Doesn’t take long for Metcalf to stand out with Seahawks

Football 05/04/19, 19:38

There was no chance the phone call intended for D.K. Metcalf was someone pulling a prank.Not when it was a video call and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was on the other end."I was amazed, kind of shocked. But I had to realize that was my teammate and I wasn't ...

Seahawks first-rounder Collier embracing Bennett comparisons

Football 05/03/19, 19:27

The comparisons began the night L.J. Collier became a first-round draft pick and have persisted since, including Friday when the Seattle Seahawks' rookie minicamp opened.They go like this: if Collier develops the Seahawks could have found a new version of Michael Bennett. While that might not seem like a fair ...

Carroll’s optimism for future outweighs Seattle’s early exit

Football 01/07/19, 20:05

Once Pete Carroll was finished answering for the shortcomings of a disappointing playoff loss, the oldest coach in the NFL started articulating why he's so excited about what the future holds for the Seattle Seahawks.After listening to his enthusiasm it's no wonder Carroll signed a contract extension to stick around ...

4 wild-card games, all should be close

Sports 01/03/19, 13:41

The competitive balance in NFL 2018 is such that it would be no surprise if any — or all — of the visitors win on wild-card weekend to begin the 2019 calendar. Hey, the largest spread is a mere 6 1-2 points, Bears over Eagles.Maybe the most intriguing matchup is ...

For Seahawks, their playoff run started in Week 3 vs. Dallas

Football 01/01/19, 19:38

Pete Carroll and Brian Schottenheimer sat together and decided with their team winless after two games there needed to be a change. What the Seattle Seahawks were trying to do on offense wasn't working. "He and I sat down and kind of had a little heart-to-heart," said Schottenheimer, Seattle's first-year offensive coordinator. "There ...

Seahawks wrap up No. 5 seed with 27-24 win over Cardinals

Football 12/30/18, 19:51

Sebastian Janikowski made a 33-yard field goal on the final play and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-24 on Sunday, wrapping up the No. 5 seed in the NFC playoffs and a matchup at Dallas.Seattle took a 24-21 lead earlier in the fourth quarter on Janikowski's 42-yard field ...

Little at stake for playoff-bound Seahawks hosting Cardinals

Football 12/27/18, 18:52

Part of the Seattle Seahawks' mantra with Pete Carroll in charge is every week is important, every game has the same significance.Carroll may be correct in his approach, but in reality there is very little importance for the playoff-bound Seahawks hosting the Arizona Cardinals in the regular-season finale Sunday. Seattle ...

Seahawks sign coach Pete Carroll to extension through 2021

Football 12/24/18, 17:18

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is sticking around through the 2021 season after signing a three-year contract extension.Carroll was first approached about an extension last week and finished the deal Monday. The contract will take Carroll through his 70th birthday in September 2021.Carroll is in his ninth season as Seattle's ...

Seahawks back in playoffs, Carroll gets contract extension

Sports 12/24/18, 16:24

Doug Baldwin is one of the few still on the Seattle Seahawks roster who has hung around long enough to give an accurate and comprehensive read on coach Pete Carroll — who received a three-year contract extension Monday.After being with Carroll for eight of his nine seasons in Seattle, Baldwin ...

Seahawks clinch playoff berth outlasting Chiefs 38-31

Football 12/23/18, 23:56

Russell Wilson threw a 2-yard pass to Ed Dickson with 7:31 left for his third touchdown strike, Chris Carson rushed for two scores, and the Seattle Seahawks clinched an NFC wild-card berth with a 38-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night.Wilson got the better of Kansas City's ...

Penalty problems delay Seahawks’ playoff aspirations

Football 12/17/18, 21:00

Coach Pete Carroll didn't have to decipher all the reasons the Seattle Seahawks booted their first chance at clinching an NFC playoff spot."Without the added issue of getting behind on the penalty situation, we would have won the game," Carroll said Monday. "So it's really clear. It's not like there's ...

No Penny, but Seahawks expect Baldwin back vs. 49ers

Football 12/14/18, 18:28

The Seattle Seahawks will be without one of their three running backs Sunday after rookie Rashaad Penny was ruled out with a knee injury.Penny, linebacker K.J. Wright and safety Maurice Alexander were all listed as out Friday. Another trio of key players was listed as questionable for the game in ...

Seahawks lose LB Mychal Kendricks for season to knee injury

Football 12/12/18, 20:15

Mychal Kendricks' awkward season came to an abrupt end Wednesday when the linebacker was placed on injured reserve after injuring his left leg in the Seattle Seahawks' win over Minnesota.Coach Pete Carroll said Kendricks will need surgery to repair what sounds like a pair of injuries to his left knee ...

Wagner proving to be the voice of the surprising Seahawks

Football 12/09/18, 14:06

Bobby Wagner walked to his locker and noticed there was perhaps a bit too much noise and laughter less than 24 hours after a loss. Wagner didn't raise his voice. He respectfully said a few words and the noise immediately died down."His voice is bigger than ever and he's taken ...

Seahawks 3-game streak is fueling a push to playoff berth

Football 12/03/18, 21:39

After four straight weeks of playing tight, one-score games decided in the fourth quarter, Pete Carroll enjoyed spending a Monday reviewing a rare comfortable victory."It was a little different than the games we've been playing in," Carroll said. "It was nice to see us get out ahead and hang onto ...

With run game shut down, Seahawks show they can still throw

Football 11/26/18, 20:14

For most of the season, the Seattle Seahawks have had the best running offense in the NFL, trying to win without throwing the ball all over the field.What the Seahawks showed in Sunday's win over Carolina is that when necessary, they can still rely on the right arm of Russell ...

Seahawks get crucial win to stay in NFC playoff conversation

Football 11/16/18, 17:34

For the Seattle Seahawks to have a say in the NFC playoff picture, they had to get past Green Bay. A loss would have likely proved too much to overcome with games remaining against Carolina, Minnesota and Kansas City.So Pete Carroll celebrated Thursday's win in the way everyone would have ...

USC getting key contributions from young defensive linemen

Sports 11/15/18, 14:42

Optimism has been hard to come by at Southern California this season, but the play of defensive linemen Brandon Pili, Jay Tufele, Marlon Tuipulotu and Jacob Lichtenstein has been a bright spot.The four have combined for 12 1/2 tackles for loss and 6 1/2 sacks, with the second-year players looking ...

Packers have bitter memories of CenturyLink Field

Football 11/14/18, 12:58

The Green Bay Packers have some bitter memories of CenturyLink Field. Who can blame them?The NFC championship game in the 2014 season was in their control until a fake punt by the Seahawks and some bad decisions by the Packers helped Seattle force overtime.Then Russell Wilson spoiled the Cheeseheads' night ...

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