Dave Boling of The News Tribune writes about the impact Seattle’s young cornerbacks Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman are having on the rest of the defense. At 6-foot-4 and 6-foot-3 respectively, Browner and Sherman make up the biggest cornerback tandem in the league.
Boling: “Both were expected to be backups when this season started but now comprise a tandem of corners that have to be among the most sizeable in NFL history.
Sherman is a rookie, and Browner is essentially an NFL rookie, so mistakes and miscues can be expected. But Sherman has been responsible for three opponent turnovers in the past two games, and Browner set a franchise record with a 94-yard interception return for a touchdown in the win over the New York Giants.
Along with safeties Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor, the secondary has limited opponents to 10 touchdown passes in the first half of the season, a huge improvement over last year when 31 scores came by air.”
In my story today, Seahawks offensive lineman Robert Gallery talks about his season so far, and says he’s still working to get better on the field, just like the rest of the team.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com focuses on Deon Butler’s return to the active roster in his Wednesday practice report.
Rod Mar of Seahawks.com has photos from Sunday’s game at Dallas.
Doug Farrar of Yahoo Sports puts Doug Baldwin on his all-underrated team at the midpoint of the season, and safety Kam Chancellor is selected for the defense.
Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times explores tight end Zach Miller’s role on the team, and why he has not been targeted more.
ESPN’s Mike Sando takes a look at the teams in the Suck for Luck sweepstakes, which now includes Seattle.
Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports that the Cleveland Browns re-signed former Seahawk fullback Eddie Williams to the practice squad.
Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports that the Redskins have signed former Seahawks Tyler Polumbus to the active roster and tight end Fendi Onobun.
Brian Burke writing for the New York Times’ Fifth Down Blog gives Seattle a 38 percent win chance.