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Week 7 Wrap-up: The Mighty Start Falling «
What a rough 72 hours to be a Seahawks fan. On Friday, the Seahawks unexpectedly gave up on wide receiver Percy Harvin and traded him to the Jets, which must have caused Seattle fans to spend hours deleting their tweets and message-board posts from over the summer about how he was going to revolutionize the offense. Things got even worse Sunday. St. Louis’s stunning 28-26 victory dropped the Seahawks to 3-3, leaving them with as many losses as they had during their entire 2013 run to the Super Bowl. When expectations are this high, two losses in a row qualifies as a crisis.

The Percy Harvin Saga: How Seattle Lost and the Jets Won «
Seattle’s stunning trade of Percy Harvin to the Jets on Friday brought a sudden end to what will go down as an ill-fated dalliance. Seattle’s fling with Harvin, which cost them $18.3 million, ended with the speedy wide receiver having played just eight games for the Seahawks, in which he caught 27 passes, produced 322 yards from scrimmage, and scored two touchdowns.

Harvin says Jets have told him to be himself | ProFootballTalk
Jets receiver Percy Harvin met the New York media for the first time on Monday.  And while he wasn't pressed as aggressively as the New York media's reputation would suggest, Harvin elaborated much more on his circumstances than when he faced a strong of slo-pitch softballs from the media operation...

Percy Harvin: Seahawks' role was source of frustration - NFL.com
Percy Harvin was shipped from the Seahawks to the New York Jets amid an assortment of issues. The receiver admitted he "wanted to get downfield" more with Seattle. What else did Harvin say on Monday?

49ers Week 7 loss to Broncos: Three negatives | CSN Bay Area
The 49ers’ three-game win streak was snapped Sunday night. And there was not a lot of drama or doubt bout it in their 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos.

Extinguishing the Inferno: Reasons to Stay on the Seahawks Bandwagon | Slog
Everything is ablaze on the bandwagon known as the Seahawks' Insufferable Journey to Rewinnining the Super Bowl™. The fire started last week, at home against Dallas, but the flames were fanned on Friday when Star wide receiver Percy Harvin was run out of town in a most ignominious manner: getting traded to the Jets for a conditional draft pick.

Percy Harvin To Reporters After Jets Practice: ‘I’m Not Perfect,’ Happy For New Chance « CBS Seattle
“I’m happy to be here right now and looking to make the most out of it,” he said.

ST. LOUIS: Dave Boling: Record tells the story, Seahawks a middle-of-the-pack team | Seattle Seahawks | Tri-CityHerald.com
No way around it: The Seattle Seahawks, the defending Super Bowl champions, are a mediocre team at the moment.

Rams out-wit Seahawks, hold on for 28-26 win | Sportspress Northwest
The Seahawks dithered too long offensively, were upstaged by the Rams' special teams plays, and dropped their second game in a row to fall to 3-3.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson makes history, steals spotlight from Aaron Rodgers - The Washington Post
Russell Wilson becomes first quarterback to throw for over 300 yards AND rush for 100 yards or more in same game.

Another bad day for Seattle Seahawks' offensive line - ESPN
The St. Louis Rams entered Sunday's game with only one sack all season, the worst start in league history.

Did Seahawks Really Get Robbed at End of Game vs. Rams? | Bleacher Report
The Seattle Seahawks managed to put up a valiant fight after going down 21-6 to the St. Louis Rams at halftime on Sunday.

Jeff Fisher's gamble pays off big against Seahawks - NFL.com
The St. Louis Rams pulled off the gutsiest play of the season on Sunday when they shocked the Seattle Seahawks with a fake punt late in the game. The success went back to preparation.

Jeff Fisher's mettle lifts St. Louis Rams over Seattle Seahawks - NFL.com
The St. Louis Rams nearly blew another big lead -- this time to the Seattle Seahawks. Then, Jeff Fisher dug into his bag of tricks and made a game-changing call. Michael Silver explores the coach's mettle.

Russell Wilson on another record-setting run
Monday metatarsal musings: After a sluggish start against the Rams, the Seahawks’ offense regained its rhythm by following its leader – Russell Wilson. And as Doug Baldwin put it, “You could feel the growth.”

Carroll disappointed he 'couldn't make it work' with Harvin - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
Pete Carroll thought he could manage Percy Harvin the way he has with other wayward personalities over the years.

Carroll: Banged-up Seahawks are 'looking at all options' at fullback - Seattle Seahawks | 710 ESPN Seattle
'We're looking at all options right now,' Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told 'Brock and Salk' about Seattle's void at fullback after Derrick Coleman's injury. - Blog - 710 ESPN Seattle

San Francisco 49ers' O-line unrecognizable in Denver - ESPN
Expected to be a team strength, the banged-up San Francisco 49ers' offensive line allowed six sacks in a blowout loss to Denver.

St. Louis Rams keep it clean on way to win over Seattle Seahawks - ESPN
For all that goes into every game in the NFL on a weekly basis, there are always a few small things that can be done to greatly influence the outcome.

Seahawks Morning After: Hawks say they’ll ‘come out swinging’ | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Larry Stone column: The Seahawks thought they’d avoid the Super Bowl hangover but are finding out just how tough it is in the NFL after winning a championship.

Hugh Millen’s Seahawks analysis: What went wrong in loss to St. Louis | Seahawks | The Seattle Times
Seattle defense couldn’t make key stop when it needed to in fourth quarter.

Seahawks Second Thoughts | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Some Monday Morning Seahawks Second Thoughts. …

Harvin says he was frustrated with Seattle role, denies not wanting to play against Dallas | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Percy Harvin met the media in New York today, and while he largely stayed away from going into detail about what happened in Seattle, he said two things of note.

Pete Carroll on Percy Harvin: 'I couldn't make it work' | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
“I compete at this thing and I couldn’t make it work for our team and our players,” Carroll said.

Seahawks snap counts against Rams | Seahawks Blog | Seattle Times
Here are the snap counts for Seattle’s game against the Rams Sunday. A few quick notes:

Highlights from Pete Carroll's Monday radio show | HeraldNet.com - Seattle Sidelines
Pete Carroll did his usual morning spot on 710 ESPN Seattle, which included some interesting comments on where his team is through six games, why...

The Seattle Seahawks Are Now Underdogs To Make The Playoffs | FiveThirtyEight
What opponent would you least want to see on your favorite NFL team’s schedule? Most of you, I’d guess, would want to avoid Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. But after that?

Robot interviews Seahawks’ Earl Thomas in Old Spice ad - Seattle Seahawks & NFL News
Forget about the Super Bowl ring — Seahawks safety Earl Thomas now has a blue ribbon, a crown and a trombone to commemorate Seattle’s victory in Super Bowl XLVIII.

Jets GM John Idzik says Percy Harvin trade could be a 'coup;' is he right? - CBSSports.com
Jets general manager John Idzik seems optimistic about the Percy Harvin trade.

Percy Harvin: Seahawks' role was source of frustration - NFL.com
Percy Harvin was shipped from the Seahawks to the New York Jets amid an assortment of issues. The receiver admitted he "wanted to get downfield" more with Seattle. What else did Harvin say on Monday?

Holy Catfish! Steve Raible's Queen Anne Home Asking $1.3M - Celebrity Real Estate - Curbed Seattle
From being an original member of the Seattle Seahawks to becoming The Voice of the Seahawks, KIRO's Steve Raible is a one-man Seattle institution at this point. You have to...