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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin has been ruled out for Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers due to a concussion.
It took Michael Bowie little time to recollect how much experience he had at left guard before being thrust into the starting lineup in the NFC divisional playoffs.
During a balmy Sunday game at Soldier Field in 1967, New York Giants quarterback Fran Tarkenton was being taken down near the goal line. He looked behind him, where offensive guard Darrell Dess stood. Dess played guard and tackle for 12 years in the NFL. At 6 feet tall and 243 pounds with a flattop, Dess was not a physical luminary of his time. He was a lineman, one good enough to make two Pro Bowls.
Fans love to hate rivals, especially when the stakes are high. But throw those fans into enemy territory, and thats a recipe for some serious trash talking.
Just as the Seattle Seahawks take pride in having three Pro Bowl selections among their four-man secondary, the San Francisco 49ers take pride — and comfort — in three of their four starting linebackers earning the honor.
Football's fiercest rivalry takes center stage in the NFC Championship Game when the San Francisco 49ers visit the Seattle Seahawks.
Containing quarterbacks who can run isn’t so tough.
RENTON — Intimating an underling has been brainwashed brings thoughts of a diabolical plotter at work on evil plans.
Poets and philosophers frequently go unappreciated or misunderstood in their time. That might be the case with Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.
Twelfth Man cupcakes at a South Sound Safeway. Twelve-cent coffee at a local Starbucks outlet. A Seahawks-blue martini.
The Seattle Seahawks held wide receiver Percy Harvin out of Wednesday's practice as the team continues to monitor a concussion he received in the NFC Divisional Playoffs.
Most NFL owners and general managers would prefer to use a franchise quarterback as the best building block for a sustainable championship team. An argument exists to support that - just look who is playing in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday in Denver. That game, featuring New England's Tom Brady and Denver's Peyton Manning, will certainly appease those who love watching the mass compilation of yards and points.
The NFC Championship Game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers is four days away, and my mind has split into two sides that don’t get along. On the right side, the emotional side that connects visual images with intuition and opinion, I’m beginning to believe the 49ers are primed to deliver a knockout blow to the Seahawks.
SANTA CLARA, CALIF. — The Carolina Panthers had their hands full Sunday, but at least they were controlling San Francisco running back Frank Gore.
Russell Wilson has quickly learned playing for the NFC title means more media and more scrutiny. Days after advancing to the title game, Wilson’s play has become a focal point. Wilson was an erratic 9-for-18 passing in cumbersome weather, two games after going 11-for-27 in a 17-10 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Fired up for Sunday's NFC Championship Game? Still feeling the afterglow of the win against the Saints? Check out all the latest news on the Seahawks Insider blog.
Finish. With the NFC Championship Game looming Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, that’s exactly what the Seattle Seahawks hope to do. It hasn’t always been easy.
It seems only natural. The Seattle Seahawks will play host to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the NFC Championship Game with a spot in the Super Bowl on the line.
Seahawks fans who watched the San Francisco 49ers pummel and mock the Carolina Panthers on Sunday were left with two emotions appropriate for a conference championship game that will send the winning team to the Super Bowl:
San Francisco is coming back to Seattle. It seemed inevitable. The 49ers beat the Carolina Panthers, 23-10, today and will face the Seahawks in the NFC title game Sunday at 3:30 p.m. in CenturyLink Field.
Youve probably heard some heart-rending cries of disappointment at sporting events over the years, but likely nothing compared with the howls that went up Saturday when the power went out at Cheney Stadium during the Seattle Seahawks 23-15 playoff victory over the New Orleans Saints.
Conditions Saturday were a kickers nightmare. Thats why Steven Hauschkas 3-for-3 day was all the more impressive.
Much was expected in Percy Harvins return Saturday. He played well, but he also took two vicious hits to the head.
Saints tight end Jimmy Graham faced a bevy of questions about how, exactly, the Seattle Seahawks managed to limit him to a single catch for 8 yards.
It rained off and on Saturday, but it was the 20 mph wind that proved advantageous for a Seahawks team built to survive the inclement weather of playoff season.
