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Seahawks' short to-do list before draft starts with improving pass rushUpdated Feb 20 Share TweetEntering this week's NFL combine, the Seahawks' priority is improving their pass rush. That won't be easy because it's a position that commands a premium.Source: seattletimes.comShare TweetAthleticism +Explodes out of stance and across the line of scrimmage, is able to catch the OT often before he is set +Coils in his stance prior to the snap +Shows a lot of balance in his rush, is able to rush with speed and power without getting out of …Source: seahawksgab.com
Felix throws first 'pen session of springUpdated Feb 20 Share TweetMariners ace Felix Hernandez threw off the mound for the first time this spring with a 10-minute bullpen session Wednesday, tossing 33 pitches in the covered pitching cages at the Peoria Sports Complex due to rainy weather.Source: MLB.com
Seahawks say flexibility is the key to their draft evaluationsUpdated Feb 20 Share TweetNo NFL team had a better 2012 NFL draft than the Seahawks, who nabbed offensive rookie of the year candidate Russell Wilson, defensive rookie of the year candidate Bobby Wagner and eight-sack defensive end Bruce Irvin with their first three picks. A big…Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetThe Seattle Seahawks ranked seventh in defensive EPA last season. That was very good, but it was even better given the team's No. 30 ranking in salary-cap space allotted for defensive players. By that measure, Seattle led the NFL in bang for the salary-…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe Red Sox added some intrigue for their bench competition on Wednesday by acquiring first baseman/outfielder Mike Carp from the Mariners in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.Share TweetA look at the NFC West's best and worst from the past five NFL drafts, one team at a time. Seattle Seahawks Best choice: Russell Wilson, QB, 2012 third round. Wilson went from springtime curiosity to surprise opening-day starter to Pro Bowl quarterback …Source: ESPN.com
NFL32OT: To Franchise or Not To FranchiseFeb 20Episode 272: Adam Schefter breaks down Joe Flacco's contract negotiations and whether the Patriots will use their franchise tag on Wes Welker. The NFL32 crew talk with Seahawks' Richard Sherman about his argument with Darrelle Revis via Twitter.
Revis, Sherman Twitter FeudFeb 20Richard Sherman joins NFL32 to discuss Twitter argument with Darrelle Revis.
Becoming ExplosiveFeb 20Explosion is a key element NFL scouts look for at the Combine. How do players improve upon this intangible trait? ESPN.com visits Strength and Conditioning Coach Tom Shaw's training facility to find out
Adande: Lakers-Celtics game just can't compare to a passing greatFeb 20The Celtics-Lakers game felt secondary to everything after the death of Jerry Buss.