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The Essence of Seattle

Famously silent, Marshawn Lynch has always let his play speak for itself. But a subpar, injury-plagued season has Seahawks fans talking about the 29-year-old’s future and his true value for a struggling team

Andy Benoit’s Midseason All-Pro Team

He didn’t consult stats or advanced metrics. The MMQB’s film-study guru simply relied on his own eyes and expertise to compile this list—and he’s ready for your challenge flags

Lights Out Football

In their never-ending quest to find a winning edge, NFL teams are turning their players on to the most accessible and natural performance-enhancer: a good night’s sleep

Five First-Year Finds

While first- and second-round NFL draft picks are supposed to perform immediately, here are five rookies taken in the later rounds (or not at all) who are making an impact

Among the 12s

Sportswriters rarely get to experience games the way the fans do, but last week, with friends in town, a longtime NFL writer caught Seahawks-Panthers as just another member of the crowd. One thing became clear: This wasn’t the press box

Garbage Time and Trash Talk

When it comes to DeMarco Murray in Philadelphia and Jimmy Graham in Seattle, their stats aren’t telling the whole story ... plus, could the Packers be the worst 6-0 team in football?

Seattle’s Backup Beast

Another season, another crop of afterthought running backs turning in dominant outings. Here's how Thomas Rawls has helped keep the Seahawks afloat. Plus email questions on rosters, Drew Brees and more

Believe in the Bengals

Cincinnati is 5-0 for the first time in Marvin Lewis’s 13-year tenure. Pessimists will still point to the franchise’s recent playoff futility, but the true measure of growth isn’t just wins and losses

A Matchup Nightmare

Russell Wilson finally started targeting Jimmy Graham, but the Seahawks’ offense isn’t maximizing the true value of its greatest asset

Kam Chancellor Returns…

But does the end of his holdout mean he ‘caved’? Chancellor’s willingness to miss regular-season games gives the team something to think about during the next negotiation. Plus, why the Seahawks’ 0-2 start might have hurt his leverage, and why he might not be paying a penny of the seven figures worth of fines

Kam Chancellor Returns, But One Big Problem Remains

The good news is that Kam Chancellor is reportedly coming back and the schedule is about to get softer. But there are still major issues for 0-2 Seattle, namely a porous offensive line that is limiting the franchise quarterback and a certain prized offseason addition. The Seahawks aren’t worried, but should they be?

Panic and Patience

Two Sundays into the 2015 season, the sky is falling for several 0-2 teams. Here’s why some (like Seattle) should take a deep breath while others (hello, New Orleans) need to blow it all up. Plus, five things nobody saw coming, the physicality of Julio Jones, weekly awards and much more

Window into the Weekend: Week 2

Peter King previews Week 2 NFL action. After an overtime loss at St. Louis, perennial playoff contender Seattle faces a must-win game at Green Bay and Buffalo has a chance to challenge New England for supremacy in the AFC East

In Defense of Kam Chancellor

Seattle’s star safety was sorely missed in the opener as he sat locked in a contract dispute with the defending NFC champs. Here’s why his holdout deserves more consideration than angry fans are willing to give it

The Week 2 Mailbag

Why Seahawks fans shouldn’t press the panic button yet. (You too, Peyton purists.) Plus more opinions from Week 1 and answering email

The Chancellor Holdout: When a Good Deal Goes Bad

In the spring of 2013 Pro Bowl safety Kam Chancellor and the Seahawks agreed to a deal that made both sides happy. A little more than two years later, a changing market and Seattle’s willingness to spend money elsewhere on the roster has led to the summer’s most bitter contract dispute

‘I Wouldn’t Change It’

Darrell Bevell made the Super Bowl play call that’s been second-guessed into oblivion. For the first time in detail, the Seattle coordinator discusses why the Seahawks chose to pass, what went wrong and how he handled the fallout