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Bruce Irvin ready for his first action of the 2013 NFL season. (photo by Bill Swartz, 1090TheFan)

The Swartz Report From VMAC – October 4, 2013

For the second Friday in a row the Seahawks are preparing or an AFC South opponent with a 10 a.m. pacific time zone Sunday kickoff.  4 and 0 Seattle takes on the 3 and 1 […]

1090 The Fan–10/04/2013

(photo credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Irvin Returns To Seahawks After Suspension

After the final preseason game in late August against Oakland, Bruce Irvin didn’t want to remove his jersey and shoulder pads, knowing it would be sometime in October before he would be back in a Seahawks uniform.

1090 The Fan–10/03/2013

NFC special teams player of the week, Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka joined 1090thefan's Bill Swartz for an interview from VMAC.  (photo by 1090thefan)

The Swartz Report From VMAC – October 2, 2013

Mixed injury news started off Wednesday’s Pete Carroll Press conference.  Center Max Unger returned to practice after missing last Sunday’s Houston game with a triceps injury. Starting right tackle Breno Giacomini is still in New […]

1090 The Fan–10/02/2013

Pete Carroll (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The Swartz Report From VMAC – August 7, 2013

No helmets, no music, no fans. It was a weird feeling watching Wednesday’s light Seahawks practice at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton. The players essentially ran half-speed plays with no contact, and no fans allowed in to watch the session.

1090 The Fan–08/07/2013

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Seahawks Players Meet After Latest PED Suspension

The Seahawks were thrown back into the headlines for the wrong reasons when defensive end Bruce Irvin was suspended earlier this month for using a banned substance. Irvin, Seattle’s first-round draft pick in 2012, will miss the first four games of the regular season.

1090 The Fan–05/29/2013

Bruce Irvin (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Bruce Irvin Suspended For Violating NFL’s PED Policy

The Seahawks won’t have a significant defensive weapon for the first four games of the 2013 season thanks to a suspension issued to Bruce Irvin by the NFL. Irvin has been suspended without pay for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.

1090 The Fan–05/17/2013

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Free Agents Possibly on Seahawks Radar

The Ravens are showing off their Lombardi trophy in Baltimore.  How do the Seattle Seahawks obtain the same privilege after the 2013 NFL season ? One key area is the Pass Rush:  No secret Seattle […]

1090 The Fan–02/05/2013

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 11: Defensive end Bruce Irvin #51 of the Seattle Seahawks reacts after making a sack against the New York Jets at CenturyLink Field on November 11, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Bruce Irvin Holds The Key To Stopping Falcons’ Offense

With leading sacker Chris Clemons out for the rest of the playoffs, the Seahawks need Irvin, their first-round pick, to step up and bring Matt Ryan down.

01/13/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 26: Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons throws a pass against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 26, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Falcons 45-16. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

The Seahawks’ Keys To Victory Against The Atlanta Falcons

Seattle needs to pressure Matt Ryan, stop his star receiving duo of Julio Jones and Roddy White, run the ball like they have all season and score touchdowns in the red zone.

01/12/2013

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 06: Chris Clemons #91 of the Seattle Seahawks receives attention after being injured on a play against the Washington Redskins during the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at FedExField on January 6, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Without Chris Clemons, Gus Bradley Has To Come Up With Ways To Pressure Matt Ryan

Seattle’s defensive coordinator seemingly hates to blitz on the road — the Hawks rarely do it. But if they are going to get some pressure on Ryan, he is going to have to pull the trigger.

01/11/2013

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