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Dec.
28th

Today’s win, this season exemplify Pete Carroll’s second NFL life with Seahawks

Today’s win, this season’s rally from 3-3 and out of the supposed post-Super Bowl hangover, exemplify Pete Carroll’s second life as an NFL head coach.

Marshawn Lynch did it again today. He bulled into the end zone with the decisive touchdown.

But this time, the only things he grabbed were the NFC West title and home-field advantage for the Seahawks throughout the conference’s playoffs. Those begin next weekend with the once-3-3 Super Bowl champions enjoying a bye.

“Heck, yeah!” Carroll said Sunday night. “All you guys kept talking about how

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Dec.
28th

High playoff stakes for Seahawks to reverse a bumbling first half against Rams

That clown-show quality of a first half for the Seahawks’ offense ended with Seattle fortunate to be trailing only 6-0.

A win today away from the NFC West title and most likely the No. 1 seed in conference playoffs that begin nexy week, the Seahawks have had Russell Wilson’s second interception in seven weeks. They have a fumble by Marshawn Lynch after the running back had gained a first down on screen pass. They had a third-and-1 play near midfield ruined when Wilson ripped a handoff out of the grabbing hands and arms of Robert Turbin on a read-option play

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Dec.
28th

Is Seahawks All-Pro Richard Sherman’s transformative 2014 beyond his dreams? “It definitely is.”

While the league and the state of Michigan swoon around Jim Harbaugh’s is-it-done-or-not deal out of Santa Clara to coach his college team, the Wolverines, the Seahawks have an NFC West title and home-field advantage for the conference playoffs to win today.

A victory today would be a fittingly sterling cap to a 2014 for Richard Sherman that even Seattle’s All-Pro cornerback can’t believe.

A televised rant immediately after January’s NFC title game, spawning a national discussion on race that Sherman poignantly steered.

Winning a Super Bowl title, with he and the Seahawks’ defense shutting down the prolific Peyton

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Dec.
27th

Seahawks roster move coming; Patrick Lewis’ advantageous switch; NFL picks for Week 17

The Seahawks should be announcing a signing to their active roster by this afternoon, before the 24-hour deadline to set rosters for a game. Yesterday they released seldom-used defensive tackle Travian Robertson, leaving them with 52 players signed to the 53-man roster.

My News Tribune colleague Don Ruiz write for today’s newspaper on how reluctant Patrick Lewis once was to switch from guard to center — and how that switch has been paying off for the Seahawks. Lewis might start for the second consecutive game since Max Unger is questionable to play tomorrow against the St. Louis Rams. Unger

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Dec.
26th

Jermaine Kearse out; Seahawks’ QB Russell Wilson, 11-2 in December: “It doesn’t get any better than this”

 

The Seahawks (11-4) just got off the practice field, after taking Christmas Day off. Coach Pete Carroll said after it that wide receiver Jermaine Kearse is out for Sunday’s game against St. Louis (6-9) with his hamstring injury. Doctors have cleared left tackle Russell Okung to play after he returned from one week out with a bruised lung. The coach made it sound still iffy whether center Max Unger (high-ankle sprain) will play Sunday for the first time in six weeks, though he practiced today. Tharold Simon’s recovery from a shoulder that popped out of place late at Arizona last week

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Dec.
25th

Merry Christmas! NFL makes it Marshawn Lynch’s $11,050 grab; Sherman says he could have spared him the fine

Merry Christmas to you all. I hope your day is full of warmth and cheer amid loved ones.

As for the Seahawks, Richard Sherman thinks he could have spared Marshawn Lynch about $11,000.

The league has said Merry Christmas to Lynch, in the not-so-merry way it has often interacted with him.

The NFL fined the unique-in-many-ways running back $11,050 for grabbing his crotch during his back-to-the-goal-line plunge into the end zone during Seattle’s game last weekend at Arizona. It was the very Lynchian punctuation to his epic 79-yard touchdown run as the Seahawks crushed the Cardinals. Game officials did not

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Dec.
24th

Pro Bowl on line 1: Bobby Wagner gets his first call to be an all-star — from Pete Carroll

 

Merry Christmas Eve!

Lynch got his normal Wednesday off. His tummy seemed fine before practice as he snacked and listened to his music at his locker. … Coach Pete Carroll said on Tuesday that Helfet has a chance to play Sunday, Kearse is a long shot and Simon is going to try. … Unger’s slow recovery from his high-ankle sprain makes it iffy for him to play for the first time in six games this weekend. If he doesn’t, Carroll hasn’t committed to either Patrick Lewis for the second straight week or Lemuel Jeanpierre playing center against the Rams.

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Dec.
24th

Russell Wilson is the NFC’s offensive player of the week

The Seahawks will take this “alternate.”

A day after Russell Wilson was left off the Pro Bowl roster as an all-star alternate, the league this morning named Seattle’s quarterback as the NFC’s offensive player of the week. That was for him throwing for a regular-season career-high 339 yards and two touchdowns on 20 completions in 31 attempts and running for 88 yards and another score in the 35-6 dismantling of the Arizona Cardinals. In that game Wilson became the first NFL quarterback since Randall Cunningham in 1990 to have an 80-yard pass (to Luke Willson for a touchdown) and a

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