Category: Dave ‘Softy’ Mahler

Cliff Avril Was Impressed With Seahawks Last Year And That Led Him To Pick Seattle In Free Agency

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Bruce Irvin. Chris Clemons. Michael Bennett. These are just some of the names on the Seattle Seahawks stacked defensive line. You can add Cliff Avril to that list as well. The former Detroit Lion finalized a two-year, $15 million deal to play in Seattle. Avril believes the Seahawks have a young ...

Felix Hernandez on Seven-Year Deal with Mariners: “I Feel Happy and Feel Like this is My Home.”

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

It's now official: Felix Hernandez is the highest-paid pitcher in baseball. King Felix signed a seven-year contract worth $175 million. The contract covers the final two years of his existing deal and added five additional years through the 2019 season. Let's not forget the deal is fully guaranteed. Hernandez also ...

Craig Robinson, Brother-In-Law Of Barack Obama, Claims He’s Nervous About ‘Close’ Presidential Election

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

It's one thing to be the head coach of the Oregon State Beavers basketball team, but it's quite another to be the brother-in-law of President Barack Obama. Robinson does a nice job of balancing the two while on the campaign for Obama, but makes it clear his views and opinions ...

Pete Carroll on breaking OTA Rules: “We took it to a physical nature that was too high of a level of intensity.”

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Pete Carroll and his Seattle Seahawks sound real confused as to why the NFL has ruled that their OTA practices are too physical. Earlier this week the NFL has determined that one of Seattle's offseason workouts violated the principle that OTA practices have no live contact. The penalty for violating ...

Spencer Hawes on 76ers 3-1 Series Lead Over Chicago: “We still got a lot of business left ahead of us.”

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Spencer Hawes has come up in a big way for the Philadelphia 76ers this postseason. The 76ers center had 22 points and 8 rebounds in Game 4 after tallying 21 points and 9 rebounds in Game 3. Philadelphia has now taken a commanding 3-1 lead in their series against the top-seeded ...

Sidney Rice Claims Darrell Bevell’s Playbook Is Why He Signed With Seattle, Feels Tarvaris Jackson Didn’t Get A Fair Chance In Minnesota

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Despite missing the first nine games of the 2010 season while recovering from hip surgery last August, and then producing only 16 receptions and two touchdowns in the six games he did appear,  Sidney Rice inked a 5-year, $41 million dollar contract with the Seattle Seahawks last week.  Rice cited ...

Chip Kelly Insists Willie Lyes Investigation Is Not Distracting His Top Ranked Team From Its Preparation for Opener Against LSU

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

The Oregon Ducks are focusing on preparing for a huge challenge on September 3rd when they kick off the 2011 season at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington against Louisiana State.  All the while, Chip Kelly has been bombarded with questions about the NCAA's investigation of Willie Lyles and whether he ...