The dynamic of the Seahawks-49ers rivalry has changed dramatically in a matter of months.
When Pete Carroll struggled as a head coach during his first stint in the NFL, and when Southern California was in its rebuilding phase during his early years in Los Angeles, there was a talent gap that explained some of the shortcomings.
He knows how bad he has been more often than not against the archrival Seahawks - as in three touchdown passes to nine interceptions and 18 sacks in six starts.
Earl Thomas could not wait to get to his team meeting on Monday. Players had to air out what has gone wrong with the Seattle Seahawks.
The Seattle Seahawks are lifting the suspension of fullback Derrick Coleman imposed after he was arrested following a car crash.
There are slumps in the NFL, and there are SLUMPS.
Cam Newton threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Greg Olsen with 32 seconds left and the Carolina Panthers remained unbeaten, rallying for a stunning 27-23 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
After missing the last two games with a hamstring strain, Marshawn Lynch is returning to the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.
The Seahawks return home Sunday for their sixth game of the season.
A year ago they were being criticized and written off by critics after starting 3-3, dealing with performance that was below expectations and looking up to see Arizona already creating separation in the NFC West.
After missing the last two games with a hamstring strain, Marshawn Lynch is expected to return to the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers.
Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman was released from jail Friday afternoon, two days after he allegedly crashed his truck into a car and then left the scene of the accident.
The Seattle Seahawks' legally deaf fullback Derrick Coleman has been arrested following a hit-and-run crash, and the team has suspended him indefinitely, according to official sources.
It was an innocuous comment about Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner that was just used to fill airtime during a broadcast.
Pete Carroll could have been talking about the season opener at St. Louis, or Week 2 in Green Bay, or even the Super Bowl loss last February to New England.