Shayne Graham signed with the New Orleans Saints less than a month ago, and the 36-year old kicker proved an effective replacement for Garrett Hartley in his first three games.
Famed bodybuilding maven Charles Atlas was perhaps best known for an iconic, comic-strip advertising campaign which featured a scrawny kid on the beach with his girlfriend getting sand kicked in his face by a bully.
The Seahawks defense has been a statistical marvel, leading the NFL in most of the important categories, already establishing itself as one of the best in recent seasons.
By the way he shouts salty exchanges with NFL offensive linemen, Michael Bennett must have lungs like an opera singer.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin's first game in nearly two months ended after only one half, as the injury-prone playmaker sat out the final two quarters of Saturday's 23-15 win over the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoffs due to a concussion.
Pete Carroll may be the quintessential West Coast guy, but his Seattle Seahawks are definitely in a New York state of mind.
Marshawn Lynch ran for 140 yards and two touchdowns, Steven Hauschka kicked three field goals in blustery conditions and Seattle's defense flustered Drew Brees and New Orleans in a 23-15 victory Saturday in the NFC divisional playoff game.
The Seattle Seahawks held off the New Orleans Saints, 23-15, in a divisional round playoff game at CenturyLink Field. Check out all the postgame reaction on the Seahawks Insider blog.
METAIRIE, LA. — From watching him on television, New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan looks like a wild man.
Seven days have passed since we learned Phase Two of the Seahawks’ Super Bowl quest would begin against the New Orleans Saints, and I’m still waiting for somebody to throw the first jab.
RENTON — Anticipating the physical and verbal rumble, two seismometers were installed at CenturyLink Field.
On the early sketches, the Hawks Nest bleachers were on the south end of the stadium, and the field-level end-zone suites were designed to invite Seahawks players to jump in among the fans, creating a Seattle version of the Lambeau Leap.
The best man was also the 12th Man at the Friday morning wedding of Parkland residents Randy Kudijaroff and Amanda German.
Despite their collective identity, fervent Seahawks fans practice individual rituals and traditions during and leading up to games or all the time, in some cases that range from painting themselves and their vehicles to wearing dirty lucky jerseys.
New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas is questionable for Saturday's NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Walter Jones on Thursday was named one of 15 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists for 2014.
There was agreement on two key points Thursday. Dynamic wide receiver Percy Harvin will play Saturday in the Seahawks’ divisional-round playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. And, getting him to this point has been frustrating.
METAIRIE, LA. — Linebacker David Hawthorne is that rare New Orleans Saint who actually enjoyed watching the 67-yard touchdown run by Marshawn Lynch that helped the Seahawks beat the Saints in their 2011 playoff game at CenturyLink Field.
METAIRIE, LA. — Before the slick, successful Who-Dat New Orleans Saints that will face the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, there were the lowly Aints.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin will play in Saturday's NFC divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints after missing most of the season following hip surgery.
And so we meet again.
Despite writing on his Facebook page that he won his appeal of a $50,000 fine for not talking to the media, Marshawn Lynch is still on the edge of being fined.
METAIRIE, LA. — The last time Drew Brees visited Seattle, he was limited to the kind of numbers a likely Hall of Fame quarterback might take personally.
Some of the only silence around Earl Thomas these days comes at the end of practice. When he’s walking off, he drops his right knee to the ground a few yards before the sideline. His teammates chortle as they walk away in groups of chunky linemen or svelte receivers.
If the Seahawks win the coin flip Saturday before the NFC divisional playoff game against New Orleans, expect them to receive the opening kickoff rather than defer.
Lacey's Stephanie Hemphill praises fellow Sea Gals for the brains, as she helps Gov. Jay Inslee raise a 12th Man flag in Olympia on Wednesday at a Seahawks rally on the Capitol Campus.
Despite writing on his Facebook page that he has won his appeal, Marshawn Lynch is still on the edge of being fined for not talking to the media.
RENTON – If eager Seattle Seahawks pass rushers occasionally appear to lose their footing at the snap of the ball, it could be they’re not wearing cleats that gain sufficient traction in the growing puddles of their own drool.
