The injury news keeps getting worse for the Seahawks. Matt Hasselbeck and Shaun Alexander are back, but leading receiver Darrell Jackson will miss the Thursday night game against San Francisco with a turf-toe injury. Starting left guard Floyd Womack will also miss the game after aggravating a groin injury.
December 12, 2006
Last time Mike Holmgren got his team ready to face the San Francisco 49ers, the Seahawks had just enjoyed a division win over the St. Louis Rams, a 24-22 squeaker at Qwest Field. That victory put Seattle at 6-3, and it looked like all would be well in the Emerald City as the team prepared to welcome Shaun Alexander back after the 2005 MVP had been sidelined for six games with a foot injury.
December 11, 2006
The Chargers have made incredible progress over the last twelve months, not just as a team, but on an individual level as well. The team relied on contributions from several rookies last season, and those players are now a year wiser. One such player is Robert Pollard, a second-year defensive end out of TCU.
July 20, 2005
Not many have played in the 3-4 defense before coming to the San Diego Chargers. Yet, deep within the confines of the roster, one man has experience playing it – in college. He is undrafted free agent Robert Pollard, the son of former NFL fullback Bob Pollard.
July 15, 2004
Rookies that come into San Diego Chargers camp generally are in the dark about how this new experience will be. They go through the first week on egg shells as they learn the nuances, aka yelling, of their coaches and how to act throughout the week. It is similar to the first day at a new job when you try to feel your way through the acceptable policies. There are those rare opportunities where someone has preceded you into the fraternity, ala Robert Pollard.
June 9, 2004
Sometimes a team is not defined by their record. Sometimes it is the wind that carries word that change is in the air. The future looks bright and players want to be part of the renaissance. Robert Pollard, a defensive end out of Texas Christian University, is one of those players. The San Diego Chargers are that team.
May 12, 2004