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Five Seahawks who have the most to prove in 2018

It’s another football-free weekend. We’re in that little lull between the free agent frenzy and the NFL Draft (or the NFL schedule release before that, I suppose), so this is one of the few quiet…


Frank Clark is in the company of the elite

Wednesday Field Gulls contributor Lars Russell provided an overview on Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark, asking readers for their opinions on whether or not the team should sign Clark to a contract extension. In…


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Frank Clark’s next contract: Now or never?

Before the 24 year old enters his final year on a rookie deal, should the Seahawks extend their top pass rusher already? About the last thing on the Seattle Seahawks minds right now needs to…


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6 defensive players who could breakout next season

On Monday, I posted six offensive players who could break out for the Seahawks next season as “internal upgrades” after a free agency period that many deemed “slow” for John Schneider. Today is the defensive…


How Marcus Smith is staying in shape

Last Thursday the Seattle Seahawks announced that they had agreed to a one year contract with defensive end Marcus Smith, who the team had added on the eve of training camp last offseason. A former…



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Century Links 3/23: Seahawks Re-Sign Marcus Smith

Read! Seattle Seahawks re-sign ex-Philadelphia Eagles top pick Marcus Smith for 2018 | The News TribuneSeattle needs pass rushers after trading Michael Bennett and fellow Pro Bowl defensive end Cliff Avril’s career-threatening neck injury. Smith,…


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Are the 49ers better than the Seahawks?

One of the funniest things about this job to me is when I write about or mention the quality of another team, having that team’s fans respond to me with “Why don’t you focus on…


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Century Links 3/22: Luke Willson Leaves for Detroit

Read! Luke Willson: Going to Lions ‘surreal’ after ‘dream come true’ with SeahawksIt was a bittersweet day for 710 ESPN Seattle’s Danny, Dave and Moore as the crew bid farewell to Seahawks tight end Luke…


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Costly mistakes can still be right decisions

Moving on from the former Seattle defensive tackle was as controversial, debatable, maybe even regrettable as trading for him in the first place, but that doesn’t make either the wrong choice When you think of…