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Outside linebacker K.J. Wright #50 of the Seattle Seahawks warms up prior to facing the Denver Broncos during preseason action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Seahawks 21-16. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Defenses To Draft

Will new “points of emphasis,” which may limit how defensive backs defend receivers, affect the physical Seahawks? Check back at midseason for an answer. For now, there’s no reason to think the Seahawks will surrender the top spot.

08/11/2014

File photo of a person holding a knife. (Photo Illustration by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Oregon Dog Owner Fatally Stabs Attacking Pit Bull

Sherwood police said a man defending his own dog fatally stabbed an attacking pit bull.

03/11/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks gets caught by linebackers Patrick Willis #52 and NaVorro Bowman #53 of the San Francisco 49ers after a gain of six yards early in the first quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49er Defense Must Stop Run, Create Turnovers To Defeat Seattle

When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.

01/14/2014

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Seahawks’ Impressive Defense Getting Attention

Expectations are so high in the Seattle Seahawks locker room that what’s impressive to others is merely acceptable to them.

1090 The Fan–09/20/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By Position

Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.

08/16/2013

Quinn pictured in 2010 (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Dan Quinn Returns To Seattle As Hawks New Defensive Coordinator

Seattle moved quickly Thursday to fill its vacant defensive coordinator position by hiring Dan Quinn away from Florida to replace Gus Bradley, who left to become the head coach in Jacksonville.

1090 The Fan–01/17/2013

Gus Bradley will be coaching the Jaguars in 2013  (Photo by NFL via Getty Images)

Hawks’ Gus Bradley To Be Next Jaguars Head Coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars hired Seattle defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach Thursday, the latest move in the team’s rebuilding project.

1090 The Fan–01/17/2013

Gus Bradley (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Eagles To Interview Hawks’ Bradley This Week

After talking with Lovie Smith and Indianapolis offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, the Philadelphia Eagles will sit down with The Seahawks’ Gus Bradley regarding the vacancy at the head coach position.

1090 The Fan–01/08/2013

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Hawks Defense Gets Stingy Down The Stretch, Seattle Wins 24-14

Marshawn Lynch ran for 131 yards, and rookie quarterback Russell Wilson completed 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards and ran eight times for 67 yards for the Seahawks — but the underlining story of the game was Seattle’s top-notch defense from the second quarter on.

1090 The Fan–01/06/2013

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Pass Rush Bolsters Seahawks Defense

Eight sacks in a single half may even be more than Pete Carroll envisioned for his young, explosive defense. But Monday night’s dominating performance against the high-octane Green Bay Packers offense showed the Seattle Seahawks defense may be among the league’s best.

09/28/2012

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