Cliff Avril sacks Aaron Rodgers in the first half of his Seahawks’ 17-9 loss at Green Bay on Sunday. Seattle’s Pro Bowl defensive end believes Rodgers, a two-time league most valuable players, gets preferential treatment by NFL game officials--including on Avril’s key penalty in the opener.
Cliff Avril sacks Aaron Rodgers in the first half of his Seahawks’ 17-9 loss at Green Bay on Sunday. Seattle’s Pro Bowl defensive end believes Rodgers, a two-time league most valuable players, gets preferential treatment by NFL game officials--including on Avril’s key penalty in the opener. Mike Roemer AP
Cliff Avril sacks Aaron Rodgers in the first half of his Seahawks’ 17-9 loss at Green Bay on Sunday. Seattle’s Pro Bowl defensive end believes Rodgers, a two-time league most valuable players, gets preferential treatment by NFL game officials--including on Avril’s key penalty in the opener. Mike Roemer AP
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Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years. He was the senior national sports writer in Seattle for The Associated Press from 2005-10, covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season and beyond. He's also been The Sacramento Bee's beat writer on the Oakland Athletics and Raiders. The native of Steubenville, Ohio, is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a 2000 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.