An upbeat press conference clouded over a bit Saturday when New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was asked if his team’s win over Philadelphia had more meaning because he wasn’t around the previous season due to NFL suspension.
Marshawn Lynch, as you and your friends and probably most of the monks in remote Tibet have heard, doesn’t enjoy interacting with the media. Rumor has it Lynch is wary of cameras, and would prefer to do his speaking on the football field.
RENTON — Just four remain from the B.C. era.
Forget what happened last time. That’s what Pete Carroll says.
The NFL fined Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $50,000 last week for violating the league’s media policy.
After his career-best day, Golden Tate was on to Round 4 of interviews at his corner locker. "I don't know how I do it," Tate said after the Dec. 29 regular-season finale at CenturyLink Field. “It’s God-given talent. I'm very thankful for it."
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was fined $50,000 by the NFL for not speaking to the media throughout the season, ESPN reported on Sunday.
Vehicles filled every available inch, legality be damned. The only light in an otherwise dark SoDo district rose from CenturyLink Field, as did a roar. Local and national media typed away in the blandly colored, glass-enclosed press box. It was packed. The Seahawks 29-3 stomping of the San Francisco 49ers produced the best primetime NFL regular-season numbers on the West Coast since 1991. In Seattle, the numbers were the best ever for a Sunday Night Football game. It was just Week 2.
RENTON — Pete Carroll’s coaching tree could grow again, as Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn have been linked to NFL head coaching jobs.
RENTON — As a member of the NFL Pro Bowl and Associated Press All-Pro teams, Earl Thomas seemed a fine candidate to ask which meant more.
RENTON — For a day, he was back.
Bundled in green and blue hoodies and jerseys, a short line of dedicated Seahawks fans waited briefly outside in the cold, dark morning.
The league’s top-ranked defense might be stifling itself when it comes to voting for The Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year Award.
Some in the Northwest swear they’ve seen him, but even they admit the glimpses were fleeting. And others contend he has superhuman physical traits, but there’s so little evidence.
Specialized license plates tailored for Seattle Seahawks and Sounders fans go on sale Thursday, and the Pierce County Auditors Office will open early in anticipation of eager buyers.
The Seattle Seahawks have an aggressive, hard-hitting defense in a league that seems increasingly concerned about aggressive, hard-hitting defense.
About six hours after saying wide receiver Percy Harvin had not made it “over the hump,” Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Harvin would be at practice Thursday.
Sometimes it was a football game, and sometime it was a mind game gone awry Sunday. The Rams tactic was to compete until they heard a whistle, which became their cue to exchange yaps and gibes until they heard another whistle.
Coach Jeff Fisher's Rams couldn't overcome a flurry of penalty flags and a rabid Seahawks defense.
Seahawks receiver Golden Tate had eight catches, 129 yards, a touchdown and no penalties for taunting.
Russell Wilson, compulsively thorough and detailed, concluded his post-game press conference as is his custom, with an enthusiastic "Go Hawks."
Golden Tate caught eight passes for 129 yards and a touchdown and Marshawn Lynch rushed for 97 yards and a touchdown as the Seattle Seahawks locked up the NFC's No. 1 seed with a 27-9 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday.
The Seahawks clinched the NFC West Division title for the first time since 2010 and are the NFC's No. 1 seed heading into the playoffs after Sunday's 27-9 victory over the Rams.
The Seattle Seahawks knocked off the rival St. Louis Rams on Sunday, 27-9, to clinch the NFC West Division title and homefield advantage in the playoffs. Check out all the postgame reaction on the Seahawks Insider blog.
Fifteen games later, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is wondering how he arrived at this point in the season so fast.
As his goal is always to be “the calm in the storm,” Russell Wilson last week was predictably direct in cutting through the swirling speculation over his subpar performance against Arizona.
RENTON — The suits and strut had to be put on the shelf for more than a month.
Six Seahawks were named to the Pro Bowl on Friday.
For the second consecutive season, the Seahawks have six players going to the Pro Bowl.
Yes Virginia, the Seattle Seahawks can be beaten at home.
RENTON — The challenges presented by St. Louis defensive end Robert Quinn are long and varied, much like him.
