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Seattle’s Richard Sherman taunts 49er fans after intercepting a pass intended for Brandon Lloyd. “I broke toward the receiver, eyes toward the receiver, and I looked up, and the ball was coming straight at me,” Sherman said.
BETTINA HANSEN / The Seattle Times
Friday, November 28
How Seahawks defense evolved into something almost as formidable as 2013 | Jerry Brewer

The Seahawks’ defense has less depth, but ingenuity and hard work have enabled the unit to grow individually and collectively. That’s why Seattle leads the NFL in total defense.

Monday, November 24

Team meeting produces a unified effort by Seahawks

Coach Pete Carroll and about 10 key players met last week to talk about the Seahawks’ struggles this season. The message of the meeting, according to Doug Baldwin, was “playing for each other, trusting each other and loving our brothers.”

Saturday, November 22

Montana’s new coach very much a product of Seattle basketball | Jerry Brewer

Ask Travis DeCuire what Seattle means to him. He’ll reminisce for 10 minutes and take you on a trip throughout the entire metropolitan area.

Friday, November 21

Seattle U laments loss, but this was not a make-or-break game | Jerry Brewer

This game can’t be used as a true test for Seattle U right now. It’s mostly a glimpse to see how the other side lives.

Tuesday, November 18

Chris Petersen’s first UW season: Prepare to be confused | Jerry Brewer

It’s too soon to tell if the mistakes Washington coach Chris Petersen has made will be the norm, or if they will be out of the ordinary. But the Huskies are 6-5 in what has been a tough first season for Petersen.

Sunday, November 16

Chris Petersen, UW coaches make the wrong call in 27-26 loss vs. Arizona | Huskies

The coaches’ chart said the Washington Huskies needed another first down to beat Arizona.

Thursday, November 13

Do Seahawks have championship mettle? We’ll find out | Jerry Brewer

There’s this magic that we believe champions have. But is it true? This year’s Seahawks will be an interesting case study. Now, to end this hazardous 2014 campaign, they face a gauntlet that will define or dismiss their championship mettle.

Monday, November 10

Seahawks Morning After: Seattle finally gets its mojo back and imposes its will | Jerry Brewer

The Seahawks didn’t have a complete performance Sunday in beating the New York Giants, but in the second half they showed us the physical team we’d been waiting for since the season opener.

Sunday, November 9

What’s wrong with Seahawks’ Russell Wilson? Nothing the Seahawks can’t deal with | Jerry Brewer

Without question, the Seahawks need the accurate and efficient Russell Wilson to resurface this week and stick around for the rest of the season. But if his slump is temporary, it’s a blessing in disguise because the Seahawks have gotten back to their run-first roots.

Saturday, November 8

Huskies’ terrific foursome on defense pretty much limited to only one player all day Saturday | Jerry Brewer

Marcus Peters is gone, Shaq Thompson is on offense, Hau’oli Kikaha gets hurt, so Danny Shelton is all alone trying to prop up the defense

Thursday, November 6

In the end, Chris Petersen had little choice with Marcus Peters | Jerry Brewer

This wasn’t about new Washington football coach Chris Petersen flexing his disciplinarian muscles for show. Sadly, Marcus Peters gave him no other choice when he dismissed him from the Huskies.