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Jeanpierre’s return to Seahawks is also a South Carolina reunion with Robertson

Nose tackles and centers are usually the dogs and cats of football.

They don’t get along. And no wonder. They line up, helmets inches apart, snarling at each other. The defensive nose tackle’s job is to violently and continually bang into the center, to

disrupt his first move and thus the entire line’s plan for each play. The center’s job is usually to blow through the nose tackle, even when his assignment is somewhere else.

Yet new Seahawks nose tackle Travian Robertson and brought-back center Lemuel Jeanpierre are inseparable by comparison.

Both played collegiately at South Carolina, Jeanpierre two years

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Needed: Seahawks bring back C Lemuel Jeanpierre, sign DT Travian Robertson from ATL practice sqd

That didn’t take long.

The Seahawks saw enough Sunday in Kansas City when the Chiefs steamrolled them for 190 yards rushing and they went nowhere on offense after center Max Unger got hurt. Less than 48 hours after that they brought back Lemuel Jeanpierre from an injury settlement to replace Unger. And they signed 304-pound Travian Robertson off the Atlanta Falcons’ practice squad onto the active roster to try to help fill the huge void of Brandon Mebane being injured at nose tackle.

Jeanpierre sustained a neck injury at the end of the exhibition season. Seattle placed him

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Prime time for the (re)emergence of Kevin Williams on Seahawks’ defensive line

Haven’t heard much from this guy above?

The Seahawks hope that is about to change.

They signed Kevin Williams to a one-year contract with a $1.5 million base salary and another $600,000 in signing and roster bonuses in the spring. Not to be the six-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle and five-time All-Pro he was from 2004-10 but to be a veteran addition for needed depth with the loss of Red Bryant and Chris Clemons to free agency last offseason.

Now, with the loss of starting tackle Brandon Mebane to a season-ending hamstring injury, Williams has a chance to turn Seattle’s

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Seahawks place DT Brandon Mebane on injured-reserve (hamstring), ending his stellar season


The Seahawks have placed run-stuffing, blocker-devouring defensive tackle Brandon Mebane on injured reserve because of a torn hamstring, ending what had been a standout season inside for the eight-year veteran.

The team brought back tight end RaShaun Allen by signing him off the Minnesota Vikings’ practice squad to fill Mebane’s place on the 53-man active roster.

The loss of Mebane comes five days before Seattle (6-3) plays at Kansas City (6-3), which has the NFL’s fifth-ranked rushing offense with All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles.

Mebane was having the finest season of his career before he

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C Max Unger returns to Seahawks practice for 1st time in more than 3 weeks; Walters back from concussion

The Seahawks got some good injury news for a change at practice today. Two-time Pro Bowl center Max Unger was out there for the first time since he sprained his foot in the Oct. 6 game at Washington. He practiced on a limited basis, but that’s better for Seattle than him being out the last three games. Today’s progress makes it more possible Unger starts on Sunday against Oakland.

Coach Pete Carroll said before practice Unger and starting right cornerback Byron Maxwell, who has missed the last two games with a strained groin and didn’t practice this afternoon, are “day

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Seahawks’ tasks today at Carolina: Get to Cam Newton, unleash Russell Wilson, “ignore the noise”

Beautiful weather day here in Charlotte, N.C., about 75 degrees and no clouds.

For the fashion-istas out there: The Seahawks are in all gray today under their blue helmets.

We will be chatting live from here in the press box at Bank of America Stadium to Seahawks fans around the world beginning at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time here on the blog.

The Seahawks’ inactives for today are not a surprise — all injured players, including four starters, plus usually inactive extra tackle Andrew McDonald: Punt and kickoff returner Bryan Walters (concussion), corrnerback Byron Maxwell (strained calf), linebacker Bobby Wagner (turf

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Doug Baldwin on report Marshawn Lynch didn’t want to board Seahawks’ bus after Harvin trade: “That’s stupid”

The national, heck even international, media parachuted into Renton and the Virginia Mason Athletic Center today to find out what’s up with the Super Bowl champions being 3-3.

A day after The New York Times and even the Wall Street Journal published what’s-wrong-with-the-Seahawks stories, Sports Illustrated, NFL Network and TSN of Canada, among others, were here for interviews and to attend coach Pete Carroll’s weekly Wednesday press conference before Sunday’s game at Carolina (3-3-1).

“You know, we are six games in. That’s a lot of time for some people, but there’s a lot

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Cassius Marsh latest D-lineman to get hurt; Seahawks down to one healthy TE, Cooper Helfet

Wide receiver Percy Harvin did not practice today because of a thigh injury. But before we sound alarms recall that last week the Seahawks also gave him Thursday off from practice and listed him with a thigh injury then, too, before he played against Dallas.

The newer concern that could affect Sunday’s game at St. Louis is now two injured defensive linemen who have been seeing time in the rotation as early as the first drives of recent games: end Cassius Marsh was added to the list today with a foot injury and tackle Jordan Hill missed his second consecutive

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