As the Lions headed into free agency, they didn't rule out chasing a high-priced player, but they made it seem highly unlikely. After the first 24 hours, and signing one mid-level player (Seattle's Maurice Morris), they're living up to their word.
With a rookie at tight end in John Carlson, QB Matt Hasselbeck has no comfortable targets downfield. He also has no comfort in his line, which struggled mightily in week 1 and must account for 49ers DE Justin Smith, who lined up at seven different positions in the opener.
September 12, 2008
September 8, 2008
With their second minicamp of the offseason under way, the Seattle Seahawks are starting to sort out the way they will use their new stable of running backs. Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren said that Julius Jones will get the bulk of the carries, in part because Jones possesses the versatility that Shaun Alexander never had.
June 6, 2008
Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren created a sense of confusion about his running game in Sunday's win over Arizona because backup Maurice Morris got more carries (13) than starter Shaun Alexander (10), the first time that has happened this season in a game in which Alexander has been fully healthy.
December 11, 2007