1. Seattle Seahawks: Predicting The '09 Season

    Summer is on the horizon and there's plenty that could change between now and opening kick off, but here's an early prediction as to how the Seahawks' season could pan out in 2009...

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  2. Seattle Seahawks: Analyzing a Pass Play

    The Seahawks will be using a zone blocking scheme in the running game this year, but what can we expect to see when passing the ball in 2009? Let's look at an example pass play and some of the issues that may arise in pass protection and role adjustment..

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  3. AFC East Shows NFC West Has Wild Potential

    The NFC West hasn't always produced the most exciting, competitive division. Next season could be different. The Arizona Cardinals will begin favorites as defending champions Super Bowl XLIII runners-up...

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  4. Aaron Curry Vs. Jason Smith: NFL Week One Head-to-Head

    The Seahawks and Rams meet at Qwest Field on opening weekend with two rookies set to square up in their professional debuts...

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  5. The Tim Ruskell Years (2005-2009)

    Since Tim Ruskell was appointed General Manager of the Seattle Seahawks the franchise has been to its first Super Bowl, cut a former NFL MVP and replaced a future Hall of Fame Head coach...

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  6. Why the NFC West's No Longer the Worst

    For some time now, the NFC West has affectionately been referred to as the 'NFC Worst'. Long considered a 'free pass' to the playoffs for whichever team wins the division, is it ...

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  7. Seattle Seahawks on the Hot Seat

    The Seahawks have been aggressive during the off season, adding depth to the roster and improving positions of need. T.J...

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  8. Seahawks' Kickers Prepare For Round Two

    When the Seahawks lost Josh Brown to the Rams last year, it left a rather large hole at the kicker position. There were precious few replacement options available but they signed veteran Olindo Mare to a two-year deal and drafted Georgia's Brandon Coutu..

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  9. Seattle Seahawks: Five Steps To Hit Back in 2009

    The mood in Seattle is unusually high for a team that finished a disappointing 4-12 last season. But what can we realistically expect from a team hoping to make 2008 a distant memory? ...

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  10. Seattle Seahawks Training Camp: Making the Cut

    With a roster rich in veterans, predicting who will start for the Seahawks in 2009 isn’t too much of a challenge. The competition for roster spots remains intriguing however, with plenty to play for in training camp...

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  11. In Profile: Seahawks' Gus Bradley and Dan Quinn

    In 2008, the Seattle Seahawks ranked 28th in yards per-game, 25th in points conceded, and 29th in passing yards per-game. That's just not going to cut it on Jim Mora’s watch...

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  12. Roy Hodgson: English Premiership Manager of the Year

    Roy Hogdson is the English Premiership manager of the year. It's not even a debate as far as I'm concerned. The fact Fulham are on the brink of European football next season is nothing short of miraculous...

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  13. Take Five With Seattle Seahawks' QB Matt Hasselbeck

    Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck endured a frustrating 2008 campaign. Persistent back problems, a lack of viable targets and a disappointing 4-12 record were not on the menu for the popular veteran...

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  14. Seattle Seahawks RB Julius Jones to Bounce Back In 2009?

    If Julius Jones wants inspiration heading into the new season, he doesn't have to look very far. He can keep this one in the family...

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  15. Six Seahawks With Pro Bowl Ambitions

    The usual suspects on the Seahawks will be talked about as prospective Pro-Bowlers: Hasselbeck, Jones, Tatupu, Kerney. They've all been there and got the proverbial T-Shirt...

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  16. Portrait of a Zone Blocking System

    The Seattle Seahawks will be using a predominantly zone blocking scheme when running the ball in 2009. Firstly, let’s look at an example run play and some of the duties expected from the offensive line...

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  17. Deon Butler's Rookie Role Underestimated in Seattle?

    A few eye brows raised when Seattle made an aggressive trade with Philadelphia to grab Deon Butler. The price was downplayed by the Seahawks' front office, but it did involve coughing up a valuable ...

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  18. The Mora Effect: Five Scheme Changes in Seattle

    The Jim Mora-led Seahawks could be a very different proposition from the Mike Holmgren era. Here are some of the changes you should expect to see when the 2009 season kicks off...

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  19. Seahawk's Offseason Review: Ruskell Aggressive To Mend Seattle's Holes

    Coming off a 4-12 season in 2008, the Seahawks had various holes to fill during the offseason. Tim Ruskell has been busy during free agency and the draft trying to solve Seattle’s problems, ...

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  20. Aaron Curry: Within Reach of Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Aside from helping his new team return to the playoffs, one personal goal should be amongst Aaron Curry's ambitions in 2009: become defensive rookie of the year...

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  21. West No Longer Worst In NFC

    The NFC West has taken its fair share of hits in recent years and it’s easy to see why. Last year was a classic case—the Arizona Cardinals clinched the division with a 9-7 record...

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  22. Seahawks Recovery? Its A Healthy Discussion

    This time last year there was an optimistic feeling around the Seattle Seahawks. Mike Holmgren was approaching his final year with the team and the attitude emanating out of the veteran filled roster was very much 'win one for Mike'...

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