Byron Maxwell

Game Plan
The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of Gronk
The Key to Super Bowl 49? Guy by the Name of Gronk
Here's why the Patriots' all-pro tight end, and more specifically the Seahawks defenders in charge of slowing him down, will determine the outcome in Arizona. Plus 10 things to watch for Sunday and, oh yeah, my official game prediction...
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Why Seattle’s DBs Rule
Why Seattle’s DBs Rule
The Seahawks secondary might be the NFL's best unit. How'd it happen? Meet position coach Kris Richard, who's about to become the next hot coordinator
By Andy Benoit
Super Bowl 49
A Conversation with the Legion of Boom
A Conversation with the Legion of Boom
After an almost unfathomable comeback win in the NFC championship, we joined up with Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Byron Maxwell, Jeremy Lane and, of course, Richard Sherman as they prepared for a Sports Illustrated cover shoot, and for the Patriots. Here’s what they had to say about teamwork, where they stand in history and, oh yeah, Tom Brady
By Robert Klemko
In This Corner
It’s About More than Me
It’s About More than Me
Feels great to be back on the biggest stage—more established, a little more grown up—with my Legion of Boom brothers. Above all, these past 12 months have shown me that we have the power, and the duty, to shape our own destinies
By Richard Sherman
Tuesday Mailbag
Early Super Bowl 49 Twitter Mailbag
Early Super Bowl 49 Twitter Mailbag
How will the Seahawks defend Gronkowski? Will Richard Sherman's injury be a major factor? And how much trouble are the Jets in for owner Woody Johnson "tampering" with Darrelle Revis? That and more as Peter King answers your Twitter questions
By Peter King
Training Camp 2014
Seahawks Report: Enjoy 2014, Because Things Will Never Be the Same
Seahawks Report: Enjoy 2014, Because Things Will Never Be the Same
The Super Bowl champs remain a juggernaut, but the clock is ticking on their window to be truly dominant
By Robert Klemko
Open Field
The New Cornerstones
The New Cornerstones
Speed still rules NFL secondaries, but teams are building around taller players who have the strength to jam receivers and the length to win jump balls. Just look at where the big cornerbacks are being taken in the NFL draft
By Robert Klemko
Film Room
The Evolution of the L.O.B.
The Evolution of the L.O.B.
What will Peyton Manning see when he looks at the Seahawks’ secondary on Sunday? A group working hard to disguise their looks and trying to befuddle the Broncos’ quarterback. Anything less than that, and Seattle will come up short of hoisting the Lombardi
In This Corner
The 13th Man
The 13th Man
'Next man up' might be an overused sports cliché, but it's also the reason my Seahawks are going to beat the 49ers. Meet my defensive backfield partner Byron Maxwell, whose strong play has us on the brink of Super Bowl XLVIII
By Richard Sherman
On Further Review
…And They’re Deep, Too
The Tuesday Mailbag
The Seahawks are a very good football team, maybe the best in the NFL, as Monday night’s surprise shellacking of the Saints suggests. But it’s not all Russell Wilsons and Marshawn Lynches in Seattle, where backups keep leading the way
By Peter King