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Seahawks overcome sloppy play to beat Packers, 17-10

Seahawks overcome sloppy play to beat Packers, 17-10

seattletimes.com Updated Aug 23, 2013
The Seahawks won at Green Bay, their eighth straight exhibition victory, despite committing 14 penalties for 182 yards.
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  • Wedge returns to Mariners after recovering from stroke

    Wedge returns to Mariners after recovering from stroke

    MLB.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com Aug 23, 2013
    Saying he is rested and ready, Eric Wedge returned to his managerial role with the Mariners on Friday, one month and a day after having a stroke during batting practice prior to a game at Safeco Field.
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  • DuJuan Harris exits game with apparent knee injury

    DuJuan Harris exits game with apparent knee injury

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23, 2013
    Aaron Rodgers and DuJuan Harris both exited Friday night’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks early but for very different reasons. Where Rodgers left the game voluntarily after playing just one series for the Green Bay Packers, Harris slowly w…
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  • Pre-game scenes from Lambeau Field

    Pre-game scenes from Lambeau Field

    seattletimes.com Aug 23, 2013
    It’s a nice, and hot, day here in Green Bay, where a few of us have already arrived at Lambeau Field, where the Seahawks will take on the Packers in about four hours. I shot a couple of videos below of scenes outside the stadium and from the press box. …
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  • Seahawks pass on waivers claim for Lockette

    Seahawks pass on waivers claim for Lockette

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23, 2013
    The arms race between the Seahawks and 49ers apparently applies only to players who can, you know, play. On Thursday, the 49ers cut receiver Ricardo Lockette, a former Seahawk who became so close to 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick that Lockette descr…
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  • Holmgren admires McCarthy’s composure

    Holmgren admires McCarthy’s composure

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23, 2013
    In the wake of last year’s “Fail Mary” debacle, many were furious. But Packers coach Mike McCarthy was his normal, steady self, and one of his predecessors said he envied the restriant. Former Seahawks and Packers coach Mike Holmgren was interviewing Mc…
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  • Join Seattle Times Seahawks coverage team for The Huddle on Sep…

    Join Seattle Times Seahawks coverage team for The Huddle on Sept. 5

    seattletimes.com Aug 23, 2013
    The wait is almost over – the Seahawks regular season kicks off Sept. 8 in Charlotte, N.C. vs. the Panthers. The Seattle Times’ Seahawks coverage team has been busy with the exhibition season, and we’ve got lots more coming up. For a look at what’s comi…
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  • Morning links: What to watch against the Packers

    Morning links: What to watch against the Packers

    seattletimes.com ESPN.com Aug 23, 2013
    Greetings from Green Bay, where the Seahawks will play their third game of the exhibition season tonight at 5 p.m. Here’s my preview of the game which also includes a list of players to watch tonight. Defensive tackle Tony McDaniel may be the most intri…
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  • John Fox: Wes Welker will be ready for regular season opener

    John Fox: Wes Welker will be ready for regular season opener

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23, 2013
    Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker suffered a sprained ankle in the team’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks last Saturday night. The injury was never considered particularly worrisome and head coach John Fox said Thursday that Welker wil…
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  • Next 3 weeks: A fan-tastic time  for sports in Seattle

    Next 3 weeks: A fan-tastic time for sports in Seattle

    seattletimes.com Aug 23, 2013
    It’s time for three sports spectacles in Seattle. The Seahawks, Huskies and Sounders FC each have big — no, huge — home games coming up. Could Seattle’s reputation as a sports city get a much-needed boost?
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  • Video - Pre WK3 Can't-Miss Play: Ripping it away 00:49

    Pre WK3 Can't-Miss Play: Ripping it away

    Aug 23
    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Stephen Williams rips the ball away from Green Bay Packers cornerback Loyce Means for a 42-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Pre WK 3 Can't-Miss Play: Ripping it away 00:49

    Pre WK 3 Can't-Miss Play: Ripping it away

    Aug 23
    Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Stephen Williams rips the ball away from Green Bay Packers cornerback Loyce Means for a 42-yard touchdown.
  • Video - Cal connection: Aaron Rodgers, Marshawn Lynch have fun 00:09

    Cal connection: Aaron Rodgers, Marshawn Lynch have fun

    Aug 23
    Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, former Cal teammates, have some fun with one another at halftime Friday.
  • Video - Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael takes it in from 43 yards out 00:51

    Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael takes it in from 43 yards out

    Aug 23
    Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael turns the corner and goes in for a 43-yard touchdown.

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    Aug 23
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