Nick Patterson

Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs for a touchdown against Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Trayvon Mullen (27) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

How local NFL products fared in Week 16

Lynnwood native Myles Gaskin produces his best game of the season in Miami’s win over the Raiders.

Miami Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) runs for a touchdown against Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Trayvon Mullen (27) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)
Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods (17) is tackled by Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Bryan Mone (92) after a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Win over Rams proves Seahawks have rebooted their defense

With postseason play — and the likes of Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees — just around the corner, the timing couldn’t be better.

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods (17) is tackled by Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Bryan Mone (92) after a reception during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

How important is bringing the Sonics back to you?

How important is it to you that the NBA brings the Seattle SuperSonics back?… Continue reading

  • Dec 28, 2020
A fan wears a shirt that reads “Bring Back Our Sonics,” as he attends a fan rally in 2013 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL: How important is bringing the Sonics back?

NBA expansion could be on the docket. Do you care about Seattle getting a team?

A fan wears a shirt that reads “Bring Back Our Sonics,” as he attends a fan rally in 2013 in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams (33) reacts to a play with Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) in the background, during the second half Sunday at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Grading the Seahawks in their 20-9 victory over the Rams

Seattle clinched the NFC West title with a comprehensive victory over Los Angeles.

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams (33) reacts to a play with Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) in the background, during the second half Sunday at Lumen Field. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)
Readers are picking Quandre Diggs (right) and the Seattle Seahawks to beat the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at Lumen Field in a game that could decide the NFC West. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)

POLL RESULTS: Readers picking Seahawks over Rams

Three-quarters of the responders predict Seattle will win Sunday’s crunch NFC West match-up.

Readers are picking Quandre Diggs (right) and the Seattle Seahawks to beat the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday at Lumen Field in a game that could decide the NFC West. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
Wes Plate make this way up the hill into Forest Park on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

He’s run every street in Everett — more than 500 miles

Marysville native Wes Plate spent the past nine months navigating all of the city’s pavement on foot.

Wes Plate make this way up the hill into Forest Park on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 in Everett, Wa. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Jackson High School graduate Nicole Limberg smiles during an event with the Rice University swim team. (Photo courtesy Rice University)

Jackson High School alum thrives in pool despite pandemic

Nicole Limberg has been able to swim in two meets at Rice University, and she’s posted impressive times.

Jackson High School graduate Nicole Limberg smiles during an event with the Rice University swim team. (Photo courtesy Rice University)

Special teams have been excellent this season for the Seahawks

Seattle has two special teams players on the NFC Pro Bowl team, plus standout kicking and punting.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) is defended by Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) during the the Rams’ 23-16 victory on Nov. 15 at SoFi Stadium. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

POLL: Who do ya got, the Seahawks or the Rams?

Seattle and L.A. square off Sunday at Lumen Field in a game that could decide the NFC West.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) is defended by Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey (20) during the the Rams’ 23-16 victory on Nov. 15 at SoFi Stadium. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Who wins Sunday’s game between the Seahawks and Rams?

Which team wins Sunday's crucial game between the Seattle Seahawks and Los Angeles Rams at Lumen Field, which could decided the NFC West?… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2020
Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister (86) celebrates his touchdown with teammates Colby Parkinson (84) and Tyler Lockett (16) during the first half against the Washington Football Team on Sunday at FedEx Field. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Grading the Seahawks in their 20-15 victory over Washington

Special teams play a big role as Seattle hangs on to clinch a playoff spot.

Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister (86) celebrates his touchdown with teammates Colby Parkinson (84) and Tyler Lockett (16) during the first half against the Washington Football Team on Sunday at FedEx Field. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Felix Hernandez played for the Everett AquaSox, both as a prospect coming up through the Seattle Mariners’ system, and as. a major leaguer doing a rehabilitation stint. (Dougal Brownlie, For the Everett Daily Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Readers ready to attend more AquaSox games

The switch from Short Season-A to High-A has the majority of voters fired up for AquaSox baseball.

Felix Hernandez played for the Everett AquaSox, both as a prospect coming up through the Seattle Mariners’ system, and as. a major leaguer doing a rehabilitation stint. (Dougal Brownlie, For the Everett Daily Herald)
Cameron Underwood (right) looks to the basket during practice Monday evening at Everett Community College in Everett on March 2, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Cameron Underwood (right) looks to the basket during practice Monday evening at Everett Community College in Everett on March 2, 2020.  (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Everett Silvertips' Dustin Wolf blocks a shot during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Silvertips’ season delayed again; no new start date set

This is the fourth time the WHL’s start has been pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Everett Silvertips' Dustin Wolf blocks a shot during the game on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 in Everett, Wash. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) walks off of the field after warm ups prior to the start of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacob Eason (9) walks off of the field after warm ups prior to the start of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)
Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams puts on his helmet before Sunday’s game against the New York Jets at Lumen Field. Adams set the NFL’s single-season record for sacks by a defensive back in Seattle’s 40-3 victory. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Patterson: Seahawks’ Adams makes NFL sack history

Seattle’s safety not only set a new single-season record for sacks by a DB, he’s sparking the Seahawks’ D.

Seattle Seahawks safety Jamal Adams puts on his helmet before Sunday’s game against the New York Jets at Lumen Field. Adams set the NFL’s single-season record for sacks by a defensive back in Seattle’s 40-3 victory. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton (6) in the end zone celebrating his rushing touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)

Luton supports Marysville nonprofit for My Cause, My Cleats

The Jaguars QB will wear shoes supporting the CJK Foundation, a suicide prevention organization.

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Jake Luton (6) in the end zone celebrating his rushing touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough)
The Everett AquaSox’s Connor Hoover high-fives Carter Bins after scoring during a game against the Eugene Emeralds in 2019 at Funko Field. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: How do you feel about the AquaSox moving up?

Will Everett’s impending switch from Short Season-A to High-A make you more likely to attend games?

The Everett AquaSox’s Connor Hoover high-fives Carter Bins after scoring during a game against the Eugene Emeralds in 2019 at Funko Field. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

Are you more likely to attend AquaSox games?

What will the Everett AquaSox's impending move from Short Season-A to High-A do to your likelihood of attending games?… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2020