Training camp means several tough personnel decisions loom for the Seattle Seahawks. We are less than two weeks away from the 53-man deadline; many roster-hopefuls are dreading the words "Coach Carroll wants to see you." It shouldn’t be surprising that Seattle’s front office has a better idea about who the team is keeping than they’d … Continue reading Will Delano Hill finally get his chance?
The Seattle Seahawks have embarked on their 10th season in the Pete Carroll/John Schneider era, and the 2nd season into the retool I’ve previously coined "The Purge." After experiencing more attrition than the seven kingdoms of Westeros, Schneider has identified some promising talent, while retaining his most important cogs, Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner. Attention … Continue reading Camp Crucial: Seahawks Notes & Roster Predictions
Before coming to the United States, 21 year old N’Keal Harry spent the earliest part of his childhood on a small island in Saint Vincent, where the population was last estimated to be under 110,000. Like many other countries, the popularity of American football is nowhere near that of soccer and rugby. (Fun fact: you … Continue reading Smart, Tough, Reliable: The Story of N’Keal Harry
When the dust of an underwhelming offseason had settled for the Seattle Seahawks, the nation watched on, taking a very hard stance toward what appeared to be the deepest spring cleaning, one even your mother couldn’t hold a candle to. A house-cleaning analogy seemed fitting on the surface, but much like the chore itself, it … Continue reading What Makes a House a Home
Initially, after Janikowski’s game-winner went through the uprights, I went blank; relieved, surely, but also in acute shock that the Seattle Seahawks had even been in a position to win in the first place. Hours after digestion, it slowly sunk in how important Sunday's victory over the Carolina Panthers was in the big picture; not … Continue reading Seattle’s win over Carolina carries significant implications
It’s never “easy” to win in the NFL, but there are certainly games in which you are expected to finish handedly; even with some room for error, though no coach will admit it. For example: converting literally no 3rd downs and still beating the Arizona Cardinals, who are who we thought they were. As you’ve … Continue reading The Seahawks Are Good,,, Maybe
Everything eventually comes to expiration. I just never imagined the relationships of former and current players being in such shambles with Pete Carroll; a well-documented players coach. When you mix Carroll’s core philosophy with the nature of a bottom line business, you can see how the player/coach chemistry would fade after the player becomes established. … Continue reading State of the Franchise