and with an ease that almost unfairly diminished a generation of the games best pass rushers.
Football fan or not, Seahawks Bingo is a game everyone can play.
Sgt. 1st Class Troy Christy is getting a lot of mileage out of the 12th Man flag he brought on his overseas deployment with the Washington National Guard.
Like prizefighters posing one last time before a big fight, Pete Carroll and John Fox shared a microphone Friday with the Lombardi Trophy sitting between them.
Because of geography and the relative newness of the franchise the Hawks never will be as popular as, say, the Cowboys, Giants, Steelers or Bears. But the team's brand is expanding.
This is not a revamped Pete Carroll, who changed his ways and is back in New Jersey for redemption.
With a video camera strapped to his chest so he could record the spectacle that was Tuesday’s Super Bowl media day, Walter Thurmond explained he wanted to forget the past, enjoy the present and focus only on the near future.
Doug Baldwin was another of those prospects who proved to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll that even the most thorough scouting and exhaustive player evaluations suffer from a major shortcoming. Nobody can see inside the player.
Pete Carroll and John Fox met the media one last time on Friday and both coaches seemed at ease just a few days before Sunday's Super Bowl showdown.
For an 11-month-old baby, Lucas Vukelic gets a lot of high-fives in public. Thats because a Tacoma business has been turning infant medical helmets such as Lucas into coveted Seattle Seahawks attire.
A pending felony for an alleged drunken 100 mile per hour police chase through downtown Olympia in a Ferrari is not going to stop Shaun Goodman from going to the Super Bowl.
For Seahawks linebackers coach Ken Norton, Jr., the New Kids versus Old School matchup on Sunday kindles comparisons to Super Bowl XXVII game between his 1992 Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills, then a perennial AFC powerhouse competing in its third of four consecutive Super Bowls.
Hordes of media descended upon Midtown Manhattan and North Jersey this week hoping for a little Richard Sherman trash talk.
This week, Denver Broncos players have repeatedly stressed that their ability to walk away as winners Sunday is directly tied to their ability to contain the Seahawks’ running game.
Collecting checks from an NFL team makes a man a professional. But it takes more to be considered a "pro."
As is the case with most other Seattle Seahawks games, one man will step up and offer the final inspirational words immediately before the team takes the field to play in Super Bowl XLVIII.
There is no bigger issue for the Seahawks at Super Bowl XLVIII than trying to knock Peyton Manning to the MetLife Stadium turf. Short of that, they have to move, disrupt or at least come close to him to snap the tempo of the Broncos' passing game.
Legacy, the Lombardi Trophy and the weather.
Here it is from Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post:
The football neophyte, who will remain nameless and shameless, had a quick question for her colleague, a former sportswriter.
Whether you're a fair-weather Seahawks fan or lifelong true believer, there are certain things that everyone must know about the team. Consider this Seahawks 101.
The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos both had their first full practices of Super Bowl week on Wednesday.
The Seattle Seahawks worked fast during their first practice of Super Bowl week while running back Marshawn Lynch had a scheduled day of rest.
Sometimes Dan Quinn puts on mitts like a boxing trainer, and encourages his Seahawk defenders to punch him.
It doesn't bother Malcolm Smith that his Seattle Seahawks' legacy could be the answer to a trivia question.
For the first time since the Seahawks landed in New Jersey, questions about prior suspensions for substance-abuse and performance-enhancing drugs came up.
Maybe the SeaPope should have blessed the double-decker bus before it left San Francisco.
The differences between Peyton Manning and Russell Wilson are expansive. Height, experience, style, upbringing.
A few of the quick thoughts from Pete Carroll:
Beast Mode turned into least mode on Tuesday when Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch begrudgingly spent less than seven minutes with Ines Sainz and the extras for "World War Z The Sequel" at Super Bowl Media Day.
Perhaps it's apropos that the cast of "Jersey Boys," the Broadway musical smash, will be hopping the Hudson to perform at the NFL's Super Bowl XLVIII Tailgate Party this weekend.
About 45 minutes into a Super Bowl media day session fit for a Times Square billboard – "Richard Sherman: The One and Only" – the best cornerback in football was reminded that he had yet to boast about how he is the best cornerback in football.
Situated at podium 17, the last of the official designations, Percy Harvin talked Tuesday. A lot.
Four faces were projected on massive screens above Super Bowl media day floor in the Prudential Center on Tuesday. None were Chris Clemons.
First there was Beast Quake. And on Tuesday came Beast Quote. No, it wasn’t anything earth-shaking, but Marshawn Lynch talked to the media. For six minutes and 21 seconds.
A sampling of questions asked at Tuesday's Super Bowl media day.
Doug Baldwin gave a succinct explanation of what everyone seems to agree has become a unique spectacle in the ramp-up to the Super Bowl.
It's Media Day at Super Bowl XLVIII. Here's what you can expect from our News Tribune team covering the game -- and the hubbub before it.
Forget David versus Goliath, Super Bowl XLVIII is shaping up a battle between two giants -- Denver's top-ranked offense against the "The Legion of Boom" and Seattle's No. 1 defensive unit.
Super Bowl week is really just a big party celebrating America's favorite distraction, professional football.
Though he wasn't present, Marshawn Lynch was a topic Monday.
Michael Robinson walked slowly off the turf at CenturyLink Field following the Seahawks' NFC title game win against the San Francisco 49ers. He wasn't hurt. He hadn't been defeated. Quite the opposite.
Brad Mayne trusts the next football game played in a stadium under his purview, Super Bowl XLVIII, begins with fewer hitches than the first one did.
Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck passed through radio row on Monday and had nothing but love if not a prediction for the Super Bowl for his former team.
Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor hoped to change Seahawks football. They might end up changing the game.
Think you're a big-time Seattle Seahawks fan? Prove it with The News Tribune's "Test Your Bird Brain" Seahawks quiz.
Police and their cars lined the streets awaiting the arrival of the NFC champions. Packed into buses, the Seahawks pulled up to the Westin hotel in Jersey City just as they did for the Dec. 15 game against the New York Giants.
Jermaine Kearse went from overshadowed by a heralded teammate at Lakes High School to the University of Washington, where he was criticized for dropping passes. He then went undrafted in the NFL and was a longshot to make the Seattle Seahawks roster.
I’ll admit it, I’ve always wanted to do a maritime dateline.
Thousands of fans showed up to line South 188th Street in SeaTac on Sunday to see off the Seahawks as the team headed to the airport. Fans lined the street for miles to show their support and excitement, decked out in 12th-man gear.
Mike Holmgren used to kid news photographers that the only pictures they chose were of his occasional emotional detonations, often screaming at an official, veins popping with rage.
Ronnie Lott tried to act normal when walking into the Silverdome in Pontiac, Mich., in 1982 for Super Bowl XVI.
To those Seahawks fans still upset over the officiating in Super Bowl XL, the message from the players on that team is that, VIII years later, it’s time to move on.
On Jan. 1, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings played an outdoor hockey game during a blizzard at Michigan Stadium.
Flu-ridden Denver kicker Matt Prater missed his third straight practice on Saturday as a precautionary measure.
Ralph Morton calls it six degrees of separation, and the Seattle Sports Commission’s executive director doesn’t think it’s a good enough reason for excluding CenturyLink Field as a future Super Bowl site.
Just back from the Senior Bowl, Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider ditched his proclivity for in-season reclusiveness. At least for 30 minutes.
Ralph Morton calls it 6 degrees of separation, and the Seattle Sports Commissions executive director doesnt think its a good enough reason for excluding CenturyLink Field as a future Super Bowl site.
Richard Sherman's post-NFC title game rant went viral, but it's something the Seattle Seahawks cornerback did during the game that's costing him some money.
Like most things connected with the Super Bowl, flights from Sea-Tac to New York are expensive and difficult to procure.
Life is rarely fair and that's exemplified at any Manning family reunion where baby brother Eli can show off his two Super Bowl rings, one more than his much more accomplished older sibling Peyton.
Heres what Kam Chancellor had to say:
Success apparently will not be breaking up the Seattle Seahawks’ coaching staff.
Percy Harvin stepped onto the merry-go-round once again Thursday, sounding like he did before his first game in Week 11 and before the NFC divisional playoff game against New Orleans.
Despite missing the NFC Championship Game due to a concussion, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin expects to be ready for Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2.
The combination of meat and sweet is not all that unusual when you consider the delicious duo of bacon and maple syrup or melon and prosciutto.
Were still far enough from Super Bowl Sunday where the weather forecasts are allowing that almost anything could happen except sunny and warm.
