Posts Tagged ‘Seattle Seahawks’

Why NFL history, Aaron Rodgers’ past bode well for 49ers vs. Packers

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

If the Green Bay Packers are going to upset the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game on Sunday at Levi's Stadium, they're going to have to do it without history on their side. It has been less than two months since the 8-2 Packers waltzed into Levi's Stadium hoping to knock off the conference-leading 49ers on "Sunday Night Football" in Week 12. By halftime -- if not much earlier -- it was readily apparent no such event would occur, as San Francisco raced out to a 23-0 lead on its way to a 37-8 win.

Steve Shimko leaves Seahawks, will Pete Carroll’s son, Brennan, be next?

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

The Seattle Seahawks could soon have some coaching vacancies to fill this offseason. According to Bruce Feldman of FS1 and The Athletic, Pete Carroll's son, Brennan Carroll, has emerged as a candidate for the vacant head coaching position at Hawaii. #Seahawks assistant OL coach Brennan Carroll has emerged as a candidate for the #Hawaii head coaching vacancy.

Clowney, Reed make Pro Football Focus’ list of top 50 upcoming free agents

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Free agency is still about two months away, but that didn't stop Pro Football Focus from coming up with an early list of the top 50 impending free agents. Two Seahawks players made the cut: Jadeveon Clowney and Jarran Reed. Clowney has the 11th-best overall grade among all edge defenders since 2017, including the third-best mark against the run (91.3), but his pass-rush grade of 83.9 ranks just 25th among that same group.

Northwest Guide to the AFC & NFC Conference Championships

Friday, January 17th, 2020

He recorded 46 tackles, 5.5 tackles-for-loss, and 2.5 sacks as a junior before being selected seventeenth overall in the 2015 NFL Draft. So far for the Niners Armstead has racked up 41 tackles, 10 sacks, and two forced fumbles. DeForest Buckner - Oregon Ducks (2012-2015) Joining Armstead on the defensive line is the former Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year DeForest Buckner.

Kante’s late layup gets Hofstra past UNC Wilmington 63-61

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Isaac Kante scored 12 points including a layup with five seconds left to lift Hofstra past UNC Wilmington 63-61 on Thursday night. Tareq Coburn scored 12 of his 15 points in the second half and added nine rebounds for Hofstra (14-5, 5-1 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth straight road victory. Eli Pemberton added 14 points and Desure Buie had 12.

Rookie report card: How the Seahawks draft class fared in 2019, including future outlook

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

The Seattle Seahawks got a mixed bag of production from their 2019 NFL Draft class this season. There were a few rookies who made noticeable impacts, others who fans clamored to see more of and a few who were complete non-factors for one reason or another. Here's a recap of what Seattle got out of each of its rookies in 2019.

NFL reveals Super Bowl LIV referee, and it’s a familiar face for Patriots fans

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Vinovich also was the referee during Super Bowl XLIX, which the New England Patriots won over the Seattle Seahawks thanks to Malcolm Butler's game-winning interception at the goal line. Three weeks before Super Bowl XLIX, Vinovich was the referee for the Patriots' win over the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Divisional Round. That game included the eligible/ineligible receivers tactic the Patriots used to help eliminate the Ravens' lead in the second half.

Packers’ Aaron Rodgers never has won game as touchdown or more underdog

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers know they have their work cut out for them Sunday when they face the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game at Levi's Stadium as heavy underdogs. Rodgers and the Packers already showed up to Levi's this season and got dump trucked, with the 49ers rolling to a 37-8 Week 12 win. Packers head coach Matt LaFleur has vowed to change almost everything from last time the two teams met, while Kyle Shanahan has said it would be stupid for the 49ers to feel confident based on a game that happened two months ago.

Luke Kuechly’s Hall of Fame worthy career is another example of players redefining how much is enough

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

On Tuesday evening, Luke Kuechly announced he'd had enough. During his retirement video, the Carolina Panthers' 28-year-old star linebacker tearfully explained that he still loved football, and after watching him terrorize offenses for eight years, that was easy to believe. For any football lover, Kuechly was a joy to watch, one of the best inside linebackers to ever do it.

Seahawks face free agency questions beginning with Clowney

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

When the Seattle Seahawks head into free agency, it's clear where their focus will need to be. The line of scrimmage must be a priority for general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll with several significant players that are pending free agents for the Seahawks. Seattle has 19 total unrestricted free agents going into the offseason and is expected to have close to $70 million in salary cap space heading into free agency.