Seattle Sidelines

It’s a brave new world for the Seahawks minus Earl Thomas

If history is any indicator, Seattle’s defense is about to take a major step back without the star safety.

POLL RESULTS: Middling marks for the Mariners

Voters mostly give Seattle a C or a B for its 2018 season, which concluded last Sunday.

POLL: What grade do you give to the 2018 Mariners?

Seattle finished with the fifth-best record in franchise history, but missed the playoffs yet again.

It’s time for the Mariners to tear their roster apart

Although this season was a success, there aren’t many signs that the future is bright in Seattle.

POLL RESULTS: Voters still conflicted about Earl Thomas

Readers remain split about what the Seahawks should do about their disgruntled star free safety.

POLL: Pay up, just play, or part ways with Seahawks’ Thomas?

Seattle’s All-Pro safety is playing well, but also causing headaches as he pushes for a trade.

Thomas has a big game, then fans flames of discontent

The Seahawk safety picks off two passes in Sunday’s win over the Cowboys — but he’s still not happy

Three takeaways from the Huskies’ victory over Arizona State

UW’s offense starts to click behind improved play by the offensive line

If things break right, Silvertips can contend this season

They open their 16th season Friday in Langley, British Columbia, against the Vancouver Giants.

POLL RESULTS: Silvertips fans optimistic about 2018-19

Everett’s season begins Friday, and half the voters anticipate another U.S. Division championship.

POLL: How will the Silvertips fare this season?

What will Everett do as an encore after winning division and conference titles last season?

Carson should be Seahawks’ primary running back

Seattle Seahawks fans have spent the past week channeling their inner Keyshawn Johnson. With regards to Chris Carson, they’ve clambered to the peak of Mount… Continue reading

POLL RESULTS: Seahawks fans want more Chris Carson

The voters overwhelmingly favored the second-year player as Seattle’s primary ball carrier.

POLL: Who should be the Seahawks’ primary ball carrier?

Seattle did not have a running back get the main workload in its season-opening loss to Denver.

Patterson: Annual non-predictions for the Seahawks

Here’s a look at what won’t happen this season in Seattle.

POLL RESULTS: Mixed feeling on how the Seahawks will fare

Nearly two-thirds of the voters predicted Seattle to finish .500 or worse.

POLL: How many games do the Seahawks win this season?

Seattle’s season starts Sunday, and the Seahawks hope to extend their streak of winning records.

Arcs of success for Seahawks, Huskies rarely align

When I think of the history of the Puget Sound region’s two football behemoths, the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and the NCAA’s University of Washington Huskies,… Continue reading

POLL RESULTS: Strong belief in the Huskies vs. Auburn

By more than a three-to-one ratio voters picked No. 6 Washington to beat No. 9 Auburn on Saturday.

POLL: Who wins the showdown between Washington and Auburn?

College football begins Saturday with a biggie between the No. 6 Huskies and No. 9 Tigers.