Aug 30, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks defensive end Bruce Irvin (51) on the bench during the 2nd half against the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated Oakland 21-3. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-US PRESSWIRE
Washington setting his sights on six
"Guys like Mike Rob and Heath, the other leaders on special teams, know how badly I would like to have that record," Washington said. "So we’re working on just getting it. "We did a really good job of scouting ourselves this year, to see how we can improve. We feel like we’ve got a really good game plan coming into this season, so we feel like we going to have an opportunity to get it."
Seahawks start season where last one finished — at division rival Arizona | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
"That was a game that we should've won last year, and had plenty of chances to win," Carroll said. "But they did the right things and got the win."
Seahawks 2012: Five key questions " Kitsap Sun
Will the offensive line stay healthy? Here's all you need to know about the tenuous state of Seattle's offensive line: The Seahawks likely will start a rookie, seventh-round draft choice who played defensive tackle in college at right guard — that's J.R. Sweezy — in the season opener at Arizona.
Seattle Seahawks Fantasy Preview: Russell Wilson For Mayor of Seatown - SBNation.com
He'd probably swing a deal for a championship NBA team the moment he was elected. There is a lot of hype around the Pacific Northwest right now about these Seattle Seahawks. I know because I should...
Forecasting the Seahawks 2013 draft needs " Seahawks Draft Blog
Some may think this is too early, but I believe that Seattle’s decisions making the final 53 man roster tell us a lot about the plan moving forward. Remember, this front office thinks things through well in advance. I’m sure they’ve already begun their planning for the 2013 offseason, and I have my reasons for believing that they were planning for certain parts of the 2013 offseason even before the 2012 draft. We don’t know what that plan is with absolute certainty, but bearing that in mind, here are my best guesses as to where Seattle’s 2013 draft priorities are at this time:
NFC West roided-out rosters: Week 1 - NFC West Blog - ESPN
Looking at projected starters only, Seattle has the third-youngest and St. Louis has the fifth-youngest. San Francisco has the 11th-oldest starters. Arizona is right in the middle with the 16th-oldest starters.
Seahawks.com Blog | Matchup: Seahawks at Cardinals "
One tough task Cardinals OTs D’Anthony Batiste and Bobby Massie vs. Seahawks rush-ends Chris Clemons and Bruce Irvin: Batiste has not started a game since 2007, while Massie will be making the first start of his rookie season. They’re starting because Levi Brown and Jeremy Bridges sustained season-ending injuries during the preseason. Awaiting Batiste and Massie are the player who has generated 11 sacks in each of his first two seasons with the Seahawks (Clemons) and the player who was drafted in the first round to provide more speed and relentlessness from the other edge on the nickel line (Irvin).
Keys to Sunday's game | Seahawks Blog | The Seattle Times
Stay composed. Seattle is starting a rookie quarterback, and Arizona defensive coordinator Ray Horton came from the Pittsburgh Steelers so he's steeped in all sorts of ways to apply pressure on quarterbacks. Quarterback Russell Wilson can't be rattled no matter the number of snarling defenders blitzing at him because this Seattle team is built to win wars of attrition, and it absolutely can't tolerate turnovers. Arizona forced 19 turnovers last season, tied for sixth-fewest in the league.
NFL Sunday: Five matchups to watch | National Football Post
With the Cowboys getting the win over the Giants on opening night of the 2012 season, let’s take a look ahead to Sunday's Week 1 schedule in the NFL. Five matchups I am focused on—starting with Jimmy Graham vs. the ‘Skins safeties.