Pete Carroll

(credit: CBS)

Exonerated Football Player Brian Banks To Work For NFL Front Office

After serving five years in prison and having his rape conviction overturned with the help of the California Innocence Project, Brian Banks will work for the NFL front office.

08/02/2014

Seattle Seahawks mascot Taima the Hawk celebrates after they defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl 48 at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The Many Highs, Few Lows Of 2013 Seattle Seahawks

When you win the Super Bowl, there isn’t much to complain about as far as overall team performance is concerned. But here is a look back at what the Seahawks excelled at and aspects of their game that they will need to tighten up next season.

02/04/2014

Pete Carroll (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seahawks Beat Broncos 43-8 In Super Bowl

Defense wins championships, and the NFL has not seen a defense like Seattle’s in a long time.

02/02/2014

Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Keidel: Manning’s Manifest Destiny?

What will matter most? The fact that Seattle has no players with Super Bowl experience, or their youth and speed and top-ranked defense? Or will the game be won by Denver’s suddenly stout rush defense and Peyton Manning’s blessed right arm?

01/31/2014

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Brian Banks To Return To Seattle For Seahawks Minicamp

Exonerated former Long Beach Poly football star Brian Banks will return to Pacific Northwest Wednesday where he will workout at the Seattle Seahawks minicamp.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2012

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Exonerated Ex-Football Star Set For NFL Tryout With Former USC Coach

Former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star Brian Banks, who was exonerated of rape charges, is set to tryout Thursday for the Seattle Seahawks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2012

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Exonerated Ex-Football Star Set For NFL Tryout With Former USC Coach

A former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star exonerated of rape and kidnapping charges last week is set for his first NFL tryout.

06/06/2012

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Former USC Star Stafon Johnson Settles With Alma Mater For Weight Lifting Accident

Former Trojan star running back Stafon Johnson has settled a lawsuit with his alma mater of USC after alleging that mistakes made by a strength and conditioning coach during a weight lifting session that caused major injuries to his neck/throat.

01/18/2012

Raiders_Palmer

Report: Palmer Expected To Start Against Kansas City

Sources indicate that Palmer will be starting Sunday but Hue Jackson will not make it official till Friday.

10/19/2011

Seahawks

Pete Carroll Has Seahawks Jersey Ready For Unemployed LeBron James

Earlier today we told you about LeBron James directing a Twitter message to ESPN’s John Clayton in which the unemployed James jokingly (we think) asked about the NFL deadline for signing free agents.

10/13/2011

San Diego Chargers v Pittsburgh Steelers

Bolts-Seahwaks To Kick Off NFL Season Tonight

Although Pete Carroll is an unabashed optimist who has attacked the Seahawks’ post-lockout challenges with his usual can-do attitude, even Seattle’s perpetually sunny coach realizes Tarvaris Jackson can’t possibly be ready to run his offense after just a handful of practices.

08/11/2011

Oregon v USC

49ers Email Every NFL Team To Trade Ex-Trojan Taylor Mays

When you try to trade a player in the NFL, you carefully seek out potential general managers who might have interest and inquire discreetly about whether they’d like to chat. (I assume that’s what happens anyway.) What you don’t do is email every team in the league and let them know someone’s on the trading block.

08/04/2011

Robinson celebrates

Carroll Invites OKC’s Nate Robinson To Seahawks Camp

Back in July, we noted that Oklahoma City Thunder guard Nate Robinson expressed interest in playing in the National Football League should the NBA’s lockout lead to a work stoppage. “I might go play football,” Robinson told SLAM magazine at the time. “Do something that nobody’s tried to do.”

08/03/2011

Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images

Leinart To Play For Pete Carroll In Seattle?

Nothing like a lockout to artificially inflate Matt Leinart’s value.

06/19/2011

USC Spring Game

Pete Carroll And Seahawks Fire Jeremy Bates

The Seattle Seahawks have fired offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates after just one season during which Seattle’s offense ranked near the bottom of the NFL.

01/18/2011

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