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What they said: Bruce Irvin

What they said: Bruce Irvin

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…
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  • Seahawks’ defensive front should be scary-good now

    Seahawks’ defensive front should be scary-good now

    seattletimes.com Oct 2, 2013
    The defensive front, when it finally gets to full strength, could (and should) be a devastating weapon.
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  • Lions waive defensive tackle D’Anthony Smith

    Lions waive defensive tackle D’Anthony Smith

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    Needing 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…
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  • What they said: Pete Carroll

    What they said: Pete Carroll

    seattletimes.com Oct 2, 2013
    Here’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…
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  • Wednesday injury report: Bennett fully participates

    Wednesday injury report: Bennett fully participates

    seattletimes.com Oct 2, 2013
    Seattle'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…
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  • Overtime penalty on Kareem Jackson came from new category of “u…

    Overtime penalty on Kareem Jackson came from new category of “unnecessary roughness”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    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…
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  • Seahawks separate rookie QB from 49ers

    Seahawks separate rookie QB from 49ers

    SANTA 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…
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  • Seattle LB back from ban after 'paid debt'

    Seattle LB back from ban after 'paid debt'

    ESPN.com Oct 2, 2013
    Seattle 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.
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  • Flynn falls to No. 3 on Raiders depth chart

    Flynn falls to No. 3 on Raiders depth chart

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    At 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…
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  • First-quarter review of Seattle's 2013 Draft Picks

    First-quarter review of Seattle's 2013 Draft Picks

    seattletimes.com Oct 2, 2013
    With 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 …
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  • Hauschka stays perfect, wins NFC special teams award

    Hauschka stays perfect, wins NFC special teams award

    profootballtalk.com Oct 2, 2013
    Seahawks 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…
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  • Morning links: Seahawks schedule favorable the rest of the way?

    Morning links: Seahawks schedule favorable the rest of the way?

    seattletimes.com Oct 2, 2013
    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…
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  • Video - Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas: I'll be waiting for Adrian Peterson 04:20

    Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas: I'll be waiting for Adrian Peterson

    Oct 2
    Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas discusses the team's dominant defense and even calls out a particular player he would like to tackle.
  • Video - NFL Nation Buzz: Seahawks 00:31

    NFL Nation Buzz: Seahawks

    Oct 2
    ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount discusses Seattle's upcoming game against the Indianapolis Colts and the return of LB Bruce Irvin from suspension.

Sports Columnists

  • Chadiha: Never overlook 49ers LB Bowman

    Oct 2
    Unsung 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 2
    Add 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 Surprise

    Oct 2
    Bedard: All Hail the Chiefs’ Pass Rush Revival
  • Rex and Coughlin, Mirror Images

    Oct 2
    Rex and Coughlin, Mirror Images