This is the October 2, 2013 news archive. View today's Seahawks rumors and news.
The return of Bruce Irvin was one of the big stories of the day in Renton, and I wrote this story about it for the Thursday paper. Here's a bit more of what Irvin had to say today: On how much is his role different this year than it was last year: “Obvi…Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks’ defensive front should be scary-good nowThe defensive front, when it finally gets to full strength, could (and should) be a devastating weapon.Upvote Share Tweet
Lions waive defensive tackle D’Anthony SmithNeeding a roster spot for the signing of wide receiver Kevin Ogletree, the Detroit Lions waived defensive tackle D’Anthony Smith on Wednesday. Detroit had claimed Smith off waivers from the Seattle Seahawks the previous week. He was inactive for last we…Upvote Share TweetHere’s some more of what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say when he met with the media prior to practice today: On Andrew Luck: “Great player. He’s a great player. It was not a difficult pick to take him first a year ago and he’s lived up to every b…Upvote Share TweetSeattle's injury report for Wednesday is out, and maybe of most note is that DL Michael Bennett, who was taken off the field via ambulance Sunday in Houston, fully participated, on track to playing this Sunday at Indianapolis. Bennett suffered a straine…Upvote Share Tweet
Overtime penalty on Kareem Jackson came from new category of “unnecessary roughness”During overtime of Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and Texans, a 15-yard penalty on Houston cornerback Kareem Jackson helped fuel the game-winning drive for Seattle. The flag came after Jackson slammed Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin to the ground. Te…Upvote Share TweetSANTA CLARA, Calif. – San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday that the team was hoping to reconnect with preseason star quarterback B.J. Daniels. But, naturally, the Seattle Seahawks got in the way. According to several news outlets, the S…Upvote Share Tweet
Seattle LB back from ban after 'paid debt'ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013Seattle Seahawks defensive end/linebacker Bruce Irvin said he "paid his debt to society" and he is ready to play after his four-week suspension for performance-enhancing drugs.Upvote Share TweetAt least Matt Flynn got paid. A year after the Seahawks gave the former Packers backup $10 million to become the starter (supposedly) in Seattle, Flynn continues to slide down depth charts. He has now plunged to No. 3 in Oakland, according to Jerry McDo…Upvote Share Tweet
First-quarter review of Seattle's 2013 Draft PicksWith the first quarter of the season completed, I thought it'd be a good time to review Seattle's 2013 draft class. First, a review of each player and his current status: RB Christine Michael (second round): Listed as the No. 3 tailback, Michael (above …Upvote Share Tweet
Hauschka stays perfect, wins NFC special teams awardSeahawks kicker Steven Hauschka stayed perfect on the season, but none of last week’s kicks was bigger than the final one. His 45-yard field goal with 3:19 left in overtime helped the Seahawks to a come-from-behind win at Houston, and earned him NFC spe…Upvote Share Tweet
Morning links: Seahawks schedule favorable the rest of the way?A few quick links to start the morning. … — And we’ll start with this list of ratings from Football Outsiders, that includes a ranking of future schedules at the bottom — and has Seattle at No. 31, meaning they think the Seahawks have the second-easiest…Upvote Share Tweet
Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas: I'll be waiting for Adrian PetersonOct 2Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas discusses the team's dominant defense and even calls out a particular player he would like to tackle.
NFL Nation Buzz: SeahawksOct 2ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount discusses Seattle's upcoming game against the Indianapolis Colts and the return of LB Bruce Irvin from suspension.
Chadiha: Never overlook 49ers LB BowmanOct 2Unsung 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman deserves recognition and demands opponents' attention, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Jim Trotter: Source: Buccaneers have fined Josh Freeman twice in last mont…Oct 2Add another layer to the ongoing feud between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and quarterback Josh Freeman, as SI has learned that Freeman has been fined twice by the club in the last month, including once in the last week, for conduct detrimental to the team.…
The Sack Leader and the Big SurpriseOct 2Bedard: All Hail the Chiefs’ Pass Rush Revival
Rex and Coughlin, Mirror ImagesOct 2Rex and Coughlin, Mirror Images