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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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Are the Seattle Seahawks running short of running backs?

Are the Seattle #Seahawks running short of running backs?

are the seattle seahawks running out of running backs?

With Marshawn Lynch a no-show and Christine Michael’s shoulder a no-go, did the Seattle Seahawks just go from a position of strength to a weakness?

The short answer, if you were to ask Head Coach Pete Carroll or General Manager John Schneider, is “no.” In fact, the Seahawks have made a handful of recent transactions. None of them included the running back position. If the Seahawks brass is…

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Lowering the Boom: Seattle Seahawks prepare for new rules emphasis

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 Lowering the Boom: Seattle Seahawks prepare for new rules emphasis

The Seattle Seahawks’ Legion of Boom pass defenders must be on their best behavior in the upcoming 2014 campaign. The NFL, according to former VP of officiating and current Fox Sports analyst Mike Pereira, has announced a renewed emphasis on defensive holding and illegal contact. The intention, apparently, is to not allow defenders guarding receivers…

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No offense: The Green Bay Packers outshine the Seattle Seahawks

No offense: The Green Bay #Packers outshine the Seattle #Seahawks

According to the Washington Post, there has been no better wide receiver / quarterback combination over the past three seasons than Jordy Nelson and Aaron Rodgers. The Green Bay Packers’ dynamic duo will be in Seattle to kick off the NFL season on September 4th. Also attending, the Packers’ superior rushing attack. Sound crazy? It’s not. There are at least 31 NFL general managers that would…

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It’s ‘stupid season’ time in the NFL

Ray Rice and wife of the Baltimore Ravens, NFL — It's stupid season in the NFL

The NFL’s stupid season is upon us. Last year was a doozy. This year —  well, it’s off to a strong start.

If you’re an NFL coach, general manager or owner, this is the time of year you fear the most. The four or five weeks between the close of your final offseason mini-camp and the start of training camp at the end of July is crazy time. It’s when your players and coaches are on their own. The…

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Marshawn, Marshawn, Marshawn. What are you doing?

Marshawn, Marshawn, Marshawn. What are you doing? #Seahawks

Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks

The stories are out there. Marshawn Lynch is not long for Seattle. The Seahawks are going running back-by-committee. Christine Michael is poised for a major role in the Seahawks’ offense.

Apparently, Marshawn Lynch read the articles. Or at least he read between the lines. Lynch, for reasons unexplained but widely speculated on, is staying away from Seahawks OTAs and the upcoming mandatory…

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