Seahawks Insider Blog

Morning links: An end of an era, a new beginning

Art Thiel pens his last column for, bringing to a close a distinguished, 30-year career writing for that publication, so I have to give a shout out to my Mount Tahoma brethren.

But don’t fret. Thiel is moving on to bigger and better challenges; he’s started his own web site, So bookmark it.

Doug Farrar will offer regular coverage of the Seahawks for this new venture. He breaks down Kansas City’s successful stretch play against Seattle here.

Rod Mar of offers these photos from the Kansas City game.

According to Stephen Oh at, the Seahawks chances of going to the playoffs dropped from 56.6 percent to 25.9 after losing to Kansas City at home and St. Louis winning at Denver last week.

Seahawks receiver Ben Obomanu joins KJR’s Mitch Levy in this audio link.

KJR’s Hugh Millen and Ian Furness break down the Kansas City game in this hardcore football audio segment.

Matt Bowen of the National Football Post breaks down safety play in a Cover 2 defense.

Rob Rang of offers high praise for Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, calling him the best prospect he’s scouted since 2001, a group that includes LaDainian Tomlinson, Steve Hutchinson, Ndamukong Suh and Calvin Johnson,