In this weeks installment of Five Questions, Five Answers, we tracked down long-jump specialist Andrew Greif, the Oregon Ducks beat writer for The Oregonian. You can follow him on Twitter here and find his work online at OregonLive.com. Many thanks for Andrew for taking time to do this.
NFL.com, the official site of the NFL, is reporting that Seattle defensive lineman Cassius Marsh is out 4-5 weeks with a broken foot suffered in practice on Wednesday. The site reported that Marsh will need surgery.
The Texas Rangers hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager.
During his weekly Friday radio show on KIRO-FM 97.3, coach Pete Carroll said defensive tackle Jordan Hill has a sprained ankle. Carroll did not give a prognosis for Hill, who has not practiced all week, but included him in a list with three other players he said again our for this week --- Bob
The deep ball has never been a huge part of Percy Harvin’s repertoire, and that remains the case with the Seahawks. Harvin has largely been used as a quick-hit receiver and nontraditional running back.
The San Francisco Giants will face the Kansas City Royals in the World Series starting Tuesday.
Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, who said after the 30-23 loss to Dallas Sunday that he could have played better, met the media today and said he has no doubts the Seahawks will get back on track.
The Royals completed a sweep of the Orioles in the ALCS to reach the World Series for the first time since 1985.
Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.
20 years ago, Damon Huard’s dramatic interception to Kenny Wheaton sparked a 31-20 Ducks victory and marked a turning point in one of the Northwest’s biggest rivalries. Since 1994, Oregon is 15-4 against the Huskies. Today, the players and other participants take a look back.
A couple things of note on Seattle's injury report from Thursday's practice.
Seattle safety Earl Thomas often has a lot of interesting things to say and today was no exception as he held his usual regular Thursday session with the media.
Here's today's Extra Points video, updating Thursday's Seahawks happenings:
Seattle's usage of receiver Percy Harvin has been a pretty hot topic in these parts this week.
Let’s not overlook the fact that the Seahawks this season have been in equal-opportunity regression. To be blunt, their defense simply has not been as impactful and disruptive as it was in their championship run.
For this week's Five Questions, Five Answers, we turn to Kenny Albert, who will handle the play-by-play for the FOX telecast of the game, along with color analyst Daryl Johnson, and Tony Siragusa on the sidelines.
After practice Thursday morning, UW coach Chris Petersen had his final media availability before the Huskies' game at No. 9 Oregon on Saturday.
The Seahawks will be back on the practice field at the VMAC later today with the last heavy physical practice of work in preparation for the game Sunday at St. Louis.
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