Honing in on the home games

Published on August 30, 2011 by     Seahawks.Com News (Feed)

The defending NFC West champions will play at CenturyLink Field only three times in the first two months, but that also means the Seahawks will be home five times in the final eight weeks.

Here’s a closer look at a Top Five of those games to help you decide:

Sept. 25 vs. Arizona – It’s not only the home opener, after back-to-back road trips to San Francisco and Pittsburgh, the Cardinals have found a better option to get Larry Fitzgerald the ball in QB Kevin Kolb. They acquired Kolb in a trade with the Eagles after a season of watching Derek Anderson, John Skelton and Max Hall complete 50 percent of their passes – and try the patience of coach Ken Whisenhunt.

Oct. 2 vs. Atlanta – The Falcons were eliminated from the playoffs last season by the buzz saw that was the eventual Super Bowl champion Packers. But Atlanta remains loaded, with Matt Ryan passing to Roddy White and Tony Gonzalez (who combined for 185 receptions and 16 TDs last season) and handing the ball to Michael Turner (1,371 rushing yards and 12 TDs).

Dec. 1 vs. Philadelphia – A nationally televised Thursday nighter against the Eagles and ballyhooed QB Michael Vick. The Eagles won 10 games last season and came closer than anyone else in the playoffs to the Packers, losing 21-16 in the first round. The Eagles will be coming off a Nov. 27 game against the Patriots, so that coupled with a short week to prepare and the long trip to Seattle should play to the Seahawks’ favor.

Dec. 12 vs. St. Louis – This is a rematch of the 2010 regular-season finale that decided the NFC West title, so the Rams will be looking for some revenge. They also seem to be this season’s trendy pick to win the division, in large part because of second-year QB Sam Bradford.

Dec. 24 vs. San Francisco – And what better way to celebrate Christmas Eve than to have the Seahawks stuff the 49ers into the nearest stocking, which undoubtedly will be hung by the crazed throng in the south end zone that won’t care how the Seahawks win this one as long as they win this one.

Tickets are available for these games, as well as those against the Cincinnati Bengals (Oct. 30), Baltimore Ravens (Nov. 13) and Washington Redskins (Nov. 27). To purchase tickets, click here or call 888-635-4295.

The game against the Ravens just missed making the Top 5 list, because it’s likely will be the last time to see future Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis in the flesh in Seattle.

via Seahawks.com Blog | Honing in on the home games «.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fair Use Notice This website may at times present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available in an effort to advance understandings of democratic, economic, environmental, human rights, political, scientific, and social justice issues, among others. The author believes that this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this website are distributed without profit for research and informational purposes. In most instances a link is placed to originator of Article and it is never expressly mentioned as written by, we use published by certain entities who write or publish for this said Blog..

Tell Us What's On Your Mind (0)




WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing

REMEMBERING A LEGEND!

LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS

Schneider knows what he’s looking for in new Seahawks

Given this is the sixth time John Schneider has sat with media for a casual pre-draft conversation, he’s ...
Tuesday Round Up  Bruce Irvin and Jimmy Graham squash their  beef  in Hawaii   Seattle Seahawks

Bruce Irvin and Jimmy Graham squash their “beef” in Hawaii

Irvin, Graham Squash The Beef Prior to the team taking off to Hawaii for player-organized offseason workouts this past ...
d51b7967cd7fce1bfa7a4df85436c60b_crop_north

Report: Michael Bennett wants trade to Atlanta, new contract

Maybe there’s a reason Greg Hardy’s taking a trip to Seattle. Apparently, one of their pass-rushers wants out, which ...
GrahamJohnDavidMercerUSAToday

Seahawks trading Center Max Unger for TE supreme Jimmy Graham

The Seahawks just made the biggest splash of the brand-new league year. New Orleans has agreed to send superstar ...
richard-sherman-reaction-to-malcolm-butler-interception

Another Season in the Books – By: Richard Sherman

POSTED BY: RICHARD SHERMAN 2014 was a wild but great year. It was a tremendous growing year for me ...
150306-lynch-660

Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks sign two-year extension

The Seattle Seahawks plan to keep Marshawn Lynch around for the long haul.The team announced Friday that Lynch ...
150306-miller-600

Zach Miller released by Seattle Seahawks

Veteran tight end Zach Miller is looking for a new job after four years in Seattle. The Seahawks announced ...
tempSB29_EYEONTHEHAWKS_GAME_BLOG_18--nfl_mezz_1280_1024

Post Football Therapy: Seattle Seahawks

It was in the bag, Seahawks fans. You were one yard away from back-to-back Super Bowl titles and ...

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

lat-noise-wre0011368363-20130915

WELCOME TO THE SEAHAWKS 12TH MAN ARMY.

WE TAKE PRIDE IN GIVING SEAHAWKS FANS AROUND THE CLOCK UPDATES,  ALL SEAHAWKS ALL THE TIME. SO IF YOU WANT THE LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS DELIVERED FOR FREE RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX ONCE A WEEK, SIGN UP AND ENJOY!

WE HAVE BEEN PROUDLY SERVING DIEHARD SEAHAWKS FANS SINCE 2004.

Enter your Email

Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz