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Archives: July 2009

July
30th

OL Unger agrees to terms

The Seahawks Seahawks reached an agreement with second round draft pick Max Unger on Wednesday, and the rookie offensive lineman is expected to be signed and ready to participate in the team’s first day of camp on Friday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is believed that Unger’s deal is a four-year contract valued at close to $4 million, $2 million of which is guaranteed.

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July
29th

OL Unger agrees to terms

BY ERIC D. WILLIAMS
The News Tribune

The Seahawks Seahawks reached an agreement with second round draft pick Max Unger on Wednesday, and the rookie offensive lineman is expected to be signed and ready to participate in the team’s first day of camp on Friday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is believed that Unger’s deal is a four-year contract valued at just under $4 million, $1.95 million of which is guaranteed.

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July
28th

Hawk bites: Solid, unspectacular runners needed

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They are numbers not mentioned often, but when looked at on their own make for an interesting conversation.

Of the past 10 Super Bowl champions, only half of the team’s offenses ranked in the Top 10 in rushing during the regular season. The 2007 New York Giants had the highest ranking at 4th overall, followed by the 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers (5th), the 2000 Baltimore Ravens (5th), the 1999 St. Louis Rams (5th) and the 2004 New England Patriots (7th).

Three teams, the 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers (23rd overall), the 2003 New England Patriots (27th) and the 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (27th), ranked in the bottom third in rushing during the regular season, but still managed to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season.

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July
28th

Hawk bites: Solid, unspectacular runners needed

They are numbers not mentioned often, but when looked at make for an interesting conversation.

Of the past 10 Super Bowl champions, only half of the team’s offenses ranked in the Top 10 in rushing during the regular season. The 2007 New York Giants had the highest ranking at 4th overall, followed by the 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers (5th), the 2000 Baltimore Ravens (5th), the 1999 St. Louis Rams (5th) and the 2004 New England Patriots (7th).

Three teams, the 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers (23rd overall), the 2003 New England Patriots (27th) and the 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (27th), ranked in the bottom third in rushing during the regular season, but still managed to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season.

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July
28th

Report: Favre staying retired

The Brett Favre watch appears to be over.

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports is reporting that Favre called Minnesota head coach Brad Childress to let him know that he would not be joining the team and will remain retired.

According to sources, Favre came to the conclusion in the last couple days that he did not have enough left in the tank to grind through a 19th season in the NFL. Sage Rosenfels and Tarvaris Jackson will now compete for the starting quarterback job for the Vikings.

Minnesota is considered a Super Bowl contender this season, and the

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July
28th

Report: Favre staying retired

The Brett Favre watch appears to be over.


Jay Glazer of Fox Sports is reporting that Favre called Minnesota head coach Brad Childress to let him know that he would not be joining the team and will remain retired.


According to sources, Favre came to the conclusion in the last couple days that he did not have enough left in the tank to grind through a 19th season in the NFL. Sage Rosenfels and Tarvaris Jackson will now compete for the starting quarterback job for the Vikings.


Minnesota is considered a Super Bowl contender this

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July
27th

2009 Training Camp Schedule

Here’s the schedule for the first two weeks of training camp leading up to the first preseason game on Aug. 15 at San Diego. For open practices you must register at Seahawks.com to attend. I’m not sure there’s any spots available at this point. However, if you can’t get into the open practices at the VMAC, you can attend one of the open practices being held at the University of Washington on Friday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both practices begin at 6:45 p.m.

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July
27th

2009 Training Camp Schedule

Here’s the schedule for the first two weeks of training camp leading up to the first preseason game on Aug. 15 at San Diego. For open practices you must register at Seahawks.com to attend. I’m not sure if there’s any spots available at this point. However, if you can’t get into one of the open practices at the VMAC, you can attend one of the open practices being held at the University of Washington on Friday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Aug. 18. Both practices begin at 6:45 p.m.

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