Category Archives: Week 15: Cleveland

Secret to Wilson’s Zone? Gotta be the shoes

The Zone.

It’s that elusive feeling that athletes or any competitive people strive for — that je ne sais quoi that makes them invincible for a stretch, allows them to be almost superhuman, enables them to make it look so easy.

Russell Wilson is in the Zone.

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Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin added two more TD connections, continuing their historic streak.

Pete Carroll said the Seahawks’ 182 rushing yards vs. Cleveland with new running backs were a “really good statement.”

Marshawn Lynch is in a “race against time” to see if he can play again this season, Carroll told 710 ESPN.

Appropriately, Ahtyba Rubin made the playoffs for the first time by beating his former team.

As fully expected, the Cardinals won the NFC West and the Seahawks will be a wild card.

Michael Bennett came out during pregame introductions wearing a Darth Vader mask.


Michael, Hill reminders of bad 2013 draft

Michael to CowboysJohn Schneider and Pete Carroll built the Seahawks into Super Bowl contenders using three strong drafts to start their tenure.

Of their 28 draft choices from 2010 to 2012, 17 contributed in some fashion, a dozen became full-time starters and six have been named to the Pro Bowl at least once. Those three drafts were a great foundation for consecutive Super Bowl appearances.

Then there was 2013. It was a bad draft year for the entire NFL — and Seattle certainly didn’t buck the odds.

Christine Michael’s somewhat surprising return to Seattle and Jordan Hill’s latest injury are reminders.

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Bob Condotta analyzes the re-signing of Christine Michael.

Although Michael is back, Bryce Brown figures to get most of the carries Sunday vs. Cleveland.

Tyler Lockett, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and Steven Hauschka are among the top two at their positions in Pro Bowl voting.

It looks like Chancellor will not play Sunday.

Here’s a look at the stats of the Browns (3-10) and Seahawks (8-5).

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