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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll got smart, and stopped making risky decisionsUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetPete Carroll has assistant coaches who get in his face when he wants to gamble, and the Seahawks are better for it.
Seahawks bios: Zach MillerUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetAge: 27, born Dec. 11, 1985. Position: Tight end. Height, weight: 6-5, 255 pounds. College: Arizona State. High school: Desert Vista (Phoenix...Share TweetAfter 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…Share TweetRENTON -- 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…
Good health helped NFC West leadersUpdated Jan 9 Share Tweet2012 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…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe 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…Share TweetA 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 wSource: profootballtalk.com
Inside Slant: Playoff teams bold movesUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetSix 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…Source: ESPN.com
Headed to Atlanta? Read this for free airport parkingUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetIt'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…Share TweetRENTON - 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 wShare TweetRENTON - 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 - whicShare TweetWASHINGTON (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.Source: CNNSI.com
Blogger Blitz: Wilson Can Do MoreJan 9NFC West blogger Mike Sando thinks Russell Wilson can improve on his performance against the Redskins
Faith In The Falcons?Jan 9Rapper Big Boi, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether the Falcons will beat the Seahawks.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: SEA-ATLJan 9Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Seahawks-Falcons
Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eightJan 9The 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 RevisitedJan 9Here'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...