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Linebacker K.J. Wright only player not practicing for Seahawks …

Linebacker K.J. Wright only player not practicing for Seahawks Tuesday

profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 7
The first-round bye was beneficial to the Seattle Seahawks as the team was able to rest bumps and bruises from the last few weeks of the season and heal up for their first playoff game this Saturday against the New Orleans Saints. However, there is stil…
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  • Pete Carroll can write final chapter of his reinvention tale th…

    Pete Carroll can write final chapter of his reinvention tale this postseason

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll will try prove he’s more than just a brilliant college coach by winning a Super Bowl in Seattle and proving a lot of people wrong.
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  • Why the Seahawks win: A look at the culture they’ve created

    Why the Seahawks win: A look at the culture they’ve created

    Coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider have done things a little differently in building one of the NFL’s best teams.
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  • Pete Carroll: "The last game didn’t matter"

    Pete Carroll: "The last game didn’t matter"

    And here are highlights of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say today: (On if this is almost like a divisional match up...) “No. I don’t think it’s quite like that, but you could look at it. We do know, but we don’t watch them all the way througho…
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  • Sean Payton: "Listen, they did a ton of things well"

    Sean Payton: "Listen, they did a ton of things well"

    New Orleans coach Sean Payton talked to Seattle reporters today via conference call to talk about Saturday's game. Here's some of what he had to say: (On their approach in preparing a game plan to play against the Seahawks...) “Well to some degree, it w…
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  • Seahawks not fazed by the recent struggles of No. 1 seeds in NF…

    Seahawks not fazed by the recent struggles of No. 1 seeds in NFL playoffs

    Dating to the 2005-06 NFL season may seem like an arbitrary reference point, but it is rather relevant around here since it was the last time Seahawks entered the playoffs as a No. 1 seed. And believe it or not, No. 1 seeds have gone an astonishing 2-5 …
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  • Without K.J. Wright, stopping Jimmy Graham will be team effort …

    Without K.J. Wright, stopping Jimmy Graham will be team effort for Seahawks

    Saints star tight end Jimmy Graham struggled last time against the Seahawks — three catches for 42 yards. But K.J. Wright, who played a large role in shutting him down, won’t play Saturday for Seattle.
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  • The All-22: How to beat the Seahawks

    The All-22: How to beat the Seahawks

    Seattle is ferocious on offense, defense and has a deafening crowd. Here's how to beat the Seahawks.
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  • Sean Payton recreating every last detail, including Seahawks lo…

    Sean Payton recreating every last detail, including Seahawks logo on Saints’ practice field

    NFL coaches can be sticklers for details, and that includes obsessively trying to mimic road conditions when preparing at home in practice. Weather, field surface, uniforms, equipment, noise ... and even logo designs. Yep, New Orleans Saints head coach …
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  • Seahawk injury updates: Harvin, Willson will practice today

    Seahawk injury updates: Harvin, Willson will practice today

    Pete's Carroll weekly press has concluded here at the VMAC. Here are a few injury updates: --- Carroll said WR Percy Harvin will practice today. Asked also if he will play Saturday, Carroll didn't answer, though did so with a smile. Carroll said today w…
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  • Eight teams alive in the NFL playoffs, one thing in common: a f…

    Eight teams alive in the NFL playoffs, one thing in common: a franchise quarterback

    yahoo.com Jan 7
    Take a moment to think about the teams still alive in the NFL playoffs.Those squads are the Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints, and San Francisco 49ers. E…
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  • Seahawks fan: Even in Southern California the 12th Man shines b…

    Seahawks fan: Even in Southern California the 12th Man shines brightly

    By Leon Espinoza Leon Espinoza, an assistant managing editor at The Seattle Times, landed in Seattle at the end of the Dave Krieg era and takes pride in surviving the Kelly Stouffer, Dan McGwire and Rick Mirer years. Though his Pop Warner and high-schoo…
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  • Carroll Says Forget The Hawks Win Over Saints Six Weeks Ago

    Carroll Says Forget The Hawks Win Over Saints Six Weeks Ago

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said his team’s 34-7 home victory six weeks ago doesn’t mean a thing ahead of the teams’ playoff game Saturday at CenturyLink Field, Terry Blount of ESPN.com reports. “We start all over again,” Carroll said Monday. “It has no…
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  • Is "Discipline" Overrated In The NFL?

    Is "Discipline" Overrated In The NFL?

    deadspin.com Jan 7
    The 2013-14 Seahawks finished the year with a 13-3 record, a +186 point differential, and +40.1 percent DVOA, making them arguably the best team in the NFL. They also led the league in penalties (128) and penalty yards (1,193). Baltimore led in both cat…
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  • Terry McAulay to referee Seahawks-Saints game

    Terry McAulay to referee Seahawks-Saints game

    The good folks at FootballZebras.com have of the officiating assignments for this weekend’s NFL games. And as noted, the crew for the Seattle-New Orleans game will be headed by veteran Terry McAulay. As FootballZebras states: This is McAulay’s 13th post…
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  • Tuesday links: Don't believe the gloom

    Tuesday links: Don't believe the gloom

    So should Seattle be fans worried after the team went 2-2 down the stretch? Do the national types who look at Seattle’s finish and predicting the Seahawks’ doom really know anything? Seattle Times columnist heck no to each, saying reports of the team’s …
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  • Video - Percy Harvin Returns To Practice 02:11

    Percy Harvin Returns To Practice

    Jan 7
    Tedy Bruschi breaks down the impact wide receiver Percy Harvin can have for the Seahawks.

Sports Columnists

  • Dennis Allen appears to have saved job as head coach of Oakland Raiders

    Jan 7
    Despite differences with ownership about assistants contracts, Dennis Allen appears to be keeping his job as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, sources tell ESPN's John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: Ranking the best potential Super Bowl XLVIII matchups

    Jan 7
    The NFL is down to its elite eight in the Super Bowl tournament, and it breaks down neatly into four teams that have made it back to the divisional round -- Denver and New England in the AFC, Seattle and San Francisco in the NFC -- and four teams that w…
  • The Tuesday Mailbag

    Jan 7
    Lovie Smith is back in Tampa Bay as head coach, one season after being fired by the Bears. Earlier in his career, Smith served as the Buccaneers linebackers coach from 1996-2000. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Busy time of year, with so much happening.…