Coffee & Cigarettes: Educational links for Saturday
While I'm away from the blog for a couple of weeks, I've set up some posts that point you in the direction of some interesting or educational links about football.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
The cHawkboard: Oregon's 'read sweep' [video]
The Seahawks don't run a ton of 'college' style plays outside of a few basic read option plays and the Percy Harvin jet sweep, but with an upcoming season where Harvin will ostensibly be healthy, it might be worthwhile to learn about some of the wrinkles the college game is doing with the read-option.
2014 NFL Draft: The Pete Carroll Recruitment Connection
Long before Pete Carroll was a Super Bowl Champion and head coach for one of the most exciting teams in the NFL, he was at USC winning Rose Bowls, National Titles and resurrecting a dormant program into a powerhouse.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
2014 NFL Draft: 5 Names Seattle Seahawks Fans Need to Know
The Seattle Seahawks, fresh off the franchise's first Super Bowl title, head into May's draft with very few weaknesses.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
WR Rice returning to Seattle on one-year deal
Sidney Rice has a new team and it's the same as his old team. Rice tweeted on Wednesday that he's returning to Seattle.
Wednesday links: Latest mock drafts, and more
Writes Prisco: " Pete Carroll knows those USC kids and Lee would be a big help to the offense."
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Seahawks Players - We're Focused On Training a Not Ricardo Lockette
The entire Seattle Seahawks team has touched down in L.A. on Tuesday from Russell Wilson to Percy Harvin and while they're training their butts off one thing's for sure, they're not saying a word about Ricardo Lockette.
5 Available Free Agents Still Within the Seattle Seahawks' Reach
The Seattle Seahawks have had a solid showing in free agency thus far, but there are surely more players out there that can help them.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Monday
Smith arrest troubling for many reasons - San Francisco 49ers Blog - ESPN Initial thoughts on the arrest of San Francisco 49ers defensive end Aldon Smith Sunday at the Los Angeles International Airport: Troubling times: T Aldon Smith charged with false report of bomb threat - NFL.com San Francisco 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith was charged Sunday ... (more)
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Overturning of Bush fine doesn't mean penalty call was wrong
The news that the appeal process resulted in the scuttling of the $21,000 fine imposed on Saints safety Rafael Bush for his postseason hit on Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin has prompted some Saints fans to assume no penalty should have been called on the play.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Case For Jimmy Graham
John Schneider and Pete Carroll are on a relentless quest to make the Seahawks better each year.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
2014 NFL Draft: Updating the Seattle Seahawks' 5 Biggest Needs
The Seattle Seahawks dominated the NFL on their way to earning their first Super Bowl victory last season.
Thursday Round-Up: Latest mocks project Xavier Su'a Filo, Kelvin Benjamin, Ryan Shazier to Seahawks
There's plenty of fresh mock drafts to browse through today and we'll start with ESPN's Todd McShay, who has released his mock draft 4.0 - a two-round projection of what will go down during May's NFL Draft.
NFL rescinds Rafael Busha s fine for Percy Harvin hit
Two days after the Saints matched an offer for restricted free-agent Bush to play in Atlanta for two seasons and $4.5 million, the player got word that the NFL rescinded a $21,000 fine for a hit he had on Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin during New Orleans' defeat at Seattle in a divisional playoff game in January.
10 Biggest Issues Facing the Seattle Seahawks This Offseason
Repeating as Super Bowl champion is one of the most difficult things to do in sports, but the Seattle Seahawks have the pieces to make another run in 2014.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Seattle Seahawks Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Kelvin Benjamin
The Seattle Seahawks are still riding high after their tremendous Super Bowl win over the Denver Broncos, but some concerns are arising.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ranking every WR unit in the NFL: Seahawks have talent, still need more depth
Seattle does need to add a couple more receivers, but compared to every other team in the NFL it's really not that bad.
Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Tuesday
Roster Reset: NFC West - NFL.com The Cardinals made strides in free agency, but will the moves affect the NFC West standings? Around The League ranked the teams in the division based on their margin of offseason improvement.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
On aging running backs, and what it means for the Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch was undeniably one of the NFL's top running backs in 2013, rushing for 1,257 yards and 12 touchdowns in the regular season, then gaining 288 more in three postseason games to help carry the Seahawks to their first Super Bowl championship.