Category: KJR in Seattle

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 ...

Mike Leach Says the Controversy Surrounding His Program is Pointless Drama

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Washington State head coach Mike Leach is an extremely bright coach who has a history of putting together some very explosive offenses. However he is also very opinionated, speaks his mind often and drama follows him everywhere. In his final days at Texas Tech, the program turned into a full-on ...

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 ...

Felix Hernandez: “We can win a championship here in Seattle. I am not going nowhere…I promise.”

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Felix Hernandez was masterful last Wednesday. The Mariners flame thrower had all five pitches working as he delivered a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. King Felix recorded the 23rd perfect game in Major League Baseball history. No.34 also made a "promise" in the following radio interview that he has ...

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 ...

Marshawn Lynch On Tarvaris Jackson: “I know he is going to play well, and that is going to be no surprise to me.”

Friday, August 26th, 2011

The Seattle Seahawks would like to think they are quite different from the 7-9 team that somehow won the woeful NFC West and made its way into the postseason last year. General Manager John Schneider and Pete Carroll have been busy this off-season to try to upgrade the Seahawks offense, bringing ...

Robert Gallery Confident in His Ability to Help James Carpenter, Russell Okung and Rest of Seahawks’ Unpolished, Young Offensive Line

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

Robert Gallery signed a three-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks at the start of free agency. Assuming he stays healthy through the preseason, he'll become the 11th different player to start at left guard since Steve Hutchinson's departure. Gallery, who stands at 6'7'' and 325 pounds, had strong ties with ...

Matt Hasselbeck On Leaving The Seattle Seahawks: “It’s like if you have ever been dumped by your girlfriend, but a little worse.”

Monday, August 15th, 2011

The NFL can be a cold hard business. Just ask Matt Hasselbeck the newest member of the Tennessee Titans. The man who gave every ounce of pride, spirit and heart to the city of Seattle for ten years found out a few weeks ago that Pete Carroll and John Schneider ...