Seattle Sports News and Rumors
Russell Wilson is black enough, can overcome the criticismseattletimes.com 8 hours agoAs easy as it is to attack anonymous Seahawks for turning this into a racial identity thing, the issue of how a quarterback wins a locker room is a difficult and delicate conversation.Upvote Share Tweet
There’s a sure cure for what ails the Seahawks: Winningseattletimes.com 9 hours agoIt’s absolutely crucial for the Seahawks to turn down the volume on all the sudden pessimism surrounding them. They need to change the meme of “team in turmoil” before it takes on a life of its own.Upvote Share TweetWith one of their wide receivers ruled out for Sunday’s game at Carolina, the Seahawks called up another from the practice squad on Saturday. Seattle has promoted third-year wideout Phil Bates to the roster, the club said. The 25-year-old Bates was inac…Upvote Share Tweetseattletimes.com 11 hours agoA closer look at the Carolina Panthers, who the Seahawks play Sunday.Upvote Share TweetThe Seahawks gave up a lot last year to acquire Percy Harvin from the Vikings, a deal that might have also led to the loss of Golden Tate. The question now is how quickly the Seahawks can recover from the wager they lost.Upvote Share Tweetseattletimes.com 11 hours agoA closer look at Sunday’s matchup between the Seahawks and the PanthersUpvote Share Tweet
Saturday morning links and notes: Special teams underdoing another shakeupseattletimes.com 14 hours agoAmong the many other intrigues of Sunday's game is the return game. As I wrote for today's paper, Bryan Walters is out Sunday and Seattle will have new returners --- likely Doug Baldwin for kickoffs and Paul Richardson for punts. Baldwin has done a hand…Upvote Share Tweet
What to watch: Seahawks-Panthersseattletimes.com 16 hours agoHere are Three Things to Watch in Sunday's Seattle-Carolina game from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta.Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Pierre-Louis could help Seattle's pass rushESPN.com 21 hours agoRENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks need to do something different this weekend to get more of a pass rush, and coach Pete Carroll said they will make changes. He isn’t saying exactly what those changes will be, but one untapped option could be rookie …Upvote Share Tweet
Friday quotes from Seahawks coach Pete CarrollHere is all that Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media today, including his opening statement where he sent along condolences to everyone impacted by the tragedy at Marysville-Pilchuck today:Upvote Share TweetAfter one of the toughest games in a long time for the usually reliable Seahawks special-teams unit comes another challenge — the loss of returner Bryan Walters due to a concussion.Upvote Share TweetFolks in the United States are starting to understand the seriousness of the Ebola crisis worldwide now that there have been documented cases in this country, but it has plagued Western Africa with nearly 5,000 deaths. One NFL owner is doing everything …Upvote Share Tweet
Friday morning links and notes: Why hasn't the pass rush been as good this season?The above question is one that Jayson Jenks attempted to answer in his story for the Friday paper. As Jenks notes, one possible reason for the struggles is that Seattle is having to rely too much on just a few players to get the job done up front. What …Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN confirms existence of Seattle locker-room divide, in unusual wayprofootballtalk.com Oct 24 (yesterday)The Seahawks have a divided locker room. Unless they don’t. Unless they do. ESPN has advanced the ball on this topic in an unusual way. Appearing on SportsCenter and introducing Thursday’s sound from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, anchor Kenny May…Upvote Share Tweet
Week 8 N.F.L. Matchupsnytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)This week’s games include a matchup between the Eagles and the Cardinals, who have unexpectedly taken control of the N.F.C. West.Upvote Share Tweet
'NFL Live' OT Challenge FlagsOct 24Tedy Bruschi, Mark Schlereth and Trey Wingo throw their challenge flags for teams and players in Week 8.
Allen Donates $100 Million To Ebola FightOct 24John Clayton talks about Seahawks owner Paul Allen's pledge to contribute at least $100 million to the fight against the deadly Ebola virus.
'Playbook': Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina PanthersOct 24The "Playbook" crew previews the Carolina Panthers' Week 8 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.
60-Second RumbleOct 24Christopher Harris and Field Yates face off on which wide receiver is a better play in Week 8, Kelvin Benjamin or Doug Baldwin.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.