The Godfather: An Interview with Scot McCloughan about Ron Wolf

“You want to talk about Ron Wolf a little bit?”  The question is barely out before Scot McCloughan answers, his voice brimming with enthusiasm and eagerness: “Let’s do it.” Every aspiring football guru needs a mentor, and McCloughan drew Wolf. He could’ve done a whole lot worse. We sit and talk for a long while, … Continue reading The Godfather: An Interview with Scot McCloughan about Ron Wolf

Every “thank you” to Paul Allen is inadequate. Here’s one anyway.

At the time, my younger brother and his wife were living in town, expecting their second child. It was a joyous period of life. We’d share meals, talk music, and our toddlers would escape our clutches to go ransack the living room, like good toddlers. We would definitely chat about the bad Seahawks, seeing as … Continue reading Every “thank you” to Paul Allen is inadequate. Here’s one anyway.

In the Trenches: A review of Seattle’s offensive and defensive lines

The difference in the Seattle Seahawks being a playoff team and a real Super Bowl contender is dependent upon growth from both sides of the trench. Offensively, it’s not a matter of passing more. It’s not a matter of taking the challenge flag away from a hormonal coach. It’s not a matter of being more … Continue reading In the Trenches: A review of Seattle’s offensive and defensive lines

On Richard Sherman finally facing Josh Gordon

We were robbed of what could have been one of the most compelling receiver-cornerback duels of the decade. It’s easy to forget now, because the narrative in the week was caught up by foolish remarks from Mike Pettine, the sloppy early days to Johnny Manziel’s career and Russell Wilson’s blazing finish to that season, plus … Continue reading On Richard Sherman finally facing Josh Gordon

Tasteful Filmography: The Marquise Blair Experience

If versatility is a virtue, Marquise Blair must be a saint. The second-round defensive back out of Utah was thrust into a starting role in the Seahawks' secondary just three weeks ago and has since played major snaps at both strong and free safety positions, the latter beginning on Sunday against the Buccaneers. After strong … Continue reading Tasteful Filmography: The Marquise Blair Experience