The bye week is over as the Seahawks will be back on the practice field today. We'll also ramp up the coverage again on the blog to game-week levels after taking a little time off the last few days, as well, as it's now 13 games in 13 weeks for the Seahawks.
Lloyd McClendon gave Felix Hernandez a parting gift Sunday, once it became apparent that his outing, typically brilliant, had become superfluous. The gift was adulation. A chance for Mariners fans to salute Hernandez one final time for his wondrous season.
The grumbling started in the middle of fourth inning at Safeco Field. On the electronic scoreboard above the Mariners bullpen, the score changed from a 2-0 A's lead in Texas to 4-0. Boos and groans could be heard from several of the 40, 823 fans in attendance, who saw the updated score.