The annual NFL Scouting Combine was created in 1982 to provide every NFL team equal opportunity to get their medical and other off-field questions answered. Since, the Combine has morphed into a made-for-television athletic competition that some have dubbed the "Underwear Olympics." The Seahawks scout and play differently than virtually every other team in the NFL. Here's what you need to know about their preparation for the Combine and what makes the 2016 crop of talent unique.
February 23, 2016
The East-West Shrine Game has been good to the Seahawks with the club Kam Chancellor (2010), Christine Michael (2013), Cassius Marsh (2014) and Kasen Williams (2015) among the current players on Seattle's roster who boosted their stock in the prestigious all-star game. Who stood out (and fits the Seahawk profile) this year?
January 24, 2016
Injuries sustained by star rookie running back Thomas Rawls and Pro Bowl strong safety Kam Chancellor threaten to sap the joy from the victory, but the Seahawks methodically mangled the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, winning 35-6 on the strength of five touchdown passes from Russell Wilson, three of which went to Doug Baldwin.
December 13, 2015
Though listed on Seattle's injury report this week with a toe, Simon being held out of the opener against the St. Louis Rams is a surprise and means that the Seahawks will only field four traditional cornerbacks. Fortunately, veteran DeShawn Shead has shown enough versatility to handle playing both cornerback and safety.
September 13, 2015