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After big first frame, Saunders, 'pen cruise past Astros

After big first frame, Saunders, 'pen cruise past Astros

MLB.com Updated Aug 31, 2013
Joe Saunders picked up his first win in nearly a month on Saturday night as the Mariners topped Houston, 3-1, for their third straight victory at Minute Maid Park.
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  • A look at the final roster

    A look at the final roster

    seattletimes.com Aug 31, 2013
    Now that the cuts are in, here’s a look at the current 53-man active roster. Remember that the Seahawks can sign eight players to the practice squad by 3 p.m. Sunday, so some of those cut over the last week will end up there --- and this roster could su…
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  • N.F.L. Scouting Report: Difference Makers? Could Be

    N.F.L. Scouting Report: Difference Makers? Could Be

    nytimes.com Aug 31, 2013
    A look around the league shows that each team has a player whose individual success could affect how things go in 2013.
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  • Veterans among those cut as Seahawks get down to 53 players

    Veterans among those cut as Seahawks get down to 53 players

    seattletimes.com Aug 31, 2013
    Antoine Winfield, Clinton McDonald let go by Seattle
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  • Seattle Seahawks cut-down analysis

    Seattle Seahawks cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com Aug 31, 2013
    Most significant move: Moving defensive end Chris Clemons off the PUP list and onto the 53-man roster. Clemons, who led the team with 11.5 sacks last year, has been recovering from offseason ACL surgery and has not practiced. But placing him on the acti…
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  • A few quick thoughts on the final roster

    A few quick thoughts on the final roster

    seattletimes.com Aug 31, 2013
    Here are a few quick thoughts on Seattle's final 53-man roster: --- By position, I count: WRs 5, OLs 10, QBs 2, RBs 5, TEs 2, DLs 10, LBs 7, CBs 5, Ss 4, Specialists 3. --- Rookies who made the roster are eight. --- While it wasn't on the list there, Br…
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  • Seahawks bail on 2013 fourth-round pick

    Seahawks bail on 2013 fourth-round pick

    profootballtalk.com Aug 31, 2013
    The Seattle Seahawks have made their moves to get to 53 players. These moves include a decision to waive receiver Chris Harper, the team’s fourth-round pick in 2013. Also waived by the Seahawks were receiver Phil Bates, defensive tackle Michael Brooks, …
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  • Seahawks set final 53-man roster

    Seahawks set final 53-man roster

    seattletimes.com Aug 31, 2013
    The Seahawks have just announced the player moves they made to get to the NFL regular-season limit of 53. Here’s the release and we’ll analyze it soon: The Seattle Seahawks have traded an undisclosed future draft choice to the Jacksonville Jaguars in ex…
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  • Carroll: Veteran CB Winfield, 36, opts to retire

    Carroll: Veteran CB Winfield, 36, opts to retire

    Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll tweeted Saturday that veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield has decided to retire.
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  • Report: Clemons will start season on active list

    Report: Clemons will start season on active list

    seattletimes.com Aug 31, 2013
    In what could be a pretty significant development for Seattle's defensive line, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com is reporting that defensive end Chris Clemons will start the season on the team's active list. Here's his Tweet: Clemons has yet to practice with the…
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  • Brady Quinn tweets goodbye to Seattle

    Brady Quinn tweets goodbye to Seattle

    Brady Quinn is saying goodbye to Seattle. Quinn, the quarterback who was competing with Tarvaris Jackson to back up Seahawks starter Russell Wilson, wrote on Twitter that he’s on the way out. “Want to thank the Seahawks organization, coaches, teammates …
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  • Cutdown day update: Have Seahawks cut Jaye Howard?

    Cutdown day update: Have Seahawks cut Jaye Howard?

    A quick update to note that as of 12:40 p.m., the Seahawks have yet to officially announce any cuts. That includes the reported releases of fullback Michael Robinson, which was confirmed by Robinson and several teammates via Twitter, and cornerback Anto…
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  • Three things we learned, revised

    Three things we learned, revised

    seattletimes.com Aug 31, 2013
    I realized after posting the link to my story on the three things we learned in the Raider game that the story got cut quite a bit for space reasons. So I thought I'd run it in full here: Thursday’s 22-6 Seahawks exhibition win over the Raiders offered …
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  • #NFLRank: A full NFC West accounting

    #NFLRank: A full NFC West accounting

    ESPN.com Aug 31, 2013
    2013 #NFLRank for NFC West Fifteen San Francisco 49ers and 13 Seattle Seahawks helped the NFC West account for a disproportionate number of players listed in the #NFLRank project from ESPN. Sixty-three voters helped rank 100 top players on each side of …
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