Will it or won't it?
His voice calmer, and answers more lengthy, Richard Sherman held a layered news conference Wednesday.
Peyton Manning helped create Russell Wilson.
The Seattle Seahawks had dramatically subdued the invading San Francisco 49ers, 23-17, and collected in the locker room for coach Pete Carroll’s postgame congratulations and praise.
Perry Panagiotu figured he could keep his Christmas lights up a little longer if he made them Seattle Seahawks-themed.
Think footballs a rough game? Try the national media during the buildup to the Super Bowl. Barry Maylor, owner of a Tacoma entertainment center called Odyssey 1, is being pummeled in newspapers and online for allegedly firing an employee for wearing a Denver Broncos jersey to work.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning pilots the best offense in the history of the NFL, while Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman spearheads the NFL's No. 1 defense.
After almost four decades spent in obscurity, the Seattle Seahawks finally have acquired a national identity.
The Seahawks' coaching staff has no fear of the unorthodox.
ENGLEWOOD, COLO. — The second week of Super Bowl preparations can become a mixture of football and circus.
If you're a member of the one percent or you've just cashed in your winning Powerball ticket, consider joining the Seahawks for the Superbowl in New Jersey by chartering a private jet.
Back rotating at left guard, James Carpenter and Paul McQuistan had an even split of the work, each playing 50 percent of the snaps. Alvin Bailey was in on 26 percent of the snaps, meaning the Seahawks went with a jumbo package of sorts for more than a quarter of the game.
Weve moved into Day 2 of Super Bowl coverage and the topic of Richard Shermans postgame words fueled much of what was written for today.
The Denver Broncos haven’t yet begun detailed preparations for their Super Bowl opponent, the Seattle Seahawks.
Richard Sherman is better than that guy you saw raging into the camera Sunday night.
Broncos coach John Fox took a few questions from the media today, including his first impression on his Super Bowl opponent, the Seattle Seahawks.
There is a reason Floyd Mayweather Jr. has turned into the biggest box office attraction in boxing.
A neon sign hanging in Veterans of Foreign Wars Narrows Bridge Post 10018 reads "Home of the Happy Veteran." Those happy Tacoma veterans reached a new level of euphoria Sunday night after their beloved Seattle Seahawks secured a spot in Super Bowl XLVIII.
Finally safe from the San Francisco defenders who had menaced him all game, Russell Wilson stood on a podium with his celebrating teammates and told a nation of viewers that the Seattle Seahawks’ road to Super Bowl XLVIII started with a simple question he asked way back last spring.
In the end, when it mattered most, the Seahawks found an answer for San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick. And it punched their ticket to the Super Bowl.
San Francisco 49ers All-Pro linebacker NaVorro Bowman suffered what is believed to be a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, which could require reconstructive surgery this offseason.
After Sunday’s game at CenturyLink Field, Doug Baldwin called his hip injury “significant.”
Jermaine Kearse saved his best run for Seattles biggest offensive play a go-ahead 35-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter.
If the 23-17 victory over San Francisco on Sunday seemed sweeter than a more emphatic title-game effort against the 2005 Carolina Panthers, it was because the 49ers took command and kept the issue in suspense for 59 minutes and 42 seconds.
The Seahawks earned the franchises second trip to the Super Bowl by accomplishing something theyve been working on since Pete Carroll got to Seattle four seasons ago: Finishing.
Rookie Alvin Bailey is officially listed by the Seattle Seahawks as their third-string left tackle. Surely most offensive linemen that far back in the depth chart don't see the significant offensive-team snaps the 6-foot-3, 320-pound Bailey played in the NFC Championship game Sunday.
Seahawks games should come with some sort of medical warning. That was not a game to watch for those with heart conditions or ulcers.
Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Jermaine Kearse in the fourth quarter and the Seattle Seahawks scored 10 unanswered points Sunday to beat the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 in the NFC Championship Game.
Sherman’s coverage coupled with 10 unanswered fourth-quarter points produced a 23-17 Seattle win over the Seahawks’ mightiest rival, the San Francisco 49ers, in the NFC title game.
The Seattle Seahawks are favored to win. The San Francisco 49ers are, too.
RENTON — Slipping into the front row before his press conference Thursday, Doug Baldwin took a seat between two writers.
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