Tag: Seattle Seahawks

Will Beastmode stay in Seattle or hang up his cleats for good?

Is Beastmode headed towards retirement? Those close to Marshawn Lynch seem to think so. Even people who don’t follow sports know about Marshawn Lynch and that’s not because of how good he is on the field. Lynch’s complete lack of interaction with the media heightens curiosity levels and puts him on everyone’s radar with his extremely catchy phrases such as “I’m just here so I won’t get fined” or “Bout that action, boss.” But for once, the news on Lynch isn’t about his catchphrases. There have been multiple rumors circulating that Beastmode is considering retirement after a 2015 season...

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The best quotes heard after the NFL Playoff action

We know the NFL is full of characters and one-liners. So each week, we’re going to scout the post-game press conferences to find the best reactions for your reading pleasure. Check out the best NFL Playoff quotes below…   “Whatever you guys did today, do it again times 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.   They say to get something that you never got, you have to do something you’ve never done. For us, we’ve never had that vibe in the streets of Charlotte, and I expect nothing less than what we saw today.” – Panthers QB Cam Newton, exhorting...

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The ‘Year of the Defense’ shows in NFL Divisional Playoff matchups

If we’ve come to any kind of conclusion after a weekend of Wildcard matchups, it’s that this year’s NFL Playoffs are screaming “Year of the Defense.” I had a pretty good week overall, going 6-2 (2-2 picking games but a 4-0 sweep on over/under picks).   One thing seems clear is despite all efforts to the contrary, this is the year of defenses. Just about every top contender this season is either known for its defense or, at least, features an excellent defense to go along with whatever pyrotechnics they have available.  Of the remaining playoff contenders, only the Packers...

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The NFL needs to be worried about their rule changes

The flurry of NFL rule changes over the last few years could be labeled as growing pains but it’s a long term trend the league should be concerned about. Let’s take a look at this weekend’s games, specifically the two that were close, Cincinnati-Pittsburgh and Seattle-Minnesota. Both of these games featured key defensive penalties with under two minutes. In the case of Steelers-Bengals, you could concede the way the officials elected to call the final sequence with Adam Jones and Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter decided the game.  In fact, ESPN ran a feature about the 10 most important...

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The best quotes from the NFL’s Wildcard Weekend

We know the NFL is full of characters and one-liners. So each week, we’re going to scout the post-game press conferences to find the best reactions for your reading pleasure. Check out the best quotes from the NFL’s Wildcard Weekend below… “We met and had a discussion and I was told I was relieved of my duties. I don’t have anything bad to say about Bill O’Brien or Rick Smith or Bob McNair. I enjoyed my time with the Texans. I wish them all the best.” – former Texans WR coach Stan Hixon, one of three assistants fired by...

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