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Linebacker K.J. Wright only player not practicing for Seahawks Tuesday
profootballtalk.com Updated Jan 7, 2014
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…Share Tweet
Pete Carroll can write final chapter of his reinvention tale this postseasonSeahawks 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.Share Tweet
Why the Seahawks win: A look at the culture they’ve createdCoach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider have done things a little differently in building one of the NFL’s best teams.Share Tweet
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…Share Tweet
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…Share Tweet
Seahawks not fazed by the recent struggles of No. 1 seeds in NFL playoffsDating 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 …Share TweetSaints 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.Share TweetSeattle is ferocious on offense, defense and has a deafening crowd. Here's how to beat the Seahawks.Share TweetNFL 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 …Share TweetPete'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…Share Tweet
Eight teams alive in the NFL playoffs, one thing in common: a franchise quarterbackyahoo.com Jan 7, 2014Take 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…Share Tweet
Seahawks fan: Even in Southern California the 12th Man shines brightlyBy 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…Share Tweetseahawksgab.com Jan 7, 2014Seahawks 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…Share Tweet
Is "Discipline" Overrated In The NFL?deadspin.com Jan 7, 2014The 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…Share Tweet
Terry McAulay to referee Seahawks-Saints gameThe 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…Share Tweet
Tuesday links: Don't believe the gloomSo 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 …Share Tweet
Percy Harvin Returns To PracticeJan 7Tedy Bruschi breaks down the impact wide receiver Percy Harvin can have for the Seahawks.
Dennis Allen appears to have saved job as head coach of Oakland RaidersJan 7Despite 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 matchupsJan 7The 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 MailbagJan 7Lovie 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.…