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PFT on NBC Sports Network: Jeff Fisher, Mike Shanahan and Pete …

PFT on NBC Sports Network: Jeff Fisher, Mike Shanahan and Pete Carroll

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 20, 2013
The league meetings have come to an end, but we were able to catch up with three NFL coaches before they headed back home for interviews. Rams coach Jeff Fisher, Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll all spoke to Mike Florio for W…
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  • For Seahawks, patience and discipline paid off in free-agent ha…

    For Seahawks, patience and discipline paid off in free-agent haul

    seattletimes.com Mar 20, 2013
    Comparing the Seahawks' signings in 2013 with 2007 shows that they're paying less and perhaps getting more.
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  • Pete Carroll: Helmet rule good for game

    Pete Carroll: Helmet rule good for game

    ESPN.com Mar 20, 2013
    PHOENIX -- Like a lot of NFL coaches, the Seattle Seahawks' Pete Carroll thinks officials will have a hard time enforcing a new rule banning ball carriers from initiating contact with the crowns of their helmets when outside the tackle box. Carroll supp…
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  • Jeff Fisher: 'They've gotta play us, too'

    Jeff Fisher: 'They've gotta play us, too'

    ESPN.com Mar 20, 2013
    PHOENIX -- Jeff Fisher's St. Louis Rams were tough on the NFC West last season. They went 4-1-1 against a division producing two playoff teams. 2012 Rams by Opponent (Per Game) So, when a certain NFC West blogger asked Fisher whether he perked up when t…
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  • Seahawks free agency and the difference between hope and expect…

    Seahawks free agency and the difference between hope and expectation

    seattletimes.com Mar 20, 2013
    “There is no way I thought, a week and a half ago, that we’d have Percy Harvin, Cliff Avril or Michael Bennett on our team this year. Any of them. Things just fell right for us.”— Seattle GM John Schneider to Peter King of Sports Illustrated, Marc
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  • Around the NFC West: Carroll's vision

    Around the NFC West: Carroll's vision

    ESPN.com Mar 20, 2013
    NFL Films' Greg Cosell recently put together a compelling piece detailing how, in his mind, the Seattle Seahawks could be constructing "the model for the NFL of the future -- the ideal fusion of Saturday and Sunday football." Around the NFC We…
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  • Maurer impresses as Mariners top Giants

    Maurer impresses as Mariners top Giants

    MLB.com Mar 20, 2013
    Right-hander Brandon Maurer continued his impressive bid for a spot in the Mariners' rotation with five innings of one-run ball and Kendrys Morales homered in his third straight game on Tuesday night as Seattle topped the Giants, 6-3, at a sold-out Peor…
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  • Video - Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new "Helmet Crown Rule" 02:43

    Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new "Helmet Crown Rule"

    Mar 20
    Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson explains why he isn't a fan of the newly implemented NFL rule that says a player cannot lead with the crown of their helmet outside of the tackle box.
  • Video - Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new crown-of-the-helmet hit rule 02:43

    Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new crown-of-the-helmet hit rule

    Mar 20
    Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson explains why he isn't a fan of the newly implemented NFL rule that says a player cannot lead with the crown of their helmet outside of the tackle box.
  • Video - Seahawks RB Michael Robinson dislikes new "Helmet Crown Rule" 02:43

    Seahawks RB Michael Robinson dislikes new "Helmet Crown Rule"

    Mar 20
    Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson explains why he isn't a fan of the newly implemented NFL rule that says a player cannot lead with the crown of their helmet outside of the tackle box.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Outrage over new helmet rule much ado about nothing

    Mar 20
    PHOENIX -- Emmitt Smith, Matt Forte, Eric Dickerson and running backs everywhere may squawk, but every change the NFL makes these days on behalf of player safety makes somebody squawk, doesn't it? Should the league really care? Not if it feels like it's…
  • NFL owners meetings - Pro Bowl survives but change is likely

    Mar 20
    The Pro Bowl will survive for next season, but changes are likely. Plus: playoff expansion talk, rules changes and more from the owners meetings.
  • NBA - Most intriguing 2013 draft prospects in the NCAA tournament

    Mar 20
    Our five-man team names the most intriguing NBA draft prospects in each region of the NCAA tournament.
  • NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penalty

    Mar 20
    In votes Wednesday, the NFL's owners eliminated the tuck rule and agreed to a rule change that would ban offensive players from using the crown of their helmets against defenders in the open field.