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Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has made believers of veteran…

Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has made believers of veteran Seahawks

seattletimes.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
Russell Wilson had something to prove when the rookie was named the Seahawks' starting quarterback. Teammates who might have been skeptical at first are behind Wilson now.
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  • 49ers-Seahawks could have flex appeal

    49ers-Seahawks could have flex appeal

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Week 16 Schedule (Sunday only) The Week 16 game between San Francisco and Seattle looks like a good candidate for flexing into prime time on NBC. The league and networks haven't made an announcement yet, but the currently scheduled Sunday nighter betwee…
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  • Kam Chancellor sits out Thursday's practice

    Kam Chancellor sits out Thursday's practice

    seattletimes.com Dec 6, 2012
    RENTON -- Strong safety Kam Chancellor sat out Thursday's practice with a sore groin, something that bears monitoring heading into Friday's workout. The Seahawks will already be without cornerback Brandon Browner, who begins a four-game suspension this …
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  • Closer look at evolving Seahawks tactic

    Closer look at evolving Seahawks tactic

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    2012 Seahawks Option Rushing The Seattle Seahawks unleashed nine read-option plays for quarterback Russell Wilson against the Chicago Bears during the fourth quarter and overtime Sunday. They then faked such a play to set up the winning touchdown pass t…
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  • Seattle takes Farris in Triple-A portion of Rule 5

    Seattle takes Farris in Triple-A portion of Rule 5

    MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    The Mariners didn't select anyone in the Major League portion of Thursday's Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings, but they did take second baseman Eric Farris from the Brewers' organization in the Triple-A portion of the proceedings.
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  • Brian Urlacher double-dips on horse-collar fines

    Brian Urlacher double-dips on horse-collar fines

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    For the second week in a row, Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has been fined for a horse-collar tackle. And it’s starting to add up. According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, Urlacher will be fined $31,500 for last week’s tackle of Sea
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  • Tom Verducci: It might finally be time for Upton, Diamondbacks …

    Tom Verducci: It might finally be time for Upton, Diamondbacks to part ways

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    Justin Upton has MVP talent and the Diamondbacks have him under contract for three more years. So why might it be time for them to part ways? Tom Verducci explains in Three Strikes.
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  • Around the NFC West: Chasing the 49ers

    Around the NFC West: Chasing the 49ers

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    Around the NFC West: Dec. 6, 2012 The Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams have gained ground on their NFC West rivals since this point last season. Seattle, at 7-5, is two games better than it stood entering Week 14 last season. St. Louis has improved f…
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Cardinals-Seahawks 00:54

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Cardinals-Seahawks

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Arizona at Seattle
  • Video - NFL Live OT: Most Impressive Rookie QB 02:28

    NFL Live OT: Most Impressive Rookie QB

    Dec 6
    Tedy Bruschi and Herm Edwards discuss which rookie quarterback is having the most impressive season.
  • Video - Preview: Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks 02:32

    Preview: Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the Arizona Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Video - Winter Meetings Afternoon Report 09:55

    Winter Meetings Afternoon Report

    Dec 6
    ESPN's Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian on the chances Michael Young gets traded and what teams have the best chance to land Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- What scouts are saying

    Dec 6
    Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.