A number of Seattle Seahawks are in consideration for an honor they hope they won't have to accept in person.
Marooned in the back area of the visitors’ locker room on Oct. 28 in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Golden Tate explained how he screwed up.
The offense appears stagnant, and doubts are mounting about whether the electrifying athlete obtained to provide it with a jolt will be available for the playoffs.
Run first, run often.
Pete Carroll caught the falling sky and put it back together Monday.
RENTON — The Seattle Seahawks had barely cut the tape off their ankles Sunday afternoon before coach Pete Carroll had started preparing them for this weekend’s crucial regular-season finale against St. Louis.
Doug Baldwin made just one catch for eight yards, his lowest output since Oct. 28. He also was part of a strange interception call that ended Seattles final drive.
All the Seahawks needed to win their 13th game of the season was for the defense to make a stop, force a punt, and turn things over to the offense for some clock killing. But the Seahawks couldnt make the stop.
I guess were 66 points better than last year, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians said after his team avenged a 58-0 defeat from 2012.
Every day, coach Pete Carroll reminds his Seahawks team about the value of maintaining custody of the football and that forcing turnovers results in victories. But, as it turns out, its not just about the possession of the ball, but what you do with it when youve got it.
The Seattle Seahawks' 14-game home winning streak was snapped by the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
The Seattle Seahawks offense moved with the efficiency of a one-eyed man who had his legs tied together, resulting in a streak-snapping and division-title-delaying 17-10 loss to the ambitious Arizona Cardinals.
The Seattle Seahawks were unable to lock up the NFC West on Sunday, suffering a 17-10 loss at home to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday at home. Get all the postgame reaction on the Seahawks Insider blog.
For once, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s insistence that each week is a “championship week” is a literal assessment.
When Dan Quinn returned to Seattle as defensive coordinator before this season, he sat with coach Pete Carroll to develop a philosophy for the 2013 defense.
Defensive in 2010 because they were being degraded, Seahawks fans can gloat this season.
RENTON — Flanked by his extended family and half-dozen friends, Luke Willson sat in his parents’ basement watching the 2013 NFL draft.
The Arizona Cardinals are putting together one of their better seasons since moving to the desert, but the real test to just how far the club has come now awaits.
RENTON — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, the league announced Wednesday.
RENTON — Asked about the style of his coach, Bruce Arians, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer cited an appreciation for his brevity and directness.
The NFL officially suspended Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner for an indefinite period on Wednesday after he lost his appeal for a violation of the league's substance-abuse policy.
The National Football League officially announced the suspension of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner on Wednesday.
For the second time this season, Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch had more receiving yards than running yards Sunday in the Seahawks’ 23-0 win at New York.
The Seattle Seahawks planned for Tony McDaniel to start at defensive tackle on Sunday against the New York Giants.
Late last week, Seattle Seahawks defenders still grumbled about the last San Francisco scoring drive that secured a narrow win for the 49ers the previous Sunday.
Thanks to the magic of replay review, the turnover that best defined the swashbuckling Seattle Seahawks defense never happened Sunday.
Doug Baldwins irritation was clear earlier in the week. Baldwin, cerebral and fiery, has earned the nickname Angry Doug" for his tenacious temperament.
The Seattle Seahawks had a most enjoyable trip to MetLife Stadium. It may not be their last visit there this season.
The Seattle Seahawks manhandled the New York Giants, 23-0, Sunday for their sixth road win, holding the hosts to 181 yards. Richard Sherman had two interceptions, Marshawn Lynch scored on a twisting, triple-effort 2-yard run, and Steven Hauschka kicked three field goals.
The Seattle Seahawks are looking to get back to their winning ways today against the New York Giants in the Meadowlands. Chat live with staff writers Todd Dybas and Dave Boling during the game and get the inside scoop on all the action.
Snow fluttered to the New Jersey ground most of Saturday, providing a menacing or charming, depending on your point of view harbinger to what might happen there in early February.
In late August of 2010, Dan Quinn made a significant impression on Earl Thomas. Thomas was a rookie out of Texas, coming from a place where he felt everybody was in his corner even when he wasn’t perfect.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin will miss another game because of lingering soreness in his hip.
