Seahawks Clip Falcons

The high-flying Falcons came into CenturyLink Field with a high powered offense that included Matt Ryan and Julio Jones but the Seahawks Defense was up to the test and held them in check on way to sneaking out a 26-24 victory.

Richard Sherman in the zone.
Richard Sherman in the zone.
Head Coach Pete Carroll gives a big hug to Kam Chancellor, who had to sit out this game with an injury.
Head Coach Pete Carroll gives a big hug to Kam Chancellor, who had to sit out this game with an injury.
Alex Collins busts through the line for the first TD of the game.
Alex Collins busts through the line for the first TD of the game.
Tyler Lockett on a kickoff return.
Tyler Lockett on a kickoff return.
Russell Wilson unloads a pass.
Russell Wilson unloads a pass.
Christine Michael pulls in a pass and looks for daylight.
Christine Michael pulls in a pass and looks for daylight.
Cliff Avril strips the ball from Matt Ryan for a fumble.
Cliff Avril strips the ball from Matt Ryan for a fumble.
Richard Sherman and Julio Jones were battling all day.
Richard Sherman and Julio Jones were battling all day.
When its 4th and short, it's all hands on deck.
When its 4th and short, it’s all hands on deck.
Julio Jones tries to shake Richard Sherman
Julio Jones tries to shake Richard Sherman
Matt Ryan unloads a pass to the end zone.
Matt Ryan unloads a pass to the end zone.
Blockers Jimmy Graham and Luke Wilson clear a path for Doug Baldwin.
Blockers Jimmy Graham and Luke Wilson clear a path for Doug Baldwin.
Russell Wilson throws on the run.
Russell Wilson throws on the run.
Back attcha Julio!
Back attcha Julio!
Earl Thomas unloads on Justin Hardy.
Earl Thomas unloads on Justin Hardy.
Matt Ryan scrambles for yardage.
Matt Ryan scrambles for yardage.
Russell Wilson checks on Luke Willson who suffered a knee injury.
Russell Wilson checks on Luke Willson who suffered a knee injury.
Russell Wilson gets the offense ready with the play.
Russell Wilson gets the offense ready with the play.
Russell Wilson motors for yardage to keep the drive alive.
Russell Wilson motors for yardage to keep the drive alive.
Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas break up a pass to Julio Jones on the last play of the game.
Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas break up a pass to Julio Jones on the last play of the game.
Richard Sherman and Matt Ryan chat after the game.
Richard Sherman and Matt Ryan chat after the game.

Hawks squeak past Dolphins

The NFL season kicked off last weekend with the Miami Dolphins coming into town. The crowd was hyped up for the season to start as were the players. Both offenses struggled a bit to get points on the board, but the Seahawks struck when they needed to late in the game to pull out a 12-10 victory. The date also marked the 15th anniversary of the 9-11 attack, so there were a lot of service members on hand for pregame ceremonies.

Doug Baldwin signs autographs after pregame warmups.
Doug Baldwin signs autographs after pregame warmups.
Doug Baldwin laughs with Blitz during pregame.
Doug Baldwin laughs with Blitz during pregame.
The returners huddle in the tunnel before coming out for warmups.
The returners huddle in the tunnel before coming out for warmups.
Coach Pete Carroll talks with Doug Baldwin before the game.
Coach Pete Carroll talks with Doug Baldwin before the game.
Tyler Lockett shook hands with all of the military members on hand for the game.
Tyler Lockett shook hands with all of the military members on hand for the game.
Russell Wilson warms up as Pete Carroll looks on in the background.
Russell Wilson warms up as Pete Carroll looks on in the background.
Coach has a chat with Tani Tupou during stretches.
Coach has a chat with Tani Tupou during stretches.
Pete Carroll gives CJ Prosise a big hug before his first pro game.
Pete Carroll gives CJ Prosise a big hug before his first pro game.
Russell Wilson warms up as Pete Carroll looks on in the background.
Russell Wilson warms up as Pete Carroll looks on in the background.
Kam Chancellor drops the hammer during introductions.
Kam Chancellor drops the hammer during introductions.
A large display of flags in the stands on the 9-11 anniversary.
A large display of flags in the stands on the 9-11 anniversary.
The color guards and cheerleaders during the National Anthem.
The color guards and cheerleaders during the National Anthem.
Adrian Foster
Adrian Foster
CJ Prosise picks up a good chunk of yards after the catch.
CJ Prosise picks up a good chunk of yards after the catch.
Christine Micheal gets gang tackled by the Miami defense.
Christine Micheal gets gang tackled by the Miami defense.
Ryan Tannehill with the "oh Sh*t!" look on his face as Cliff Avril closes in.
Ryan Tannehill with the “oh Sh*t!” look on his face as Cliff Avril closes in.
Bobby Wagner celebrates after stopping Jarvis Landry for a loss.
Bobby Wagner celebrates after stopping Jarvis Landry for a loss.
Pete congratulates the defense as they come off the field.
Pete congratulates the defense as they come off the field.
Jon Ryan gets off a kick under pressure.
Jon Ryan gets off a kick under pressure.
Good to see Thomas Rawls back in the mix fully healed from last year's injury.
Good to see Thomas Rawls back in the mix fully healed from last year’s injury.
Russell Wilson takes a shot after just getting a pass away.
Russell Wilson takes a shot after just getting a pass away.
Earl Thomas on the prowl.
Earl Thomas on the prowl.
Ryan Tannehill rolls out to pass.
Ryan Tannehill rolls out to pass.
Bobby Wagner and Cliff Avril try to drag down Tannehill before he can get the pass off.
Bobby Wagner and Cliff Avril try to drag down Tannehill before he can get the pass off.
Frank Clark takes a breather on the bench.
Frank Clark takes a breather on the bench.
Thomas Rawls plows through the Dolphin defense.
Thomas Rawls plows through the Dolphin defense.
Bobby Wagner and Cassius Marsh celebrate after a stop.
Bobby Wagner and Cassius Marsh celebrate after a stop.
Russell rolls out.
Russell rolls out.
Luke Willson looks upfield for yardage.
Luke Willson looks upfield for yardage.
Adrian Foster barks at the crowd after a Dolphin touchdown.
Adrian Foster barks at the crowd after a Dolphin touchdown.
Steve Largent and Jim Zorn on the sidelines for a halftime ceremony.
Steve Largent and Jim Zorn on the sidelines for a halftime ceremony.
Ndamukong Suh eyes the offensive line.
Ndamukong Suh eyes the offensive line.
This is the moment that all Seahawks fans cringed. Russell Wilson suffers an ankle sprain, but stays in the game.
This is the moment that all Seahawks fans cringed. Russell Wilson suffers an ankle sprain, but stays in the game.
Richard Sherman
Richard Sherman
Bobby Wagner gestures to the officials.
Bobby Wagner gestures to the officials.
Ryan Tannehill surveys the defense.
Ryan Tannehill surveys the defense.
Russell Wilson barks out the call.
Russell Wilson barks out the call.
The running backs and full back talk on the bench.
The running backs and full back talk on the bench.
The two quarterbacks shake hands after the game.
The two quarterbacks shake hands after the game.
Players kneel down in prayer at midfield after the game.
Players kneel down in prayer at midfield after the game.
The Sea-Gals
The Sea-Gals

Hawks Down Browns

I wrapped up my 2015 football season last Sunday when the Cleveland Browns came into town. The Seahawks were on a roll with 5 straight wins and the Browns were the only thing between the Hawks and a playoff berth. Johnny Football marched Cleveland right down the field on the first drive, but that was about all that they would be able to do for the rest of the day. The Seahawks behind Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin went on to a 30-13 victory and put the Hawks right where they expect to be, back in the playoffs.

I can’t believe how quickly this season flew by for me. It seems like just yesterday I was rolling into Husky Stadium on a hot August early afternoon for the first game of the season. I have met even more great people this season and continue to learn and try to push more each game.

Seahawks owner Paul Allen gives the fans a thumbs-up as he leaves the field.
Seahawks owner Paul Allen gives the fans a thumbs-up as he leaves the field.
Pete Carroll and Richard Sherman share a laugh during warmups.
Pete Carroll and Richard Sherman share a laugh during warmups.
Johnny Football takes the field.
Johnny Football takes the field.
Russell Wilson talks with Coach Carroll during stretching.
Russell Wilson talks with Coach Carroll during stretching.
Browns' Joe Thomas during the anthem.
Browns’ Joe Thomas during the anthem.
Browns TE Gary Barnidge catches a TD pass on the first drive.
Browns TE Gary Barnidge catches a TD pass on the first drive.
Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine.
Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine.
Pro Bowl selection Tyler Lockett during a kick return.
Pro Bowl selection Tyler Lockett during a kick return.
Browns WR Travis Benjamin busts through the defense.
Browns WR Travis Benjamin busts through the defense.
Bobby Wagner brings down Duke Johnson.
Bobby Wagner brings down Duke Johnson.
Former UW Husky Danny Shelton returned to Seattle with his new team.
Former UW Husky Danny Shelton returned to Seattle with his new team.
Brandon Mebane brings down Johnny Manziel for a sack.
Brandon Mebane brings down Johnny Manziel for a sack.
We can only assume that Russell is telling Luke how awesome his new haircut looks.
We can only assume that Russell is telling Luke how awesome his new haircut looks.
Duke Johnson leaps over Jeremy Lane.
Duke Johnson leaps over Jeremy Lane.
Who wore it better?
Who wore it better?
Russell on the prowl.
Russell on the prowl.
Jermaine Kearse gets mugged on this pass in the end zone.
Jermaine Kearse gets mugged on this pass in the end zone.
Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin celebrate after a TD.
Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin celebrate after a TD.
Old/New face Christine Michael back with the Seahawks after a rash of injuries at Running Back.
Old/New face Christine Michael back with the Seahawks after a rash of injuries at Running Back.
Jermaine Kearse gets brought down after a catch.
Jermaine Kearse gets brought down after a catch.
Russell Wilson scrambles for yardage.
Russell Wilson scrambles for yardage.
Cassius Marsh trips up Johnny Manziel.
Cassius Marsh trips up Johnny Manziel.
Bobby Wagner lets out a roar after a stop.
Bobby Wagner lets out a roar after a stop.
A beautiful view of CenturyLink field as the Seahawks begin a drive.
A beautiful view of CenturyLink field as the Seahawks begin a drive.
Russell Wilson gets ready to hand off.
Russell Wilson gets ready to hand off.
Doug Baldwin looks for yards after the catch.
Doug Baldwin looks for yards after the catch.
Johnny Manziel trying to escape the Hawks defense.
Johnny Manziel trying to escape the Hawks defense.
The 12 flag flies high above the stadium.
The 12 flag flies high above the stadium.

Michael Bennett strips Johnny Manziel for a fumble.

Marcus Burley gets congratulations from his teammates after his interception.

Richard Sherman talks with Marcus Burley after Burley's interception near the end of the game.
Richard Sherman talks with Marcus Burley after Burley’s interception near the end of the game.
Johnny Manziel scrambles for a receiver.
Johnny Manziel scrambles for a receiver.
Brandon Mebane, Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett talk on the bench as the game winds down.
Brandon Mebane, Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett talk on the bench as the game winds down.
Johnny Manziel and Russell Willson chat at mid field after the game.
Johnny Manziel and Russell Willson chat at mid field after the game.
Frank Clark (Michigan) and Donte Whitner (Ohio State) swap jerseys after the game.
Frank Clark (Michigan) and Donte Whitner (Ohio State) swap jerseys after the game.
Doug Baldwin and Johnny Manziel chat after the game.
Doug Baldwin and Johnny Manziel chat after the game.
A trio of Cardinals.
A trio of Cardinals.
Doug Baldwin and Dwayne Bowe swap jerseys after the game.
Doug Baldwin and Dwayne Bowe swap jerseys after the game.
Richard Sherman signs a jersey for Johnson Bademosi
Richard Sherman signs a jersey for Johnson Bademosi
Johnson Bademosi signs one for Richard Sherman.
Johnson Bademosi signs one for Richard Sherman.
Richard Sherman and Johnson Bademosi.
Richard Sherman and Johnson Bademosi.
Some of the Sea Gals pose for a shot.
Some of the Sea Gals pose for a shot.