Seahawks Insider

Category: Interviews

Jan.
31st

The power of Russell Wilson’s mind may be Seahawks’ biggest advantage in tomorrow’s Super Bowl

To every other Seahawk, going to University of Phoenix Stadium today for the first time this week was simply to take a team picture for Super Bowl 49.

But Russell Wilson was likely scouting out a key detail that might become Seattle’s biggest weapon tomorrow against the New England Patriots.

In every stadium he’s ever played in, Wilson finds a place. That place could be a flag staff, a railing, a top of a section. It might be a tunnel in a seating bowl. Sunday, it might be the

windows beyond one end zone of Arizona’s home field.

The quarterback

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Jan.
29th

Marshawn Lynch: “I don’t know what y’all are trying to get outta me…it don’t matter what y’all think”

For his final act of his media obligations at Super Bowl 49, Marshawn Lynch wondered, “Why?”

Why are all the nation’s and world’s sports media obsessed with chronicling him of not wanting to talk? Of saying nothing?

That’s what the Seahawks’ running back asked a pack of cameras, recorders and curiosity chasers as he sat down on a platform inside a tent on the sprawling campus of the Arizona Grand Resort hotel this morning here in Phoenix. For the first 30 seconds or so, Lynch set a timer on his smart phone to 5 minutes.

Wearing another “Beast Mode” brand

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Jan.
28th

GM John Schneider: Continuing to draft, start younger guys will make Russell Wilson affordable

Russell Wilson usually visits Seattle Children’s hospital each Tuesday throughout the season.

On this one, of course, he was detoured away to the Super Bowl. That didn’t stop him from reconnecting with the kids there from afar in the desert.

“To all kids in all of Children’s Hospital – obviously, I go to Children’s Hospital every Tuesday in Seattle and unfortunately I had to miss today — but to all of the kids out there, I’m just praying for you guys and praying for miracles,” the Seahawks quarterback said Tuesday at the Super Bowl’s Media Day. “Keep the faith

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Jan.
27th

Media day end run: Marshawn Lynch’s latest interview buzzwords are “I’m here so I won’t get fined”

Marshawn Lynch did just as we discussed on here this morning he would do at Super Bowl 49’s media day/theater of the absurd.

The event had clowns, puppets, an interviewer wearing nothing but a barrel and a cowboy hat, Richard Sherman salsa dancing and Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril summing it up perfectly with “This is nuts.” People paid $32 per ticket — $22 with a military discount. Many did so and sat in the arena’s upper deck.

Many got their tickets for free. How much would those folks have paid?

“To watch

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Jan.
27th

Expect Marshawn Lynch to show at Super Bowl media day–and again not say much of anything

The circus is about to begin.

The Super Bowl’s annual media day free-for-all complete with questions from clowns, cross-dressers — and then the non-journalists — begins at 9:30 a.m. Seattle time. The Patriots go first inside U.S. Airways Center, the downtown Phoenix basketball home of the Suns.

This is the event where Marshawn Lynch looked like he did above last year in Newark, New Jersey — and uttered “I’m just ’bout that action, Boss.”

That is more than he will likely say today.

Expect the Seahawks’ star running back of less-than-few words to indeed show up for today’s even, with

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Jan.
27th

Seahawks “Legion of Boom” on former member Brandon Browner: “It’s his competitive nature”

The “Legion of Boom’s” defector wants his former legionnaires targeted.

The Seahawks’ response? Of course he does.

New England cornerback Brandon Browner won Super Bowl 48 with the Seahawks last year. Here at Super Bowl 49, Browner is wanting to win another — while teammates on offense further injure Richard Sherman, who is recovering a sprained elbow, and Earl Thomas, who is healing a dislocated shoulder.

“At the end of the day, this is about the Super Bowl,” Browner told ESPN. “I’m gonna tell my teammates to go hit that elbow, go hit that shoulder. …

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Jan.
26th

The Marshawn Lynch these Seahawks know is just having his own fun with everyone else

The Marshawn Lynch the Seahawks know is not the one the rest of America sees and hears. It’s not the Lynch that’s likely to have another standoff of some kind with establishment tomorrow here at the annual circus called the Super Bowl’s media day.

“Yeah, I think a lot of people misunderstand Marshawn,” teammate and safety Kam Chancellor said today at the Arizona Grand Resort, following the Seahawks’ first practice of Super Bowl week at Arizona State University in neighboring Tempe. “Just because he doesn’t want to talk to the media doesn’t make

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Jan.
26th

Earl Thomas’ anecdote for shoulder injury: “If my mental game is right my body just mirrors perfection”

The Seahawks are practicing today at their workplace for this Super Bowl week, Arizona State University.

Pete Carroll is scheduled to talk to the media for the second consecutive day at the Arizona Grand Resort at 1:45 p.m. Seattle time, with the following six players talking after him: defensive end Cliff Avril, wide receiver Doug Baldwin, safety Kam Chancellor, center Max Unger plus linebackers Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright.

Those many here at the Super Bowl who don’t talk regularly to Earl Thomas got a sampling of the All-Pro safety’s intensity and unpredictability yesterday upon the Seahawks’ arrival here in

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