RENTON — Russell knows baseball. But he’s focused on football. Yet when pressed on the issue of pulling a “Bo Jackson” and trying to play in both the NFL and Major League Baseball, Russell Wilson hesitated for a noticeable moment.
Twirling confetti sprinkled down on quarterback Eli Manning’s head Feb. 5, 2012, after he and the New York Giants upset the mighty New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. Manning smooched the silver Vince Lombardi championship trophy and was named the game’s MVP.
The Seattle Seahawks hope the road to the Super Bowl runs through CenturyLink Field, but they have to stay just as dominant on the road and will visit the New York Giants Sunday at the home of Super Bowl XLVIII, MetLife Stadium.
No, the Texas Rangers dont really expect Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to chuck his football career to return to baseball.
RENTON — Cornerback Perrish Cox hopes his stay with the Seahawks lasts a little longer this time.
Typically, pro football players are noted trenchermen, hearty food inhalers whose approach causes the all-you-can-eat buffets to shutter windows and lock up doors.
The Seattle Seahawks placed safety Jeron Johnson on injured reserve and signed cornerback Perrish Cox.
From both decrepit locker rooms at Candlestick Park on Sunday afternoon, a common thread of commentary held that San Francisco and Seattle had waged a duel that felt like a playoff game.
Seattle Seahawks running back Derrick Coleman says growing up hard-of-hearing helped form him, as a person and as an athlete.
Hard-of-hearing Seattle Seahawks running back tells deaf students at Tacoma’s Baker Middle School Tuesday that the keys to his success are hard work and perseverance.
RENTON — Colin Kaepernick’s sweep to the left not only gave the San Francisco 49ers a crucial fourth-quarter first down, it also challenged Pete Carroll’s most beloved mantra.
Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright will miss the next six weeks with a broken foot he suffered in the first half Sunday.
A 19-17 loss to San Francisco was painful but not fatal to the Seattle Seahawks.
Frank Gore's 51-yard run set up Phil Dawson's fourth field goal of the game, a 22-yarder with 26 seconds left to lift the San Francisco 49ers over the Seattle Seahawks 19-17 on Sunday.
In a contest dominated by defenses, a late scamper and field goal from the 49ers proves enough to hand the Seahawks their second loss.
The Seattle Seahawks lost a hard-fought rivalry game to the 49ers in San Francisco, 19-16, on Sunday. Check out all the postgame reaction on the Seahawks Insider blog.
The blood is rumored to be bad and the anger festering, which suits the Seattle Seahawks fine.
In an era when a Marshawn Lynch run can be detected by a seismograph, we may next wonder if Jon Ryan’s hovering punts will be picked up by air traffic controllers.
RENTON — Cliff Avril is still reconciling his role.
Seattle Seahawks injury-plagued wide receive Percy Harvin has been ruled out for Sunday's tilt at San Francisco because of a sore hip.
RENTON — On and on went Russell Wilson. From the offensive line to backup running back Robert Turbin to even backup tight end Luke Willson. Listing just about every Seahawks offensive player was how Wilson responded when asked about his MVP chances.
The Seattle Seahawks are closing in on their second NFC West title in four years and are doing so in more impressive fashion this time around.
RENTON — Quickly, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll dropped a surprise Wednesday afternoon when he was asked if there was anything new regarding cornerback Brandon Browner’s status.
The picture on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated magazine does not flatter Jim Harbaugh. Screaming and squinting, he appears on the verge of reaching Yosemite Sam levels of apoplexy.
Bass from the music rattled floors and walls last week when the Seahawks were working out following practice.
The New Orleans Saints didnt blame the CenturyLink Field noise nor the Northwest weather for their 34-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night. Instead, they blamed themselves and credited the Seahawks.
The Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints played all four quarters of their anxiously awaited showdown Monday night at CenturyLink Field, but only because NFL rules require games to go the distance.
For those few Seahawks fans who didnt check online Monday night, flights to New York on the first weekend in February were going for around $300. Book em, fans.
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