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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…Upvote Share Tweet
For Seahawks, patience and discipline paid off in free-agent haulseattletimes.com Updated Mar 20, 2013Comparing the Seahawks' signings in 2013 with 2007 shows that they're paying less and perhaps getting more.Upvote Share TweetPHOENIX -- 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jeff Fisher: 'They've gotta play us, too'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…Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks free agency and the difference between hope and expectationseattletimes.com Updated 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, MarcUpvote Share Tweet
Around the NFC West: Carroll's visionNFL 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Maurer impresses as Mariners top GiantsMLB.com Updated Mar 20, 2013Right-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…Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new "Helmet Crown Rule"Mar 20Seattle 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.
Seahawks FB Michael Robinson dislikes new crown-of-the-helmet hit ruleMar 20Seattle 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.
Seahawks RB Michael Robinson dislikes new "Helmet Crown Rule"Mar 20Seattle 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.
Don Banks: Outrage over new helmet rule much ado about nothingMar 20PHOENIX -- 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 likelyMar 20The 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 tournamentMar 20Our five-man team names the most intriguing NBA draft prospects in each region of the NCAA tournament.
NFL owners end tuck rule, approve helmet penaltyMar 20In 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.