Seattle Seahawks

My eXLIXstential crisis

I have never been a fair-weather fan. As a kid on Bainbridge, my dad and I watched Warren Moon and Joey Galloway on Sundays with…

Snatched away: How one play beat the Seahawks in the Super Bowl

GLENDALE, AZ. -- Many of the players and coaches were showered, dressed and on the buses. Equipment had been loaded. Shirtless and wordless on their…

Ups and downs for Seahawks fans

Watching the scene unfold in Pioneer Square, it seemed as if the defeat of the Seahawks at the hands of the Patriots would never need…

Why Marshawn Lynch’s silences make sense

Super Bowl Week is not exactly renowned as a holiday tied by longstanding family tradition to moments of quiet reflection.  No, holidays such as Thanksgiving…

Seattle Seahawks and the Super Bowl: Are the stars aligned?

We are just about down to the game, the SuperBowl itself. It will be an interesting collision of different sorts, a kind of State of…

Super Bowl: The battle between the best coaching minds

PHOENIX — The coaches who meet Sunday in Glendale in a much-anticipated Super Bowl matchup are easy to clown up as opposites, as in Emperor Palpatine vs.…

My interviews with the Marshawn Lynch of writers

Marshawn Lynch, the Seahawk’s star running back, is famous for his desire to avoid sitting and answering the media’s questions. Hostility to the media is…

Is this the Seahawks’ most surprising talent find?

PHOENIX — Less than a month ago, one of the key participants in the Seahawks' crucial goal-line stands in the NFC Championship against Green Bay was in…

Seahawks astound in OT victory over Packers

In a game more unpredictable than a toddler nursery, Russell Wilson found a quiet moment in the bedlam of overtime Sunday afternoon and offered up…

Seahawks: How they look better than a year ago

A major story line for the NFC Championship Sunday is how much the Green Bay Packers have improved since the 36-16 loss to the Seahawks…

Save the Seahawks from CenturyStink!

The only problem with the Seahawks’ march to glory is where it’s happening — or rather, what that where is called. The Hawks and the…

Seahawks get their shot at the NFC championship

Befitting an 11-point underdog on the road, Carolina coach Ron Rivera hoped the Seahawks would help with a slip-up or goof: "We needed them to…

Seattle Seahawks have a secret weapon against the Panthers

As the Seahawks return Saturday to the NFL playoffs from the same position as a year ago — No. 1 NFC seed, first-round bye, potentially…

2014’s #2 Most Read: International Space Station flies Seahawks 12th Man flag

This satirical piece was our second most read story of 2014.   Seattle and Denver both have long traditions in aerospace. Before legal recreational marjiuana…

Seahawks, Kings of the West, the hard way

Three signs that the Seahawks, one of the NFL's youngest teams, are maturing into an Alien-style, pitiless machine: At the accomplishment of the only seasonal…

Fox’s termination of Q13 contract could leave South Sound Seahawksless

The popularity of the Seahawks in the Seattle-Tacoma market and of the NFL in general has prompted media giant FOX to pursue long, fruitless negotiations…

Viral Video: The National Freefall League

“A little boy was putting up his hands, trying to stop a professional football player from hitting him with a small tree branch.” That’s the…

NFL’s troubles reflect a violent game

Media have been filled over the past week with stories regarding violence by National Football League players against spouses and others. Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson…

What the Seahawks are saying about Thursday’s season-opener

RENTON — For those of you whose most recent visual memory of Marshawn Lynch was swigging Fireball atop a parade vehicle downtown after the Super…

Seahawks: Can they tackle something bigger than a Super Bowl?

RENTON —  Sure, the game was great, the parade outrageous and the White House visit thrilling. But now it can be told: The coolest thing about…

The Smartypants Guide to the March Civic Cocktail: 12th Man spirit, plus the food scene

Updated 12:20 p.m. March 3  The Seattle Seahawks gave the Pacific Northwest its first Super Bowl championship. And the region went wild. Now, how can…

3 things the Super Bowl Seahawks taught us about success

As we come down from our Superbowl high, I've been reflecting on a trio of values lessons that can be drawn from this amazing Seahawks…

The Spokane-Seattle inferiority complex

I don't generally make a habit of taking to Twitter to announce snow conditions at Northwest ski areas, but that's what I did two days…

Seahawks Super Bowl Parade: Why it’s all too much

Somebody has to be the skunk at the picnic, the kid who spoils the emperor’s fashion show, the morning-after pill, the 13th man. And since…

Minute by minute: The Seahawks Super Bowl Parade

The Northwest — Idaho, British Columbia, Seattle, the whole state of Washington —went kind of crazy for the Seahawks celebration. Update 3:55 p.m. We've wrapped…