Seattle Sports News and Rumors
Darrell Bevell: Robert Turbin “understands his role”profootballtalk.com 20 minutes agoSome teams use a running back-by-committee approach. The Seahawks are not one of those teams. Marshawn Lynch, of course, will get the vast majority of backfield snaps for Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX, and with good reason. But even a back at the top of hi…Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks dread this call: Hey, bro, can you buy me a Super Bowl ticket?Seahawks can buy up to 15 tickets at $1,500 each, but telling family or friends no is one of the toughest things about going to the Super Bowl.Upvote Share Tweet
The Earl Thomas paradox: Seahawks safety radiates love, grace and ferocitySeahawks safety Earl Thomas is the most inscrutable of all Seahawks, and as Super Bowl XLIX approaches, his positive energy is almost blinding.Upvote Share Tweet
How Pete Carroll-John Schneider’s partnership spawned the Seahawks’ unique culturePete Carroll’s vision drives the Seahawks’ organization and Schneider’s talent evaluation fuels it. They’ve created a place for individuals to thrive in the ultimate team concept.Upvote Share TweetOn Friday, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll declared the shoulder injury to safety Earl Thomas to be “over.” Technically, it isn’t. As a practical matter, it is. Thomas fully participated in the team’s “Competition Wednesday” practice session despite the sho…Upvote Share Tweetseattletimes.com 4 hours agoHere is the official pool report on Seattle's practice today:Upvote Share Tweetseattletimes.com 5 hours agoHere is New England's injury and participation report for Wednesday. The biggest thing to watch is the health of center Bryan Stork, who missed the AFC title game. He was listed as limited today with a sore knee.Upvote Share Tweet
AZ postcard: Free sunscreen for the massesseattletimes.com 5 hours agoHere’s something I haven’t seen in Seattle: Free sunscreen dispensers set up in downtown Phoenix for “Super Bowl Central,” a collection of concerts, football-related exhibits, beer garden and a chance to get autographs from former NFL players. Admission…Upvote Share TweetThe running back continued to answer Super Bowl media questions with the same response Wednesday. His line of the day was, “You know why I’m here.”Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks kick-started careers of Patriots’ Alan Branch, Sealver Siligaseattletimes.com 6 hours agoBoth Alan Branch and Sealver Siliga played for the Seahawks before going to the New England Patriots.Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks’ Malcolm Smith maintains perspective on diminished roleseattletimes.com 7 hours agoLast year’s Super Bowl MVP is trending back toward obscurity, having barely played the past two months of the season — he got 25 snaps in Seattle’s last six regular-season games and has played just two in the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks Cure Super Bowl Hangover to Salvage Shot at Repeatnytimes.com 7 hours agoThe Seattle Seahawks showed classic symptoms of a Super Bowl hangover early in the season, but a team meeting struck a chord and now they are one win away from becoming the NFL's first repeat champion 10 years.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com 8 hours agoPHOENIX – It must be a little strange for Dan Quinn, having two important jobs on his mind this week. The Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator is going to be the next head coach of the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons part isn’t official, because he can’t…Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots Expect to Have 'Hands Full' With Seattle Defensenytimes.com 8 hours agoThe New England Patriots may have one of the NFL's most potent offenses but they expect to have their hands full in Sunday's Super Bowl when they face a suffocating Seattle Seahawks defense that is second to none.Upvote Share TweetPHOENIX -- Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has an email buddy you might not expect. It's New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. It started through a mutual friend. "I'm not sure if I should give that information out," Wilson s…Upvote Share Tweet
AZ postcard: There’s a lot you can’t bring to the Super Bowlseattletimes.com 9 hours agoWhat do these items have in common: Frisbees, noisemakers, coolers, tripods, umbrellas and strollers? They are all on the list of items you will not be allowed to bring into University of Phoenix Stadium for Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX. At a Wednesday brie…Upvote Share Tweet
Sign Up for Daily Super Bowl Updatesnytimes.com 11 hours agoThe Seahawks and Patriots and all their fans are preparing for the Super Bowl and The New York Times has you covered. Get a regular digest of news, highlights and context from Times reporters and editors delivered to your inbox.Upvote Share Tweet
Inside Edge: Super Bowl XLIXJan 28ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for New England vs. Seattle.
Penalty Free Football Not So ImportantJan 28ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando talks about how the Seahawks have adapted to the NFL's rules on defensive holding and pass interference.
Impact Of Seattle's 2012 Draft ClassJan 28Terry Blount takes a look back at the Seahawks' 2012 draft class, and what players like Bruce Irvin, Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner have meant to the team.
3 Things We Learned At The Super Bowl: WednesdayJan 28John Clayton discusses the possible fine Marshawn Lynch could receive, the health of Seattle's offensive line, and Tom Brady showing signs of a cold.
Alejandro Bedoya, Nantes talking contract extension, sources sayJan 28U.S. international Alejandro Bedoya is advanced in negotiations for a new contract with French club Nantes, according to sources in the America...
Matt Barnes fine not due to interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sar…Jan 28An NBA spokesman told ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the league's review of the incident "confirmed that it was not an interaction with Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver" that led to the Los Angeles Clippers forward's fine.
Takeaways from PFF roster study -- John Clayton's mailbagJan 28John Clayton's mailbag: An in-depth roster study by Pro Football Focus illustrates how tough it is for bad teams to make quick turnarounds.
Something The Seahawks And Patriots Can Agree On: Mother Knows BestJan 28There have been verbal jabs lobbed back and forth this week between the Seahawks and the Patriots. But at Super Bowl Media Day, both teams were virtually unanimous in thanking their moms.