We’ll start with this story this morning, which is the latest installment of Times columnist Jerry Brewer’s review of the season — one for each quarter.
Today he looks at the key moments of games 5-8 (such as Earl Thomas’ interception in Arizona, above in a John Lok photo).
And as the subhead reads;
The Seahawks have been far from perfect the first half of the season. But they’re 7-1 despite their issues, and encouraged that great things await them in a “magical” season.
Also today is my story on the offensive line which includes some harsh words on the OL’s performance last week from position coach Tom Cable.
“We have to execute better,’’ he said. “No excuses. We just got our tails kicked, and we’ll learn from it and we’ll be better this week. At the end of the day, we have to play better.’’
Also today. …
— USA Today with a nice feature on the Seahawks’ defense;
— Seahawks.com wraps up the day;
— Seahawks,com also puts the spotlight on receiver Golden Tate;
— SI.com compares the coaching styles of Tampa Bay’s Greg Schiano and Pete Carroll;
— The AP highlights Seattle’s passing game issues;
— TampaBay.com says the Bucs are wary of Russell Wilson’s mobility;
— ESPN.com with its weekly “Double Coverage” preview of the game;
— ESPN also offers 10 key stats on the Seahawks;
— LindySports.com with a preview of the game;
— A Tampa Bay columnist says there aren’t many believers in the Bucs;
— Tampa Bay cornerback Darrelle Revis now saying his knee injury has made him play more zone this season;
— Buccaneers.com offers a preview of the game;
— Finally, lots of good stuff from former Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren on with Dave “Softy” Mahler on KJR-AM yesterday: