No one could've predicted Bobby Engram's shoulder injury. Neither could they have foreseen Nate Burleson, Ben Obomanu and Logan Payne being lost for the season prior to the NFL Draft last April, but it did surprise me that not a single receiver was selected by Seattle. And as Payne lay on Qwest Field's turf Sunday I began to wonder how the Seahawks arrived at the current situation they're in...
September 16, 2008
"Even in the preseason, beating the Raiders feels good. Now that the preseason games are in the books, it's time for the front office and coaching staff to get to work and settle on a 53-man roster. They have until 6pm ET on Saturday to get their cuts in, so it'll be a sleepless night for them. And even more so for the 22 players whose football careers hang in the balance."
August 30, 2008
In this week's podcast, Seahawks.NET's Doug Farrar talks with Danny O'Neil of the Seattle Times about Seahawks training camp -- who's impressing, who's on the bubble, and how the position battles are working out. This is a podcast you don't want to miss!
August 4, 2008
One of the primary advantages of the West Coast Offense is that a team doesn't need elite receivers to run the system. Mike Holmgren has taken three different teams -- the 1996 and 1997 Green Bay Packers and the 2005 Seattle Seahawks -- to the Super Bowl, and only the '97 Pack had a thousand-yard receiver (two, actually -- Antonio Freeman and Robert Brooks).
June 2, 2008