Archive for the ‘Seattle Seahawks’ Category

Bruce Irvin: Panthers defensive front like the Seahawks SB champs

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Bruce Irvin is in his first season with the Panthers, but the defensive end is experiencing some familiar feelings. Irvin was part of the Seahawks team that won Super Bowl XLVIII on the back of an overwhelming defense. Irvin believes things will be different this season.

Patriots are overwhelming favorites to make the playoffs

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Caesars Entertainment, the official casino partner of the NFL, has issued updated odds for the various teams to make it to the 2019 playoffs. The overwhelming favorites, to little surprise, are the Patriots. Installed as minus-850 propositions to qualify for the 12-team tournament, a bettor would have to wager $850 to win $100.

Former Seahawks quarterback Boykin indicted on assault charge

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Boykin was arrested in Mansfield, Texas, on March 21 after Shabrika Bailey was beaten and told police the culprit was her boyfriend, Boykin. Bailey told WFAA-TV in Dallas eight days after the attack that Boykin broke her jaw in two places and choked her until she passed out during a March 20 incident at her home in Mansfield. Bailey said the encounter happened after she refused to show Boykin a text message on her phone, and the resulting injuries left her hospitalized for three days and required her jaw to be wired shut.

Former Seahawks QB Boykin indicted on assault charge

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Boykin was arrested in Mansfield, Texas, on March 21 after Shabrika Bailey was beaten and told police the culprit was her boyfriend, Boykin. Bailey told WFAA-TV in Dallas eight days after the attack that Boykin broke her jaw in two places and choked her until she passed out during a March 20 incident at her home in Mansfield. Bailey said the encounter happened after she refused to show Boykin a text message on her phone, and the resulting injuries left her hospitalized for three days and required her jaw to be wired shut.

Pete Carroll: “Wide open competition” for Seahawks backup QB job

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

The Seahawks have had a revolving door of backup quarterbacks behind Russell Wilson for the last several seasons. Once Tarvaris Jackson's three-year run as Wilson's backup came to an end following the 2015 season, the Seahawks have had a different backup every year since. Smith and Lynch are expected to complete for the job throughout the preseason with the Seahawks doing their best to give the pair equal opportunities to show what they can do.

Tyler Lockett still wants to handle returns though Seahawks exploring options

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

With Doug Baldwin's release/probable retirement, Tyler Lockett has become the top option at wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks. Lockett is coming off the best season of his career for Seattle. With Baldwin hampered with numerous injuries, Lockett caught 57 passes for 965 yards and 10 touchdowns to lead the team last season.

Seahawks players off, but in “extraordinarily competitive time”

Sunday, June 16th, 2019

Since players around the league have roughly the next six weeks off, there's only so much coaches can expect of them. Mostly, it's a quick prayer that they don't get arrested, or as Andy Reid said: “Don't come back on crutches. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll looks at it differently.

Mike Iupati, George Fant giving Seattle Seahawks confidence on improved offensive line

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Mike Iupati, George Fant giving Seattle Seahawks confidence on improved offensive line originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com Two years ago, the offensive line topped the list of concerns heading into the Seattle Seahawks offseason. The o-line gave up 42 sacks and 111 quarterback hits and ranked dead last in Pro Football Focus' offensive line rankings. Fast forward to 2019 and the additions of veteran Duane Brown and offensive line coach Mike Solari, are finally paying big dividends.

Seattle Seahawks’ LB Shaquem Griffin is on edge and ready to cut loose

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Seattle Seahawks' LB Shaquem Griffin is on edge and ready to cut loose originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com RENTON, Wash. Seattle second-year linebacker Shaquem Griffin feels at home again on the football field. He's no longer limited to operating exclusively behind defensive linemen while making complex reads before reacting, duties he struggled to adapt to.

Seattle Seahawks ‘fired up’ about C.J. Prosise, but will he find a way to stay on the field?

Friday, June 14th, 2019

C.J. Prosise is entering the final season of his rookie contract and the Seattle Seahawks running back is in prime position to win the job as third-down back behind Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny. The fourth-year back has played in just 16 of 48 games over his NFL career due to a surplus of injuries that have kept him from reaching his full potential in Seattle. Earlier this week, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll put those worries to rest when talking about Prosise's improved health.