In today's Extra Points video, we talk about the fact that there isn't a ton of real news this week with the Seahawks --- so far, anyway --- as well as some of what the team is working on in preparing for Philadelphia on Sunday.
Proof of the Pro Bowl prowess of Seattle receiver Ricardo Lockette came recently when he was the team's nominee for the fan vote, which you can access here. Lockette has been using his Twitter account to pump fans for votes, and aces no bones about how much he'd like the honor.
Here's the first six minutes of Kyle Seager's press conference before my phone ran out of memory.
A rather shocking development in the Pac-12 this morning: Mike Riley, the dean of Pac-12 coaches, has bolted for Nebraska. Never thought he would leave Oregon State.
What remains a hot-button topic for fans --- Seattle's penalty disparity --- is one you may not hear much more about from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll for a while.
Jake Browning, the Folsom (Calif.) High School quarterback set to enroll at the University of Washington in January, was named Thursday the California Gatorade Player of the Year, the second year in a row he has won that award.
I wondered early in the week if the betting line on this game might change. Turns out, so far it really hasn't as the Eagles remain favored by a point or 1.5 points according to Vegas Insider.
The Mariners are in pursuit of a new starting right fielder after trading Michael Saunders to Toronto for pitcher J.A. Happ.
The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Free-agent outfielder Torii Hunter is returning to the Minnesota Twins.
Brian Hoyer came dangerously close to losing his dream job for good.
Talked with Michael Saunders on the phone briefly tonight. He called the whole situation "bittersweet." He's excited for a chance to play every day in Toronto, but is admittedly sad since the Mariners organization was all he'd ever known as a professional baseball player. At the end of his con
Here's the official transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media during his regular Wednesday press conference today. Included are thoughts on the Eagles, officiating, whether he should have challenged the spot on Tony Moeaki's reception against the 49ers, and more:
Philadelphia quarterback Mark Sanchez left early for the NFL, being drafted in the fifth round in 2009, against the advice of then-USC coach Pete Carroll. Both say the incident was overblown and a simple disagreement. They will meet Sunday in Philadelphia.
Here's some of what Seattle offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell had to say Wednesday when he met the media after practice:
Seattle's injury report for Wednesday is a pretty short one, with just four players listed, with no surprises.
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman had no accompaniment when he took to the podium for his weekly regular press conference Wednesday. No cardboard cutouts.
Not a ton of big personnel news from Pete Carroll's press conference today, but here are the highlights: