Andy Benoit of NFLTouchdown.com offers this season preview on the Seattle Seahawks for the New York Times’ Fifth Down blog.
In it, Benoit predicts the Seahawks to finish third in the NFC West, describing the franchise as the ultimate remodeling project that never becomes a finished product. Here is Benoit’s bottom line:
The Seahawks have made a few strides to correct their myriad weaknesses, but there’s still plenty to do. An improved run game would make the offense serviceable, but it’ll take more than that to overcome the feeble pass defense.
Former San Diego Chargers head coach Don Coryell passed away on Thursday at the age of 85. Vic Carucci of the NFL Network writes about the affect Coryell’s creative offense left on the game.
Ben Malcomson continues the look at coaches over at Seahawks.com with a profile of linebackers coach Ken Norton Jr.
Seahawks receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh tells ESPN 710 Seattle he doesn’t care if Seattle picks up Vincent Jackson or T.O. because he believes he’s better than both of them anyway.
John Boyle of the Everett Herald looks at the state of the Seahawks with a position breakdown.
More Boyle: He provides more of an overview on Carroll’s tenure so far in Seattle for CBS Sports.
With the free agency pursuit of LeBron James in the NBA in full throttle, Nate Davis of USA Today asks which 25-and-under rising NFL star would you be most inclined to sign to a megacontract?
It’s not even a surprise anymore. Another pro football player files for bankruptcy. This time it’s former Pittsburgh Steelers all-pro center Dermontti Dawson. According to the Lexington Herald-Leader, Dawson has assets of $1.417,891 million with liabilities of $69.659 million.