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Road worriers: The Seattle #Seahawks have yet to master away games

Well. That was a bit of a head scratcher. The defending world champion Seattle Seahawks sourly dropped a lop-sided road game in San Diego on Sunday to the tune of 30 – 21.

Road worriers: The Seattle #Seahawks have yet to master away games

Well. That was a bit of a head scratcher. The defending world champion Seattle Seahawks sourly dropped a lop-sided road game in San Diego on Sunday to the tune of 30 – 21.

Hype on tap: Something special brewing in Seattle?

Hype on tap: Something special brewing in Seattle? #Seahawks

HYPE ON TAP – SOMETHING SPECIAL BREWING IN SEATTLE?Let me tell you a story. It’s the NFL season opener. Two teams: two Super Bowl-winning quarterbacks. The reigning Super Bowl champions are squared off against a top contender from their own conference. It’s Thursday night before the full regular Sunday/Monday schedule. The game is hyped as a playoff preview, among other things.

Do you know what game I’m talking about? Read my latest article,…

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West is best, again — How the NFC West will stack up in 2014

NFC West is best: Seahawks, Cardinals, Rams, 49ers

Do you get tired of hearing it? “The NFC West is the NFL’s toughest division.” It’s said so often it’s accepted as common knowledge among casual fans and learned observers alike.

Now that the 2014 regular season is upon us, let’s sing it again. This time with feeling. The NFC West boasts three bona fide playoff contenders. Like last season, it will be a crime if all three do not make it into the…

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On the attack — The Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers set to clash with opposing styles

On the attack — The Seattle #Seahawks and Green Bay #Packers set to clash with opposing styles

seattle seahawks and green bay packersThe Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers concluded the preseason in divergent manners. The Seahawks, previously a well-oiled monster truck, stumbled and bumbled their way through a head-scratching loss to the lowly regarded Oakland Raiders. In contrast, the Packers ended their preseason schedule with a thorough whipping of the Kansas City Chiefs, a playoff team in the last NFL campaign.

The…

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My Green Bay Packers final roster projection

My Green Bay #Packers final roster projection #NFLcuts

Mike McCarthy, Mark Murphy, Ted Thompson of the Green Bay Packers

Today is final cutdown day — The end of the toughest time for talent evaluators in the NFL. Here’s what I think Ted Thompson will decide for the Green Bay Packers’ 2014 week one roster:

Quarterbacks (3)

Aaron Rodgers, Matt Flynn, Scott Tolzien

Partly because both backups have earned the right to be on the team due to recent history (Flynn) and talent/potential (Tolzien), and also because of how…

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Ready or not – The Seattle Seahawks roster measured for week 1

Ready or not – The Seattle #Seahawks roster measured for week 1

Ready or not – The Seattle Seahawks roster measured for week 1Mercifully, the NFL preseason is nearly over. As far as the Seattle Seahawks’ frontline players are concerned, their tickets are punched. Thursday’s final preseason game in Oakland is largely to determine the bottom of the roster. As we turn our attention to the Sept. 4 NFL season kickoff between the Seahawks and the visiting Green Bay Packers, it’s time to rate the Seahawks’ roster in terms of…

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Penalties piling up — Is there a method to the NFL’s madness?

Penalties piling up — Is there a method to the NFL’s madness? #Seahawks #NFLpenalties

PENALTIES PILING UP – IS THERE A METHOD TO THE NFL’S MADNESS?

The Seattle Seahawks managed to experience a decrease in accepted penalties in their second preseason game against the overmatched San Diego Chargers last Friday night. All total, they had eight penalties called against them, vs. 13 when they played the Denver Broncos in week one. This compares to Seattle’s 2013 league-most average of eight penalties per game. That’s right: eight penalties is pr…

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I’ll do the ALS ice bucket challenge! I mean, no I won’t!

I’ll do the ALS ice bucket challenge! I mean, no I won’t!

buckets

So, you did the ALS ice bucket challenge. Nice. That’s cool, I guess. I, uh, what now? You say you want to challenge someone else? You’re gonna pass along the challenge to dunk a bucket of ice water over their head after you’ve done it yourself. Sweet! I mean, kinda. It’s cool, I guess. Whatever.

You can pick me. Wait, what? OK. No, that’s cool. So, no. Don’t pick me. You don’t have to pick me.…

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Bad money after good: 4 reasons why Marshawn Lynch won’t get 1000 yards in 2014

Bad money after good: 4 reasons why Marshawn Lynch won’t get 1000 yards in 2014 #Seahawks

marshawn lynch won't get 1000 yards in 2014

The Seattle Seahawks stunned NFL followers by agreeing to restructure running back Marshawn Lynch’s 2014 contract to the tune of a reported $1.5 million increase. The new figure reported in the media states that Lynch will now get $6.5 million for his services in 2014.

Whatever the amount is, it’s bad money spent by Seattle. Lynch is very unlikely to continue to produce at the level he…

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Tired of gaining weight? — The sleep/obesity connection

Late nights and appetites

The rise in obesity over Sleep Junkies Tired of gaining weight infographicrecent decades has been accompanied by a growth in chronic sleep problems. Research has shown that the two phenomena are not unrelated. Sleep plays a key role in maintaining health, including managing our weight, and lack of sleep is a known risk factor for obesity in both children and adults. Shorter sleep duration is also linked to higher body…

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