Jon Ryan

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The Pete Carroll era

I understand that bringing up the National Basketball Association is a sore point for many Seattle sports fans, seeing as the league sent the Sonics to noted sports hotbed Oklahoma City, where they’d henceforth be…




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6 starters remain from 2015 Seahawks playoff team

The Seattle Seahawks have had more turnover in the last two years than you may have expected, because I was surprised myself. That’s the basic premise of this quick post. On February 1, 2016, the…




How to properly doubt the Seahawks draft class

Not satire. There’s a way to do it genuinely If anyone on your friendly neighborhood Field Gulls staff is the eternal optimist, it is yours truly. I will very nearly always pick the Seattle Seahawks…


Punting to win

Using ball placement to better isolate the effect of punters on team performance The difficulty in measuring punter effectiveness Punter is a difficult position to measure, the low sample of attempts over a season, the…



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53 players who could make the Seahawks next season

The Seattle Seahawks drafted nine players and brought in “a bunch of” undrafted free agents last week (we won’t know the official number until they officially announce the UDFAs, but it won’t be the 18…