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Seahawks Select Paul Richardson

The Seahawks were able to trade down twice, and still nab a playmaking WR. With the 45th overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft the Seattle Seahawks chose WR Paul Richardson from the University of Colorado. Richardson is certainly a high risk / high reward player. The things to like are he is just over… Read More ›

“Bear”-er of Bad News

After taking the weekend to consider offers from the Seahawks and Cowboys,  along with the possibility of retirement,  Jared Allen has come to a decision. Reports are he has agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears.  Kind of a surprise,  but there is almost always a mystery team that swoops in at the last minute…. Read More ›

Jared Allen Joining the Seahawks?

The strong get stronger. ESPN reported this morning that Jared Allen has agreed to terms with the Seattle Seahawks and is in town today to sign his deal. Jared Allen is 12th on the NFL career sack list with 128.5, and has tallied double-digit sacks for the last 7 consecutive seasons. He is a beast. Jared Allen… Read More ›

NFL Scouting Combine

Man, time flies. I haven’t even received all my Super Bowl XLVIII Champions gear in the mail yet, and it is already next season. The NFL Scouting combine this weekend is where all the front office staff, coaches, scouts, and fans begin to start debating which of these college kids will be the missing piece… Read More ›

Mariners sign Fernando Rodney

The Seattle Mariners have signed Fernando Rodney to a 2 year, 14 million dollar contract. Rodney will assume the closer role that the Mariners identified as a need early in the offseason. Rodney, soon to be 37 years old is a season removed from a dominant 2012 campaign where he earned all-star honors and posted… Read More ›

Super Bowl: A Day To Remember

It’s 2:00 in the morning now and I find myself sleepless despite an overwhelming exhaustion. An exhaustion from two weeks of nervous anticipation. Every day checking the calendar, reading the news, talking with friends and family about the special day to come. The excitement built as days passed as if I were awaiting the birth… Read More ›

#1: The Queen of 12th Man Nation

Thank you for following 12 Days of the 12th Man.  How would this countdown be complete without mentioning the most loved, and famous 12th Man of all. For starters, let me just set the record straight, yes a woman can be a 12th Man, and we don’t have to change what we call it. You… Read More ›

#2: Sea…

nwsportsjunkies 12 Days of the 12th Man countdown comes to #2, “Sea…”  This is a 12th MANnerism, you could be in the middle of a conversation, or in a completely inappropriate place, and if someone yells “Sea…” you are 100% obligated to return yell “Hawks!” During his concert at Key Arena 2 weeks ago Justin… Read More ›

A ‘Mediocre’ Richard Sherman Story

For nearly two solid weeks now chances are you have seen and heard Richard Sherman clips and quotes more days than not. It all started with his game clinching tip to send the Seahawks to the Super Bowl, and his ‘spirited’ interview with Erin Andrews just a few moments later. My thoughts on that are, he… Read More ›

#3: A Tribute to #3

Happy Blue Friday to all! Today nwsportsjunkies brings you #3 on our 12 Days of the 12th Man countdown, a tribute to #3.  A complete list of all the beloved #3’s in Seattle Seahawks history.       #3 John Leypoldt – Seattle Seahawks – Kicker – 1976-1978.                 #3 Rick… Read More ›

#4: Beast Quake

Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks takes the phrase ‘Rumbling’ to the end zone to a whole new level. This became clear in a 2011 home playoff game vs. the Saints when Marshawn abused, humiliated, and destroyed the New Orleans defense on his way to a 67 yard touchdown with an astonishing 9 broken tackles. Even more impressive than… Read More ›

#5: Ring Of Honor

Today we will pay our respect to the Seahawks Ring of Honor. Steve Largent was the first player inducted into the Ring of Honor in 1989. He as also the first Seahawk to have number retired. Here’s the list of all the Ring of Honor inductees: Steve Largent (1976–1989), wide receiver – inducted 1989 Dave… Read More ›

#7: Best of Both Worlds

Most 12’s know by now that the Seahawks changed conferences, from AFC to NFC, in 2002. This cemented the Seahawks in NFL history by becoming

#8: Can You Hear Me Now?

The next day of 12 Days of the 12th Man, nwsportsjunkies brings the noise. CenturyLink Field and the 12th Man have long been heralded as the loudest venue and fans in the NFL.  In fact 12th Man broke the Guinness Book of World Records mark for loudest crowd roar at a sporting event twice this… Read More ›

Terrence Ross drops 51

Congrats to former University of Washington Huskies basketball star, Terrence Ross. T-Ross, now of the Toronto Raptors dropped 51 points on the Clippers tonight. Ross tied Toronto’s single game scoring record (Vince Carter,) and became the NBA’s first player to ever have a 50 point game while averaging less than 10ppg for the season. Ross was the 8th… Read More ›

#9: Dynamic Duo

#9 in the nwsportsjunkies.com ’12 Days of the 12th Man Countdown’ brings you some info on 2 of the most beloved Seahawks. They make us laugh… they make us cheer… the get us pumped up, the team mascot. Mascotte is French for Talisman or Charm. In 1880 French composer Edmond Audourian’s wildly popular French operetta was translated to English, as… Read More ›

#10: History Repeats Itself

Today we have just a short and sweet fact for you all. The Seahawks have faced the Denver Broncos

#11: Accepting Applications: The Bandwagon Fan

“Anyone who claims they are a “fan” of a particular sports team, even though they had no prior support for/interest in the team until that team started winning. These types of fans only show playoff interest, have probably never watched a regular season game, don’t own any type of team merchandise, nor would they buy… Read More ›

12 Days of the 12th Man

For something special leading up to the Super Bowl we thought we would bring you a special series called 12 Days of the 12th man. A little history, random facts, and some 12th MANnerisms. On the first day the 12th Manism the nwsportsjunkies brings to you is ‘what is the 12th Man.’ The 12th Man (Seattle… Read More ›

Duracell Comercial Featuring Seattle Seahawk Derrick Coleman

Amazing commercial from Duracell featuring Seattle Seahawk Derrick Coleman.  

The Saints Come Marching In

Anyone else find that almost laughable now? Last time the Saints came a marching, they whimpered out after getting absolutely destroyed 34 to 7. In the all to cliché saying, we dominated all phases of the game. I really hate that saying for some reason, but hey it’s the truth. I am super excited for… Read More ›

All-Pro Boom!

The Associated Press announced the NFL All-Pro team today. Guess who is in the Secondary??? That would be your Legion Boom! In a non-shocker, 3 out of the 4 Legion of Boom players are in the All-Pro team. CB Richard Sherman and FS Earl Thomas are both First Team while hard hitting SS Kam Chancellor… Read More ›

I’m Still Hurting

That game Sunday still hurts. I know I should get past it and be ready for Sunday vs. the Rams, but it really makes me nervous. That is our house and we let the Cardinals come in and slap us around. Don’t get me wrong, the Cards are playing some good ball and that defense… Read More ›

Bye Bye Browner

  That should close the book on Brandon Browner and the Seattle Seahawks. It was announced yesterday that Browner has been suspended indefinitely after an appeal of his 1 year suspension was denied. It has been stated that the suspension was for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Browner basically admitted to smoking week.The basis… Read More ›

Thank You For Flying With Us From Captain Wilson

Its been a busy week for Russell Wilson.  In addition to leading the Seahawks to a shutout victory over the Giants, Russell also became a minor league 2nd base prospect for the Texas Rangers, and now CFO for Alaska Airlines.  Well, Chief Football Officer, is what they decided to call his honorary position within the… Read More ›

K.J. Wright Out Six Weeks

If yesterday’s loss wasn’t bad enough, it looks like K.J. Wright is most likely done for the year. Coach Pete Carroll said after the game that Wright broke a bone in his foot. Typical timeline for return is six weeks. That would put K.J. back in the lineup at around Super Bowl time. Wright limped… Read More ›

Seahawks Lose

First off, DON’T FREAK OUT! Seahawks lost a close game this afternoon to the 49ers, 19-17. Seattle kept it close all game but thanks to a late 51 yard run by Frank Gore, San Francisco was able to kick a field goal to take the lead as time was winding down. Wilson gave one final… Read More ›

99 Problems but 2nd Base Ain’t One!

The Seattle Mariners and Robinson Cano have reached a 10 year, 240 Million dollar agreement.  This is tied for the 3rd largest contract in MLB history with Albert Pujols, eclipsed only by Alex Rodriguez who owns #1 and #2 on that list. When I heard that Robbie Cano and his mega star agent, Jay Z, were… Read More ›

Showtime

Hello…hello? Is this thing still on?  nwsportsjunkies.com has been off the interweb for a few months, but if you type us into your google machine you will be happy to find that we are back.  Where did we go? What happened? Both great questions.  Yet, like many of life’s great questions, there is no answer. … Read More ›

