NFL football in December: When your team is in the mix for a spot in the playoffs the intensity only increases from week to week.
Five years later, there are no hard feelings. Sanchez and Carroll will hug it out before the Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks meet Sunday in a matchup with strong playoff implications.
After losing Brandon Mebane for the year and allowing 190 yards rushing to the Kansas City Chiefs three weeks ago, the Seattle Seahawks defense looked like it may be unable to recapture its dominant form from last season.
Pete Carroll never lost much when he was at Southern Cal. And on those rare occasions when the Trojans lost, they were competitive.
During a long weekend of rest, the Seattle Seahawks got the help they needed to take control of their own fate in the NFC West race.
With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.
Russell Wilson found backup tight end Cooper Helfet for a 20-yard catch-and-run touchdown late in the third quarter, Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seattle Seahawks handed the Arizona Cardinals their second loss of the season, 19-3 on Sunday.
With an important matchup against the NFC West-leading Arizona Cardinals approaching on Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks are set to get a boost defensively with the return of middle linebacker Bobby Wagner to the lineup.
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockett has been fined $10,000 by the NFL for striking an opponent in the head.
The NFL has fined Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch $50,000 for violations of the league's media policy.
The marketing agent for Cam Newton says the quarterback's Twitter account has been suspended after it was hacked.
Less than six feet was all the Seattle Seahawks needed to change the tenor of where they stood compared to the rest of the NFC.
Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former players' claims that teams mishandled prescription drugs.
The Kansas City Chiefs stopped the Seattle Seahawks on fourth down three times late in the fourth quarter Sunday, holding on for a tense 24-20 victory in a matchup of playoff contenders.