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Seahawks snap counts in win at Washington: Marcus Burley continues surprising importance on defense

The NFL’s official Seahawks snap counts from last night’s game shows Marshawn Lynch ended up playing 44 of Seattle’s final 60 plays, after missing the first seven trying to get his tight back loosened on the sideline by riding a stationary bike. Robert Turbin ran the six of the first seven snaps as the tailback, with Percy Harvin moving from wide receiver on one snap during Seattle’s opening drive. Once Lynch entered, Turbin got just eight snaps over the Seahawks’ final 60 plays. So obviously Lynch’s back loosened after the tight beginning.

Max Unger left with an apparently minor foot

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Seahawks take care of Heath Farwell with “unheard of” IR offer; team returns to practice after bye week

The Seahawks are back from their seven-day bye-week vacation this morning and will be on the practice field this afternoon at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton. Coach Pete Carroll is scheduled to talk to the media following practice, seven days before Seattle plays a Monday-night game at Washington.

The Seahawks have repeatedly cited the “family” they have and the loyalty they share Carroll’s and general manager John Schneider’s program as a key ingredient to their formula to becoming Super Bowl champions.

But what creates such bonding? Every team strives for such dedication. How does Seattle get it?


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Percy Harvin returns from “personal matters” as Seahawks begin full preparations for Green Bay


Cancel the civil-defense alarms. Bring back the search parties. Percy Harvin is back with the Seahawks.

I can hear your sighs of relief from here. They effectively erase the angst over Harvin being granted three days last week — including missing the exhibition finale last Thursday at Oakland — to deal with what coach Pete Carroll and the team said were “personal matters.”

I’m told those matters were indeed innocuous. That plus the fact he was zooming around the fields at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center again this morning during the team’s first practice of a regular-season game week

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Kent’s Demitrius Bronson, UW’s Kevin Smith among Seahawks’ 1st cuts; no surprises

The Seahawks have announced their first wave of cuts off the 90-man preseason roster. Running back Demitrius Bronson of Eastern Washington via the University of Washington and Kentwood High School in Kent is among them. So is wide receiver Kevin Smith, who came back from reconstructive knee surgery two years ago at UW and has now been released by three NFL teams this offseason and preseason as an undrafted free agent.

There are no surprises in this list:

Terminated veteran contracts

T Wade Smith

CB Terrell Thomas


T Cory Brandon

RB Demitrius Bronson

S Mike Dobson

DE Jackson Jeffcoat

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