The Competition Goes On

Pete Carroll announced this week that rookie Russell Wilson with start at QB for the 3rd Seahawks preseason game. Most around the league would agree that Wilson has earned the right to start after having two great performances so far in preseason. He comes into game 3 completing 22 of 33 passes for 279 yards…. Read More ›

Hawks Off to Good Start

It only took 1 play for the 2012 Seattle Seahawks to cause their first turnover, and score their first Touchdown. Brandon Brownerscooped up Matt Hasselbecks first pass attempt and took it in to put the Hawks up by 7 just 9 seconds into the game. The defense played great. They looked big, they looked fast,… Read More ›

Kathi Goertzen Dies After Battle With Tumors

Kathi Goertzen has passed away today after her long battle with brain tumors. Since her diagnosis in 1998, Kathi has been an inspiration to everyone around her. She is survived by her husband, Rick Jewett, and two daughters, Alexa and Aandrea.

Seahawks And Chris Clemons Sign Multi-Year Contract

After missing all offseason workouts, Chris Clemons has finally reached a new multi-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks and should participate in the upcoming training camp. The deal is not yet official so no financial details have been released but the new contract is expected to match other top D-Ends in the league. As much as I can’t stand when these… Read More ›

A Kings Ransom: Trading Felix Hernandez

It’s that time of the season… we are after the All-Star break, the Mariners are 16.5 games back… One little bit of excitement and/or more likely than not, disappointment, for us nwsportsjunkies is the Hot Stove… MLB Trade Rumors! Who is leaving, who is staying… Which veteran can we unload to a contender, and what prospects… Read More ›

Marshawn Lynch arrested for DUI

Marshawn Lynch was apparently arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence this last weekend in the Oakland, California area.  While there aren’t many details available on the incident, it has been reported that Marshawn was pulled over around 3am taken to jail, tested via Breathalyzer and failed.  We will have to wait and see how his… Read More ›

The Frustration Grows (Even More…)

As we roll into the All Star break, the Mariners are holding onto their firm grasp of last place and are approaching the worst record in baseball. As I continue to watch these games, and get more frustrated, I can’t help but feel more and more sorry for our only All Star. King Felix Hernandez again… Read More ›

Chris Clemons plays DB during minicamp

    Seattle Seahawks defensive end Chris Clemons plays DB during minicamp.  No, the 260 pounder wasnt playing Defensive Back… I’m talking Douche Bag. Yup, I said it.  I’m calling out Chris Clemons, the guy who has led the Hawks in sacks the last 2 seasons. I really like him as a player, he is an asset… Read More ›

Seahawks 2012 Rookie Class

There were tons of big names left on the board when the Seahawks made their choice with the 15th overall selection, and Bruce Irvin was the name I saw across the bottom of the screen…. Who is Bruce Irvin? What are they doing!?! That was my initial reaction, and judging from most of the fan… Read More ›

NFL WELCOMES 5 NEW HUSKIES

The University of Washington can be proud this year after sending 5 new players to the NFL this weekend. Two players made the league via the draft, defensive tackle, Alameda Ta’amu (109th overall) and  offensive lineman, Senio Kelemente (151). Jermaine Kearse, Devin Aguilar, and most surprisingly, Chris Polk, were signed as undrafted free agents. Alameda Ta’amu was drafted 109th overall by the… Read More ›

Seahawks Draft Chat

The Seahawks have the 12th pick in tomorrows 1st round of the draft. Who do you guys want to see us pick up? Trade up to go get a guy? Trade down to aquire more picks? Pete and John have demonstrated a great ability to find late round talent. Use comment section below to post… Read More ›

Mariners Offense Soars In Oakland

The Seattle Mariners opened up their 2012 season, again, this weekend in Oakland. I had much doubt, like many, in the horrible offense the Mariners showed us in Japan. However, after compiling 26 hits and 15 runs in two games versus Oakland, one must wonder if Jack Zduriencik’s plan is coming to fruition. Chone Figgins is unexpectedly… Read More ›

Seahawks add Lutui, Ruud and keep Lewis

The Seahawks picked up two good players, Guard Deuce Lutui and LB Barrett Ruud. They also agree to terms to keep CB Roy Lewis. Here is a little info on each: Deuce Lutui – Guard – 6′ 4″ 338 lbs – 28 years old Dude is a Beast. He played for Pete Carroll at USC… Read More ›

New Seahawks Uniforms

New Seahawks Uniforms Here are some looks at the new Seahawks Uniforms, photos from seahawks.com More views available at: http://www.seahawks.com/videos-photos/photo-gallery/Photos-New-Uniform/d8a6def9-2713-40e2-bc03-3d5846d98dab

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