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Seahawks extend coach Pete Carroll's contract. photo by Bill Swartz, 1090thefan.

Swartz: Seahawks Made Carroll Off-Season Priority

Winning one Lombardi Trophy is not enough.  The Seattle Seahawks want several more, and believe Pete Carroll is the man to take them back to the NFL’s promised land. To that end, the Hawks officially […]

1090 The Fan–04/04/2014

Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka with 1090TheFan's Bill Swartz, (photo 1090TheFan)

Swartz: Will Seahawks Use Franchise Tag?

Last year Hauschka earned a base salary of $715,000, and looking at recent contracts from other kickers has a chance to bump that up to $3.5 million next year. Dan Bailey of the Dallas Cowboys signed a $22.5 million contract, with a little over $3.2 million annually. Oakland is paying Sabastian Janikowski $3.775 million a year, with 8 million of his multi-year contract guaranteed.

1090 The Fan–02/18/2014

Doug Baldwin (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/23/14: Seahawks Tune Out Distractions

Many teams which are fortunate enough to make it to the Super Bowl aren’t prepared to deal with the circus atmosphere, becoming distracted with the fan parties and media hype.  While few Seahawks players have […]

1090 The Fan–01/23/2014

Richard Sherman leads the Legion of Boom against the Saints, looking for a repeat performance. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/15/2014; Let’s Get Physical

Physical, intense, get down get dirty, smash-mouth football.  That’s what the Seattle Seahawks want and expect from the San Francisco 49-ers in Sunday’s NFC Championship game. “We definitely have to have our big boy pants […]

1090 The Fan–01/15/2014

(photo credit: Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Swartz: Seahawks Make The Most Of Playoff Bye

Recharge the bodies and minds. Sharpen the blocking and tackling techniques. Those are the rewards and goals for Seattle’s top seeded playoff team during a first round bye.

1090 The Fan–01/03/2014

SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 23: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes the ball during a game agains the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/28: Seahawks Land Six On Pro Bowl Team

When you have the best record in the NFL you should have a bunch of players honored as the top at their positions. The Seahawks will be represented by at least half a dozen men […]

1090 The Fan–12/28/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 25: Earl Thomas #29 of the Seattle Seahawks misses a interception during a game against the Seattle Seahawks at Sun Life Stadium on November 25, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

The Swartz Report From VMAC – November 1, 2013

Pro bowl safety Earl Thomas III is having such a phenomenal season, his absence at Friday practice was curious and cause for concern.  Have no fear, Earl will play Sunday when the Seahawks host the […]

1090 The Fan–11/01/2013

Veteran fullback Michael Robinson returns to the Seahawks in week 8. photo by Bill Swartz (1090theFan)

The Swartz Report From VMAC – October 22, 2013

Welcome back Percy, Mike Rob, and Ricardo. The Seahawks returned to practice after a much needed 4 day break.  Joining them for the first time since summer training camp  were receiver Percy Harvin, and fullback […]

1090 The Fan–10/22/2013