Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003. The team held its exit interviews in August. This series will feature conversations from the 12-player roster. PG Sue Bird's conversation was a feature used in the newspaper.
Washington senior Hau'oli Kikaha has been named the Lott IMPACT player of the week after recording three sacks and a fumble in the Huskies' 44-19 victory over Illinois.
Here are a bunch of notes and stats on Sunday's Denver-Seattle game via the NFL:
Here is where key Seattle players rank in this week's position ratings from Pro Football Focus:
Several Washington defensive coaches and players met the media Tuesday to talk about the Huskies' dominant defensive performance last Saturday against Illinois and UW's next opponent Georgia State.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said he liked the approach of his team on Monday, a day after Seattle’s 30-21 loss at San Diego. “We don’t take these easily, you know,” he said. “These are very high expectations that we live with here, and everybody knows that.”
Ackley saw limited action recently because of pain and stiffness in his left ankle.
A quick look at the Seahawks’ next opponent
It may seem a little premature or overly optimistic considering the recent run of losing, but in professional sports, the preparation level for possible postseason activity is immense. Teams have to be proactive and plan ahead for any and every possibility
Felix Hernandez has been selected as the Mariners' nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement
The Seahawks may have lost on the field Sunday. But their TV rating was another winner, this time for FOX, which had the Seattle-San Diego game as part of its Sunday afternoon regional package.
There were few darker weeks in the history of the NFL — or any sports league, for that matter — than the one it just endured (and that was even before Friday’s news about the indictment of one of the league’s biggest stars, Adrian Peterson, for alleged child abuse).
Washington opens the Pac-12 season in the Bay Area with games 6 p.m. Friday Jan. 2 at California and 8 p.m. Sunday Jan. 4 at Stanford.
In the aftermath of a surprising loss at San Diego, the fact that the Seahawks now face a rematch of Super Bowl XLVIII wasn't really on the top of anyone's mind.
Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 victory at Indianapolis.
Minnesota reinstated running back Adrian Peterson on Monday, one day after he sat out a 30-7 home loss to the New England Patriots because he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.
Kam Chancellor’s struggles, Antonio Gates’ alignment, Philip Rivers’ quick check downs, and the fly sweep’s ineffectiveness all contributed to the Seahawks’ struggles against San Diego.
The Cougars were originally scheduled to play Hawaii on Dec. 13 at KeyArena, but will now travel to Santa Clara on that date.
The Americans run perhaps the most stable basketball program in the world, gold medalists at the men’s and women’s senior and junior levels.