Archive | October, 2011

I’ve got a fever, and the only prescription is……

31 Oct

…… NOT more cowbell, but a Seahawks win. Didn’t happen. The worst feeling is going to CenturyLink with a 102 degree fever and sort throat AND we lose. It was a horrid game today. Need to forget about it and move on to next week against Dallas. Hopefully I recover before my flight to Dallas on Friday morning.

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Double Weekend

30 Oct

Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE it when both the Huskies and Seahawks have home games in the same weekend. It would be a little bit better though if the Huskies didn’t kickoff at 7:30 on Saturday night and the Seahawks at 1:15 Sunday afternoon. Essentially by the end of the Husky game I have about twelve hours to rest up the body and the voice for the Seahawks game the next day. Tea will be a necessity when I wake up tomorrow morning.

Seahawks passed on “frustrated” Arian Foster

28 Oct

A report released today by NFL.com revealed the Seahawks were exploring the possibility of taking Arian Foster in the 7th round of the 2009 NFL draft. Foster sat the entire weekend waiting for a phone call and by the time the Seahawks called him late into day two about the possibility of playing in Seattle, Foster naively replied about being one of the Seahawks’s 7th round picks. After the negative vibe the team received from Foster, the Seahawks drafted defensive tackle Nick Reed and tight end Cameron Morrah consecutively. Reed is no longer a Seahawk and Morrah is currently our 3rd string tight end. Foster went undrafted and was signed by the Houston Texans after the draft. He is the defending NFL rushing champion.

Hindsight is 20/20: Yes Arian Foster is the one of the best young running backs in the game but I honestly believe that his success with he Texans would not have been the same with the Seahawks. He was an undrafted free agent, meaning there is a high probability we would have just cut him after the 2009 preseason. Also, the Texans and Seahawks offensive lines are polar opposites. Foster ran for over 1,500 yards last year and I think it would be easy to say he may not have even rushed for half that total in Seattle.