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A Relationship Born on the Gridiron: Seahawks and Huskies - UW Dawg Pound
The Seahawks and Huskies enjoy one of the most unique proximal situations that fans of both the pro and college football games could ever hope for. How can these two entities take their it to the next level.

Bobby Wagner: We got way better this year | ProFootballTalk
During an appearance on ESPN Tuesday, Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner said that he thought the Broncos "looked scared" when they took the field in what turned out to be a 43-8 victory for Seattle in the Super Bowl.

Seattle Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner -- Denver Broncos offense was scared in Super Bowl - ESPN
"You're not wrong," Wagner said. "They looked scared out there. Nobody wanted to catch the ball. Nobody wanted to come up the middle."

Will the Seattle Seahawks' offensive line be better in 2014? - ESPN
Before training camp begins in 10 days, here's a look (by position) at how the Seattle Seahawks stack up going in and whether the team is improved or will need help at that spot.

Brandon Mebane remains the rock in Seahawks’ defense
As the longest-tenured Seahawk, Brandon Mebane is leading by example. The eighth-year nose tackle already is preparing for the start of training camp next week by working out at VMAC.

Seahawks' view on new Patriots CB Brandon Browner - ESPN Boston
The Patriots' signing of free-agent cornerback Brandon Browner, formerly of the Seahawks, has raised expectations for the New England secondary in 2014. In fact, it was part of the consideration for Insider KC Joyner to recently write a piece that the Patriots could surpass the Seahawks when it comes to the NFL's best secondary.

Terrance Knighton Calls Out The Seahawks On Twitter - Predominantly Orange - A Denver Broncos Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Oh, boy. Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton is not playing around. Sounds like he’s tired of all the talk out of the Pacific Northwest. Behold.

Schedule breakdown: Washington Redskins | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
Heading into camp, we’ll take a quick look through the opponents on the 2014 schedule.

Breaking Down Seattle Seahawks' 4 Biggest Training Camp Projects | Bleacher Report
Seattle Seahawks news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

Terrence Knighton talks while Bruce Irvin Laughs | Dave 'Softy' Mahler on SPORTS RADIO KJR
That is Terrence Knighton the last time we saw him on a competitive football field. That look on his face was common during that Super Bowl, since they were getting their butts kicked, 43-8. That didn't stop him from talking on twitter today:

Irvin's outlook: What will happen when Bruce gets loose?
Bruce Irvin has been called a lot of things since Seattle selected him No. 15 overall in the 2012 draft.

Is Pete Carroll really just the 7th best NFL head coach?
If your team wins the Super Bowl in dominating fashion, you're the best, right? Not according to a leading NFL analyst, who says Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is just the seventh best amongst his peers.

Seahawks’ Bobby Wagner stirs the pot … a little … by saying Broncos were scared | Seahawks Insider - The News Tribune
As if the Seahawks-Broncos games this year needed any more build up, there was this from Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner on ESPN’s "First Take":

Eight players primed to regress in 2014 -
The Around The League team just completed their "Making The Leap" series. Now Gregg Rosenthal and Dan Hanzus offer up players who could be hitting a career valley in 2014.

New team, same success for only a few of these 10 Pro Bowl players -
Is all-star production transferable? Ten Pro Bowl players change teams, but only a few will find themselves in schemes that will get them back to the Pro Bowl.

Finding the Fits: Ellington could open up 49ers' offense, key title run -
This article is one of a 32-part series in which the goal is to identify one relatively unheralded player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft who appears to be an especially good schematic fit with his new NFL team.

Monday Morning MD | National Football Post
Advancements in electronic medical records are coming to the NFL.

Football Savages / The Introduction to Field-Position Adjusted Stats.
The Introduction to Field-Position Adjusted Stats. Questions I set out to answer:  How many points is each yard of field position worth in the grand scheme of things? When you pin your opponent inside the 20, how much worse is that for their offense? Who benefited most from stellar field position set up by great defense and special teams and who did the best despite having an anemic supporting cast?

Jermichael Finley's $10 million dilemma: What would you do? | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
Jimmy Graham agreed to a four-year, $40 million contract on Wednesday, at age 27.

Why Richard Sherman-Michael Crabtree Rivalry Is Great for the NFL | Bleacher Report
Over the past several years, there's been no better rivalry in the NFL than the one in the NFC West between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks.

Rushing EPA and Yards per Carry —
Today I want to look at how traditional rushing statistics compare to rushing Expected Points Added, one of the main stats used over at Advanced Football Analytics. In my analysis, I used the EPA numbers for each team in each season from 2002 to 2013.