• Simon stymied by illegal contact emphasis

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Aug 18, 2014
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Pete Carroll: NFL open to conversation about adjusting emphasis on pass defense penalties

      When the league adopted an enhanced emphasis on illegal contact and defensive holding calls this offseason, there were plenty of people who pointed to the way that the Seahawks’ defensive backs played last season as a reason for the shift. The Legion of…
    • Colts struggle with illegal contact rule

      INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts thought they had gotten the ball back from the Giants on back-to-back plays in the first quarter on Saturday. One was an interception by cornerback Darius Butler. The other was safety Mike Adams recovering a fumble…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Seahawks 41, Chargers 14: Five things we learned

      Some takeaways from the Seahawks’ 41-14 win over the Chargers on Friday, including strong play by James Carpenter and Russell Wilson.
  • Seahawks’ Tharold Simon feeling like he can play a bigger role

    News that his interception return that was wiped out by a penalty was a bad call allowed him to look at the brighter side of what the play represented — that Simon appears ready to take on a significant role for the Seahawks after the lost rookie season…
    • Simon disputes call that wiped out 105-yard interception return

      The NFL has made illegal contact and defensive holding a point of emphasis for 2014, which is a diplomatic way of saying, “We haven’t been applying the rules as written. Sorry.” The Seahawks should be the ones apologizing. Their strategic decision in 20…
  • Seahawks Daily Top 10: Lots of personnel updates from Pete Carroll on 710 ESPN, and NFL says Simon penalty was in error

    In the absence of a lot of links, with the Seahawks off the past two days, I'll pass along some items from coach Pete Carroll's appearance this morning on 710 ESPN Seattle:

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