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Seahawks new kicker Ryan Longwell grew up watching the team

Seahawks new kicker Ryan Longwell grew up watching the team

Former Packers, Vikings kicker Ryan Longwell won a spot on Seahawks team with an impressive tryout Tuesday. Longwell grew up in Puyallup.
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  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll got smart, and stopped making risky…

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll got smart, and stopped making risky decisions

    seattletimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    Pete Carroll has assistant coaches who get in his face when he wants to gamble, and the Seahawks are better for it.
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  • Seahawks bios: Zach Miller

    Seahawks bios: Zach Miller

    seattletimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    Age: 27, born Dec. 11, 1985. Position: Tight end. Height, weight: 6-5, 255 pounds. College: Arizona State. High school: Desert Vista (Phoenix...
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  • Video, audio surfaces of Williams-Sherman incident

    Video, audio surfaces of Williams-Sherman incident

    After the Seahawks defeated the Redskins on Sunday, FOX cameras caught an image of Redskins tackle Trent Williams applying an open hand to the face of Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. The folks at Q13, the FOX affiliate in Seattle, have more video a…
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  • Injury report: RB Marshawn Lynch sits out Wednesday practice as…

    Injury report: RB Marshawn Lynch sits out Wednesday practice as usual

    seattletimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    RENTON -- Running back Marshawn Lynch did not practice Wednesday. Deep breaths, Seattle. Deep breaths. He doesn't usually practice on Wednesday. True, it's his foot that's listed as the reason for his absence as opposed to his back, but coach Pete Carro…
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  • Good health helped NFC West leaders

    Good health helped NFC West leaders

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    2012 Fewest Starter Games Lost to Injury The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks kept their starting lineups generally healthy during the 2012 regular season. That has changed recently. San Francisco is hoping defensive end Justin Smith can functio…
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  • The Man The Seahawks Signed To Replace Chris Clemons Hasn't Pla…

    The Man The Seahawks Signed To Replace Chris Clemons Hasn't Played In An NFL Game Since 2007

    The Seahawks lost 31-year-old defensive end Chris Clemons to an ACL injury in Sunday night's game at Washington's green-painted dust bowl. 22-year-old rookie sack specialist Bruce Irvin will replace him in the starting lineup at the "Leo" posi…
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  • 49ers say grass thin, footing stable at Candlestick

    49ers say grass thin, footing stable at Candlestick

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    A picture of the field at Candlestick Park posted on Facebook by kicker Billy Cundiff raised concerns that there might be another problematic playing surface one week after complaints about the poor conditions at FedEx Field in last weekend’s Seahawks w
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  • Inside Slant: Playoff teams bold moves

    Inside Slant: Playoff teams bold moves

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    Six of the eight remaining playoff teams made bold, unconventional moves on their way to the postseason. Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson provide proof right here in the NFC West. Wilson, the Seattle Seahawks' rookie quarterback, faces in the NFC div…
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  • Headed to Atlanta? Read this for free airport parking

    Headed to Atlanta? Read this for free airport parking

    seattletimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    It's been said that nothing in this life is free. That's not quite true this weekend. Two days of airport parking is free at SeaTacPark.com for anyone traveling to Atlanta to root for the Seahawks. That's right, free. "The least we can do for Seaha…
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  • Seahawks place kicker Steven Hauschka on injured reserve

    Seahawks place kicker Steven Hauschka on injured reserve

    RENTON - The Seahawks placed kicker Steven Hauschka on injured reserve after he suffered a strained calf in the first half of Sunday’s game. Hauschka came back to kick two field goals after suffering the injury, but the team was concerned whether he w
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  • The world -- and half of Seattle -- was watching Sunday

    The world -- and half of Seattle -- was watching Sunday

    seattletimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    RENTON - You wouldn’t be wrong to say that half of Seattle was watching when the Seahawks played at Washington on Sunday. That might not be most accurate measure of just how many people were turned in, though. The game got a 46.7 share rating - whic
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  • RGIII surgery finds ACL damage

    RGIII surgery finds ACL damage

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament and to determine whether there was any other damage in his ailing right knee.
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  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Wilson Can Do More 01:44

    Blogger Blitz: Wilson Can Do More

    Jan 9
    NFC West blogger Mike Sando thinks Russell Wilson can improve on his performance against the Redskins
  • Video - Faith In The Falcons? 04:39

    Faith In The Falcons?

    Jan 9
    Rapper Big Boi, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether the Falcons will beat the Seahawks.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: SEA-ATL 01:02

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: SEA-ATL

    Jan 9
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Seahawks-Falcons

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...