Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril said what you might expect after it was announced today he has signed a four-year contract extension worth $28.5 million and $16 million guaranteed --- he's a happy man.
%%%9e3295c0f10c242138954f301bc1f3ef%%%The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season. Each fan will predict the outcome of the next Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.
%%%2e19549ff43da2537b5ae5496b95448e%%%The Huskies just wrapped practice inside Husky Stadium, their eighth of 15 allotted practices leading up to the Jan. 2 TicketCity Cactus Bowl against Oklahoma State.
The Seattle Seahawks will be without two starting offensive linemen --- center Max Unger and left tackle Russell Okung --- against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, coach Pete Carroll said today on his weekly Friday radio show on KIRO-97.3 FM.
The Boston Celtics traded point guard Rajon Rondo to Dallas on Thursday night, cutting ties with the last remnant of their last NBA championship while giving Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks a chance at another title.
It was an unexpectedly big day at the VMAC today as the Seahawks took care of some business that it was tempting to think might wait until the off-season --- extending the contract of K.J. Wright, who would have been one of the team's key free agents.
The Seahawks covet Wright for many reasons, but near the top of the list is his savvy. Wright knows where to be, and he knows where to be at multiple positions. His versatility has been on display when he’s played at middle and weakside linebacker.