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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.
SANTA CLARA, CALIF. — When the San Francisco 49ers beat the Seattle Seahawks on Dec. 8, their receiving combination of Anquan Boldin and Michael Crabtree combined for 10 catches and 133 receiving yards.
On Blue Friday, as it’s now known, chef Jason Sutherland dished Skittles and hot dogs at an indoor tailgate party at the cafeteria in Tacoma’s St. Joseph Medical Center.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll ended the weeks speculation Friday by ruling receiver Percy Harvin out for Sundays NFC Championship Game at CenturyLink against the San Francisco 49ers.
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.
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